Ralph Metzner Ph.D. is an American psychologist, writer and researcher, who participated in psychedelic research at Harvard University in the early 1960s with Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert (later named Ram Dass). Dr. Metzner is a psychotherapist, and Professor Emeritus of psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, where he was formerly the Academic Dean and Academic Vice-president.
Dr. Metzner has been involved in consciousness research, including psychedelics, Yoga, meditation and Shamanism for over 45 years. He is a co-founder and President of the Green Earth Foundation, a non-profit educational organization devoted to healing and harmonizing the relationship between humans and the Earth, and a signatory to the 9/11 Truth Statement. Dr. Metzner was featured in the 2006 film and Entheogen: Awakening the Divine Within, a documentary about rediscovering an enchanted cosmos in the modern world.
While I, like many others, have long deplored the senseless US drug prohibition, and have been appalled by the escalating violence of the drug cartel wars south of the border, a recent Alternet article by Paul Armentano, Deputy Director of NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marihuana Laws),... April 14th, 2010 | Drug Policy | Read More
Brainwaving proudly present the first in a series of articles by Ralph Metzner Ph.D., an American psychologist, writer and researcher, who participated in psychedelic research at Harvard University in the early 1960s with Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert (later named Ram Dass). Dr. Metzner is a psychotherapist,... January 22nd, 2010 | Consciousness | Read More
In the Avatar film, James Cameron, the maker of Titanic, has taken the new computerized, digital, 3-D technologies to a new astounding level of brilliance and mastery. It’s a story of adventure, space exploration and the wonders of evolution on alien worlds, echoing the best of the Star Wars series;... January 13th, 2010 | Arts | Read More