The Apple co-founder dropped LSD more than a dozen times describing the experience as "one of the two or three most important things he has done in his life". Jobs stated, “LSD reinforced my sense of what was important—creating great things.”
The Nobel Prize-winning chemist admitted to taking “plenty of LSD” to help expand his mind for scientific invention. Mullis said: "What if I had not taken LSD ever; would I have still invented PCR?" To which he replied, "I don't know. I doubt it. I seriously doubt it."
The American author credits psychedelic use for giving him the inspiration for his famous novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Kesey was a frequent user of LSD and stated “I would’ve not been able to write that well without LSD.”
The lead singer of The Police travelled to the Amazon with his wife to try Ayahuasca describing the experience as "the only genuine religious experience I have ever had. There is definitely a higher intelligence at work in you during this experience."
The award-winning pianist and singer-songwriter says she uses Ayahuasca and psilocybin mushrooms as a tool for personal growth and musical inspiration. Amos says she's journeyed with Ayahuasca “many many times”, starting in the 1980s.
Rogan is an advocate for the use and legalization of psychedelics and has experimented with DMT, marijuana, and mushrooms stating, “I think they dissolve ego and they offer you a view of the world that may not be possible without it.”
A best-selling author and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, Weil attributes his early, frequent psychedelic experiences to instilling his passion and awareness of natural medicines. Weil believes the medicines have the power to cure mental and physical illness.
The British writer and visionary thinker is best known for his dystopian sci-fi novel Brave New World, which he wrote in 1931. Huxley experimented with psychedelics such as LSD and mescaline and wrote the The Doors of Perception about his experiences.
The founder of Alcoholics Anonymous took LSD and even suggested adding the psychedelic as part of AA’s Twelve Step program. Wilson believed frequent LSD use helped him overcome debilitating depression.
A prominent American mathematician, Abraham experimented with psychedelics, namely LSD. Abraham says he personally witnessed psychedelic use having a profound effect on the history of computers, computer graphics, and mathematics.
The stand-up comedian and social critic often extoled the virtues of LSD, marijuana, and psilocybin mushrooms. Psilocybin mushrooms were part of Hick’s successful alcohol sobriety program.
Sagan is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and one of the most influential astrophysicists and cosmologists in history. Sagan smoked marijuana on a regular basis and advocated for its use and legalization.