Brazilian Inmates Receive Therapy through Hallucagentic Tea

In a Brazilian jail, there has been a sort of experiment for inmates to receive a tea from ayahuasca. It is done ceremonially in a religious way. The point is to bring peace to inmates who have done terrible things from murder to rape. This method is considered good, but it is also under attack. In a system where some believe that inmates should be treated horribly for their crimes, it is not being taken well. But, there are some who believe for these inmates that get to enter back into society this will give them an opportunity to do it with a different type of peace. This could go well in the country, but from my opinion there is also a possibility for addiction. The people who are victims of the crime are stunned that inmates get this kind of treatment, but it will be seen if this is helpful towards the inmates redemption.
Read more at:
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/29/world/americas/a-hallucinogenic-tea-time-for-some-brazilian-prisoners.html?ref=americas&_r=0

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