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49 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 22 November 2007 03:19AM

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Comment author: Jonni 06 September 2011 05:25:19PM *  4 points [-]

It looks like you're saying drug-induced discovery always turns out to be wrong when sobriety returns. I think this is a generalisation.

Psychoactive drugs induce atypical thinking patterns. Sometimes this causes people to have true insights that they would not have achieved sober. Sometimes people come to false conclusions, whether they're on drugs or not.