Tag: psychedelics

Mind Meld 104 | The Beauty of a Billion Failures with Dr. Dennis McKenna and Dr. Bruce Damer

For rewards and podcast extras, become a patron Dennis McKenna is an ethnopharmacologist, researcher and author who has spent decades doing academic and personal research with psychedelics. Dennis is also the author of Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss, a memoire about his adventures with his brother, the late Terence McKenna. In addition to being part of […]

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Mind Meld 103 | Romanticizing the Apocalypse with Jason Louv

For rewards and podcast extras and more from this mind meld support us on Patreon Jason Louv is a writer, long-time student of esotericism, founder of Magick.me . His latest book, John Dee and the Empire of Angels is available for preorder now. LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER Humans with extreme intellectual gifts tend to use them to their advantage– and […]

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Mind Meld 96 | Finding Gratitude In The Jaws Of The Universe with Dr. Richard Doyle

For rewards and podcast extras, become a patron! “Language Speaks Man” Dr. Richard Doyle is the author of Darwin’s Pharmacy: Sex, Plants, and the Evolution of the Noösphere and a professor of English and Penn State University. LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER Several times throughout this mind meld our guest, Richard Doyle, utilizes a word that I would […]

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Mind Meld 95 | Dharma Enhancement with Daniele Bolelli

For rewards and podcast extras, become a patron! Professor, podcaster, pal and author extraordinaire Daniele Bolelli returns! Bolelli and MP chat about belief systems, division, why humans are so vulnerable to corruption and how to disrupt your life for the better. Also, Michael’s new non-human assistant, Gerald, introduces himself and unwittingly exposes his personal life at […]

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Mind Meld 93 | Shadow Work with Dr. Michael Daine

For rewards and podcast extras, become a patron Dr. Michael Daine is a licensed Psychologist, former Assistant Director at the C.G. Jung Institute of Houston and a radio host. His philosophy and practice is a synthesis of myth, mysticism and modern medicine. LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER For our ancestors, mythological and existential context was well-defined and limited. It […]

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Mind Meld 92 | Wondrous Forms with Philosopher Peter Sjöstedt

For rewards and podcast extras, become a patron Peter Sjöstedt is a philosopher of mind with a focus on panpsychism and altered states of sentience. Peter is the author of the book Noumenautics and his work was the inspiration behind the inhuman philosopher Marvel Superhero, Karnak. LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER In terms of popular scientific thought, your individual qualia, that is […]

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A Soliloquy for the Modern Mystic – An Extended Ramble on Self-Realization

For rewards and podcast extras, become a patron Equip your inward-facing trinocular, novelty nugget connoisseur! In this episode, Michael spits an extended ramble. LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER As I started my usual process of querying the quantum creativity teat for nourishment, I was impregnated with a particular inspiration, one that I hope to Impregnate you with is well. More […]

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Mind Meld 89 | Awakening a Limitless Process with Dada Nabhaniilananda

For rewards and podcast extras, including more with Dada, become a patron Dada Nabhaniilananda is a New Zealand-born Yogic monk of the Ananda Marga tradition. He has appeared on stage with the Dalai Lama, taught or performed in more than 40 countries and has spoken for TEDx, Facebook, Google and more. LISTEN | ITUNES YOUTUBE ARCHIVE STITCHER “To claim a limited […]

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We Fasted For Three Days, This Is Our Tale.

Michael and friend, psychologist, budding mythologist and podcaster, Erick Godsey completed a three-day fast earlier this month. It’s not all bellyaching (figurative or literal), there are all sorts of benefits, both physical and mental associated with fasting. That and I’m always a fan of mindful deprivation from time to time as a way to exercise […]

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