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What Does Woman Want?

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Dr. Leary's first novel presents the Quixotic saga of Dylan. He has been assigned to a primitive planet in the latter years of the Roaring 20th Century to perform those small but precise jiggles needed to cause chaos in the old, outmoded gene-pools. Leary takes the reader across the planet in his pursuit of the answer to the seminal question: WHAT DOES WOMAN WANT?
Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by New Falcon Publications (first published 1976)
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M.A. Campbell
Great book. My copy had lots of typos, though that doesn't bother me, it seemed odd.

I never hear anyone talking about Leary's work other than on the internet or in his colleague's writings, which is also odd to me as he was right on the sweet spot. (For me at least)

I recommend this book for anyone wanting a personal account of Leary's antics from the very beginning of his work.

Most importantly it was, at times, a sort of manual for "Evolutionary Agents". :D
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I've never had a psychedelic experience, but I do have a fascination with those who have. And that doesn't mean you, Phish fans. I mean people with brains.
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Timothy Francis Leary was an American writer, psychologist, futurist, modern pioneer and advocate of psychedelic drug research and use, and one of the first people whose remains have been sent into space. An icon of 1960s counterculture, Leary is most famous as a proponent of the therapeutic and spiritual benefits of LSD. He coined and popularized the catch phrase "Turn on, tune in, drop out."
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