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How To Spot A Spiritual Sexual Predator

How To Spot A Spiritual Sexual Predator | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
Specifically one who is dressed in the garb of a guru, religious leader, or activist: A guide for Jewish women (and other women too).
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Native American Council offers amnesty to 220 million undocumented whites

Native American Council offers amnesty to 220 million undocumented whites | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
A council of Native American leaders has offered partial amnesty to the estimated 220 million illegal white immigrants living in the United States. The "white" problem has been a topic of much debate in the Native American community for centuries, and community leaders have decided the time has come to properly address it.*
Daily Currant reports, "At a meeting of the Native Peoples Council (NPC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico yesterday, Native American leaders considered several proposals on the future of this continent's large, unauthorized European population. The elders ultimately decided to extend a pathway to citizenship for those without criminal backgrounds."



"We are prepared to offer White people the option of staying on this continent legally and applying for citizenship," explains Chief Wamsutta of the Wampanoag nation. "In return, they must pay any outstanding taxes and give back the land stolen from our ancestors.
"Any white person with a criminal record, however, will be deported in the next 90 days back to their ancestral homeland. Rush Limbaugh will be going to Germany. Justin Bieber will depart for Canada. And the entire cast of Jersey Shore will be returning to Italy."
Illegal white immigration has been rapidly increasing for nearly 400 years from the European countries of France, Spain and England. These illegals have ravished the land and colonized areas occupied by the natives.
Some white supporters claim the immigrants are a blessing, arguing that they take all of the menial white-collar jobs that the natives don't even want. 'What native would want to have a cushy salary and a corner office as an accountant, or the excess of power as senator or fortune-500 CEO,?' they claim.



Others are not so forgiving. "Why can't we just deport all of the Whites back to Europe?" asks Ité Omácau of the Lakota people. "They're just a drain on our economy anyway. They came over here to steal our resources because they're too lazy to develop their own back home... I can't believe we're just going to let them pay a fine. They should get to the back of the line like everybody else -- behind the Mexicans."

*For the offended... this is satire.
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Phylogenetic analyses suggests fairy tales are much older than thought

Phylogenetic analyses suggests fairy tales are much older than thought | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—A pair of researchers has conducted a phylogenetic analysis on common fairy tales and has found that many of them appear to be much older than has been thought. In their paper published in Royal Society Ope
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La primera Cumbre Regional de Medicina Ancestral será en Ecuador

La primera Cumbre Regional de Medicina Ancestral será en Ecuador | ayahuasca | Scoop.it

La cita busca revalorizar la espiritualidad e interculturalidad de los pueblos. El encuentro intercultural se realizará en la Universidad Amazónica Ikiam, los próximos 9 y 10 de agosto.

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The Early, State-Sanctioned LSD Experiments in Communist Bulgaria

The Early, State-Sanctioned LSD Experiments in Communist Bulgaria | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
Bulgarians were turning on, tuning in, and dropping out long before hippies.
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Study: Single Session Of Ayahuasca Defeats Depression - Reset.me

Study: Single Session Of Ayahuasca Defeats Depression - Reset.me | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
Recently, one of the most prestigious scientific journals, Nature, highlighted research conducted by a team of Brazilian from the University of São Paulo on the antidepressant effects of a single dose of ayahuasca on a group of six individuals suffering from major depression. In that study, researchers demonstrated that ayahuasca was able to alleviate symptoms of depression within hours of intake and that the antidepressant effects persisted for weeks afterward.
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Terence McKenna Vs. the Black Hole - Techgnosis

Terence McKenna Vs. the Black Hole - Techgnosis | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
I first met Terence in the early 90s, and I feel blessed to have been able to spend some time getting to know him a little better during the last six months of his life. I found him kind, generous, and unpretentious, although he clearly had a potent dark side. He was even more brilliant and well-read than I had expected, with fistfuls of references at his command. But most remarkable for me was how he seemed to face his situation: with an admirable blend of humor, compassion, stoicism, and a willingness to stay open and awake in the midst of the big awful questions without trying to console yourself with answers. And that, for my money, is the ultimate lesson of the psychedelic path — not the Gaian mind, or the onrushing apocalypse, or those ridiculous elves, but a radical openness to ambiguity and the unknown.
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A selection of quotes from one of Terence McKenna's last interviews

