Erowid, they joke, is fueled by Mountain Dew

Inside the psychedelic, rave and harm-reduction communities, Earth and Fire are considered leaders, even heroes. But they insist they’re just a pair of librarians — archivists and "Internet dorks" who believe that better access to better information just makes for better decisions in the long run. "Basically, we act as if there isn’t prohibition," says Earth. "We are trying to publish this information as if the world were already making rational choices around this complicated area."

The LA Weekly explores the Vaults of Erowid in Don’t Get High Without It by Erik Davis.

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