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The desire for a changed consciousness has been living in man since ancient times. Attempts to establish communication with the other world, with space, etc. mainly reduced to the use of intoxicants through the food, respiratory tract or through the skin.

A changed consciousness deprives a person of adequate behavior, social adaptation, and the means used themselves destroy human health. Until the last century, these processes concerned a small circle of people: sorcerers, shamans, ministers of religious cults, etc. This did not affect the health of mankind as a whole.

However, in the past century, the desire for a changed consciousness throughout the world, and in the last decade in our country, has led to a significant deterioration in the health of mankind.
It is enough to say that in our country more than half of young people of draft age are not fit for military service due to health reasons. The use of intoxicants is made not only in connection with occult, esoteric needs, but more in order to supposedly increase the psycho-emotional potential. As experimental data show, this does not happen. In addition, in any case, health is harmed. Let us examine this in more detail using some of the means used to change consciousness.

Functional element:

A changed consciousness deprives a person of the opportunity to be himself.
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