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These Are Your Senses on Drugs

Psychedelics and the nature of perception

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Last summer, when I took acid with a close friend, she told me she could suddenly see the world in 3D.

“Don’t we always see in 3D?” I asked her.

“Of course,” she said, “but you know what I mean.”

And I absolutely did.

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