Tag Archives: Timothy Leary

Saturday Matinee: How to Operate Your Brain

Source: Open Culture Speaking at the Human Be-In in January 1967, Timothy Leary uttered the famous phrase borrowed from Marshall McLuhan, “Turn on, tune in, drop out.” It was shorthand for saying experiment with psychedelics and achieve new levels of consciousness. Almost 30 years … Continue reading

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“The Cost Of Sanity, In This Society, Is A Certain Level Of Alienation”

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com The late psychonaut/philosopher Terence McKenna once said “The cost of sanity, in this society, is a certain level of alienation,” and I think my regular readers will immediately and experientially understand exactly what he was … Continue reading

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Disarming the Weapons of Mass Distraction

By Madeleine Bunting Source: Rise Up Times “Are you paying attention?” The phrase still resonates with a particular sharpness in my mind. It takes me straight back to my boarding school, aged thirteen, when my eyes would drift out the … Continue reading

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Pulling the Cosmic Trigger: The Contact Experiences of Philip K Dick & Robert Anton Wilson

Editor’s note: On this 87th anniversary of the birth of Philip K. Dick (December 16, 1928 – March 2, 1982), enjoy a deep dive into some of the more paranormal aspects of his life and how they relate to experiences … Continue reading

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