One of the subjects given LSD by Smart et al. However, his skills had not gone unnoticed. An alcoholic could not be censured for being an alcoholic, but he could be for doing nothing about it.
This concept was very appealing to alcoholics because it gave them a satisfactory explanation for their misfortunes. When the panic subsided, only five government-approved scientists were allowed to continue LSD research--none using humans, and none of them associated with Al Hubbard.
He stayed with the movement after the demise of Students Concerned and was, for a dozen years, one of the mainstays of the group. It is that divergence that makes membership so costly. But the doctor refused, and it is believed that Hubbard buried most of his LSD in a sacred parcel in Death Valley, California, claiming that it had been used, rather than risk prosecution.
The founders of AA introduced the medical model first to alcoholics, later to society, and finally to the medical profession. Bob also introduced the concept of allergy, which thirty-five years ago was incorporated into medicine as a new group of diseases.
The drugs may be mescaline, LSD, psilocybin, and many others, as well as combinations.
I will not review the results of psychedelic therapy in detail. But it was the inner voyage that drove the Captain until his death in At various times over the next 20 years, Hubbard reportedly worked for the Canadian Special Services, the U.
Word of the psychological emphasis had spread, and those who toed the orthodox Sharman line were not pleased with what they had heard. We are learning how such activities can contribute to the process of individual change with which we are concerned.
An engineering professor at Stanford, Harman had attended a study group led by Harry [Rathbun] and then had gone to a Sequoia Seminar in The announcement letter for the seminar season cautioned potential participants that the leaders were "neither qualified nor intended to perform the function of psychotherapy," and they would not accept anybody who seemed more interested in that than in pursuing a religious life.
Psychology would be exchanged for a new interpretation of the religious message that would finally move Sequoia Seminar from proto-sect to a fully self-conscious religious movement. Psychedelic therapy is the only therapy that has prepared alcoholics to become responsible members of AA, when previously they had been unable to do so.
The psychedelic therapist works with material that the patient experiences and discusses, and helps him resynthesize a new model of life or a new personal philosophy. The most obvious component of a sect is its divergence from standard church values. The focus on psychology was perceived by members as a "service," exactly the kind of service predicted by the economic model as compensation for the increased cost of sect membership.
Moral sanctions were applied on the premise that excessive drinking arose from defects of character, defects of will, and defects in society. Within a few years after our first patients were treated, we became aware that a large proportion of our alcoholics did not have psychotomimetic reactions.
The philosophy that had evolved was based in part on the validity of psychology as a means for personal insight, but it also used the evolutionary and mystical theories of Gerald Heard, and always the objective study of the life of Jesus in the Sharman tradition.
Carlson was also a friend of Michael Murphy, the man who founded Esalen. It is therefore trivial to test the effect of LSD or other hallucinogens on alcoholics in such a way that there is no psychedelic reaction. To access his acre estate, Hubbard built a hangar for his aircraft and a slip for his yacht from a fallen redwood.
The newer adjunctive therapies developed for alcoholism may be divided into the psychological and the biochemical. Their stress of religious values kept them from total involvement, but for several years in the late s they were the place where some of the California activists in the human potential movement got their start.
Another summed up his objections by telling Harry that he believed Sequoia Seminar was "quite different from those led by Dr.
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