Terence McKenna’s True Hallucinations is an experimental documentary about the chaos at La Chorrera, the imagination, time, the Logos, belief, hope, madness, and doubt. Created by Peter Bergmann, this project is an expansion of ideas first presented in “The Transcendental Object At The End Of Time”. In 1971, Terence McKenna, along with his brother Dennis and three other companions, ventured by plane, boat, and foot to the paradisical Colombian mission town of La Chorrera, where they hoped to encounter the elusive psychedelic oo-koo-hé. Fate would have it otherwise. Their attention soon turned to the large numbers of Stropharia Cubensis that [More]
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]
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]