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Snake Oil is magick until it isn’t

Everything works for a little while—works until it doesn’t, and at some point, a pattern is revealed. That which is not God is snake oil. Snake oil is magick until it isn’t. Cures depend on us being sick, a snake-eating-its-own-tail situation. Our bodies know when we’ve bought the snake oil. They will eventually reject what is not true.

Bett Williams, in The Wild Kindness: A Psilocybin Odyssey

Say no to the Lizard Stalls

The goal is complete government control of psychedelics to be used by a large segment of the population in clinical settings, i.e., the lizard stalls. The more badly the outliers behave, the easier it is to convince everyone that our expert chaos magic overlords, I mean, doctors, are the only safe guides.

Bett Williams, in The Wild Kindness: A Psilocybin Odyssey