Neurons to Nirvana

Neurons to Nirvana

Country: United States

Director: Oliver Hockenhull

Duration: 85 min

 4/5

We suddenly found a way to explore a continent [through psychedelics] that we didn’t know existed and not many other people knew existed either. Ralph Metzner

Whether or not you agree that psychedelic experiences can be useful, there is a growing consensus that the so-called “War on Drugs” has been a catastrophic failure. This is not a difficult case to make and constitutes more an illustrative side-note to this really quite beautiful film. Instead, the focus is on the nature and utility of the experiences themselves and the substances that induce them. The background around their illegality and the establishment crusade against them, acts only as further evidence for their revolutionary potential. Read More…