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!
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.
What is Consciousness? Is it unique to human cognition or is it universal and permeating all things? Is it an epiphenomenon of brain activity or a universal constant? Do all things ‘have’ consciousness or are they ‘of’, ‘in’, or ‘by’ consciousness? Who and what are we, humankind, in the grander process of Consciousness itself? What is the nature of this whole “Reality” game?
Kilindi Iyi has come along and dismantled the concept of five dried grams as an apex of psilocybin intensity with his regular use of 30+ dried grams of psilocybin mushrooms…. 30 dried grams of psilocybin mushrooms, an ultra-high dose psilocybin experience.
Outlining a modern framework for spirituality and where psychedelics fit as agents of spiritual development. (Lecture followed by Q&A)
THE INAUGURAL EPISODE OF WHAT I IMAGINE WILL BE A PODCAST TO RECKON WITH. DAN CLELAND, THE MAN BEHIND PULSE TOURS, HAD ME ON HIS SHOW TO TALK ABOUT PSILOCYBIN.
That which we experience as reality is the epiphenomenon of a conditioned psyche, operated in congruence with the ‘physical’ organs of the body, rendering inherently meaningless sensory data into a meaningful experience.
Exploring the fundamental nature of reality and the role psychedelic drugs within electronic dance music environment can play as cognitive enhancers for self-awareness. It discusses meaning-making, perception, self-awareness, consciousness expansion, spirituality, and the connections between shamanism and electronic music.