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Book Review

Psychedelia and cynicism in ’60s counterculture

By James Sullivan
Globe Correspondent / April 20, 2010

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There once was a group of surfers in Southern California, many of them former teen rebels, who became “enlightened.’’ Specifically, the young men sought to achieve a higher state through the ritual ingestion of psychedelic drugs. Though their impact on the American counterculture of the 1960s and early 1970s would be considerable, this group of self-styled religious visionaries has been ... (Full article: 604 words)

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