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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 19 Dec 21

Psychedelic Capitalism, The Sacred & Counterculture VisionContinue reading on Rebel Wisdom »

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 May 21

Part 1: I look at a front-page story in the New York Times about how psychedelic drugs, such as ecstasy and magic mushrooms, are poised to reshape psychiatry. I make the case that this is a significant move in the evolution of human consciousness. Part 2: I play excerpts from a fascinating conversation between John McWhorter and Bill Maher on race relations, and imagine how an understanding of developmental theory would have improved it. Here’s to another week in cultural evolution! ~ Jeff Salzman The post Psychedelics go Mainstream + John McWhorter & Bill Maher on Race appeared first on …

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Part 1: I look at a front-page story in the New York Times about how psychedelic drugs, such as ecstasy and magic mushrooms, are poised to reshape psychiatry. I make the case that this is a significant move in the evolution of human consciousness. Part 2: I play excerpts from a fascinating conversation between John McWhorter and Bill Maher on …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 May 21

Part 1: I look at a front-page story in the New York Times about how psychedelic drugs, such as ecstasy and magic mushrooms, are poised to reshape psychiatry. I make the case that this is a significant move in the evolution of human consciousness. Part 2: I play excerpts from a fascinating conversation between John McWhorter and Bill Maher on race relations, and imagine how an understanding of developmental theory would have improved it. Here’s to another week in cultural evolution! ~ Jeff Salzman The post Psychedelics go Mainstream + John McWhorter & Bill Maher on Race appeared first on …

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Part 1: I look at a front-page story in the New York Times about how psychedelic drugs, such as ecstasy and magic mushrooms, are poised to reshape psychiatry. I make the case that this is a significant move in the evolution of human consciousness. Part 2: I play excerpts from a fascinating conversation between John McWhorter and Bill Maher on …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Jul 20

https://medium.com/media/372093558bee456ecdd7dc7d7cd8938c/hrefThe pandemic has ramped up the intensity of our experience, as it stress tests individuals and societies. What began as a question of disease and quarantine, has since become a truly generational shock to the system. Major institutions and social structures are under question. Complacency and ‘normality’ are in the dock. Amid all the chaos of this altered state, how can we best emerge with our societies — and our minds — intact?Stanislav Grof, a Czech psychiatrist and early pioneer of psychedelic therapy, suggests that drugs like LSD act as ‘non-specific amplifiers’ of experience: undiscriminating catalysts for the light and shadow embedded in our …

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https://medium.com/media/372093558bee456ecdd7dc7d7cd8938c/hrefThe pandemic has ramped up the intensity of our experience, as it stress tests individuals and societies. What began as a question of disease and quarantine, has since become a truly generational shock to the system. Major institutions and social structures are under question. Complacency and ‘normality’ are in the dock. Amid all the chaos of this altered state, how …

Our Shared Pandemic Psychedelic Trip, with Erik Davis Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Jul 20

https://medium.com/media/372093558bee456ecdd7dc7d7cd8938c/hrefThe pandemic has ramped up the intensity of our experience, as it stress tests individuals and societies. What began as a question of disease and quarantine, has since become a truly generational shock to the system. Major institutions and social structures are under question. Complacency and ‘normality’ are in the dock. Amid all the chaos of this altered state, how can we best emerge with our societies — and our minds — intact?Stanislav Grof, a Czech psychiatrist and early pioneer of psychedelic therapy, suggests that drugs like LSD act as ‘non-specific amplifiers’ of experience: undiscriminating catalysts for the light and shadow embedded in our …

Our Shared Pandemic Psychedelic Trip, with Erik Davis Read More »

https://medium.com/media/372093558bee456ecdd7dc7d7cd8938c/hrefThe pandemic has ramped up the intensity of our experience, as it stress tests individuals and societies. What began as a question of disease and quarantine, has since become a truly generational shock to the system. Major institutions and social structures are under question. Complacency and ‘normality’ are in the dock. Amid all the chaos of this altered state, how …

Our Shared Pandemic Psychedelic Trip, with Erik Davis Read More »


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