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Psychedelic Santa

I have long held suspicions that all of this Santa stuff was somehow rooted in mindaltering substance use. This short animated video below explores how the Psychedelic Amanita Muscaria Mushroom may have inspired the Santa Legend of Lapland. NB: if … Continue reading

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We shall by morning Inherit the earth

MUSHROOMS by Sylvia Plath Overnight, very Whitely, discreetly, Very quietly Our toes, our noses Take hold on the loam, Acquire the air. Nobody sees us, Stops us, betrays us; The small grains make room. Soft fists insist on Heaving the … Continue reading

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Observe Everything

I was deeply moved by the wonderful animated video below of “The Mushroom Hunters” by Neil Gaiman, read by Amanda Palmer with music by Jherek Bischoof. Science, as you know, my little one, is the study of the nature and behaviour of … Continue reading

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“read some books, pay attention”

“The line in the song ‘feed your head’ is both about reading and psychedelics. I was talking about feeding your head by paying attention: read some books, pay attention.” Grace Slick explains what she meant. Still good advice after all these … Continue reading

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New York Secrets

If you can’t live in New York City, or even visit whenever you want, the next best thing may be this brand new periodical about NYC life. Civilization,  which is co-edited by Richard Turley, Mia Kerin, and Lucas Mascetello, is a … Continue reading

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