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Can LSD and magic mushrooms help win wars? This Marine officer says ‘yes’

By: J.D. Simkins   12 hours ago
 
One officer has cited growing evidence of the benefits of psychedelic drugs, like the mushrooms seen here, as reason to use microdoses to generate performance enhancing benefits among certain military personnel. (Peter Dejong/AP)

Sanctioned psychedelic drug use as a medical or psychological treatment method is gaining ground as part of today’s hallucinogenic renaissance.

Recent scientific studies approved by the Food and Drug Administration have yielded positive cognitive results when administering “microdoses" of the drugs lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, and psilocybin, the alkaloid in hallucinogenic mushrooms.

But could this new wave of unorthodox treatment ever find its way into the ranks of the military? According to an article by Marine Maj. Emre Albayrak that was published in the February issue of the Marine Corps Gazette, it certainly should.

https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/off-duty/military-culture/2019/03/11/lsd-and-magic-mushrooms-can-enhance-cognitive-capabilities-help-win-wars-study-claims/
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Hasn't this already been tried somewhere?
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Hasn't this already been tried somewhere?

Yes, but...there are new advances in medicine based on the effects of very *very* small doses of some substances having different effects from larger doses.  For instance, there's a new treatment for depression using tiny amounts of ketamine that is well validated, so maybe no, maybe what was tried elsewhere was too much LSD.
And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know what this was all about.

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Yes, but...there are new advances in medicine based on the effects of very *very* small doses of some substances having different effects from larger doses.  For instance, there's a new treatment for depression using tiny amounts of ketamine that is well validated, so maybe no, maybe what was tried elsewhere was too much LSD.
Great. Just when Government is acting like they are on something they might be on something.

What could possibly go wrong?
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