Monday, 4 February 2013

Children & Hallucinogens


Children and Hallucinogens: The Future of Discipline was published by Penguin Books in 1971. The book assessed the amount of lysergic acid diethylamide that can be safely ingested by a child without him shape-shifting into furniture, reducing his mental capacity to that of a forgetful trout, or transforming into an identical replica of himself, which could cost the state thousands of pounds in new passports and other personal documentation.

19 comments:

  1. Splendid, thanks.

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  2. Is it the future yet?

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  3. Here in Scarfolk our slogan is: "The future...is coming soon."

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  4. anyone got a pdf?

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  5. i need to"ish my bosh" - probably ..

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  6. You MUST check out this fanfuckingtastic tribute to Scarfolk 's "Children/Hallucinogens" by Stuart Foster & chums
    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=471954106203116&set=a.469986029733257.1073741829.469491913116002&type=1&relevant_count=1

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  7. It was always an honour to be the sugar lump monitor at school. Miss Badcock would take out the sugar lumps and her little brown bottle at 11 O'clock everyday. She would then arrange the lumps on a square aluminium and, using the pink ended pipette that came with the bottle, she would put a single drip of what she called her "monkey juice" on each little cube.

    Then, joy of joys, it was time for Miss Badcock to pick the monitor. Hands would shoot up as children would sit, ramrod straight and muttering "miss, miss." Miss Badcock would scan the class with a critical eye, instantly dismissing the 'odd' children and picking the one who she felt had best exemplified the Scarfolk Ideal. The chosen one would then collect the tray from the desk and then proudly process around the class, distributing the sugar lumps to their fellow pupils. Any children who were deemed to have been badly behaved or just disliked by staff were personally given a double dose by Miss Badcock.

    This daily ritual was followed by "Golden Time" as we were allowed to relax for a while and our teacher would read aloud to us from the works of Alistair Crowley and go over general Thelemic principals with the class. The children who had been given the double doses would make rather alarming noises and try to eat their own eyes, but this lent an extra dimension to the rather jolly time the test of us were experiencing.

    Good times....good times.....

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    1. This just made my day! :D

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    2. Absinthe makes the art grow stronger. Vivian S.

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  8. Thank you for the further effective warping of my fragile mind.

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  9. do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law

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    1. Do what thou art wilt shall be the amendment of the law.

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    2. Do what? Art shall be my mother in law

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  10. Best read in a while . Thanks for the chuckles.

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  11. This does explain a great deal of my childhood. The ghost that used to come visit me every night, and the monster that lived in my closet and the one under the bed... I knew they were real. I could see them plain as day, they interacted with me, had expressions even if they never spoke. Mum and Dad said they were figments of my imagination, that they never saw them. I definitely did see them, of that there is no question; the only question is who was administering the hallucinogens? Mum? Dad? Sis? The maid? The creepy neighbours? Someone totally unknown and unseen? Is this why my life has been one train wreck after another due to mental breakdowns? Am I being paranoid? Or am I hallucinating all this right now...?

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