Sacred Economics: Introduction

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The following is the first installment from Sacred
Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition
, available from EVOLVER EDITIONS/North Atlantic
. Visit the Sacred Economics Homepage here.



The purpose of this book is to make money and human economy
as sacred as everything else in the universe.

Today we associate
money with the profane, and for good reason. If anything is sacred in this
world, it is surely not money. Money seems to be the enemy of our better
instincts, as is clear every time the thought "I can't afford to" blocks an
impulse toward kindness or generosity. Money seems to be the enemy of beauty,
as the disparaging term "a sellout" demonstrates. Money seems to be the enemy
of every worthy social and political reform, as corporate power steers
legislation toward the aggrandizement of its own profits. Money seems to be destroying
the earth, as we pillage the oceans, the forests, the soil, and every species
to feed a greed that knows no end.

From at least the time
that Jesus threw the money changers from the temple, we have sensed that there
is something unholy about money. When politicians seek money instead of the
public good, we call them corrupt. Adjectives like "dirty" and "filthy"
naturally describe money. Monks are supposed to have little to do with it: "You
cannot serve God and Mammon."

At the same time, no
one can deny that money has a mysterious, magical quality as well, the power to
alter human behavior and coordinate human activity. From ancient times thinkers
have marveled at the ability of a mere mark to confer this power upon a disk of
metal or slip of paper. Unfortunately, looking at the world around us, it is
hard to avoid concluding that the magic of money is an evil magic.

Obviously, if we are
to make money into something sacred, nothing less than a wholesale revolution
in money will suffice, a transformation of its essential nature. It is not
merely our attitudes about money that must change, as some self-help gurus
would have us believe; rather, we will create new kinds of money that
embody and reinforce changed attitudes. Sacred Economics describes this
new money and the new economy that will coalesce around it. It also explores
the metamorphosis in human identity that is both a cause and a result of the
transformation of money. The changed attitudes of which I speak go all the way
to the core of what it is to be human: they include our understanding of the
purpose of life, humanity's role on the planet, the relationship of the
individual to the human and natural community; even what it is to be an
individual, a self. After all, we experience money (and property) as an
extension of our selves; hence the possessive pronoun "mine" to describe it,
the same pronoun we use to identify our arms and heads. My money, my car, my
hand, my liver. Consider as well the sense of violation we feel when we are
robbed or "ripped off," as if part of our very selves had been taken.

A transformation from
profanity to sacredness in money-something so deep a part of our identity,
something so central to the workings of the world-would have profound effects
indeed. But what does it mean for money, or anything else for that matter, to
be sacred? It is in a crucial sense the opposite of what sacred has come to mean. For several thousand years, the concepts
of sacred, holy, and divine have referred increasingly to something separate from
nature, the world, and the flesh. Three or four thousand years ago the gods
began a migration from the lakes, forests, rivers, and mountains into the sky,
becoming the imperial overlords of nature rather than its essence. As divinity
separated from nature, so also it became unholy to involve oneself too deeply
in the affairs of the world. The human being changed from a living embodied
soul into its profane envelope, a mere receptacle of spirit, culminating in the
Cartesian mote of consciousness observing the world but not participating in
it, and the Newtonian watchmaker-God doing the same. To be divine was to be
supernatural, nonmaterial. If God participated in the world at all, it was
through miracles-divine intercessions violating or superseding nature's laws.

Paradoxically, this
separate, abstract thing called spirit is supposed to be what animates the
world. Ask the religious person what changes when a person dies, and she will
say the soul has left the body. Ask her who makes the rain fall and the wind
blow, and she will say it is God. To be sure, Galileo and Newton appeared to
have removed God from these everyday workings of the world, explaining it
instead as the clockwork of a vast machine of impersonal force and mass, but
even they still needed the Clockmaker to wind it up in the beginning, to imbue
the universe with the potential energy that has run it ever since. This
conception is still with us today as the Big Bang, a primordial event that is
the source of the "negative entropy" that allows movement and life. In any
case, our culture's notion of spirit is that of something separate and
nonworldly, that yet can miraculously intervene in material affairs, and that
even animates and directs them in some mysterious way.

