New York: Time to Mutate

"I know lots of languages," the lanky, boyish-looking speaker assured an enraptured audience in New York's Town Hall last week. "I can talk to trees. And I do pretty well talking Holyman. You must be able to speak first to an amoeba, your father, a madman, Buddha, your lover."

Psychologist Timothy Leary, 45, is less successful when it comes to com- municating with cops. The high priest of hallucination, who is most often held accountable for popularizing the mind-bending drug LSD, was arrested in Texas in December and last month received the maximum sentence—30 years in jail and a $40,000...

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