Salon2 016 – “Psychedelic Stories from Victoria”

PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: May 3, 2017 For convincing your relatives about the power of MDMA, have them listen to the first story in this episode and then read this article where Oprah’s senior editor reports on the healing and then tries it herself: Inside the Investigation: Can MDMA Heal Psychological Trauma? […]

Podcast 531 – “The Prisim Lecture”

Guest speaker: Robert Anton Wilson PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: February 1982 [NOTE: All quotations are by Robert Anton Wilson.] “The belief in certitude, I suspect, is a primate habit.” “One thing I want to make absolutely clear is that almost all pessimism results from watching what the government is doing. . . […]

Podcast 505 – “Ayahuasca Stories From 1989”

Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Today we pick up on the third section of a Terence McKenna workshop that was held in December of 1989. An interesting feature of this session is a report that Terence asked one of his friends to give about the state of ayahuasca use in Amazonian Peru. As one […]

Podcast 502 – “Suspended Between Eternities”

Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “History is, in fact, the quenching and the withdrawal of this relationship of symbiosis to the rest of nature.” “Hedonists are people who don’t take hallucinogens, to my mind, because it largely is very hard work. I mean it isn’t always hard […]

Podcast 501 – #PsychedelicsBecause

Guest speaker: Neşe Devenot Help Neşe complete her Psychedelic Humanities Research PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features three short talks by Neşe Devenot who is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities at the University of Puget Sound, where she teaches classes on psychedelics and literature. Nese received her PhD in 2015 in comparative literature at the University […]