Primitive Technology is a hobby where you make things in the wild completely from scratch using no modern tools or materials. This is the strict rule.
This film is based on the 1967 book of the same name. It’s a radical critique of mass marketing and its role in the alienation of modern society.
In this lecture Terence unfolds an ocean of ideas, a metaphor for the psychedelic dimension you are sailing out onto to cast the net of the human imagination to retrieve novel ideas out of the chaos.
A series of films about how humans have been colonized by the machines we have built. Although we don’t realize it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.
Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.
Filmed mostly on a stationary 16mm camera, this documentary is the modern-day Walden.
This series is about how those in power have used Freud’s theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy.
This is a three and a half hour documentary for every McKenna lover.
“The American literature doesn’t have a more beautiful and more profound book than Walden” commented Hermann Hesse. And I knew…
This film from 1997 pays homage to Aldous Huxley, the seer who was nearly blind. His cultural criticism and social prophecy still remind us of great dangers and infinite potentials.
The presentation of love as as a skill that can be taught and developed is all the more important for modern humans alienated from each other and from nature.
This film is about people who set forth to fully experience life. To shed the false shell and to return home.
Critical thinking in regard to technology isn’t overworked these days and it can’t hurt to reconsider our current course and if it is leading us towards a prosperous future.
When the substance revealed itself to Albert Hofmann in 1943 he took on the responsibility and changed the world.
There are contemporary “back to the land” communities practicing a hunter-gatherer way of life. Projects like this will serve as a touchstone to those interested in living differently.
To me these pictures present a futuristic vision rather than a look back at our savage ancestors.
The Whole Earth Catalog, first published in 1968, can be considered the bible of counterculture in the 60s and 70s. It compiles tools that can empower the individual within the global community.
Terence’s way of exposing culture as our operating system conveys the idea just perfectly. It’s not as determined as you might think.
I feel like there’s a shortage of Terence McKenna here. He opened a huge door into new realisations for me and I’m so grateful for that.
I want to tell you about the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century. The problems back then were the same like today.
I am fascinated by people who make the bold step into alternative ways of living. If none of the given choices seem to fit you, create your own!
Lately I also rediscovered the wholesome experience of being with with a group of strangers who share an intention of love & growth.
This talk is great and Terence is in a particularly good mood. Enjoy.
Every time I return to Terence McKenna I am amazed once more. Hours of listening just fly by.
McKenna’s offers far-sighted perspectives on the cyber punk culture and virtual reality. I miss this kind of utopian thinking these days. Where are we heading for with our technology? What could be a positive ultimate goal of it?
The first video is a catchy excerpt of a long lecture by Terence McKenna. To me it seems like it serves as a battle call, the manifesto of the limitless beings we all are.
I never resonated with someones’s ideas so instantly on such a deep level. Terence truly opened up a worm hole into many new things for me. Such as this blog if you look at it from a broader point of view.
a documentary about refreshingly open-minded scientists, growing old but staying curious and a beautiful love story. ah wait… and psychoactive substances.
Auroville is the dream of a better world. It doesn’t matter on how many levels such projects struggle or fail.…