Podcast 703 – McKenna and the Big Bang

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: The session begins with a discussion about the nature of the Big Bang and its relation to philosophical concepts, specifically Kant’s notion of space as an a priori function of consciousness. Terence questions the traditional metaphor of the Big Bang as an explosion in empty […]

Podcast 702 – Hacking Reality

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: In this talk, which was given in October of 1995, Terence McKenna talks about his concept of thinking about various cultures in the same vein as computer operating systems, complete with viruses. He says, “Your operating system determines what world you are living in.” -McKenna […]

Podcast 656 – “Damer and McKenna Discuss Covid-19”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Bruce Damer and Dennis McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 4, 2020 Bruce Damer and Dennis McKenna engage in a spirited conversation for a tribute to Dennis’ brother, Terence. This conversation was recorded on April 4th, 2020 at an online event held during the early phases […]

Podcast 646 – “Big Tech Needs A Conscience”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Corey Doctorow PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 2019 [NOTE: All quotations are by Corey Doctorow.] “What like-buttons mainly do is collect data about you.” “If you know something about people, you can lie to them better” “In a walled-garden that’s what it’s all about. It’s not […]

Podcast 619 – “RAW and the Information Age” – Part 2

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Robert Anton Wilson PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: December 1988. [NOTE: All quotations are by Robert Anton Wilson.] “Anything that becomes a cliche eventually makes people stupid.” “You’ve gotta deal with the future because that is where you are going to be spending the rest of your […]

Podcast 597 – “Terence McKenna on Art Bell” Part 2

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: March 19, 1998. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Repeated exposure to cannabis socializes it dramatically, and it becomes a much more manageable thing.” “I can imagine the culture crisis getting so crazy that the people at the top […]

Podcast 596 – “Terence McKenna on Art Bell” Part 1

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features an interview that Terence McKenna did on the Art Bell radio program on March 19, 1998. This conversation begins with an interesting discussion of how Terence was living off the grid at the time, but it then proceeds to cover such topics […]