Podcast 133 – “The Cyber Society”

Guest speakers: Dr. Timothy Leary and Eldridge Cleaver PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: The following quotes are by Dr. Timothy Leary.] “We know that typically the real changes in human nature, the changes in human politics and economics and society, are brought about by two things: By people who have a map or a vision or a model […]

Podcast 132 – McKenna: “Shamanism”

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna and Matt Pallamary NEW! … Two of Matt Pallamary’s books are now available on Kindle: Spirit Matters … Kindle Edition Land Without Evil … Kindle Edition PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: The following quotes are by Terence McKenna.] “Shamanism is not some obscure concern of cultural anthropologists. Shamanism is how religion was practiced for […]

Podcast 130 – Timothy Leary 1966 Radio Interview

Guest speaker: Dr. Timothy Leary PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotes below are by Dr. Timothy Leary.] “Psychedelic drugs are to the human mind today what the discovery of the microscope was to medicine and biological science three or four hundred years ago. Psychedelic drugs expand and speed up consciousness. They are going to bring about a […]

Podcast 128 – “The State of the Stone”

Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotes below are by Terence McKenna.] “I’m very pleased … to see how much of the youth culture has become sensitive to the psychedelic issue. Because it really means that after 20, 30 years of unstinting distortion and misrepresentation by the media and some of the powers that […]

Podcast 127 – Leary: “The Cooper Union Speech”

Guest speaker: Dr. Timothy Leary PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotes below are by Dr. Timothy Leary.] “You have to go out of your mind to use your head.” “Now, in taking this eccentric position, of taking the brain seriously, you run the risk of getting out of touch with your professional colloquies.” “Now from the standpoint […]

Podcast 126 – “Psychedelics and the Computer Revolution”

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna, Ralph Abraham, and Rupert Sheldrake PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: The following quotes are from a conversation held in September 1991.] Terence McKenna: “But in fact it seems that the ouroboros has taken its tail in its mouth and these two concerns psychedelics and computers] are seen to be simply different approaches to […]

Podcast 117 – “The Importance of Psychedelics”

Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotes are by Terence McKenna] “Culture denies experience.” “We live at the end of a thousand year binge on the philosophical position known as materialism, in its many guises. And the basic message of materialism is that world is what it appears to be, a thing composed of […]

Podcast 116 – “Techno Pagans at the End of History”

Guest speakers: Terence McKenna and Mark Pesce PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) 04:40 – Mark Pesce: “I knew that part of my own destiny as connected with virtual reality wasn’t to escape into another dimension but to find a way to make real to us the things that we can’t always see because we […]

Podcast 115 – “Bios and Logos”

Guest speaker: Mark Pesce PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) [NOTE: All quotations below are by Mark Pesce.] 11:35: “The singularity is how Terence’s idea of the Eschaton is working its way now into popular cultures through scientists.” 16:42: “There are periods of time when your DNA isn’t doing anything at all, when it’s quiescent. And at […]

Podcast 114 – “Psychedelic Society”

Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: (Minutes : Seconds into program) [NOTE: All quotations below are by Terence McKenna.] 04:33 “What I think a psychedelic society, what that notion means or implies to me in terms of ideology, is the idea of creating a society which always lives in the light of the mystery of being. […]