Podcast 220 – Damer: “EvoGrid: The Ultimate Nerd Project”

Guest speaker: Bruce Damer PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Bruce Damer.] “The EvoGrid at home will be your computer looking for signs of emergent protolife in the primordial digital soup.” “[Life-like digital processes] are significant because they show us an insight into our own beginnings. They challenge religious beliefs, creationists’ beliefs, they show […]

Podcast 647 – “Why Burning Man”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Android Joines PROGRAM NOTES: This Palenque Norte Lecture was recorded at Burning Man in August 2019. “Burning Man is like a handicap Olympics for art. Everybody gets a medal. There’s no bar at all. The bar went away. Anything fits in. And we realize the handicap that all of […]

Podcast 628 – “Investigations of Life from Origin to End”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Bruce Damer and Charlie Grob PROGRAM NOTES: These lectures were recorded on Orcas Island during March of 2019.] This podcast features two interviews that I conducted last March at the Orcas Island Convergence. The first is a conversation that I had with Dr. Bruce Damer, and that is followed […]

Podcast 617 – “Science Fiction Meets Science”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Bruce Damer PROGRAM NOTES: Date this conversation was recorded: July 29, 2019. Today’s podcast features a conversation with Dr. Bruce Damer that was held last week in our live salon. Although Bruce has made over 30 appearances on these podcasts, it has been a year and a half since […]

Salon2 040 – MDMA for PTSD

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Ingmar Gorman PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s Salon2 podcast features an interview with Dr. Ingmar Gorman about his work at the intersection of MDMA and PTSD.  Ingmar Gorman, Ph.D. The Psychedelic Education and Continuing Care Program Psychedelics 101 & 102 for Clinicians’ courses Announcements Global Psychedelic Earth Day Cleanup on April […]

Podcast 553 – “The Origin and Future of Life”

Guest speaker: Bruce Damer PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 31, 2017 Today’s podcast features the 2017 Palenque Norte Lecture by Dr. Bruce Damer. As he describes the life-long journey that has led him to search for the origin of life on Earth, you may be surprised at how forthcoming he is about […]

Podcast 549 – “Android Jones: Visionary Artist Q & A”

Guest speaker: Android Jones PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 2017 Today’s podcast features the Palenque Norte Lecture given by visionary artist Android Jones at the 2017 Burning Man Festival. Rather than give a structured lecture, Jones answers questions from the audience about the process he uses, including the use of entheogens, to […]

Salon2 027 – “Conversation with a Polymath”

Guest speaker: Bruce Damer PROGRAM NOTES: Year this lecture was recorded: 2017 Some big announcements this week followed by a conversation with Dr. Bruce Damer who shares from his wealth of stories, science and psychedelic history. You can learn much more about his many endeavors at his website: Damer.com Dr. Damer’s podcast is The Levity […]

Podcast 502 – “Suspended Between Eternities”

Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “History is, in fact, the quenching and the withdrawal of this relationship of symbiosis to the rest of nature.” “Hedonists are people who don’t take hallucinogens, to my mind, because it largely is very hard work. I mean it isn’t always hard […]