It is hugely ironic
and hugely significant that the one thing on the planet most closely resembling
the forgoing conception of the divine is money. It is an invisible, immortal
force that surrounds and steers all things, omnipotent and limitless, an
"invisible hand" that, it is said, makes the world go 'round. Yet, money today
is an abstraction, at most symbols on a piece of paper but usually mere bits in
a computer. It exists in a realm far removed from materiality. In that realm,
it is exempt from nature's most important laws, for it does not decay and
return to the soil as all other things do, but is rather preserved, changeless,
in its vaults and computer files, even growing with time thanks to interest. It
bears the properties of eternal preservation and everlasting increase, both of
which are profoundly unnatural. The natural substance that comes closest to
these properties is gold, which does not rust, tarnish, or decay. Early on,
gold was therefore used both as money and as a metaphor for the divine soul,
that which is incorruptible and changeless.

Money's divine
property of abstraction, of disconnection from the real world of things,
reached its extreme in the early years of the twenty-first century as the
financial economy lost its mooring in the real economy and took on a life of
its own. The vast fortunes of Wall Street were unconnected to any material
production, seeming to exist in a separate realm.

Looking down from
Olympian heights, the financiers called themselves "masters of the universe,"
channeling the power of the god they served to bring fortune or ruin upon the
masses, to literally move mountains, raze forests, change the course of rivers,
cause the rise and fall of nations. But money soon proved to be a capricious
god. As I write these words, it seems that the increasingly frantic rituals
that the financial priesthood uses to placate the god Money are in vain. Like
the clergy of a dying religion, they exhort their followers to greater
sacrifices while blaming their misfortunes either on sin (greedy bankers, irresponsible
consumers) or on the mysterious whims of God (the financial markets). But some
are already blaming the priests themselves.

What we call
recession, an earlier culture might have called "God abandoning the world."
Money is disappearing, and with it another property of spirit: the animating
force of the human realm. At this writing, all over the world machines stand
idle. Factories have ground to a halt; construction equipment sits derelict in
the yard; parks and libraries are closing; and millions go homeless and hungry
while housing units stand vacant and food rots in the warehouses. Yet all the
human and material inputs to build the houses, distribute the food, and run the
factories still exist. It is rather something immaterial, that animating spirit,
which has fled. What has fled is money. That is the only thing missing, so
insubstantial (in the form of electrons in computers) that it can hardly be
said to exist at all, yet so powerful that without it, human productivity
grinds to a halt. On the individual level as well, we can see the demotivating
effects of lack of money. Consider the stereotype of the unemployed man, nearly
broke, slouched in front of the TV in his undershirt, drinking a beer, hardly
able to rise from his chair. Money, it seems, animates people as well as
machines. Without it we are dispirited.

We do not realize that
our concept of the divine has attracted to it a god that fits that concept, and
given it sovereignty over the earth. By divorcing soul from flesh, spirit from
matter, and God from nature, we have installed a ruling power that is soulless,
alienating, ungodly, and unnatural. So when I speak of making money sacred, I
am not invoking a supernatural agency to infuse sacredness into the inert,
mundane objects of nature. I am rather reaching back to an earlier time, a time
before the divorce of matter and spirit, when sacredness was endemic to all

And what is the
sacred? It has two aspects: uniqueness and relatedness. A sacred object or
being is one that is special, unique, one of a kind. It is therefore infinitely
precious; it is irreplaceable. It has no equivalent, and thus no finite
"value," for value can only be determined by comparison. Money, like all kinds
of measure, is a standard of comparison.

Unique though it is,
the sacred is nonetheless inseparable from all that went into making it, from
its history, and from the place it occupies in the matrix of all being. You
might be thinking now that really all things and all relationships are sacred.
That may be true, but though we may believe that intellectually, we don't
always feel it. Some things feel sacred to us, and some do not. Those that do,
we call sacred, and their purpose is ultimately to remind us of the sacredness
of all things.

Today we live in a world
that has been shorn of its sacredness, so that very few things indeed give us
the feeling of living in a sacred world. Mass-produced, standardized
commodities, cookie-cutter houses, identical packages of food, and anonymous
relationships with institutional functionaries all deny the uniqueness of the
world. The distant origins of our things, the anonymity of our relationships,
and the lack of visible consequences in the production and disposal of our
commodities all deny relatedness. Thus we live without the experience of
sacredness. Of course, of all things that deny uniqueness and relatedness,
money is foremost. The very idea of a coin originated in the goal of
standardization, so that each drachma, each stater, each shekel, and each yuan
would be functionally identical. Moreover, as a universal and abstract medium
of exchange, money is divorced from its origins, from its connection to matter.
A dollar is the same dollar no matter who gave it to you. We would think
someone childish to put a sum of money in the bank and withdraw it a month
later only to complain, "Hey, this isn't the same money I deposited! These
bills are different!"

