The Bulletin: Psychedelics: The Newest Tool in Nuclear Negotiations?

Summary: In 1985, amid the Cold War, Rick Doblin and Carol Rosin collaborated to provide MDMA to Soviet scientists and military personnel who were set to hold nuclear negotiations with with U.S. officials. While the exact impact of their efforts are unclear, this historical anecdote raises considerations about the highly nuanced and careful integration of psychedelics into unique applications like peace building and conflict resolution.

“The overall goal is to have a more spiritualized humanity that can, instead of fighting each other, address our common challenges, such as climate change and the rise of authoritarianism,” says Doblin, MAPS Founder and Executive Director.

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