hist-brewing: kykeon

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Fri Jan 21 19:31:28 PST 2000


In a message dated 01/21/2000 11:25:53 AM EST, bjm10 at cornell.edu writes:

> Has anyone suggested the possibility that it might be a result of fasting,
>  followed by imbibing alcohol in a darkened room, accompanied with physical
>  exertion (dance) and chanting?  It's a very simple way to induce all 
>  manner of altered mental states, including hallucination.
>  
    Ah yes, I remember that from my undergraduate daze , , , um, days.  
But we never graced those Mysteries by calling them Eleusinian.
Q:  What's the difference between a dog and a fox??
A:  About five drinks.
    Scotti

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