By default then, a
monetized life is a profane life, since money and the things it buys lack the
properties of the sacred. What is the difference between a supermarket tomato
and one grown in my neighbor's garden and given to me? What is different
between a prefab house and one built with my own participation by someone who
understands me and my life? The essential differences all arise from specific
relationships that incorporate the uniqueness of giver and receiver. When life
is full of such things, made with care, connected by a web of stories to people
and places we know, it is a rich life, a nourishing life. Today we live under a
barrage of sameness, of impersonality. Even customized products, if
mass-produced, offer only a few permutations of the same standard building
blocks. This sameness deadens the soul and cheapens life.

The presence of the
sacred is like returning to a home that was always there and a truth that has
always existed. It can happen when I observe an insect or a plant, hear a
symphony of birdsongs or frog calls, feel mud between my toes, gaze upon an
object beautifully made, apprehend the impossibly coordinated complexity of a
cell or an ecosystem, witness a synchronicity or symbol in my life, watch happy
children at play, or am touched by a work of genius. Extraordinary though these
experiences are, they are in no sense separate from the rest of life. Indeed,
their power comes from the glimpse they give of a realer world, a sacred world
that underlies and interpenetrates our own.

What is this "home
that was always there," this "truth that has always existed"? It is the truth
of the unity or the connectedness of all things, and the feeling is that of
participating in something greater than oneself, yet which also is
oneself. In ecology, this is the principle of interdependence: that all beings
depend for their survival on the web of other beings that surrounds them,
ultimately extending out to encompass the entire planet. The extinction of any
species diminishes our own wholeness, our own health, our own selves; something
of our very being is lost.

If the sacred is the
gateway to the underlying unity of all things, it is equally a gateway to the
uniqueness and specialness of each thing. A sacred object is one of a kind; it
carries a unique essence that cannot be reduced to a set of generic qualities.
That is why reductionist science seems to rob the world of its sacredness,
since everything becomes one or another combination of a handful of generic
building blocks. This conception mirrors our economic system, itself consisting
mainly of standardized, generic commodities, job descriptions, processes, data,
inputs and outputs, and-most generic of all-money, the ultimate abstraction. In
earlier times it was not so. Tribal peoples saw each being not primarily as a
member of a category, but as a unique, enspirited individual. Even rocks,
clouds, and seemingly identical drops of water were thought to be sentient,
unique beings. The products of the human hand were unique as well, bearing
through their distinguishing irregularities the signature of the maker. Here
was the link between the two qualities of the sacred, connectedness and
uniqueness: unique objects retain the mark of their origin, their unique place
in the great matrix of being, their dependency on the rest of creation for
their existence. Standardized objects, commodities, are uniform and therefore
disembedded from relationship.

In this book I will
describe a vision of a money system and an economy that is sacred, that
embodies the interrelatedness and the uniqueness of all things. No longer will
it be separate, in fact or in perception, from the natural matrix that
underlies it. It reunites the long-sundered realms of human and nature; it is
an extension of ecology that obeys all of its laws and bears all of its beauty.

Within every
institution of our civilization, no matter how ugly or corrupt, there is the
germ of something beautiful: the same note at a higher octave. Money is no
exception. Its original purpose is simply to connect human gifts with human
needs, so that we might all live in greater abundance. How instead money has
come to generate scarcity rather than abundance, separation rather than
connection, is one of the threads of this book. Yet despite what it has become,
in that original ideal of money as an agent
of the gift
we can catch a glimpse of what will one day make it sacred
again. We recognize the exchange of gifts as a sacred occasion, which is why we
instinctively make a ceremony out of gift giving. Sacred money, then, will be a
medium of giving, a means to imbue the global economy with the spirit of the
gift that governed tribal and village cultures, and still does today wherever
people do things for each other outside the money economy.

