Podcast 699 – Kneading the Bread of Evolutionary Adaptation

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: In this talk, Terence approaches the topic of how little of what was considered to be established science 100 years ago has now been overturned. One of the things he says in this talk may resonate with you is where he says, “You could almost […]

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 626 – “The Birth of a New Humanity” – Part 1

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Often in what I say there is, if not the fact of contradiction, then the appearance of contradiction. This is because, to my mind, life is complicated enough to admit of contradiction.” “The great thing about the rational […]

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 616 – “High Weirdness”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Erik Davis PROGRAM NOTES: Date this conversation was recorded: July 22, 2019. In today’s podcast we listen in on a live salon conversation with author Erik Davis, who is an author, podcaster, award-winning journalist, and popular speaker. Erik was also instrumental in establishing the Palenque Norte Lectures at Burning […]

Podcast 609 – “The Rose Garden – Introduction”

Guest speakers: William Leonard Pickard Kat & Alexa Lakey, discussing The Rose from Santa Cruz, and Cusco, Peru Julian Vayne & Nikki Wyrd, reading from Devon, England Brother David Steindl-Rast, reading from Gut Aich Priory in Salzburg, Austria Ben Sessa MD, reading from London, England Ralf Jeutter, reading from Germany Julie Holland MD, discussing The […]

Podcast 591 – “Understanding Chaos at History’s End” – Part 3

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: June 24, 1989. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Addiction to natural substances, with the exception of tobacco, is something you really have to work at.” “There is something really insidious about synthetic drugs, about concentrating what is a […]

PREVIEW of Podcast 591

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: June 24, 1989. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Addiction to natural substances, with the exception of tobacco, is something you really have to work at.” “There is something really insidious about synthetic drugs, about concentrating what is a […]

PREVIEW of Podcast 590

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: June 24, 1989. Today we continue with a workshop that Terence McKenna led at the Esalen Institute in June of 1989. Although he begins with an exploration of ideas surrounding the use of sound during psychedelic experiences, he also tells […]