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The doors of perception, and, Heaven and hell

Author: Aldous Huxley
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex : Penguin Books in association with Chatto & Windus, 1959.
Series: Penguin books, 1351
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Doors of perception" describes how the author submitted himself as a guinea pig to mescaline. "Heaven and hell" explains how drugs can take the experimenter into an unexplored world of the mind. This world can have the characteristics of heaven, but negative emotions will turn it into hell.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aldous Huxley
OCLC Number: 29274787
Notes: Essays.
Description: 143 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: The doors of perception --
Heaven and hell.
Series Title: Penguin books, 1351
Responsibility: Aldous Huxley.

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"Doors of perception" describes how the author submitted himself as a guinea pig to mescaline. "Heaven and hell" explains how drugs can take the experimenter into an unexplored world of the mind. This world can have the characteristics of heaven, but negative emotions will turn it into hell.

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