Tag: Philosophy

Mind Meld 22 | Slaying Your Demons and Becoming a Medicine with Dr. Octavio Rettig and Alexander Ward

Doctor Octavio Rettig Hinosoja is an addiction expert and author of The Toad of Dawn, the story of Ocatavio’s battle with crack cocaine addiction and how he came to heal himself using a forgotten ancient “treasure” ­— Bufo alvarius (the Sonoran Desert toad). Alexander Ward is a U.K.-based artist, traveler and psychonautic adventurer. His latest […]

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Mind Meld 20 | RESONANCE, with Cory Allen

Cory Allen is a sound-smith, a meditation maestro and the host of the Astral Hustle podcast. LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER This mind meld is a love letter to everyone making the art, reading the books, having the conversations, or diving into experience. It’s also blazing-hot laser of vitriol directed toward the demagoguery, fear-mongering and fast-food philosophy […]

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Mind Meld 19 | Mitch Schultz – IT IS AND IT WILL –

Mitch Schultz is a filmmaker (DMT the Spirit Molecule, Huachuma) and culture creator. He leverages his artistic talents to open minds, educate and encourage existential exploration via vessels like his multimedia platform, MYTHAPHI, his films and his numerous podcast and speaking appearances. “Civilization is 6 billion people trying to make themselves happy by standing on […]

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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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