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(The following passage is taken from pp. 172 & 173 of Norman Spinrad’s highly entertaining sci-fi novel He Walked Among Us. We’ll put up a review of it within a couple of weeks. 281 more words

Quotations

Ongoing Thoughts on Psychedelics and Liberalism

My thinking about psychedelics and psychedelic aesthetics is often clouded and frustrated by the way the subjects appear in consumer-oriented discourse.  Over and over, well-intentioned articles like Michael Pollan’s  1,166 more words

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(The following passage is taken from pp. 172 & 173 of Norman Spinrad’s highly entertaining sci-fi novel He Walked Among Us. We’ll put up a review of it within a couple of weeks. 281 more words

Humor

DYING TO KNOW: Leary, Ram Dass, and Me

by Paul Krassner

Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary is a unique documentary that serves as an important slice of countercultural history. 2,805 more words

Films

How Robert Anton Wilson Changed My Life

The totally convinced and the totally stupid have too much in common for the resemblance to be accidental. —Robert Anton Wilson

I first read Robert Anton Wilson’s…

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Dying To Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary

Two iconic figures and one epic friendship that shaped a generation. “Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary” is the new documentary from filmmaker Gay Dillingham  that took almost twenty years to complete and covers five decades. 101 more words

Shows

Are Drugs a Path to the Divine?

Can we find God in a pill? Back when he did his interviews with Bill Moyers, Joseph Campbell lamented that religion wasn’t doing it for young people anymore so they were turning to drugs as a way to experience transcendence. 432 more words

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