Allan Badiner conducted this following interview with Terence McKenna at Big Sur’s Esalen Institute in the Spring of 2001.
CBD is a molecular component of the cannabis plant. If just 10% of what research doctors are now saying about CBD is true, then this is a discovery with significance similar in medical impact to the discovery of antibiotics. Soon you will hear doctors (not just cannabis physicians) advising their patients to “exercise, and get your CBD.”
Occupy is not a takeover of a park, or a march over the Brooklyn Bridge. Occupy is a recognition that we citizens hold the responsibility to take
action and forge a better future for ourselves and our children. We need to fully occupy ourselves.
Two great directions in human thought and activity have recently been coming into sharper focus. Interest in Buddhism has not been greater since it was first introduced to China where it proceeded to grow steadily for 500 years, and the serious and thoughtful use of psychedelics is making a resurgence, perhaps more profoundly than in the Sixties.