• The historic transition from Novice to Proficient to Adept was said to be accomplished virtually overnight by the progression from marijuana to peyote to lysergic acid. Instant mysticism had arrived. Before the court of law, hippies demanded freedom for LSD the way early Christians demanded freedom for the Eucharist.

    William Everson (1988). “The Excesses of God: Robinson Jeffers as a Religious Figure”, p.5, Stanford University Press