Is the Psychedelic Renaissance Doomed? — An Interview with Jamie Wheal

Jamie Wheal documented the new psychedelic renaissance in his bestselling book ‘Stealing Fire’, where he talked about the transformative potential of flow states and psychedelics. Since then he has become increasingly concerned and disillusioned with the direction of the psychedelic renaissance. This is one of a series of films by Rebel Wisdom on the psychedelic renaissance.

  • Scott (0) May 17, 2019

    Is the combination of social media and psychedelics, a “horrific thing”? I’m not sure I believe that posting on social media is the creation of ego that undermines the ego destruction of psychedelics. I think that it’s more important than ever to spread awareness and normalize psychedelic use and it’s definitely high time to get over young people enjoying taking pictures of themselves. It’s not narcissism that is ruining the revolution, it’s just a new way to communicate and there is literally nothing wrong with posting on instagram. If you think posting on social media is going to undermine an ayahuasca retreat, then how powerful can ayahuasca be? (very)