Podcast 090 – “The Balkanization of Epistemology” (Part 1)

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna, Ralph Abraham, and Rupert Sheldrake PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) 02:09 Terence McKenna: “Somehow as a part of the agenda of political correctness it has become not entirely acceptable to criticize, or demand substantial evidence, or expect people, when advancing their speculations, to make, what used to be called, […]

Podcast 082 – Mini Trialogue (Santa Cruz)

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna, Ralph Abraham, and Rupert Sheldrake PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) 03:08 Terence McKenna: “Another way of thinking of it (the Knot of Eternity) is it’s the nexus of connectivity. It’s a place where everything is cotangent, as the mathematicians say. Everything is connected, and I think that’s the place we […]

Podcast 078 – The Apocalypse (Part 2)

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna, Ralph Abraham, and Rupert Sheldrake PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) 07:58 Terence McKenna: “People should be allowed to let the apocalypse happen, not make it happen.” 09:35 Rupert Sheldrake: “I would say that the Big Bang cosmology, which is an apolocyptic vision of history, with an explosive beginning and […]

Podcast 077 – The Apocalypse (Part 1)

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna, Ralph Abraham, Rupert Sheldrake PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) 02:31 Terence McKenna: “[The apocalypse] seems to be the unique, unifying thread throughout the Western religions Most insistently of all religious systems on Earth, it is the Western systems that have insisted on appointing an end to their world.” 05:07 […]

Podcast 076 – Education in the New World Order (Part 2)

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna, Ralph Abraham, and Rupert Sheldrake PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) 02:39 Rupert Sheldrake: “The other side of this is the reform of the existing professions.” 05:24 Ralph Abraham: “Somehow there would have to be a miracle to get the whole system onto a new track.. And the revascularization aspect […]

Podcast 075 – Education in the New World Order (Part 1)

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna, Ralph Abraham, and Rupert Sheldrake PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) 03:15 Rupert Sheldrake: “The present educational system mimics the initiation process and indeed is a kind of initiation process.” 07:18 Rupert: “And indeed it is the scientific priesthood envisaged by Bacon in the scientific world, the academic model and […]

Podcast 074 – “The Resacularization of the World” (Part 2)

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna, Ralph Abraham, and Rupert Sheldrake PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) 07:18 Rupert Sheldrake: “If there were to be a true Mother Earth religion develop, it would obviously have priestesses rather than priests because its central figure was a goddess. It would be relating human life to the Earth, first […]

Podcast 073 – “The Resacularization of the World” (Part 1)

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna, Ralph Abraham, and Rupert Sheldrake PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) 03:48 Ralph Abraham: “So eventually the 60s happened, and probably my first experience that I would now identify as a real religious experience was the experience of LSD.” 07:17 Ralph: “What’s gone wrong in the world now is a loss […]

Podcast 072 – “The Unconscious” (Part 2)

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna, Ralph Abraham, and Rupert Sheldrake PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) 03:52 Rupert Sheldrake: Explains his concept of “Cannabis Day” 06:18 Terence McKenna: “One day in each lunar cycle would be Cannabis Day, I think.” 10:22 Terence: “Time and attention used creatively banish the unconscious.” 13:42 Ralph Abraham: “Shopping malls […]

Podcast 071 – “The Unconscious” (Part 1)

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna, Ralph Abraham, and Rupert Sheldrake PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) 06:48 Ralph Abraham: Explains his bifurcation theory of the unconscious 08:01 Ralph: “We can speak of the consciousness of animals, the consciousness of plants, the consciousness of Mother Earth.” 11:57 Ralph: “Chaos goes to the basement, and with this […]