4/16/2016

Regret is a powerful feeling. Disappointment and penitence about events that have already taken place can really wear an individual down, so much so that for some people, it is as if they cannot escape the past. It is like their mind perpetually relives unpleasant past...

4/2/2016

Artwork by Cameron Gray 

As it turns out, experiences induced by dimethyltryptamine (DMT) may be doing better for the belief in an afterlife than conventional forms of religion have in recent decades. Many of the testimonials from individuals that have traversed the 'as...

3/20/2016

It's not only possible, but plausible that Moses' legendary encounter with the ever burning bush, his conversation with Yahweh, and the bestowing of the Torah could have happened to him while he was under the influence of DMT, according to professor of cognitive psycho...

3/2/2016

From within the Amazon rain forest, a group of researchers from Yale University’s Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry have discovered a species of fungus that is able to naturally break down and consume polyurethane. As the plastic addiction of our conv...

2/18/2016

Several decades ago, LSD was used by a number of clinics for the treatment of alcoholism. Due to the U.S. scheduling of Lysergic acid diethylamide, much of the research went unnoticed or deliberately ignored, despite the preliminary indications of success reported by s...

2/11/2016

Man's use of mushrooms, whether it be for culinary, practical, or recreational purposes, dates back through the milennia. A variety of different fungus spores have been discovered in tooth scraping of human fossils as old as 19,000 years meaning our Paleolithic ancestr...

1/20/2016

The last century’s ‘War on Drugs’ has obstructed the worldwide development of potential psychiatric treatments that utilize psychedelic substances such as psilocybin, mescaline, and LSD. The criminalization of these hallucinogens has also had a negative outcome for the...

1/7/2016

Artwork by Alex Grey, photograph by Taryn Moosman

Humanity has a long and interesting artistic history dating back to a time before we developed spoken language. Art and illustrations served as an easy and understandable method of conveying thoughts and feelings. Vision...

5/17/2015

Psychedelics in particular are nothing new to human history and have served as catalysts and vehicles of consciousness in many cultures and societies. Walsh (2003) lists various examples in his article, Enthoegens: True or False? 

Historical examples include Hinduism’s...

5/1/2015

For years, it has been believed that there could be a relationship between psychedelic use and the development of psychosis, psychological distress, and other mental conditions. Only recently has enough time passed to truly get an accurate analysis of the long term eff...

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