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This podcast will bring together people and ideas that have an alchemical foundation, and together we will dive into the depths of consciousness and hopefully have some stimulating insights and ideas to share. It will also feature interesting talks by philosophers, scientists, explorers and scholars of various sorts. New episodes every Sunday all year round.

This podcast will bring together people and ideas that have an alchemical foundation, and together we will dive into the depths of consciousness and hopefully have some stimulating insights and ideas to share. It will also feature interesting talks by philosophers, scientists, explorers and scholars of various sorts. New episodes every Sunday all year round.
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This podcast will bring together people and ideas that have an alchemical foundation, and together we will dive into the depths of consciousness and hopefully have some stimulating insights and ideas to share. It will also feature interesting talks by philosophers, scientists, explorers and scholars of various sorts. New episodes every Sunday all year round.

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Episodes

Episode 248: a story of living and dying

10/13/2019
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In this episode we will once again talk with Jacques Olivier who is going to tell his very interesting life story. Among many things Jacques is a musician and former caretaker of Terence McKenna’s house. Check out the first time Jacques appeared on the podcast: Episode 56 Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: NatureLovesCourage facebook.com/NatureLovesCourage cdbaby.com/NatureLovesCourage

Duration:01:27:23

Episode 247: coming out

10/6/2019
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In this episode my guest is David Grillot who is one of the founders of the Thank You Plant Medicine global "Coming Out" campaign. On the 20th of February 2020, tens of thousands of people will “come out” on social media worldwide with their stories of personal transformation, using the hashtag #ThankYouPlantMedicine. If you want to know more about the event check out the FB-page or the website. For those interested in the talk by Jeremy Narby that we touch upon in this episode check out...

Duration:01:09:25

Episode 246: make earth green again

9/29/2019
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It’s the last Sunday of the month and time for another pre-recorded talk. In honor of the climate strikes around the world we’ll do something a bit different this time with a mix of Terence McKenna, Greta Thunberg, Jeremy Narby and Donald Trump. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Torquay Girls' Grammar School

Duration:00:31:42

Episode 245: dreams

9/22/2019
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In this episode we’re going to look at dreams and lucid dreaming. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Sam Quick soundcloud.com/sam-j-quick

Duration:00:32:32

Episode 244: daniel

9/15/2019
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In this episode I’ll be remembering the great Daniel Johnston as well as talking a bit more about the Amazon fires and indigenous knowledge. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Daniel Johnston www.hihowareyou.com www.hihowareyou.org

Duration:00:26:38

Episode 243: it's got to be a joke

9/8/2019
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In this episode I’ll be discussing the podcast, before we listen to a talk by Oliver Sacks. In this talk Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bennett syndrome, which is when visually impaired people experience lucid hallucinations. This talk was lifted from TED. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Nameless Archive www.namelessarchive.com namelessarchive.bandcamp.com www.facebook.com/nameless.archive

Duration:00:31:45

Episode 242: white vampires (aya 04)

9/1/2019
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This is the fourth and final part of a four part mini-series recorded at the World Ayahuasca Conference in Girona, Spain. In this part we are going to spend time with anthropologist and author Jeremy Narby. Check out his amazing books The Cosmic Serpent and Intelligence in Nature. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: The Gentlemen's Anti-Temperance League www.thegatl.com thegatl.bandcamp.com www.facebook.com/thegatl

Duration:00:54:19

Episode 241: time travel

8/25/2019
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It’s the last Sunday of the month and as always we’ll listen to a pre-recorded talk. This time the bard Terence McKenna is going to take a closer look at time travel. This talk was lifted from the Psychedelic Salon. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Nameless Archive www.namelessarchive.com namelessarchive.bandcamp.com www.facebook.com/nameless.archive

Duration:00:33:47

Episode 240: bits and bobs

8/18/2019
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In this episode I’m going to answer some messages I received from my dear listeners, and I’ll be discussing life, sobriety and the cult of outrage. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Love Button www.love-button.com www.facebook.com/lovebuttonband

Duration:01:02:06

Episode 239: ethnopharmacology (aya 03)

8/11/2019
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This is the third part of a four part mini-series recorded at the World Ayahuasca Conference in Girona, Spain. In this part we are going to spend time with Dennis McKenna. Dennis McKenna is an ethnopharmacologist, research pharmacognosist, lecturer and author. He is the brother of well-known psychedelics proponent Terence McKenna and is a founding board member and the director of ethnopharmacology at the Heffter Research Institute, a non-profit organization concerned with the investigation...

