Entheogens have a special relationship with human beings because they alter our perception of the world. Different families understand this relationship differently. Some see entheogens as gifts that can open our eyes to a deeper reality. Some see the states of consciousness that they produce as a form of communication, and so some might offer visions and experiences that serve their own personal agendas. Some families vilify certain entheogens even as they hold others as sacred.
Some examples of entheogens used in the Fifth World include: