How a story of drugs, rape, and captivity, became a story of gratitude. You got me begging you for mercy. Why won’t you release me. Yea, you remember the tune. “Mercy” is the name. The 2008 musical hit by singer, Duffy takes on a whole new chilling meaning now that she has set herself free […]
As the founder of the Drug Policy Alliance, Ethan Nadelmann has been leading the crusade against the drug war and its absurd policies for over two decades. A vivacious intellectual, his passion for the subject spans further back to his impressive academic career. From McGill to Harvard to Princeton University, his background in international relations […]
In this interview for Reality Sandwich Prof. McDonald reflects on the differences between the concepts of daimons and.demons, including how and why demons replaced daimons in the popular imagination, the importance of Jung to historians of alchemy, prehistoric stone circles, Hegel as a Hermeticist, Stephanos of Alexandria, and much more.
In the literature on South American indigenous and mestizo curanderismo, particularly in relation to ayahuasca, I found that harmful attacks by malevolent practitioners using invisible “darts” are widely reported. Perhaps as many as 50 percent of illnesses are said to be caused by such sorcery.