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What is Religious Experience?

By |2019-01-09T18:14:26+03:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A religious experience (sometimes known as a spiritual experience, sacred experience, or mystical experience) is a subjective experience which is interpreted within a religious framework. The concept originated in the 19th century, as a defense against the growing rationalism of Western society. William James popularised [...]

Psychedelic Lichen That Contains Multiple Hallucinogenic Compounds

By |2018-06-17T00:06:37+03:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

A species of lichen from the rainforests of Ecuador proves that you don’t have to be a magic mushroom to contain psilocybin. It is the first and only lichen known to incorporate these substances. Ask any biologist and he’ll tell you lichens are an intriguing [...]

A Brief History of Psychedelic Rock Culture

By |2018-05-03T12:38:12+03:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , |

Psychedelic Rock was derived from the term “psychedelia” which is the term tagged to people whose culture is strangely affected by psychedelic drugs with their art generally expressing bright colors and animations. This type of music is made popular by bands such as The Beatles, [...]

Can We Treat Cluster Headaches With Psychedelics?

By |2018-04-06T00:20:35+03:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Cluster headaches — or "suicide headaches" as they’re known due to treatment-resistant sufferers who have killed themselves — are a little understood neurological disorder which crops up in a diverse cross-section of the population. No clear pattern along genetic lines is evident as yet, and [...]

Moses Was High on Hallucinogenic Drug When he Received The Ten Commandments

By |2018-02-21T01:38:29+03:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

When Moses received the Ten Commandments from God, he was summoned right to the top of Mount Sinai. But the man who led the Children of Israel to safety may have been even higher at the time if an Israeli academic is to be believed. [...]

Mescaline Effects and Uses

By |2018-06-13T22:39:01+03:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Peyote, or Lophophora williamsii, is unassuming at first glance. It’s small and spineless, unlike other cacti. But inside the small buttons that grow from the plant lies is a hallucinogen called mescaline. This component makes peyote the center of some religious rituals and also some [...]

12 Open Minded Quotes from Terence McKenna

By |2017-12-12T20:48:40+03:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Spirituality, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

We have collected 12 quotes from Terence McKenna, an American ethnobotanist, and advocate for the responsible use of naturally occurring psychedelic plants. Terence Kemp McKenna was born on November 16, 1946, in Paonia, Colorado. He spoke and wrote about a variety of subjects, including psychedelic drugs, entheogens, shamanism, [...]

Syrian Rue – A Powerful Psychedelic and Aphrodisiac

By |2017-09-20T18:57:57+03:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Imagine a plant that you could use to ward off depression, and which also happens to be a powerful aphrodisiac and psychedelic. Sounds pretty cool, right? Well, Syrian rue (Peganum harmala) does just that. It is a dense, bright green blooming succulent that grows from [...]

Silicon Valley Professionals are Taking LSD to be more Productive

By |2018-06-07T21:44:41+03:00September 11th, 2017|Categories: Substances|Tags: , , |

Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) is a powerful hallucinogenic drug that alters your perception of the outside world. LSD ranks pretty high, on the list of drugs you would not instinctively want to show up to work under the influence of or any public environment [...]

Human History and the Psychedelic Renaissance

By |2017-09-17T00:53:18+03:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Substances|Tags: , , , |

The Mystery of Human History One of the greatest mysteries of our lives pertains to the fact that we do not have a clear understanding of human history and origin. We have sacred texts that seem to point toward a flood myth, all while having [...]