Sacred Economics
describes this future and also maps out a practical way to get there. Long ago
I grew tired of reading books that criticized some aspect of our society
without offering a positive alternative. Then I grew tired of books that
offered a positive alternative that seemed impossible to reach: "We must reduce
carbon emissions by 90 percent." Then I grew tired of books that offered a
plausible means of reaching it but did not describe what I, personally, could
do to create it. Sacred Economics operates on all four levels: it offers
a fundamental analysis of what has gone wrong with money; it describes a more
beautiful world based on a different kind of money and economy; it explains the
collective actions necessary to create that world and the means by which these
actions can come about; and it explores the personal dimensions of the
world-transformation, the change in identity and being that I call "living in
the gift."

A transformation of
money is not a panacea for the world's ills, nor should it take priority over
other areas of activism. A mere rearrangement of bits in computers will not
wipe away the very real material and social devastation afflicting our planet.
Yet, neither can the healing work in any other realm achieve its potential
without a corresponding transformation of money, so deeply is it woven into our
social institutions and habits of life. The economic changes I describe are
part of a vast, all-encompassing shift that will leave no aspect of life

Humanity is only
beginning to awaken to the true magnitude of the crisis on hand. If the
economic transformation I will describe seems miraculous, that is because
nothing less than a miracle is needed to heal our world. In all realms, from
money to ecological healing to politics to technology to medicine, we need
solutions that exceed the present bounds of the possible. Fortunately, as the
old world falls apart, our knowledge of what is possible expands, and with it
expands our courage and our willingness to act. The present convergence of
crises-in money, energy, education, health, water, soil, climate, politics, the
environment, and more-is a birth crisis, expelling us from the old world into a
new. Unavoidably, these crises invade our personal lives, our world falls
apart, and we too are born into a new world, a new identity. This is why so
many people sense a spiritual dimension to the planetary crisis, even to the economic
crisis. We sense that "normal" isn't coming back, that we are being born into a
new normal: a new kind of society, a new relationship to the earth, a new
experience of being human.

I dedicate all of my
work to the more beautiful world our hearts tell us is possible. I say our
"hearts," because our minds sometimes tell us it is not possible. Our minds
doubt that things will ever be much different from what experience has taught
us. You may have felt a wave of cynicism, contempt, or despair as you read my
description of a sacred economy. You might have felt an urge to dismiss my
words as hopelessly idealistic. Indeed, I myself was tempted to tone down my
description, to make it more plausible, more responsible, more in line with our
low expectations for what life and the world can be. But such an attenuation
would not have been the truth. I will, using the tools of the mind, speak what
is in my heart. In my heart I know that an economy and society this beautiful
are possible for us to create-and indeed that anything less than that is
unworthy of us. Are we so broken that we would aspire to anything less than a
sacred world?

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LSD Guides (lysergic acid diethylamide)

