Psychedelics (such as magic mushrooms, LSD or mescaline) can lead to profound personal experiences. The use of psychedelics is for many a genuine spiritual practice, in the same way as meditation and yoga is.

Using psychedelics can be confusing and challenging. The negative effects of psychedelics can often be compared with those reported from intense meditation.

Psychedelics are not addictive. Serious injuries caused by irrational actions and accidents are extremely rare.

Deaths due to poisoning is virtually unknown. Psychedelics are not shown to damage the brain or any other organs.

A single dose of a psychedelic drug can result in a lasting positive effect. Psychedelics have a potential in the treatment of mental illnesses.