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Singing to the Plants - Techgnosis

Singing to the Plants - Techgnosis | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
The spiritual superhero of the baby boomers was the guru. But where the guru once hovered with his beatific smile, the shaman now shakes his stuff: an earthier, more pragmatic icon of mystical powers more suited to our era’s green anxieties. Now a significant figure for scholarly discourses as well as popular ones, the shaman, and especially the ayahuasca-swilling Amazonian variety, has not only stepped forward as a vehicle of archaic spirituality but has become—as the gazillions of bedazzled Avatar initiates can attest—a seductive site of fantasy and projection. For many of the aya tourists now hustling down to Peru in droves, or the untold thousands dropping 300 bucks or so to drink in their own Euro-American backyard, the man with the rattle (and his less common female compatriots) has become a visionary Rorschach blot: a New Age therapist, an avatar of environmentalism, a psychedelic captain fantastic.
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revisiting a worthy read

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The Future of Psychedelic Culture and Discourse

The Future of Psychedelic Culture and Discourse | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
An essay on the changing world of psychedelic culture in the era of ayahuasca, psychedelic research, and the research chemicals boom.
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The Reagans, Socrates, & Hypocrisies

The Reagans, Socrates, & Hypocrisies | ayahuasca | Scoop.it

No offense to Nancy or the U$ government cocaine-smuggling rings that thrived under the regime of her anti-communist ideologue of a husband, but drugs are endemic to life. 

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Why I’m Staying in the Psychedelic Closet

Why I’m Staying in the Psychedelic Closet | ayahuasca | Scoop.it

The demonization of psychedelic culture is not a social justice issue, and using the language of social justice is damaging to those causes. 

Part 2 of a 9 part in-depth conversation series on Coming Out of the Psychedelic Closet.

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The Ayahuasca Defense Fund: Together We Are Strong

The Ayahuasca Defense Fund: Together We Are Strong | ayahuasca | Scoop.it

The Ayahuasca Defense Fund (ADF) unites expertise and community resources to turn the tide of increasing ayahuasca prosecution into a platform of opportunity for legal precedent and sensible policy.
 
The ADF aims to 1) work with people facing prosecution worldwide to assure the best legal strategy and defense; 2) advocate for sensible and tolerant legislation and public policy; and 3) educate and protect the global community by providing a hub of resources and information.

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You MUST support this project

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Fragmento del libro: Relato de sueños, partículas y otros vi | Onirogénia

Fragmento del libro: Relato de sueños, partículas y otros vi | Onirogénia | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
Una cabaña octogonal de techo de paja situada entre otros bungalows al lado de un lago en medio de una selva, que forma parte de un proyecto de desarrollo
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Los chamanes más poderosos de México (íntima selección de Jacobo Grinberg Zylberbaum) -

Los chamanes más poderosos de México (íntima selección de Jacobo Grinberg Zylberbaum) - | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
Una revisión a los portentosos dones de los "hombres y mujeres de conocimiento" en México, cortesía del gran Jacobo Grinberg Zylberbaum (psicólogo).
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America Before Columbus (National Geographic documentary)

America Before Columbus (National Geographic documentary) | ayahuasca | Scoop.it

History books traditionally depict the pre-Columbus Americas as a pristine wilderness where small native villages lived in harmony with nature. 
But scientific evidence tells a very different story: When Columbus stepped ashore in 1492, millions of people were already living there. America wasn't exactly a New World, but a very old one whose inhabitants had built a vast infrastructure of cities, orchards, canals and causeways.