How Much Does LSD Cost? When shopping around for that magical psychedelic substance, there can be many uncertainties when new to buying LSD. You may be wondering how much does LSD cost? In this article, we will discuss what to expect when purchasing LSD on the black market, what forms LSD is sold in, and the standard breakdown of buying LSD in quantity.   Navy Use of LSD on the Dark Web The dark web is increasingly popular for purchasing illegal substances. The US Navy has now noticed this trend with their staff. Read to learn more.   Having Sex on LSD: What You Need to Know Can you have sex on LSD? Read our guide to learn everything about sex on acid, from lowered inhibitions to LSD users quotes on sex while tripping.   A Drug That Switches off an LSD Trip A pharmaceutical company is developing an “off-switch” drug for an LSD trip, in the case that a bad trip can happen. Some would say there is no such thing.   Queen of Hearts: An Interview with Liz Elliot on Tim Leary and LSD The history of psychedelia, particularly the British experience, has been almost totally written by men. Of the women involved, especially those who were in the thick of it, little has been written either by or about them. A notable exception is Liz Elliot.   LSD Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety LSD, Lysergic acid diethylamide, or just acid is one of the most important psychedelics ever discovered. What did history teach us?   Microdosing LSD & Common Dosage Explained Microdosing, though imperceivable, is showing to have many health benefits–here is everything you want to know about microdosing LSD.   LSD Resources Curious to learn more about LSD? This guide includes comprehensive LSD resources containing books, studies and more.   LSD as a Spiritual Aid There is common consent that the evolution of mankind is paralleled by the increase and expansion of consciousness. From the described process of how consciousness originates and develops, it becomes evident that its growth depends on its faculty of perception. Therefore every means of improving this faculty should be used.   Legendary LSD Blotter Art: A Hidden Craftsmanship Have you ever heard of LSD blotter art? Explore the trippy world of LSD art and some of the top artists of LSD blotter art.   LSD and Exercise: Does it Work? LSD and exercise? Learn why high-performing athletes are taking hits of LSD to improve their overall potential.   Jan Bastiaans Treated Holocaust Survivors with LSD Dutch psychiatrist, Jan Bastiaans administered LSD-assisted therapy to survivors of the Holocaust. A true war hero and pioneer of psychedelic-therapy.   LSD and Spiritual Awakening I give thanks for LSD, which provided the opening that led me to India in 1971 and brought me to Neem Karoli Baba, known as Maharajji. Maharajji is described by the Indians as a “knower of hearts.”   How LSD is Made: Everything You Need to Know Ever wonder how to make LSD? Read our guide to learn everything you need to know about the procedures of how LSD is made.   How to Store LSD: Best Practices Learn the best way to store LSD, including the proper temperature and conditions to maximize how long LSD lasts when stored.   Bicycle Day: The Discovery of LSD Every year on April 19th, psychonauts join forces to celebrate Bicycle Day. Learn about the famous day when Albert Hoffman first discovered the effects of LSD.   Cary Grant: A Hollywood Legend On LSD Cary Grant was a famous actor during the 1930’s-60’s But did you know Grant experimented with LSD? Read our guide to learn more.   Albert Hofmann: LSD — My Problem Child Learn about Albert Hofmann and his discovery of LSD, along with the story of Bicycle Day and why it marks a historic milestone.   Babies are High: What Does LSD Do To Your Brain What do LSD and babies have in common? Researchers at the Imperial College in London discover that an adult’s brain on LSD looks like a baby’s brain.   1P LSD: Effects, Benefits, Safety Explained 1P LSD is an analogue of LSD and homologue of ALD-25. Here is everything you want to know about 1P LSD and how it compares to LSD.   Francis Crick, DNA & LSD Type ‘Francis Crick LSD’ into Google, and the result will be 30,000 links. Many sites claim that Crick (one of the two men responsible for discovering the structure of DNA), was either under the influence of LSD at the time of his revelation or used the drug to help with his thought processes during his research. Is this true?   What Happens If You Overdose on LSD? A recent article presented three individuals who overdosed on LSD. Though the experience was unpleasant, the outcomes were remarkably positive.

Ayahuasca Guides

The Ayahuasca Experience
Ayahuasca is both a medicine and a visionary aid. You can employ ayahuasca for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual repair, and you can engage with the power of ayahuasca for deeper insight and realization. If you consider attainment of knowledge in the broadest perspective, you can say that at all times, ayahuasca heals.


Trippy Talk: Meet Ayahuasca with Sitaramaya Sita and PlantTeachers
Sitaramaya Sita is a spiritual herbalist, pusangera, and plant wisdom practitioner formally trained in the Shipibo ayahuasca tradition.


The Therapeutic Value of Ayahuasca
My best description of the impact of ayahuasca is that it’s a rocket boost to psychospiritual growth and unfolding, my professional specialty during my thirty-five years of private practice.


Microdosing Ayahuasca: Common Dosage Explained
What is ayahuasca made of and what is considered a microdose? Explore insights with an experienced Peruvian brewmaster and learn more about this practice.


Ayahuasca Makes Neuron Babies in Your Brain
Researchers from Beckley/Sant Pau Research Program have shared the latest findings in their study on the effects of ayahuasca on neurogenesis.


The Fatimiya Sufi Order and Ayahuasca
In this interview, the founder of the Fatimiya Sufi Order,  N. Wahid Azal, discusses the history and uses of plant medicines in Islamic and pre-Islamic mystery schools.


Consideration Ayahuasca for Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Research indicates that ayahuasca mimics mechanisms of currently accepted treatments for PTSD. In order to understand the implications of ayahuasca treatment, we need to understand how PTSD develops.


Brainwaves on Ayahuasca: A Waking Dream State
In a study researchers shared discoveries showing ingredients found in Ayahuasca impact the brainwaves causing a “waking dream” state.


