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[–] DinoRider 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

But to generate a breadth of appeal, one challenge stands out: psilocybin seems to make people more liberal.

It took them half the article to finally come out and say it.

Here are some other hints they give on its long term effects.

Arguably, then, it is unsurprising that it can generate long-lasting changes in patients: studies report increased prosociality and aesthetic appreciation, plus robust shifts in personality, values and attitudes to life, even leading some atheists to find God.

Notably, one study of psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression reported that the treatment decreased authoritarian political views in patients. That clinical trial also detected another effect that had previously been reported in healthy participants: psilocybin use leads to increases in the personality domain of openness, itself a predictor of liberal values.