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The Trippin’ Spriggan: A Call for Poets

Breaking Convention: 3rd Multidisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness is happening in July, 2015 at the University of Greenwich, London. The previous two conferences have been fantastic events with over 700 delegates, 100 speakers, and some incredible workshops, and this third one looks set to be even better. It is our...

Psychedelic Roue by Emiliano Ricci (Creative Commons)

Reigniting Awe

  This article was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK Journal (January, 2014 Volume.1) Looking at the lives of those fully invested in the consensus reality of the conventional Western world, there is a consuming grayness, or flatness, that seems to permeate throughout. The socioeconomic and philosophical constructs, or...

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Salvia divinorum and the Illusion of our Existence

The following article is written by Ross Heaven. In shamanic terms (and as explorers of consciousness discover for themselves), all entheogenic plants have a personality and purpose. This is usually complex, and not easy to summarise in a few words – but if I had to try, I might say,...

Club Imaginal launches with Blue Dear Prayer: Quests and Challenges of the Oldest Psychedelic Tribe

Club Imaginal launches with Blue Dear Prayer: Quests and Challenges of the Oldest Psychedelic Tribe

Marwood Coffee Shop, a place where you can apparently find kick arse coffee and life changing cake, will now be hosting a monthly platform, Club Imaginal, where explorations into the unknown will be launched. The first event is happening this coming wednesday between 6:30 and 9:45 with: Blue Dear Prayer: Quests...

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Neurotransmitters and the Integral Approach to Reality

This article is by Dr. Neal Goldsmith. ————- Neurotransmitters and the integral approach to reality: Three types of neurotransmitters and three types of psychedelic There are three major types of psychedelics that correspond to three of our primary neurotransmitters. There are acetylcholine ‘psychedelics’ – scopolamine, atropine, and hyoscyamine, found in plants...

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Psychedelics as a Tool for Directed Self-Discovery

  The following article, written by Dale Bewan (more details below post), was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK Journal (2014 Vol.1, January) ————- The phrase ‘self-discovery’ simply means ‘learning more about yourself’, especially with regards to how you think. This is something that every person does throughout their...

The Magic Pier (Portugal) by Nelson L. (Creative Commons)

Leading Example: Drug Laws in Portugal

The following article, written by Ivo Aleixo, first appeared in the Psychedelic Press UK Journal (2014 Vol.1 – January). ————————- Heroin, cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy, crack, LSD, you name it, you may go ahead and pick your poison and you won’t be thrown in jail. Absurd as it might first sound,...

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Sunrise Celebration 2015: Dance Stage Line Up

Sunrise Celebration 2015: Dance Stage Line Up www.sunrisecelebration.com Festival Dates 21st – 24th May at Piercefield Park, Chepstow, Wales 3 Arenas: The Sunrise Arena, The Dance Arenaand The Village Green• 100% sustainably powered • Site wide organic food and drink • All waste ethically recycled • Children’s activities • Family tickets • Early bird tickets...

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Psilocybin in the treatment of alcohol-dependent people

A new study into the effects of psilocybin on alcohol dependent people, which was conducted by Rick Strassman, Michael P Bogenschutz, Alyssa A Forcehimes, Jessica A Pommy, Claire E Wilcox, PCR Barbos, has been published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, at a time when research into the efficacy of psychedelic medicines for...

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The Ritual Use of Ayahuasca: The healing effects of symbolic and mythological participation

The Ritual Use of Ayahuasca: The healing effects of symbolic and mythological participation by Justin Panneck first appeared in the Psychedelic Press Journal. Mythology and alchemy are significant aspects of humanity that have been lost in the modern world but carry important messages and tools for integrating various levels of...

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