Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This adventure in science and imagination, which the Medical Tribune said might herald "a Copernican revolution for the life sciences, " leads the reader through unexplored jungles and uncharted aspects of mind to the heart of knowledge. In a first-person narrative of scientific discovery that opens new perspectives on biology, and the limits of rationalism, anthropology, The Cosmic Serpent reveals how startlingly different the world around us appears when we open our minds to it.

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Intelligence in Nature: An Inquiry into Knowledge

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TarcherPerigee #ad - Indeed, bacteria, patterns, plants, animals, and other forms of nonhuman life display an uncanny penchant for self-deterministic decisions, and actions. Narby presents the first in-depth anthropological study of this concept in the West. He not only uncovers a mysterious thread of intelligent behavior within the natural world but also probes the question of what humanity can learn from nature's economy and knowingness in its own search for a saner and more sustainable way of life.

. Now, in one of his most extraordinary journeys, Narby travels the globe-from the Amazon Basin to the Far East-to probe what traditional healers and pioneering researchers understand about the intelligence present in all forms of life. Intelligence in nature presents overwhelming illustrative evidence that independent intelligence is not unique to humanity alone.

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The Fellowship of the River: A Medical Doctor's Exploration into Traditional Amazonian Plant Medicine

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Joseph Tafur #ad - Because these and others are diseases deeply connected with the state of our emotional bodies. Tafur through the amazon jungle as he develops a breakthrough understanding of how psychoactive plants interact with the complex network that connects our minds and hearts to our physical anatomy. Follow Dr. Tafur presents here is nothing short of a paradigm shift for modern medicine, take their place as important tools in the doctor’s medicine chest, where sacred plants, used properly in ceremony, offering the missing elements of emotional and spiritual healing that have eluded us for so long.

Tafur helps us to understand why. For more information about The Fellowship of The River, please visit https://drjoetafur. Com/the-fellowship-of-the-river/. Too often, the western medical approach fails to address the emotional dimension of illness. I have watched people spend years in frustration and thousands of dollars consulting an army of specialists, without getting real relief from their problem.

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Supernatural: Meetings with the Ancient Teachers of Mankind

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Disinformation Books #ad - His quest takes him on a detective journey from the stunningly beautiful painted caves of prehistoric France, and Italy to rock shelters in the mountains of South Africa, Spain, where he finds extraordinary Stone Age art. Then, " all the skills and qualities that we value most highly in ourselves appeared already fully formed, in a dramatic and electrifying change, described by scientists as "the greatest riddle in human history, as though bestowed on us by hidden powers.

In supernatural graham hancock sets out to investigate this mysterious "beforeandafter moment" and to discover the truth about the influences that gave birth to the modern human mind. Less than fifty thousand years ago mankind had no art, no religion, no sophisticated symbolism, no innovative thinking.

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. Scientists at the cutting edge of consciousness research have begun to consider the possibility that such hallucinations may be real perceptions of other "dimensions. Could the "supernaturals" first depicted in the painted caves be the ancient teachers of mankind? Could it be that human evolution is not just the "meaningless" process that Darwin identified, but something more purposive and intelligent that we have barely begun to understand? Disinformation Books.

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Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism

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Broadway Books #ad - A dazzling work of personal travelogue and cultural criticism that ranges from the primitive to the postmodern in a quest for the promise and meaning of the psychedelic experience. While psychedelics of all sorts are demonized in America today, the visionary compounds found in plants are the spiritual sacraments of tribal cultures around the world.

Disinformation Books. On one level, chemists, including such thinkers as allen ginsberg, and Terence McKenna, and a new underground of present-day ethnobotanists, Walter Benjamin, Antonin Artaud, psychonauts, Daniel Pinchbeck tells the story of the encounters between the modern consciousness of the West and these sacramental substances, and philosophers.

It is also a scrupulous recording of the author's wide-ranging investigation with these outlaw compounds, including a thirty-hour tribal initiation in West Africa; an all-night encounter with the master shamans of the South American rain forest; and a report from a psychedelic utopia in the Black Rock Desert that is the Burning Man Festival.

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From the iboga of the bwiti in gabon, to the Mazatecs of Mexico, these plants are sacred because they awaken the mind to other levels of awareness--to a holographic vision of the universe. Breaking open the head is a passionate, multilayered, and sometimes rashly personal inquiry into this deep division.

