Write a journal entry of 250-500 words in which you reflect on the following:
1. Discuss the prevailing viewpoint(s) on altered states.
2. Compare the harmfulness of various methods for reaching an altered state of consciousness.
3. Evaluate the usefulness (purpose) of achieving altered states of consciousness.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.