So the Pineal gland, containing calcite crystals, is in effect operating in exactly the same way as a ‘crystal radio set’. You know, those old ‘boys-own kits’ in the 1950’s that you could make a radio receiver with a piece of wound wire attached to a crystal that rectifies the AC signal into DC sound. So by biochemically changing the capacitance or the inductance of the electrical circuit the Pineal gland can be tuned to varying frequencies exactly like a radio receiver. As the calcite crystals act as rectifiers to ignore all other frequencies and only accept and rectify a certain waveband, we need to consider what effect varying frequencies have on the operation of the mind.
The Pineal Gland is the centre of the Serotonin regulation circuit in the brain converting serotonin to melatonin – and therefore has a crucial role in human emotion, mood,sleep and aggression amongst other things.
I am aware from my own Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology studies at Sussex University (1983 -1986) that unbound Serotonin levels are also highly involved in our quality of consciousness, from sleep to awake to highly aware( super-conscious). LSD, a conscious altering chemical, binds to the Serotonin receptor in an odd way that holds it at the receptor for a very long period of time measured in hours not seconds or minutes. What this means is that LSD could be mimicking the Pineal gland’s activity. My own research showed that LSD causes the human to dream while awake. The sleep or dream centres of the (subconscious) mind are brought into consciousness awareness and become integrated. This is what is happening when people report a ‘mind expanding’ experience. In fact what is really happening is mind-connection. The combining of the subconscious and conscious aspects of our individual minds causes a cascading effect where conscious awareness now has access to the totality of the subconscious mind, with all its storage and processing power at its disposal and thus the ability to process the ‘past’ as well as the ‘current moment’ through the light of conscious awareness at a higher magnitude of order. In effect your mind is now operating at an order of magnitude above normal consciousness and has become in effect ‘superconscious’. None of this is new in spiritual circles. Mystics and Gurus often meditate through breathing and other focusing exercises to raise the frequency of their consciousness in order to experience super-conscious divine states of being. Again this is simply a scientific explanation of the fundamental truths of Christianity, Mysticism, Taoism etc. Jesus said “The Kingdom of God is within you” .
The ramifications of this understanding, whether by the meditative route or by the vastly circumvented LSD route, are astounding. Ultimately they both lead to the same place. The meditative route requires discipline and disciple affords respect and reverence to a craft. You can perform your own psychoanalysis of your whole life in under an hour. The conscious mind can thus ‘cathartically’ inspect the whole catalogue of the unnconscious mind, from buried memories, to trauma, fears, faulty learning ( conditioning /associative learning) and clear it all out healing all clinical psychological disturbances, like an enema for the mind! So if LSD is mimicking the Pineal gland and has obvious therapeutic benefits for Psychiatry, Pschotherapy and Psychoanalysis, ( as per R.D. Laing and Stanislav Grof) why is it not being researched further?? The fundamental aspect of its operation is a complete deconditioning of stored faulty learning, a good proportion of which is supplied by the society in which we live and also by our parents and authority figures who sadly to say can also often act in unconscious faulty-conditioned ways!!!
A wake-up, self-medicating, deconditioning and healing drug is a threat to society, big pharma and the establishment. This is the true meaning behind the famous blue-pill and red-pill scene in The Matrix movie.
After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill—the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill—you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember: all I’m offering is the truth.– The Matrix(1999)