When we are mindlessly out of sync with the here and now we are unaware of the cravings and aversions that our subconscious continues to fuel and that drive our unconscious reactions toward the world.
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To understand embodiment, it is helpful to look at its opposite; being unembodied. It is easy to fall into an un-embodied state; it’s easy to lose oneself and to not be aware that oneself has become un-embodied, and not notice until the signs are screaming at you in every direction – especially in this culture. In fact, our culture supports and encourages its citizens to be un-embodied. Thus, becoming Embodied is a revolutionary act of freedom, in this culture of enslavement to socially dysfunctional norms.
The story of Terence and Dennis McKenna in contemporary mass
consciousness is inextricably associated with the so-called "Experiment
at La Chorrera." We were children of the 60s lured by the passion to discover something truly
astonishing. Terence told the tale in True
Hallucinations. But until the publication of my recent book, few had
heard the story from my perspective.