Beyond Plato’s cave: is psychedelics research closer to theology than to science? | Curio

Beyond Plato’s cave: is psychedelics research closer to theology than to science?

27 mins | Jul 17, 2018

The cautious optimism about psychedelics for mind-healing. We’re sharing five days of the best things that happened in 2019. Here’s our final instalment. Jules Evans writing in Aeon magazine asks: do psychedelics help us escape the cave of illusions to experience ultimate reality, or do they just lead us to another cave?

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From Aeon magazine