The New-School Origins of The Acid Tests. #ChinookJustice

During one of his first MK-ULTRA peyote trips, Kesey hallucinated a Native American man sweeping the floors of the hallways. He wrote the first 3 pages of the novel during this encounter… By designing the character as a minority figure, Kesey was able to comment directly on psychiatry, institutionalization, & cultural assimilation at large.