Monday, April 26, 2010

George Harrison's Thoughts on LSD

"Up until LSD, I never realised that there was anything beyond this state of consciousness. But all the pressure was such that, like the man [Bob Dylan] said, 'There must be some way out of here.' I think for me it was definitely LSD. The first time I took it, it just blew everything away. I had such an incredible feeling of well-being, that there was a God and I could see Him in every blade of grass. It was like gaining hundreds of years of experience within twelve hours. It changed me and there was no way back to what I was before. It wasn't all good, because it left a lot of questions as well. And we still had to continue being fab, you know? And now with that added perspective, it wasn't easy."
-November 1987


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Anonymous said...

So I just took it and in that period of time—1967— and I got to the point were I could drive this Ferrari around Hyde Park in peak hour traffic on acid and it wasn’t working anymore. All it did was give me a pain in the neck. I looked at some under a microscope and it looked like all this old rope. I thought, well, I’m not putting that in my brain anymore, and I just packed it I stopped doing it george harrison