The struggle for definition is veritably the struggle for life itself…In ordinary life, the struggle is [for symbols]…whoever first defines the situation is the victor.
We live in a state of manufactured normalcy. There are mechanisms that prevent us from realizing that the future is actually happening as we speak. To really understand how the world is evolving, we need to break through this manufactured field. Unfortunately, that leads to a kind of existential nausea.
Recently, I met Rick Doblin, founder of the Multidisciplinary Assocation of Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), for my research on the role of set and setting in the psychedelic debate of the 1960s. In this interview, Doblin discusses the current state and future of scientific psychedelic research.
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Julia Julieta Casimiro de Pineda, one of the founders of the
International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, lives in Huautla de Jiménez, in the
Mexican state of Oaxaca. All of Huautla feels
like an ongoing ceremony. Daily life seems to be ordained by a
as if every single action had a higher purpose.