Moses Was High on Drugs, Israeli Researcher Says

Moses and the Israelites were on drugs, says Benny Shanon, an Israeli professor of cognitive philosophy. Writing in the British Journal Time and Mind, he claims Moses was probably on psychedelic drugs when he received the Ten Commandments from God. The assertions give a whole new meaning to Moses being "high" on Mount Sinai. According to Shanon, a professor at Hebrew University, two naturally existing plants in the Sinai Peninsula have the same psychoactive components as ones found in the...Full Story
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