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Don’t drink the water.

24 Sep

Messer explains that first-time users believe they might fall asleep and drown. The reality is, he says, is that you become hypersensitive.  “Your reptilian mind takes over,” Messer says. “The tiger is still out there in the jungle, but you can’t see, hear or smell him.” The result is an amazing consciousness of your own body, your own thoughts, your breathing. It’s true: I swallowed once and it sounded like a bomb went off in the tank.

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