Podcast 625 – “Nature Loves Complexity”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: July 17, 1998. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “You really can’t understand the future without the psychedelic experience. History seems to be becoming more and more psychedelic.” “We have all made too many sacrifices in the name of […]

Podcast 624 – “The Way of the Psychonaut”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Susan Hess Logeais PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: September 16, 2019. Today podcast is a recording from last Monday evening’s Live Salon with Susan Hess Logeais, the producer/director of a feature length film about Dr. Stan Grof. The film is titled “The Way of the Psychonaut” and […]

Podcast 623 – “Timothy Leary Meets Jiminy Glick”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Timothy Leary PROGRAM NOTES: Dates when these interviews were recorded: 1973 and 1992. [NOTE: All quotations are by Timothy Leary.] “The best philosophers often end up in prison. … Most of the men that I model myself after have been lucky if they just got away with being in […]

Podcast 622 – “Nirvana Is Where You Are”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Alan Watts PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Alan Watts.] “The Bodhisattva returns into the world, that means he has discovered that you don’t have to go anywhere to find Nirvana. Nirvana is where you are, provided you don’t object to it.” “But the main thing [about death] […]

Podcast 621 – “Insanity and Psychedelics”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “If you insist on, I don’t want to use the word ‘abusing’ it, but if you insist on using psychedelics frequently, at high doses back-to-back, you will unlock your way into a set of assumptions, and perceptions, and […]

Podcast 599 – “The Psychedelic Hospice Movement”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Lorenzo Hagerty PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: March 22, 2019 Today’s podcast features the talk that Lorenzo delivered at the recent Imagine Convergence held on Orcas Island. The Imagine Convergence was a gathering of change-makers, intellectuals, innovators and cultural creatives who explored cross-disciplinary solutions to our current […]

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 […]

PREVIEW of Podcast 597

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 […]

PREVIEW of Podcast 595

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: May 1990. Today’s podcast features the second part of a talk that Terence McKenna gave in May of 1990. Rather than follow a script for this talk, Terence answers questions from the audience which feature such diverse topics as the […]

Podcast 588 – “Good News on the Psychedelic Front” – Pt. 2

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Rick Doblin PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 31, 2018.] Today we continue with the second part of the 2018 Palenque Norte Lecture given by Rick Doblin, the president of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. In addition to learning some new information about the current state […]