In Fourth Way tradition, sometimes the master of a Fourth Way school will administer a shock to their students. The shock takes the form of the teacher, in effect, holding a mirror up in front of the student and showing (or telling) the student: “This is what you are doing. This is how you are … Continue reading Shock administered!!! (by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.)
How some doctors are risking everything to unleash the healing power of MDMA, ayahuasca, and other hallucinogens. Rolling Stone|getpocket.com Mac McClelland Goni Montes for Rolling Stone. Dr. X is a dad. Appropriately – boringly – at 4:37 p.m. on a national holiday, he is lighting a charcoal grill, about to grab a pair of tongs with … Continue reading The Psychedelic Miracle
Don Juan and the Sorcerer’s Apprentice March 5, 1973 (nagualism.com) Glendower: “I can call spirits from the vasty deep“Hotspur: “Why so can I, or so can any man;”“But will they come when you do not call for them?“— Henry IV, Part I THE Mexican border is a great divide. Below it, the accumulated structures of … Continue reading Carlos Castaneda Time Magazine Interview
On Being with Krista Tippett September 19, 2019 (onbeing.org) Subscribe Science writer and reporter Erik Vance says today’s brain scientists are like astronomers of old: They’ve unsettled humanity’s sense of itself by redrawing our picture of the cosmos within our own heads. Vance has investigated the healing power of stories and the “theater of medicine” … Continue reading “The Drugs Inside Your Head” by Erik Vance
May 14, 2018 Issue (newyorker.com) The idea that authoritarianism attracts workers harmed by the free market, which emerged when the Nazis were in power, has been making a comeback. By Caleb Crain A new book blames authoritarianism on politicians entranced by the free market. Illustration by Alvaro Dominguez; photograph from iStock / Getty In London, in the nineteen-thirties, the émigré … Continue reading Is Capitalism a Threat to Democracy?