Psychologist Gerd Gigerenzer says that doctors should follow rules of thumb rather than weigh numerous factors when treating patients.
Imagine a world of mind-over-matter, where a psychological snap of the fingers takes you into a parallel universe of perfect health and unlimited happiness. Sound like a video game? Or maybe a movie you saw a few years ago? Well, it is called “The Matrix,” but according to Dr. Raphael Kellman, it’s not fiction.
Richard Tarnas' opus on archetypal astrological, Cosmos and Psyche, offers a new paradigm for understanding our relationship to the cosmos.
When I think of Kehinde Wiley's paintings, a couple of affiliated effects come to mind. In his work we look at history juxtaposed with a really unstable relationship to realism. But I don't want to start an essay with quotations from history – after all, that's what Kehinde Wiley's paintings are already doing. The essential issue at hand is to give some context to portraiture, hip hop visuality, sampling, collage, and quotation. I want to unpack some of the issues that Wiley engages in his work.
Since Tim Leary still steals most of the headlines—and many of them bad—for psychedelic proselytizing in the ‘60s, I thought Allen Ginsberg deserved his due as one of Leary’s most articulate defenders, colleagues, and fellow-travelers. Ginsberg’s shameless integrity and sultry innocence offer charismatic counterpoint to Leary’s more superficial and self-serving crusades for psychedelic freedom.
Singer/Songwriter Nicolai Ordahl infuses pop music with the healing songs of Ayahuasqueros.
[Glamour Bomb] • "A glamourbomb … is an anonymous act that causes people to feel brushed by the divine, the supernatural, or the realm of faerie, and plants in their minds the sense that maybe there is more to the universe than meets the eye."–S. Ariane Nadii, founder of the Darkfae-L online form where the idea of glamour bombing was first conceived and put into practice.
When I was in my twenties, literature was my ruling passion, and my heroes were writers such as Fitzgerald, Kerouac, Virginia Woolf, and Henry Miller. I longed to emulate the passionate intensity of their prose, and the “negative capability” which infused their characters with recognizable life.