Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Uncoiling the spiral: Maths and hallucinations

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Uncoiling the spiral: Maths and hallucinations

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December 2009 You can read a more accessible version of this article here. Think drug-induced hallucinations, and the whirly, spirally, tunnel-vision-like patterns of psychedelic imagery immediately spring to mind. But it’s not just hallucinogenic drugs like LSD, cannabis or mescaline that conjure up these geometric structures. People have reported seeing them in near-death experiences, as…