From a representative sample of a suitably psychedelic crowd, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who couldn’t tell you all about Albert Hofmann’s enchanted bicycle ride after swallowing what turned out to be a massive dose of LSD. Far fewer, however, could tell you much about the world’s first DMT trip.
Fire is visible in our body’s inflammatory response. We rely on it for protection, but it also underpins almost every disease process. Steroids and antiseptic agents may be useful at
times, but if we are going to start talking to the inflammatory fire within us, we need a
different set of tools.
If a leader declares war as the only
recourse, they cannot lead, for they do not hold life sacred within
their hearts. If a leader promotes the rapacious profiteering of a
very few at the expense of the many, they cannot lead, for they have
been corrupted by the rot of power-lust and aggrandizement.
The impasse in
our ability to convert nature into commodities and relationships into services
is not temporary. There is no more room for the conversion of life into money. Postponing the collapse will only make it worse. We need to shift our perspective toward what we can give.
What can we each contribute to a more beautiful world? That is our only security.
[The Electric Jesus] • Christianity originated in mystery schools where the rites of baptism, annointing, communion, and resurrection led initiates on a sacred path to inner knowing. But a sadistic emperor, literalist churches and 2,000 years of bad translations have covered up the origins of the greatest story yet to be told.