Part Two: The Four Forces of Ecstasis
Chapter 4: Psychology
Chapter 5: Neurobiology
Chapter 6: Pharmacology
Chapter 7: Technology
Demystifying mystical experiences and the democratization of information, language, practices, and substances
Alexander Shulgin, the “Johnny Appleseed of Psychedelics”
Etymology of the phrase “hocus pocus” and its unexpectedly religious roots
Regarding communion, specifically, consuming the body of christ, “That’s not a nice thing to do to Jesus.” - Kevin
“I used to be a Catholic until I reached the age of reason.” - George Carlin
Someday soon you will be able to use a 3D printer to print your drugs at home- weighing the possible benefits and risks
What’s up with Landmark?
“Capitalism is one amplifier for different movements.” - Joe
Dangers of capitalism: proliferation of crap music and crap writing
Are there aspects of psychedelic experiences that are anti-capitalistic?
Sipping the soup of capitalism
“When your only tool is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” - Abraham Maslow. How does this idea relate to capitalism? How does this idea relate to our neurobiology? “Every issue we encounter we try to solve by thinking.”
The gut-brain axis - do you know where most of your neurotransmitters are?
Farting in yoga class
Sugar addiction is addiction
How much sugar is in a two-liter bottle of Coca-cola? 216 grams of sugar = 54 dang teaspoons!
The Flow Dojo- get high on gravity! ...shake your snowglobe!
Inventory of animals’ psychedelic-seeking behaviors and their respective preferred substances
Closing montage of goats braying. You’re welcome.