"People Using DMT often see insectlike beings from another universe."
The molecule DMT (N,N-Dimethyltryptamine) is a psychoactive chemical that causes intense visions and can induce its users to quickly enter a completely different "environment" that some have likened to an alien or parallel universe. The transition from our world to theirs occurs with no cessation of consciousness or quality of awareness.
"Something in the insect seems to be alien to the habits, morals, and psychology of this world, as if it has come from some other planet, more monstrous, more energetic, more insensate, more atrocious, more infernal than our own." -- Maurice Masterlinck, Belgian playwright, 1862-1949
"The wasp came to me this time, stung me while I was senseless. Insects are the blind keepers of secrets on this earth."
"Oh dear lapidary insect friends..."
"Rex's heart, his emotional center, was consumed by feasting alien insects during his first high dose, and he was certain he was dying."
"I came immediately upon the source, which was a DNA scarab, a construct, an insect of impossible dimensions, miles in diameter and circumference."
"Inside were very tiny creatures. I can't decide if they were living or mechanical, but they moved like slow insects. Visually, they looked a lot like ants."
You can find many more examples of DMT insectoids using Google. Let me know if you come across other examples of particular interest.
For more information on DMT, click here.
For my science fiction novel, The Lobotomy Club, which features praying-mantis entities from a parallel universe -- induced by brain surgery -- click here.
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