mind| 28 jan 15 | Oliver Burkeman, Guardian Philosophers and scientists, the world’s greatest minds, have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots. Why can’t they solve an obvious mystery?
mind| 19 jan 15 | Henrik Dahl, Reality Sandwich When looking into the subject of psychedelics and their influence on dietary choices, one soon finds a recurring thread in psychedelic culture: vegetarianism. From a historical perspective, several groups and individuals in the psychedelic movement of the 1960s and onwards have adopted plant-based diets.
mind| 21 nov 14 | Interview: Douglas Capraro, Substance Erowid – the Internet’s top source of accurate information about drugs has earned the trust of consumers, the respect of experts and a reputation as a harm reduction pioneer.
mind| 1 nov 14 | Peter Russell, YouTube True forgiveness comes from letting go of our beliefs about how others should have behaved or how they’ve done wrong; releasing the grip this has on our consciousness. Video.
mind| 30 oct 14 | Kingsley L. Dennis, Reality Sandwich The accelerating changes occurring across our planet right now will have no alternative but to force a mind-change on a global and individual level. We are coming together as a global species like never before.
mind| 29 sep 14 | Steven Taylor, Reality Sandwich “Poems often come out of ritual and are rituals themselves. They are rituals that can be redone and redone. That’s what ritual is. It came out of an all-night practice with an entheogen and note-taking during an accretion of sounds and images and language. … It’s not about ecstasy particularly but a very lucid understanding of the interconnectedness of everything …”
mind| 11 sep 14 | Ferris Jabr, The New Yorker What is it about walking, in particular, that makes it so amenable to thinking and writing? An essay along Henry David Thoreau’s journal entry: “Methinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow.”
mind| 1 sept 14 | Kat McGowan, Quanta Magazine Your DNA is supposed to be your blueprint, your unique master code, identical in every one of your tens of trillions of cells. It is why you are you, indivisible and whole, consistent from tip to toe.
mind| 7 aug 14 | James W. Jesso, Psychedelic Press UK Spiritual maturity requires a regular process or practice of some type to bring the essence of wisdom that a psychedelic experience offers into one’s life as a whole.
mind| 25 july 14 | Terence McKenna, Reality Club Archives A talk from and an interview from 27 March 1990, with one of the leading authorities on the ontological foundations of shamanism and a fixture of popular counterculture.
mind | 17 july 14 | Nury Vittachi, Science 2.0 Cognitive scientists are becoming increasingly aware that a metaphysical outlook may be so deeply ingrained in human thought processes that it cannot be expunged.
mind| 14 july 14 | Francesca Davenport, Imperial College London New research shows that our brain displays a similar pattern of activity during dreams as it does during mind-expanding drug trips with psilocybin or the chemically related LSD.