Racist Man Tries Shrooms, Finally Sees Color

A new perspective: from trippin’ to… trippin’.

Dylan M. Austin
The Haven

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Senior man with grey hair and beard so surprised he’s wide-eyed, he is wearing a tie dye colorful t-shirt
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In a bizarre turn of events, a local man known for his racist views recently tried psilocybin (colloquially known as ‘magic’ mushrooms) and has reportedly "seen color.”

The man, known as MAGALibertarian80085 on Truth Social, had been a vocal advocate for white supremacy known for spewing hate speech on social media.

However, after consuming a dose of psilocybin, he claims to have experienced a profound change in perspective.

"I can't explain it, but it was like my head was pulled out of my ass," he said in an interview.

"For the first time in my life, I saw the world in color. I saw through my white privilege. I realized that BIPOC communities have experienced discrimination since our country’s founding and still feel that generational trauma to this day.”

Though the use of psilocybin as a tool for personal growth and transformation is not new, this particular case has sparked a lot of interest in the potential benefits of psychedelic therapy for individuals struggling with chronic racism and other forms of…

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Dylan M. Austin
The Haven

Copy and content writer in Seattle. Sometimes satirical, sometimes sincere. Run-on mixed metaphor. Gay, autistic dog dad with ADHD (and too many plants).