by on August 23, 2019
In the silence, in the darkness, swept away by these alien alkaloids and the plant-mind behind them, you find out a truth that can barely be told. And most of it can't be told. -Terrence McKenna The topic of psychedelic sensory deprivation is an important subfield of psychedelic studies. Many people take psychedelics at music festivals. This is probably the utmost opposite of silent darkness: there is a level of stimulation not achieved in ordinary life. Sensory deprivation is not just a ...
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by on August 22, 2019
“I have no gift to bring Pa rum pum pum pum That's fit to give our king Pa rum pum pum pum” -  The Little Drummer Boy Written by Katherine Kennicott Davis "…precious stones are precious because they bear a faint resemblance to the glowing marvels seen with the inner eye of the visionary. “The view of that world,” says Plato, “is a vision of blessed beholders”; for to see things “as they are in themselves” is bliss unalloyed and inexpressible." -Aldous Huxley in Heaven ...
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by on July 30, 2019
"What psychedelic means is getting your mind out in front of you, by whatever means necessary, so that you can relate to it as a thing in the world and then work upon it." -Terence McKenna The connotation of the word psychedelic is far vaster than its denotation. Certain aspects of the connotation are far too pervasive in psychedelic culture to be excluded from the denotation. Psychedelic drugs, and also psychedelicness generally, are multi-disciplinary in nature. I say psychedelicness...
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by on June 24, 2019
The first time my mind was opened to the possibilities of the spiritual world, I was twenty years old.   It was in what I dub my own personal “Summer of Love”--the first time I tried all of the substances that would continue to fascinate and intrigue me for years to come, leading me down the path of psychedelic writer and advocate. It was a very free and joyous time in my life, where I learned many of the things that I carry with me to this day.   My friends and I put on an affair w...
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