Tony White may have lost his battle with cancer, but becoming the first end of life recipient of psilocybin treatment has changed everything.
He lost his battle with cancer, but psilocybin treatment has changed everything.
Guide to Psychedelics Influence on Modern Religion
RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE Religious experiences can be had by many methods; meditation, fasting, feats of endurance, the list goes on. One method in particular, however, has proven consistently reliable – psychedelics. In the 60s, a generation of young people were gifted direct religious experiences thanks to the discovery of LSD. This led to a fascination with Eastern religions,…
New psychedelic research sheds light on why psilocybin-containing mushrooms have been consumed for centuries
BY ERIC W. DOLAN JULY 15, 2020 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter A new study from the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine provides insight into the psychoactive effects that distinguish psilocybin from other hallucinogenic substances. The findings suggest that feelings of spiritual and/or psychological insight play an important role in the…
The rich history and promising future of psychedelic therapy
Hosted by Jonathan Bastian Oct. 24, 2020 HEALTH & WELLNESS Psilocybin mushroomsPhoto by Shutterstock Psychedelics have been used for thousands of years but in a provocative new book “The Immortality Key” author Brian Muraresku explores their impact on early Western civilization. Were the ancient Greeks, Romans and early Chrisitians influenced in their religious practices by psychedelics? Psilocybin, known…
What if a Pill Can Change Your Politics or Religious Beliefs?
A new mental health treatment using the psychedelic compound psilocybin raises questions about medicine and values By Eddie Jacobs on October 11, 2020 “Magic” mushrooms, a source of psilocybin. Credit: Joe Amon Getty Images How would you feel about a new therapy for your chronic pain, which—although far more effective than any available alternative—might also change your religious beliefs? Or…