Posts Tagged ‘psychedelics’

Acoustic Archaeology Yielding Mind-Tripping Tricks

Acoustic Archaeology Yielding Mind-Tripping Tricks
Recently uncovered sound effects include a clapping echo that sounds like a jungle bird. THE GIST Acoustic archaeology is an emerging field that melds acoustical analysis and old-fashioned bone-hunting. Ancient people created fun house-like temples that featured scary sound effects. Some of the sites...
December 14th, 2010 | Spirituality | Read More

Astounding Connection between US Marihuana Prohibition and Mexican Drug Cartel Violence

Astounding Connection between US Marihuana Prohibition and Mexican Drug Cartel Violence
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

MUSHROOMS IN WONDERLAND

MUSHROOMS IN WONDERLAND
Was Alice in Wonderland and Victorian fairy art and lore in general inspired by actual experiences with mind-altering fungi? The first well-documented hallucinogenic mushroom experience in Britain took place in London’s Green Park on 3 October 1799. Like many such experiences before and since,...
March 1st, 2010 | Arts | Read More

Psi-verts and psychic piracy: The future of parapsychology?

Psi-verts and psychic piracy: The future of parapsychology?
I woke up this morning with a psychic advert left lingering in my dreaming mind. It was some kind of oneiric flyer for a new type of yoga, it even had a telephone number on it to call. This fanciful hypnopompic intrusion brought me back to the idea that if science can identify techniques for reliably...
October 28th, 2009 | Extended Mind | Read More