Waking Times – Can you imagine a world where electricity flows in an open and free market?
Video -Two interesting clips are borrowed from the BBC’s series “Weird Nature” about certain animals’ appetite for psychedelic plants.
Video – Psychedelics are starting to get mainstream attention from all types of entertainers as people seek solutions to the deterioration of the human psyche and health.
Film – A film that follows 8 people with serious health problems into the depths of the Amazon rainforest as they seek healing.
Video – Biochemist shares what he learned about wellness by participating in the Secoya tribe’s healing yaje ceremony.
Soren Dreier, Guest Waking Times I touched upon The Golden Cave, as being the realm of the inner Core that we have. I would like to go further into that. Caves with wonderful treasures have attracted explorers and bounty hunters throughout time. The idea of wonderful treasures of ancient and more present times is very persistent […]
Sam Gandy, Guest Waking Times The human brain contains around 86 billion neurons, and 86 trillion connections between these neurons. That is more connections than there are stars in the Milky Way galaxy, or galaxies in the known universe. The human brain is one of the most complex and wondrous things we know of, and […]
David Nickles, Guest Waking Times The Boom festival is a shining example of the thriving psychedelic resurgence. The very notion of coming together in an autonomous space specifically designed to facilitate transformative experiences reflects a contemporary psychedelic ethos that is spreading worldwide and taking shape in exciting ways. A rich modern history—as well as deep […]
Stephan Beyer, Singing to the Plants Waking Times There are a number of human experiences — I am thinking of such things as hallucinations, lucid dreams, visions, apparitions, false awakenings, out-of-body experiences, DMT journeys, eidetic visualization, hypnagogia, waking dreams, and active imagination — that are characterized by presentness, detail, externality, and three-dimensional explorable spacefulness. We […]
April M. Short, AlterNet Waking Times A recent online course unraveled psychedelic science, medicine, art and spirituality. The problem with banning anything out of a fear of the unknown is that many unknowns will remain. Such is the story of many psychedelic drugs in the U.S. While the government has experimented with various psychedelic compounds […]
Dennis McKenna, Reality Sandwich Waking Times **The following is excerpted from The Ayahuasca Experience, edited by Ralph Metzner, Ph.D., recently released in a new edition by Park Street Press.** Join Dennis McKenna for the live, interactive video course, “What Plants Can Teach You: Consciousness and Intelligence in Nature.” A new paradigm is emerging that recasts how we […]
Jefferey Jaxen, Contributor Waking Times Many of the plants we pass in the background of our day are hard at work. They are employed by the planet as construction workers, teachers, security guards, and doctors. Arguably the top performers in each profession and certainly the hardest workers, never wanting or taking a day off in […]
April M. Short, AlterNet Waking Times Psychedelics have the potential to treat cancers, addiction and psychological traumas. Despite the fact that the U.S. government deems many hallucinogenic or psychedelic substances to be dangerous, classifying them as Schedule I drugs with “no currently accepted medical use,” various scientists have dared to study their effects. What they’ve […]
Cassius Methyl, Guest Waking Times Eduardo Schenberg, of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, recently published a piece in Sage Journals, detailing his belief that Ayahuasca has cancer-fighting abilities, essentially encouraging the legalization of research in the field. He says, “There is enough available evidence that Ayahuasca’s active principles, especially DMT and harmine, have positive effects […]