The Meaning of Life Podcast #24: Magic Mushrooms to the Rescue?
Coming on the heels of a number of stories this past week on medical tests of psilocybin and their truly astonishing potential, Ben and Vazken talk about the therapeutic uses of psilocybin. Are mushrooms an emerging miracle drug, and can they be used to reconnect us to our in ...read more
A Conversation With Daniel Pinchbeck on Being Nice to Trump Supporters, The Collapse of Civilization and How We Might Survive it
As some Banter readers know, I have strongly advocated the responsible use of psychedelic plant substances as a means to cure psychological disorders, reconnect with the natural world, and gain perspective on modern life. Back in 2015, I traveled to the Amazon jungle to take ...read more
My Interview on Ayahuasca And The Importance of Psychedelics
My friend Thom Hartmann invited me on his show last night to discuss an article I published recently on my experience with the powerful psychedelic brew "Ayahuasca" earlier this year. I was a little nervous to publish the article let alone go on live television to discuss it ...read more
How Ayahuasca Destroyed My Ego and Brought Me Back Home
Why Psychedelics Change Everything Over the last few months, I have experimented with two of the most powerful psychedelics on the planet. I took a large dose of psilocybin mushrooms (magic mushrooms) with friends, then spent time in Pucallpa, Peru drinking Ayahuasca in the ...read more