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Joint Seminar with Illuminatus & Aaron Sleazy / Nottingham, England / 27th August 2011

Overview Illuminatus ( and Aaron Sleazy ( team up for a seminar for anyone interested in fixing fundamental issues about social anxieties. While Illuminatus will talk about the topic of social anxiety in general, Aaron Sleazy will tell you how … Continue reading

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Nootropics #5: Tramadol

Introduction I had been loath to try opiates during this blog series, following my short and immediate addiction to codeine some years ago whilst taking the drug for a broken foot. I still remember popping that first pill. Waves of nauseating … Continue reading

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Nootropics #4: Bupropion

Note (04/02/2012): I have personally discredited this blog post. The reason is primarily that the experience described in the article, in retrospect, was mainly a product of the alcohol consumed plus the placebo effect (I experienced the results I expected based … Continue reading

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Nootropics #3: Venlafaxine

Introduction Venlafaxine, also known by its brand name Effexor, is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, prescribed for major depression and anxiety disorders. Venlafaxine is in the phenethylamine class of modern chemicals, which includes amphetamine, methylendioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), and methamphetamine. By … Continue reading

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Nootropics #2: Dipping Tobacco

“Dip” is a highly concentrated form of tobacco, supplied in resin block form, and sometimes mixed with menthol for flavouring and because of menthol’s chemical effect of lengthening the metabolism of nicotine, leading to a prolonged high. You simply pull … Continue reading

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Nootropics #1: Khat Update

Last weekend I went and got some more khat, and tried a new way to administer it by making tea from it. I cut up about 10 stems into very small pieces using a pair of scissors, put them in … Continue reading

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Nootropics #1: Khat

This is part 1 of my Nootropics series, an investigation into smart drugs and how to use them for both personal development, and shits and giggles. Nootropics (pronounced /noʊ.ɵˈtrɒpɨks/), also referred to as smart drugs, memory enhancers, and cognitive enhancers, are drugs, supplements, nutraceuticals, and functional foods … Continue reading

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