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Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution

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Bantam #ad - . An exploration of humans' symbiotic relationships with plants and chemicals presents information on prehistoric partnership societies, tea, coffee, the roles of spices and spirits in the rise of dominator societies; and the politics of tobacco, opium, and alcohol. Why, ethnobotanist terence mckenna’s research on man’s ancient relationship with chemicals opens a doorway to the divine, as a species, are humans so fascinated by altered states of consciousness? Can altered states reveal something to us about our origins and our place in nature? In Food of the Gods, and perhaps a solution for saving our troubled world.

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Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Anxiety

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New World Library #ad - New world library. In this wide-ranging and personal exploration, Harris details ayahuasca’s risks and benefits, helping readers clarify their intentions and giving psychotherapists a template for transformative care and healing. Disinformation Books. Food of the gods the search for the Original Tree of Knowledge A Radical History of Plants Drugs and Human Evolution.

Used for thousands of years by indigenous tribes of the Amazon rain forest, the mystical brew ayahuasca is now becoming increasingly popular in the West. Psychologist rachel harris here shares her own healing experiences and draws on her original research the largest study of ayahuasca use in North America into the powerful medicine’s effects on depression, addiction, PTSD, and anxiety.

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DMT: The Spirit Molecule: A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences

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Park Street Press #ad - His detailed account of those sessions is an extraordinarily riveting inquiry into the nature of the human mind and the therapeutic potential of psychedelics. Strassman also believes that "alien abduction experiences" are brought on by accidental releases of DMT. Dmt, a plant-derived chemical found in the psychedelic Amazon brew, ayahuasca, is also manufactured by the human brain.

If used wisely, dmt could trigger a period of remarkable progress in the scientific exploration of the most mystical regions of the human mind and soul. Food of the gods the search for the Original Tree of Knowledge A Radical History of Plants Drugs and Human Evolution. In strassman's volunteers, it consistently produced near-death and mystical experiences.

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Dmt: the spirit molecule : a doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experience. Strassman's research connects dmt with the pineal gland, considered by Hindus to be the site of the seventh chakra and by Rene Descartes to be the seat of the soul.

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Plants of the Gods: Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers

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Healing Arts Press #ad - Cross-referenced by plant, season of collection, illness, preparation, and chemical constituents. They provide a fascinating testimony of these "plants of the gods, " tracing their uses throughout the world and their significance in shaping culture and history. Food of the gods the search for the Original Tree of Knowledge A Radical History of Plants Drugs and Human Evolution.

. Healing Arts Press. Numerous new and rare color photographs complement the completely revised and updated text. Three scientific titans join forces to completely revise the classic text on the ritual uses of psychoactive plants. Dmt: the spirit molecule : a doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experience.

Disinformation Books. The most powerful of those plants, which are known to transport the human mind into other dimensions of consciousness, have always been regarded as sacred. World-renowned anthropologist and ethnopharmacologist Christian Ratsch provides the latest scientific updates to this classic work on psychoactive flora by two eminent researchers.

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The Shaman and Ayahuasca: Journeys to Sacred Realms

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Divine Arts #ad - But if we accept this, our entire cosmology shifts for the greater benefit of mankind. He takes the reader on a journey through his own difficulties in the discovery of other worlds, other dimensions, ‘alien’ entities and ‘plant teachers. Among other things, he discusses his difficulties in coping with some of the concepts taught to him by his plant teachers like the discovery that everything has consciousness.

New world library. Dmt: the spirit molecule : a doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experience. Other voices include julio arce hidalgo, and Don Solon, at 92 years old, biochemist and philosopher, the sole surviving Maestro of Don José. The world famous visionary painter talks about his art and his experiences as a shaman and the shocking reasons he stopped.

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. If one is interested in this most fascinating subject but is put off or frightened by the traveller’s tales, this is the perfect book to introduce you to the profound experiences of Ayahuasca.

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True Hallucinations: Being an Account of the Author's Extraordinary Adventures in the Devil's Paradise

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Food of the gods the search for the Original Tree of Knowledge A Radical History of Plants Drugs and Human Evolution. Dmt: the spirit molecule : a doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experience. Divine Arts. Exploring the amazon basin in search of mythical shamanic hallucinogens, they encounter a host of unusual characters -- including a mushroom, an appearance by James and Nora Joyce in the guise of poultry, pirate Mantids from outer space, a flying saucer, and translinguistic matter -- and discover the missing link in the development of human consciousness and language.

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