Duration:01:11:19

Episode 238: guy standing

8/4/2019
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In this episode my guest is Professor Guy Standing, and we are going to discuss Universal Basic Income. Guy has written several books on the topic for example Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen. Check out his website www.guystanding.com. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: The Gentlemen's Anti-Temperance League www.thegatl.com thegatl.bandcamp.com www.facebook.com/thegatl

Duration:00:38:47

Episode 237: the danger is madness

7/28/2019
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It’s the last Sunday of the month and we are going to listen to another great talk by Terence McKenna. This talks has been lifted from the Psychedelic Salon. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Nameless Archive www.namelessarchive.com namelessarchive.bandcamp.com www.facebook.com/nameless.archive

Duration:00:35:04

Episode 236: rainforest people

7/21/2019
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In this episode we will be hearing two interviews I did when I was in Ecuador. One with anthropologist Eduardo Kohn and the other with filmmaker Ryan Killackey. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Yacu Viteri

Duration:00:58:16

Episode 235: sex addiction

7/14/2019
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In this episode we are going to look at sex addiction with author and clinical psychologist Dr. Ryan Westrum Ph.D, MA. He has recently published the book The Psychedelics Integration Handbook. Check out his websites www.healingsoulsllc.com and www.psychedelicintegration.net. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Lars Eriksson facebook.com/larsmusic soundcloud.com/larus

Duration:00:42:33

Episode 234: rick doblin (aya 02)

7/7/2019
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This is the second part of a four part mini-series recorded at the World Ayahuasca Conference in Girona, Spain. In this part we are going to talk with the founder and executive director of MAPS (the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies), as well as with Claus Tober that is the captain of the research vessel the RV Heraclitus. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Nameless...

Duration:00:35:17

Episode 233: what is hell?

6/30/2019
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It’s the last Sunday of the month and in this episode we are going to hear a discussion about hell between scientist and author Rupert Sheldrake and psychotherapist and author Mark Vernon. Check out their podcast The Sheldrake–Vernon Dialogues. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Jerry Goldsmith en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Goldsmith

Duration:00:42:00

Episode 232: indigenous peoples (aya 01)

6/23/2019
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This is the first part of a four part mini-series recorded at the World Ayahuasca Conference in Girona, Spain. In this part we are going to hear from indigneous leaders as well as from author Dr. Joe Tafur. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Indigenous Peoples

Duration:00:37:38

Episode 231: evil archaeology

6/16/2019
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In this episode my guest is author, historian and renegade archaeologist Dr. Heather Lynn. Her book Evil Archaeology is an investigation into the historical and archaeological evidence of demons, curses, and possession featuring some of the most gruesome artifacts and sites ever discovered. Check out her website: www.drheatherlynn.com Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: SSTWL soundcloud.com/sstwl

Duration:01:07:42

Episode 230: korrin xeke

6/9/2019
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In this episode my guest is good friend and music producer Dirk Schwarzhoff making his third appearance. Check him out in episode 11 and 132. You can get his new album here: korrinxeke.bandcamp.com Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Korrin Xeke korrinxeke.bandcamp.com

Duration:00:57:06

Episode 229: alien information theory

6/2/2019
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In this episode my guest is neurobiologist, chemist, and pharmacologist Andrew R. Gallimore, Ph.D. Currently at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan. Check out his website: www.buildingalienwords.com or his book Alien Information Theory: Psychedelic Drug Technologies and the Cosmic Game. Support the podcast. Music featured in this episode: Fullmetal Alchemist en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fullmetal_Alchemist

Duration:00:58:37