“The antagonism between science and religion, about which we hear so much, appears to me to be purely factitious–fabricated, on the one hand, by short-sighted religious people who confound a certain branch of science, theology, with religion; and, on the other, by equally short-sighted scientific people who forget that science takes for its province only […]
New research from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine indicates that the psychedelic component in magic mushrooms may have lasting medical and spiritual benefits to psychological health. The mushroom-derived hallucinogen, called psilocybin, is known to cause transformative spiritual states, but at high doses it can also bring about “bad trips” marked by terror and panic. The […]
Here is some food for thought. Watch this video to see what Osho has to say on the drug issue.
I found this article originally published in Daily Telegraph, Saturday May 21st 2005, pp 17-18. (Note: This version is very slightly different from the published, edited, version) © Sue Blackmore 2005 Every year, like a social drinker who wants to prove to herself that she’s not an alcoholic, I give up cannabis for a month. […]
The physical body is the PRIMARY tool implemented by the shaman. It’s brain and central nervous system serves as a host for consciousness, allowing it to experience its immediate physical circumstances. On Earth, the physical body most readily accepted by shaman consciousness is that of homo sapiens species. The human body is a result of […]