Terence McKenna | Calling The Butterflies Workshop 7th February 1992   Views On Science And An Exploration Into Agricultural Societies. Esalen Institute, Big Sur CA. “I think drugs are much safer than gurus.”   “The clue that something weird is going on on this planet is ourselves. Obviously! I mean, we are like a fart at the opera.”   “The world is magic, not a little bit, one hundred percent. Every atom from one end of this cosmos to the other is magic, magic, magic.”   – Terence McKenna   Spliced together from episodes of The Psychedelic Salon… Podcast 416 [More]
Rupert Sheldrake – The Science Delusion ( Banned Ted Talk ) Re-uploaded as TED have decided to censor Rupert and remove this video from the TEDx youtube channel. Follow this link for TED’s statement on the matter and Dr. Sheldrake’s response: http://blog.ted.com/2013/03/14/open-f… DR RUPERT SHELDRAKE, Ph.D. (born 28 June 1942) is a biologist and author of more than 80 scientific papers and ten books. A former Research Fellow of the Royal Society, he studied natural sciences at Cambridge University, where he was a Scholar of Clare College, took a double first class honours degree and was awarded the University Botany [More]
Our Need For a Sense Of Unity [Alan Watts & Terence McKenna] Alan Watts and Terence McKenna talk about our need for a sense of unity as our global problems are getting worse and we have become enemies of our planet and each other. Music: Carbon Based Lifeforms – Comsat (Hydroponic Garden – 2003 [Ultimae Records]) http://www.carbonbasedlifeforms.net/ First speech: Alan Watts – The Nature Of Consciousness Alan Watts’ website: www.alanwatts.org Second speech: Terence McKenna – MAPS conference – 1990 Third speech: Terence McKenna – Eros And Eschaton – 1994 Footage: Some Strange Things Are Happening To Astronauts Returning To Earth [More]
Terence Mckenna speech transcribed from a video of a talk by Terence McKenna, originally titled: ‘A Psychedelic Point of View’. “What we are trying to do is return the focus of attention, into individual experience. We need to empower, experience. We have been slave too long to ideology transmitted hierarchically and based on a tremendously alienating instrumentality. That’s what science depends on now, a tremendously alienating instrumentality.   What we need to do is empower experience. This is where the psychedelics come in because citizens don’t take psychedelics because it’s illegal. Neither do marionettes. Neither do robots. None of these [More]
Terence McKenna 3 1/2 hour talk given to the Jung Society in Clairemont, CA 1991. Note: Some Gaps in the audio as it jumps from tape to tape, this is presented in the order the files were found. Carl Gustav Jung (26 July 1875 — 6 June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist, an influential thinker and the founder of Analytical Psychology. Jung is often considered the first modern psychologist to state that the human psyche is “by nature religious” and to explore it in-depth. Though not the first to analyze dreams, he is one of the best known pioneers in [More]
Terence McKenna discusses whether reality is real or not? If you were to meet a termite that stated that his or her goal in life was the perfect modeling of the cosmos, you would think it to be quite a comical undertaking, and yet how different are we that we should presume to know more than a shadow of the truth. Linguistic Truth, or the Truth of Language and the Illusions that Language Weaves “Someone quite intelligent said language was invented so that people could lie. In other words, it gives you the fudge factor of obfuscation, where someone says, [More]
Why is it a secret? Is DMT dangerous? How DO they keep the lid on it? You’d think a society as obsessed with the paranormal as ours would want to check out the “spirit molecule“…. “You know, sometimes people ask me if DMT is dangerous, and the honest answer is, only if you fear death by astonishment. And… death by astonishment is a real danger in these places. I mean these places are not simply strange, or amazing, or highly peculiar, they are ABSOLUTELY CONFOUNDING. I mean that’s what I’m trying to get across. This is not going to require [More]
Terence McKenna shares his deep insight and intelligence on the topic of Shamanism, it’s history, and importance. “Well in 15mins to try to says something about hallucinogens, and shamanism is only going to touch the surface, and I figure the easiest way to do this is to just unload on you how I see these things… If you analyze all these shamanic experiences, they all have one underlying thread, and that is ‘boundary dissolution.’ This is what the experience is that we are all seeking… wonderful, terrifying… it’s the experience of having the roof fall in and the floor fall out, [More]
Terence McKenna had been a pioneer in the quest to reclaim our consciousness and expand it further. Hats of to you Mr. McKenna! You are a hero to so many! www.ConsciousnessRevival.com