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Term: Psychedelic

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Psychedelic:

Strictly speaking, any of a class of plants or drugs which have the effect of modifying sensory input to the brain in ways not related to objective reality. Thus, colors can become brighter, walls may become plastic, etc. Commonly (and incorrectly) equated to substances that cause hallucinations, where the mind creates sensory input rather than modifies it.




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New Age
A phrase adapted by certain occult writers to describe: A belief in a new level of consciousness coincident with the Aquarian Age. A social movement of diverse spiritual and political elements directed toward the transformation of individuals ...
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