Cannabis and Ayahuasca: Mixing Entheogenic Plants
Cannabis and Ayahuasca: most people believe they shouldn’t be mixed. Read this personal experience peppered with thoughts from a pro cannabis Peruvian Shaman.


Ayahuasca Retreat 101: Everything You Need to Know to Brave the Brew
Ayahuasca has been known to be a powerful medicinal substance for millennia. However, until recently, it was only found in the jungle. Word of its deeply healing and cleansing properties has begun to spread across the world as many modern, Western individuals are seeking spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical well-being. More ayahuasca retreat centers are emerging in the Amazon and worldwide to meet the demand.


Ayahuasca Helps with Grief
A new study published in psychopharmacology found that ayahuasca helped those suffering from the loss of a loved one up to a year after treatment.


Ayahuasca Benefits: Clinical Improvements for Six Months
Ayahuasca benefits can last six months according to studies. Read here to learn about the clinical improvements from drinking the brew.


Ayahuasca Culture: Indigenous, Western, And The Future
Ayahuasca has been use for generations in the Amazon. With the rise of retreats and the brew leaving the rainforest how is ayahuasca culture changing?


Ayahuasca Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety
The Amazonian brew, Ayahuasca has a long history and wide use. Read our guide to learn all about the tea from its beginnings up to modern-day interest.


Ayahuasca and the Godhead: An Interview with Wahid Azal of the Fatimiya Sufi Order
Wahid Azal, a Sufi mystic of The Fatimiya Sufi Order and an Islamic scholar, talks about entheogens, Sufism, mythology, and metaphysics.


Ayahuasca and the Feminine: Women’s Roles, Healing, Retreats, and More
Ayahuasca is lovingly called “grandmother” or “mother” by many. Just how feminine is the brew? Read to learn all about women and ayahuasca.

Ketamine Guides

What Is the Standard of Care for Ketamine Treatments?
Ketamine therapy is on the rise in light of its powerful results for treatment-resistant depression. But, what is the current standard of care for ketamine? Read to find out.

What Is Dissociation and How Does Ketamine Create It?
Dissociation can take on multiple forms. So, what is dissociation like and how does ketamine create it? Read to find out.

Having Sex on Ketamine: Getting Physical on a Dissociative
Curious about what it could feel like to have sex on a dissociate? Find out all the answers in our guide to sex on ketamine.

Special K: The Party Drug
Special K refers to Ketamine when used recreationally. Learn the trends as well as safety information around this substance.

Kitty Flipping: When Ketamine and Molly Meet
What is it, what does it feel like, and how long does it last? Read to explore the mechanics of kitty flipping.

Ketamine vs. Esketamine: 3 Important Differences Explained
Ketamine and esketamine are used to treat depression. But what’s the difference between them? Read to learn which one is right for you: ketamine vs. esketamine.

Guide to Ketamine Treatments: Understanding the New Approach
Ketamine is becoming more popular as more people are seeing its benefits. Is ketamine a fit? Read our guide for all you need to know about ketamine treatments.

Ketamine Treatment for Eating Disorders
Ketamine is becoming a promising treatment for various mental health conditions. Read to learn how individuals can use ketamine treatment for eating disorders.

Ketamine Resources, Studies, and Trusted Information
Curious to learn more about ketamine? This guide includes comprehensive ketamine resources containing books, studies and more.

Ketamine Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety
Our ultimate guide to ketamine has everything you need to know about this “dissociative anesthetic” and how it is being studied for depression treatment.

Ketamine for Depression: A Mental Health Breakthrough
While antidepressants work for some, many others find no relief. Read to learn about the therapeutic uses of ketamine for depression.

Ketamine for Addiction: Treatments Offering Hope
New treatments are offering hope to individuals suffering from addiction diseases. Read to learn how ketamine for addiction is providing breakthrough results.

Microdosing Ketamine & Common Dosages Explained
Microdosing, though imperceivable, is showing to have many health benefits–here is everything you want to know about microdosing ketamine.

How to Ease a Ketamine Comedown
Knowing what to expect when you come down from ketamine can help integrate the experience to gain as much value as possible.

How to Store Ketamine: Best Practices
Learn the best ways how to store ketamine, including the proper temperature and conditions to maximize how long ketamine lasts when stored.

