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The Medical Gaze: Why Depression Should Not Be Reduced To Chemical Imbalance

I’ve been battling depression off and on since adolescence. A few months prior to getting...

Jonathan Toniolo

Depression is a disease of civilization: Stephen Ilardi at TEDxEmory

Dr. Stephen Ilardi posits that the widespread depression in the 21st century can be attributed to modern society and culture.

TEDs Controversy – 3 Threatening Talks They Tried to Censor

Nobody can ignore TED, a powerhouse of fast, mind-blowing and paradigm breaking talks that last...

Martijn Schirp

A Treatise on Psychedelics Pt. 1/3: The Stigma

Some time ago I was in the right place at the right time by attending the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research in Amsterdam orchestrated by Stichting Open. For those who don't know,...

Martijn Schirp

A Treatise on Psychedelics Pt. 2/3: The Mystical Experience

Where are the liberating effects of these plants and chemicals to be found? Of course in the consciousness of their users and the technologies and wisdom it produced. But outside these well-known...

Martijn Schirp

A Treatise on Psychedelics Pt. 3/3: The Implications

What are the larger implications of the mystical experience? One aspect of the mystical experience is what psychology calls “ego-death”. If we use the self as an anchor to base our world-view on...

Martijn Schirp