Author: michaelphillip

Mind Meld 17 | Rick Strassman, THE STRASSMAN BIBLE

Dr. Rick Strassman is a researcher and author best known for his DMT studies and the book inspired by them, DMT The Spirit Molecule.  Dr. Strassman’s newest work, DMT and the Soul of Prophecy explores the similarities between the visions of the biblical prophets and the DMT state described by his research volunteers. LISTEN | […]

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Mind Meld 16 | Nicolas Gregoriades, Excavating Your Ideal Self

Nic Gregoriades is a world class Jiujitsu black belt and founder of the Jiujitsu Brotherhood. He has traveled to the Amazon to partake in a number of Ayahuasca journeys. Nic also co-hosts the Digital Communion podcast. LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER Given your status as sentient entity with a degree of free will, it falls to you to decide what […]

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Mind Meld 15 | Kindness Vitamins with Thubten Chodron

Thubten Chodron  is a Tibetan Buddhist nun, author, teacher, and the founder of Sravasti Abbey. She is a student of the Dalai Lama and other Tibetan masters. She has published many books on Buddhist philosophy and meditation, and is the only nun who has co-authored a book with the Dalai Lama. LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER One of the biggest everyday travesties of […]

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Mind Meld 14 | Ralph Abraham and Bruce Damer – IT ALL HANGS TOGETHER

LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER Ralph Abraham is a Mathematician who has held positions at UC Santa Cruz, Princeton and Columbia. In the in the 1960s, his life took a sharp left turn into inner-exploration via meditation, psychedelics and world travel. His series of legendary trialogues with Terence McKenna and Rupert Sheldrake have garnered an enduring cult following. […]

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Mind Meld 13 | WHAT IF with Rollie Peterkin

Rollie Peterkin is an author, former Wall Street bond trader, professional MMA fighter and current world-traveler. His book, The Cage, Escaping the American Dream is available now. LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER Most of the countless “what-ifs” that rattle around our noggins from day to day don’t amount to much. But sometimes, an especially persistent one sucks you […]

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Mind Meld 12 | A Trip to the Psychedelic Salon with Lorenzo Hagerty and Bruce Damer

LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER Lorenzo Hagerty is an author, podcaster, entrepreneur and liver of many lives (check out his incredibly eclectic bio). His show, The Psychedelic Salon, offers a comprehensive collection of verbal serenades from disruptive visionaries like Timothy Leary, Terence McKenna, Alex Grey, Sasha Shulgin and many others. In short, it’s definitely one of my go-to sources […]

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Mind Meld 11 | Plugging Into the Singularity With Zoltan Istvan

If technology allowed you to survive indefinitely, would you? LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER Technology is the sharpest double-edge sword mankind has ever forged. Depending on which reality tunnel you view the metaphorical cyber-sword through, it will either free us of death, and give us cybernetic superpowers, or give rise to ruthless AI overlords who will farm […]

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Mind Meld 10 | Alexandre Tannous and the Hidden Realms of Sound

LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER Welcome wonderlings! As our guide on this week’s ride, we welcome another ridiculously intelligent, well-spoken open-minded multidisciplinary mind freak, Alexandre Tannous. Alexandre has everything you want, the academic credentials, the musical background (he could easily show up somewhere with Zeppelin and you’d be like, oh yeah this guy’s in the band, no […]

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Mind Meld 9 | Evolving New Senses With Shane Mauss and Michael Garfield

Comedian, Shane Mauss has appeared on Conan, hosts the Here We Are Podcast and tours the country doing stand up. Silver-tongued polymath, Michael Garfield is an artist, musician and speaker based out of Austin. LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER Welcome friends and thank you for once again entangling your consciousness with ours! This week’s trialogue between Michael Garfield […]

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