In today’s world that is spellbound to the seductive wonders of technology and industry, the modern medicine woman casts her own spell. Hers is a spell that leads the suffering out of despair.
The growing spiritual movement and neo-shamanic community are hotly debating a number of questions, such as: What is the role and relevancy of shamanism in our modern world? Who is a shaman? What function must a person perform to be called a shaman?
Samantha Retrosi is on the show to talk to us about healing with ayahuasca –what that means, how it happens – and the importance of understanding that healing and illness go well beyond the individual and extend into relationships, society, and politics.
Long before Carlos Castaneda and Aldous Huxley there was … Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz (Witkacy). In 1928, the avant-garde playwright, novelist, dramatist, painter, philosopher and psychedelic pioneer wrote one of the first literary descriptions of a Peyote trip.
The Maya respect for time depicts each person as a biological individual or member of a legacy and as an element of time cycles. A person is not only a singular or individual sequential occurrence in a historical time line but an eternal protagonist embedded and participating in recurring events in vast cycles of time as well.
PC/Woke culture has pathologized into an over-correction of valid past abuses of various groups, and now has become a set of blinders, a template that encourages shadow projection on to some groups while practicing shadow denial with other groups.
Dr. Carhart-Harris joins us on Adventures Through The Mind to talk about the Entropic Brain (and mind) theory, complexity vs. order, the disproportionate representation of ‘ego’ consciousness in modern civilisation and its impact on the natural world, and…