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Divine Pot-Head
« on: June 13, 2020, 05:18:33 AM »
Who knew? Old YHVH apparently has a taste for some of that almight lambsbread, mon. No doubt the priests were happy to pass it on the left hand side, but I think officially it would have been a burnt offering. :toke:

"A biblical-era Israeli shrine shows signs of the earliest ritual use of marijuana" | ScienceNews

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A limestone altar from an Iron Age shrine in Israel contains remnants of the world’s earliest known instance of burning cannabis plants in a ritual ceremony, a new study finds.

This altar, along with a second altar on which frankincense was burned, stood at the entrance to a room where religious rites were presumably held inside a fortress of the biblical kingdom of Judah. Previous analyses of recovered pottery and documented historical events at the site indicate that the shrine was used from roughly 760 B.C. to 715 B.C.

Excavations at Israel’s Tel Arad site in the 1960s uncovered the shrine amid the ruins of two fortress cities, one built atop the other, that date from the ninth century B.C. to the early sixth century B.C. Arad, about 45 kilometers west of the Dead Sea, guarded Judah’s southern border.

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Cannabis on the smaller of the two altars had been mixed with animal dung so it could be burned at a low temperature, likely allowing ritual specialists to inhale the plant’s mind-altering fumes, the researchers report online May 29 in Tel Aviv, a journal published by Tel Aviv University’s Institute of Archaeology. This cannabis sample contained enough of the plant’s psychoactive compound THC to have induced an altered state of consciousness by breathing in its fumes.

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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2020, 08:32:41 AM »
Who knew? Old YHVH apparently has a taste for some of that almight lambsbread, mon. No doubt the priests were happy to pass it on the left hand side, but I think officially it would have been a burnt offering. :toke:

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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2020, 09:02:54 AM »
These guys burned the shit, huh?

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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2020, 03:55:12 PM »
as someone who has personally met god while on drugs long ago, i approve ofthis message


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« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2020, 05:17:35 PM »
 :snicker1:

I've never smoked marijuana before. But when I was a child and sickly I often had some medicine with codeine. I don't know if it was that or the high fevers I ran or maybe even a combination but I had some scary hallucinations. I can't say that I've ever seen a deity though.
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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2020, 07:41:18 PM »
Don't know about the mixing it with animal dung before burning. I love the smell of pot, not sure about pot mixed with poo, though.

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« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2020, 09:03:29 PM »
Well, when I was younger, somewhere between 25-30, I tried some marijuana, xtc and even cocaine in moderation. Never had a bad experience but I also have never seen a deity either. In 1992 I moved from the Netherlands to France and I haven't touch that stuff ever since. Nowadays, I occasionally drink some beer, wine, whisky or rum.
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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2020, 09:22:13 PM »
Don't know about the mixing it with animal dung before burning. I love the smell of pot, not sure about pot mixed with poo, though.

Dried dung burns OK (not a huge amount of smoke), and doesn't have an obnoxious smell, in my opinion. It's just mostly digested foliage, after all.
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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2020, 12:48:38 AM »
I never met a god while on weed. No hallucinations either. It does get my creative juices going, a lot. I enjoy that. Very much.  :grin:


My brain on weed, on the left, in HD and maybe even 4-D. I see time, length, width, and depth.
Well, actually, time changes, a lot.  :snicker:

On the right, my brain without weed. It's still nice, but knowing that it could be better, why not?  :shrug:

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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2020, 12:50:38 AM »
:notsure: I never tried weed before. Maybe that's what's wrong with me. :grin:
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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2020, 12:57:25 AM »
:notsure: I never tried weed before. Maybe that's what's wrong with me. :grin:
There's nothing wrong with you.  :lol:
It's OK if you haven't tried it, yet. I'm like Tom62, I tried it for the 1st time in my 30's.

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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #11 on: June 14, 2020, 01:01:31 AM »
:snicker1:

I've never smoked marijuana before. But when I was a child and sickly I often had some medicine with codeine. I don't know if it was that or the high fevers I ran or maybe even a combination but I had some scary hallucinations. I can't say that I've ever seen a deity though.

Has anyone talked to you about medical cannabis? I don't know anything about it, do you?  :eyebrow:

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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #12 on: June 14, 2020, 01:06:34 AM »
:notsure: I never tried weed before. Maybe that's what's wrong with me. :grin:
There's nothing wrong with you.  :lol:
It's OK if you haven't tried it, yet. I'm like Tom62, I tried it for the 1st time in my 30's.

 :whew:  :grin:


I want to see new  and beautiful things, such as a rectangular cat which farts rainbows (:nyancat: for the uninitiated), but perhaps cannabis is not the go-to drug for this.  :P

Not to keen on seeing a deity though. I think that would be a bad trip.
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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #13 on: June 14, 2020, 01:30:19 AM »
:notsure: I never tried weed before. Maybe that's what's wrong with me. :grin:
There's nothing wrong with you.  :lol:
It's OK if you haven't tried it, yet. I'm like Tom62, I tried it for the 1st time in my 30's.

 :whew:  :grin:


I want to see new  and beautiful things, such as a rectangular cat which farts rainbows (:nyancat:
...
:rofl:
So do I.

Not to keen on seeing a deity though. I think that would be a bad trip.
That would be a bad trip.  :notsure:

I just know that being high with someone you love is the best! You feel soooooo alive.
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Re: Divine Pot-Head
« Reply #14 on: June 14, 2020, 02:23:28 AM »
I just know that being high with someone you love is the best! You feel soooooo alive.
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I lose myself infused in something more than what they've seen
I'm not a slave to greed
I don't embrace your make believe
I've never been for sale no matter what they think I need