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The haunting true story of a man who spent 2 years in a self-contained 'Biosphere' and nearly fell apart

The haunting true story of a man who spent 2 years in a self-contained 'Biosphere' and nearly fell apart | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
Part hipster, part artist, part Svengali, and part scientist, Roy Lee Walford had long been fascinated by aging, even as a teenager. He was an actor, a writer, and an adventurer who followed the latest research in caloric restriction and life extension.
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A Doutrina do Daime e o Círculo Esotérico da Comunhão do Pensamento

A Doutrina do Daime e o Círculo Esotérico da Comunhão do Pensamento | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
Por Juarez Duarte Bomfim Mestre Raimundo Irineu Serra adotou o lema do Círculo Esotérico da Comunhão do Pensamento que hoje adorna as portas de entrada de muitas casas e centros daimistas - e os unifica: Hei de Vencer. Significa a continuidade da tradição esotérica, já há mais de um século. O Círculo Esotérico da Comunhão…
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Las 10 "Mentiras" espirituales más utilizadas.

Las 10 "Mentiras" espirituales más utilizadas. | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
Un colega terapeuta me explicaba a modo de anécdota la "justificación" de una de sus clientes ante la situación que vivía en sus relaciones. Llevaba varios años sin hablarse con su familia
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Nicotine Changes Marijuana’s Effect on the Brain

Nicotine Changes Marijuana’s Effect on the Brain | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
Neuroscience News has recent neuroscience research articles, brain research news, neurology studies and neuroscience resources for neuroscientists, students, and science fans and is always free to join. Our neuroscience social network has science groups, discussion forums, free books, resources, science videos and more.
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Jeremy Narby Interview - Techgnosis

Jeremy Narby Interview - Techgnosis | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
The anthropologist and author Jeremy Narby hit the intellectual freak scene in 1998 when he published The Cosmic Serpent, an audacious, intriguing, and entertaining dose of righteous mind candy that grew out of his decades-long explorations—both personal and scholarly—of the ayahuasca-swilling tribes of the upper Amazon. A Canadian living in Switzerland—at least when he’s not researching in the jungle or working on indigenous rights—Narby is no bug-eyed hippie prophet of “the tea.” He is a grounded, sensible fellow with a dry wit, an unromantic but respectful view of shamanism, and an allergy to vaporous supernatural claims. (In Europe he also sometimes performs with the guys behind the Young Gods, a seminal Swiss industrial band that led the Wax Trax pack back in the day.) While Narby’s head has definitely been broken open, his book does not spend a lot of time on the “spiritual” import of the jungle brew. Instead, Narby focuses on one of the biggest claims made by the Amazonian shamans: that their ritual ingestion of the hallucinogenic brew not only brought them contact with the spirits of animals and healing forces, but actually gave them knowledge—actual data—about the workings of the jungle around them.
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Why I Came Out Of The Psychedelic Closet

Why I Came Out Of The Psychedelic Closet | ayahuasca | Scoop.it

I majored in physics at Princeton. I’m a lawyer who graduated from Georgetown Law. I clerked for a Federal Judge. I held an important job lobbying for big business. And, of course, I had a positive, life-changing trip on LSD.

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Out Yourself by Julie Holland

Out Yourself by Julie Holland | ayahuasca | Scoop.it

You can’t expect to get equal rights unless you push for them, and you can’t push for them without first standing up and being “out.” 

Part 3 of a 9 part in-depth conversation series on Coming Out of the Psychedelic Closet.

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Psychedelics and Identity Politics | Coming Out of the Psychedelic Closet Pt 1

Psychedelics and Identity Politics | Coming Out of the Psychedelic Closet Pt 1 | ayahuasca | Scoop.it

The decades-long “War on Drugs” has created a situation in which the use of psychedelics is a social justice issue.

Part 1 of a 9 part in-depth conversation series on Coming Out of the Psychedelic Closet.

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Yagé: guía sobre la mítica bebida que no se debe tomar a la ligera

Yagé: guía sobre la mítica bebida que no se debe tomar a la ligera | ayahuasca | Scoop.it
Su consumo puede poner en riesgo la salud si no se conocen sus componentes y las reacciones que provoca en el organismo.
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