Psychologist Baba Ram Dass was a well loved author and spiritual teacher who helped bring Eastern philosophies and psychedelic healing to the Western world.
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Magic mushrooms are incredibly popular today. How they became introduced to into American culture isn’t usually a topic discussed while tripping on psilocybin fungi. We all may have María Sabina to thank for exposing the Western world to the healing properties of the psilocybin mushroom. Who is María Sabina? María Sabina is the mother of …
Starhawk’s “City of Refuge,” sequel to her best-selling post-apocalyptic tale “The Fifth Sacred Thing,” answers the timely question: how do we build a new world when people are broken by the old? I spoke with Starhawk about what inspired this sequel, science fiction books, and how to get inside the minds of different characters.
As someone who took LSD whilst training as a film student, I was often struck by the notion that the sheer magnitude and pan-dimensionality of the acid experience could never be even remotely contained within the circumscribed parameters of film – but at the same time I understood the irresistible urge to try nevertheless.