Following Instructions and Going with the Flow
At the close of the 1964-1965 series of experiments and with the new
laws in regard to LSD, it became very diffioult to continue LSD research
in the United States. Out of the original 210 investigators there were
only six left who were willing and authorized to continue the work.
In the new atmosphere of suspicion, distrust, and fear, I decided not
to continue the work until the atmosphere cleared. I took this intervening
time to follow the instructions of the guides and to clean up the messy
details of my life.
In their communications with me the guides had made it very clear that
there were many unsatisfactory aspects to my life, i.e., that I had
accumulated a great deal of responsibility in the form of professional
colleagues, employees, family, children. Before I could progress forward
and move deeper and in a more thorough fashion into these far-out spaces,
it would be necessary for me to solve the problems of my planetside
The planetside obligations consisted mainly in the rather large dolphin
project that I was directing. My activities consisted in doing and encouraging
others to do rcsearch on the brains and communication of the bottlenosed
dolphim The Karma that I had accumulatecl with respect to dolphins was
a very peculiar one.
Quite early in the dolphin rcsearch, around 1955, I had realized that
the dolphins have a very large brain,