Writing an essay based on an article.
Merlin, M. D. (2003). Archaeological evidence for the tradition of psychoactive plant use in the old world. Economic Botany 57(3), 295–323. doi: 10.1663/0013-0001(2003)057[0295:AEFTTO]2.0.CO;2
Merlin’s (2003) hypothesis is that “humans have a very ancient tradition involving the use of mind-altering experiences to produce profound, more or less spiritual and cultural understanding” (p. 295).