- Scientists injected an Elephant named Tusko with 297 milligrams of LSD – over 1,500 times the dose of typical recreational use.
- Before LSD became known to the greater public as a recreational drug, it was used in psychiatric therapy. The last therapeutic LSD session in the U.S was in the 1980’s.
Bizarre – stories from real life
1. markedly unusual in appearance, style, or general character and often involving incongruous or unexpected elements; outrageously or whimsically strange; odd
Because sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction... from shrunken heads, auto-erotic strangulation and cult leaders to post-mortem staging, circus freaks and human oddities. Because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth is not.
- A rare mental illness in which an afflicted person holds the delusion that they are dead, either figuratively or literally.
- In 69% of the cases of syndrome, the patient denies its self-existence, paradoxically 55% of the patients present delusions of immortality.
- Cult leaders have over-abundant belief that they are special, that they and they alone have the answers to problems, and that they had to be revered.
- A charismatic personality, grandiose ideas with borderline beliefs and an appetite for violence and you get some of the history’s most notorious cult leaders often with tragic results.
Warren Steed Jeffs was born on December 3rd, 1955 in Sacramento California to his mother Marilyn and his father Rulon. He was born into a family that believed in an offshoot form of the Mormon religion. Warren’s father, Rulon was the leader of the FLDS church throughout Warren’s childhood and into his adulthood. When Rulon Jeffs passed away in 2002, Warren naturally took his spot as church leader and became known as the “president and prophet” of the congregation and small community that Rulon once led.
Being the leader of cult-like community, the convicted polygamist pedophile still issues commands to his sect from his jail cell…