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TIMOTHY LEARY

SUMMARY
 
Description: Pioneer of the mind, USA
Known For: He, during his life worked on mind experimentation including LSD
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.leary.com/
 
Date Born: 22nd October 1920
Location Born: Springfield, Massachusets, United States of America
 
Date Died: 31st May 1996
Location Died: Beverly Hills, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Prostate cancer
Memorial: Seven grams of Leary's ashes were arranged by his friend at Celestis to be buried in space aboard a rocket carrying the remains of 24 other people including Gene Roddenberry (creator of Star Trek), Gerard O'Neill (space physicist), Krafft Ehricke (rocket scientist), and others.
 
Summary: 1966, Leary founded the League for Spiritual Discovery, a religion declaring LSD as its holy sacrament, in part as an unsuccessful attempt to maintain legal status for the use of LSD and other psychedelics for the religion's adherents, based on a "freedom of religion" argument.
 
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