How To Buy Ketamine: Is There Legal Ketamine Online?
Learn exactly where it’s legal to buy ketamine, and if it’s possible to purchase legal ketamine on the internet.

How Long Does Ketamine Stay in Your System?
How long does ketamine stay in your system? Are there lasting effects on your body? Read to discover the answers!

How Ketamine is Made: Everything You Need to Know
Ever wonder how to make Ketamine? Read our guide to learn everything you need to know about the procedures of how Ketamine is made.

Colorado on Ketamine: First Responders Waiver Programs
Fallout continues after Elijah McClain. Despite opposing recommendations from some city council, Colorado State Health panel recommends the continued use of ketamine by medics for those demonstrating “excited delirium” or “extreme agitation”.

Types of Ketamine: Learn the Differences & Uses for Each
Learn about the different types of ketamine and what they are used for—and what type might be right for you. Read now to find out!

MDMA / Ecstasy Guides

Kitty Flipping: When Ketamine and Molly Meet
What is it, what does it feel like, and how long does it last? Read to explore the mechanics of kitty flipping.

MDMA & Ecstasy Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety
Our ultimate guide to MDMA has everything you want to know about Ecstasy from how it was developed in 1912 to why it’s being studied today.

How To Get the Most out of Taking MDMA as a Couple
Taking MDMA as a couple can lead to exciting experiences. Read here to learn how to get the most of of this love drug in your relationship.

Common MDMA Dosage & Microdosing Explained
Microdosing, though imperceivable, is showing to have many health benefits–here is everything you want to know about microdosing MDMA.

Having Sex on MDMA: What You Need to Know
MDMA is known as the love drug… Read our guide to learn all about sex on MDMA and why it is beginning to makes its way into couple’s therapy.

How MDMA is Made: Common Procedures Explained
Ever wonder how to make MDMA? Read our guide to learn everything you need to know about the procedures of how MDMA is made.

Hippie Flipping: When Shrooms and Molly Meet
What is it, what does it feel like, and how long does it last? Explore the mechanics of hippie flipping and how to safely experiment.

Cocaine Guides

How Cocaine is Made: Common Procedures Explained
Ever wonder how to make cocaine? Read our guide to learn everything you need to know about the procedures of how cocaine is made.

A Christmas Sweater with Santa and Cocaine
This week, Walmart came under fire for a “Let it Snow” Christmas sweater depicting Santa with lines of cocaine. Columbia is not merry about it.

Ultimate Cocaine Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety
This guide covers what you need to know about Cocaine, including common effects and uses, legality, safety precautions and top trends today.

NEWS: An FDA-Approved Cocaine Nasal Spray
The FDA approved a cocaine nasal spray called Numbrino, which has raised suspicions that the pharmaceutical company, Lannett Company Inc., paid off the FDA..

Cannabis Guides

The Ultimate Guide to Cannabis Bioavailability
What is bioavailability and how can it affect the overall efficacy of a psychedelic substance? Read to learn more.

Cannabis Research Explains Sociability Behaviors
New research by Dr. Giovanni Marsicano shows social behavioral changes occur as a result of less energy available to the neurons. Read here to learn more.

The Cannabis Shaman
If recreational and medical use of marijuana is becoming accepted, can the spiritual use as well? Experiential journalist Rak Razam interviews Hamilton Souther, founder of the 420 Cannabis Shamanism movement…

Cannabis Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety
Our ultimate guide to Cannabis has everything you want to know about this popular substances that has psychedelic properties.

Cannabis and Ayahuasca: Mixing Entheogenic Plants
Cannabis and Ayahuasca: most people believe they shouldn’t be mixed. Read this personal experience peppered with thoughts from a procannabis Peruvian Shaman.

CBD-Rich Cannabis Versus Single-Molecule CBD
A ground-breaking study has documented the superior therapeutic properties of whole plant Cannabis extract as compared to synthetic cannabidiol (CBD), challenging the medical-industrial complex’s notion that “crude” botanical preparations are less effective than single-molecule compounds.

Cannabis Has Always Been a Medicine
Modern science has already confirmed the efficacy of cannabis for most uses described in the ancient medical texts, but prohibitionists still claim that medical cannabis is “just a ruse.”

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