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Transformational Festivals: Reflections on Social Movements and Transformational Festivals as Civil Spheres by Eric Turner

The following article, written by Eric Turner, was first published in the Psychedelic Press UK journal. To the many people who frequent music festivals and raves, and generally rejoice in creating temporary communities in diverse settings, the protest encampments which...

Let’s be Friends with Tobacco by Alex Robertson

The following article has been written by Alex Robertson   (@dcalexrobertson / http://www.doncharles.org ) For most people the concept of a shamanic healing retreat does not necessarily evoke images of its participants smoking big tobacco cigars throughout the course of...

Keeping the doors of the visionary experience open: A portrait of psychedelic artist Luke Brown   By Judith Sudhölter

Keeping the doors of the visionary experience open: A portrait of psychedelic artist Luke Brown By Judith Sudhölter

This article, by Judith Sudhölter, was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK print journal (2013 Vol.2) A quiet Monday afternoon in an art gallery on the Servaes Noutstraat in Amsterdam. The white walls and wooden floor give a warm,...

The Soundless Hum:  Psychonautic Underpinnings of William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch By Roger Keen

The Soundless Hum: Psychonautic Underpinnings of William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch By Roger Keen

This article, by Roger Keen, was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK print journal (2013 Vol.2) Mostly everyone has heard of William Burroughs’ drug-inspired masterpiece Naked Lunch, but far fewer have actually read it from cover to cover and...

Some Jungian Reflections on LSD   by Malcolm Davy-Barnes

Some Jungian Reflections on LSD by Malcolm Davy-Barnes

This article, by Malcolm Davy-Barnes, was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK print journal (2013 Vol.2) Once, for half an hour or more, I was a lion. The kind of lion you might see in a Sixteenth Century alchemical...

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