In this video, I explore my contemplations on whether or not this concept is alive in the perceivably linear time continuity I experience as a human being. The experiences in question are related to my psychedelic ceremonies and psychedelic explains.
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.
I ponder if an increased capacity for silence correlates to an increased capacity for awe.
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?
This short article investigates a psychospiritual challenge that many of us often face: Envy. Specifically, the kind of envy that arises when we hear…