From College Dropout to Shaman Apprentice: A Story of Becoming a Leader of the Secoya and Protecting the Vanishing Amazon

He spoke of a white man who had ceased to be a white man. This man had become Secoya. He practiced the tribe's oldest and most difficult traditions.

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Embrace Your Personal Apocalypse if You Want to Evolve as an Artist and Human Being

If the world seems to be crashing down around you, here's what to do.

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How to Practice Mindfulness to Gain Enlightenment: The Ultimate Illustrated Guide

"Be mindful" is such a cliché in spiritual circles, but what does it really mean?

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Ernest Becker’s Unflinching Examination of How the Fear of Death is Secretly Controlling Your Life

Death is coming for you. Are you spending your life hiding from this truth, or are you rising to meet it?

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The Tim Scully Interview: Manufacturing 750,000,000 Doses of LSD to Save the World

We believed LSD experiences would end hypocrisy, dishonesty, and destruction of the environment. We believed it was worth any risk to try to save the world.

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The “S.EX.I.E.R. Curve” Explains How to Succeed at Everything in Life

If you understand the "S.EX.I.E.R. Curve," you might change every decision you make today.

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The Micro-Dose vs. The Mystical Experience: Has LSD Turned its Back on the Psychedelic Revolution?

Has LSD sold out? Has it finally been domesticated and put to work by ‘the Man’ it was supposed to overthrow? Is the microdose the final, ignominious nail in the coffin of the psychedelic...

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Culture is Your Sorta-Trustworthy Friend: Why I Disagree With Terence McKenna

Terence McKenna famously said, "Culture is not your friend." This is a powerful idea. It's also wrong. Here's why.

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Transformation on the Battlefield: Can Intense Brutality Lead to Liberation?

This article explores the strange but undeniable link between intense turmoil and awakening experiences.

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François de La Rochefoucauld’s Short Essay on the Tyranny of Self-Love

One of the greatest philosophy writers of all time shares his pessimistic views on the nature of the human ego.

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Deconstructing Dawkins: Richard Dawkins and the Fallacies of Mechanistic Science

Richard Dawkins' mechanistic model of the world is not just bleak — it's false.

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Antichrist Psychonaut: Friedrich Nietzsche’s Little-Known Psychoactive Drug Use

Nietzsche: I realized that in the last two months I have consumed 50 grams of chloral hydrate (pure). I never slept without this drug! But I have slept, now, after fourteen days in a row - oh what...

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The Mystery of Affirmations: Magic, Myth, or Misunderstood?

Some people believe affirmations are magic. Others believe affirmations are a myth. I believe affirmations are sadly misunderstood.

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