For twenty years David Charles Plate has explored the mysteries of synchronicity in films and music. Enlightened by his occult and cultural studies, David has brought light to a little understood area of human experience..
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.
I had come to the High Desert Carnival Realm with a magical agenda: to
ritualize the experience by associating the Incendiary Person with
aspects of myself that I wanted to transform, aspects I linked to
Thanatos, the death drive, so that the burning would parallel my intention to transcend.
Far from a thing of the past or an ignorant superstition, demonic possession and evil spells, in our technologically developed society, are an increasing danger. C. G. Jung has given us modern terms for these very real states, uriging us to make exorcizing ourselves "the most vital task of civilization."
I have been using fasting in my life for 40 years. It has been a crucial tool in my survival and healing. The following is based on experiential knowledge…