When the Ford Foundation said no to Aldous Huxley — and to psychedelics

The author of Brave New World was enchanted by mescaline and frustrated by the “mesozoic reptiles” of philanthropy.

Aldous Huxley by Antonio Marín Segovia is marked with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

Foundations can change the world with the grants that they make. Grants they don’t make matter, too. This is a story about one: A proposal to research…

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