Today, marks both the 101st birthday of Dr. Albert Hofmann and the day that Robert Anton Wilson died. Dr. Albert Hofmann is the scientist who first synthesized LSD in 1938 and discovered its powerful psychoactive properties as a result of a laboratory accident in 1943. Robert Anton Wilson was an author, philosopher, advocate for drug law reform and a prominent Discordian. Robert Anton Wilson co-wrote the Illuminatus Trilogy, a series of books that I consider to be one of the most entertaining things that I have ever read. I am saddened by the death of Robert Anton Wilson and find the coincidence with Dr. Albert Hofmann's birthday to be a curious synchronicity.
Happy birthday Doctor Hofmann.
Goodbye Mr. Wilson and thank you for what you have given our world. All hail Eris.