Rev. Danny Nemu takes us on a whirlwind adventure through the historical and pharmacological origins of Old Testament and outlines the path it took from hallucinogenic rituals by desert shamans to the dry crackers and social repression of the modern era.
Many people struggle with addiction their whole lives. Their story is one of (hu)man vs. addiction, and often, the story ends with addiction the victor. But what if that is not the way the story needs to be written? what is there is a way out that helps us suffering to reach into the root of our pain and find our love for life again?
Today’s guest is a man with a propensity to contemplate big questions around dying and a long history of being on the front lines of what he calls “the death trade”. Welcome, Stephen Jenkinson to Adventures Through The Mind.
Psychedelic’s capacity to impact positive change in the lives of those suffering from mental illness, and even their capacity to heal it entirely is the medicalized road to their modern legitimization, but what about the discussion around psychedelic causing mental illness; psychotic episodes, transient hypomania, and even full-blown psychosis?
I knew this was going to be an opportunity of a lifetime, not only for myself but for you as well! There was a unique dynamic between us that morning and I knew I wanted to catch it for you. Enjoy!
Christopher Timmermann on the show to answer some nerdy questions about his research on DMT, psychedelic research in general, and the relationship between neural activity and altered consciousness.
Watch Listen One of the great limitations, dare I say untruths, of the growing psychedelic renaissance, is the over prioritization of the Western scientific/medical model…
We welcome French cultural anthropologist and philosopher Martin Fortier on the show for this episode to discuss his research into how culture influences cognition. His current PhD research project consists of exploring the interplay between neurobiological processes and culture in hallucinogenic experiences. His main fieldwork is located in Shipibo communities of the Middle Ucayali, in the Peruvian Amazon.
Watch Listen “The (un)reality the subject faces induces so many doubts and questions, that any rational and inquisitive mind would feel the need to…