Podcast 586 – “Psychedelics, Investors, and Politics”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: David Nickles PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: October 8, 2018 Today’s podcast features David Nickles, whose work may be found at the DMT-Nexus Website. The program is actually a recording of last week’s regularly scheduled live version of the Psychedelic Salon, which takes place every Monday evening […]

Podcast 575 – “Countdown Into Complexity” – Part 3

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: March 1996 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “The way to get off on DMT is after you feel completely peculiar you have to do one more enormous hit. This is where courage comes in.” “A meme has gotten […]

Podcast 571 – “Terence #2”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “One thing about psychedelics, you don’t have to be predisposed. It doesn’t work for those who believe it work. It works for those who think it doesn’t work.” “The problems which face us, put very simply, are going […]

Podcast 570 – “A Psychedelic Truth”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 1995 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Nothing is unannounced.” “[A psychedelic truth:] Nothing lasts.” “The lie of Western psychology is that something is stable. . . . And because of this lie we are in a state […]

Podcast 568 – “We Become What We Behold”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 1995 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “If a Buddhist could design their own genome they would become a fungus, because a fungus is a primary decomposer. It is the only karma-less place in the food chain. There […]

Podcast 567 – “Psychedelicize Yourself”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 1995 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “I take psychedelics to be the catalysis of language.” “This great period of creativity that we’re living through now in the sciences, in the arts, in the implementation of exotic technology, […]

Podcast 565 – “John Perry Barlow Tribute”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: John Perry Barlow, John Gilmore, Cory Doctorow PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: November 17, 2006 Today we pay tribute to the late John Perry Barlow, lyricist for the Grateful Dead, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and an important leader in the struggle to keep the Internet […]

Podcast 561 – “Psychedelics and Artificial Intelligence”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 1999 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna “The electronic media and the psychedelics work together in a peculiar way to accentuate archaic values, values which are counter to the print constellated world.” “The shaman is like a designated […]

Podcast 557 – “Updates on Psychedelic Research”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: George Greer PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 31, 2017 Today’s podcast features Dr. George Greer, one of the co-founders of the Hefter Research Institute. In this Palenque Norte Lecture that he delivered at the 2017 Burning Man Festival, Dr. Greer not only covers the current state […]

Podcast 555 – “Drug Policy”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: John Gilmore PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: September 1, 2017 [NOTE: All quotations are by John Gilmore] “The U.S. still has the world’s largest prison population in absolute numbers and per capita. We imprison more people than the next ten countries put together. It’s insane. It’s a […]