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"Murphy was an optimist!"

Father of LSD turns 100 on Wednesday January 9, 2006 10:57 am

Posted by Doug McCaughan in : News, Of Interest
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The New York Times has an interesting article on Albert Hofmann who created LSD. He turns 100 on January 11, 2006 and is still “mentally clear.” He remains a strong advocate of LSD.

Mr. Hofmann calls LSD “medicine for the soul” and is frustrated by the worldwide prohibition that has pushed it underground. “It was used very successfully for 10 years in psychoanalysis,” he said, adding that the drug was hijacked by the youth movement of the 1960’s…

Wikipedia has more information.

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1. Alice - January 9, 2006

I share my birthday (1/11) with so many freaks!! Hmmm…

2. djuggler - January 10, 2006

Alice! So good to see you! Happy Birthday! (albeit a day early)