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This is an exciting time. The Psychedelic Renaissance could be a turning point in human history towards a world that prioritizes healing, unlocks the mysteries of consciousness, and embraces visionary experience. The possibilities are profound.
Informed, balanced, risk-taking journalism is necessary to ensure that psychedelics fulfill their potential, both as medicines and cultural catalysts.
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Mainstream media is not up for this challenge. Sure, popular coverage can bring greater awareness. But the success of this fast moving, dynamic field depends on accurate, nuanced news coverage by journalists who know the terrain, separate truth from hype, and can convey this complex psychedelic era to a readership of newcomers and experts alike.
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Lucid News is growing together with the psychedelic movement. Looking ahead, the field’s success depends on an informed and engaged psychedelic community. We’re expanding with new features that serve this community.
We’re launching a new area on Lucid News devoted to resources that answer your critical questions about psychedelics. There’s reams of online information – and mis-information – about the topic. What should you trust? Psychedelic U will be a hub with links that serves the curious newcomer as well as the seasoned psychonaut. Coming in June.
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Local psychedelic societies around the world are forming a network to share resources and best practices. Lucid News is partnering with the Global Psychedelic Society to provide content, expertise and training.
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