In the early 18th century Maharajah Sawaii Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories in North India, known as Jantar Mantar.
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.
To me the main characteristics that constitute the human condition are plasticity and the tendency to repeat.
The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.
This book isn’t a novel but rather a manifesto. The final work of Huxley is a sociological blueprint, a manual for living, loving and dying.
Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…
Filmed mostly on a stationary 16mm camera, this documentary is the modern-day Walden.
Artists, scientists, spiritual leaders and economists gathered in Amsterdam in 1990 to explore the emerging paradigm of a holistic world view and the implications for a global economy.
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.
In 1990, a BBC1 documentary film brought global attention to a remote South American people, the Kogi of Colombia, who…
Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.
R. Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life’s work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of his major inventions and discoveries.
This account from lalaland is beautifully bridging the gap between science and spirituality to open up our perception of the world.
This book is the best reminder that a computer screen can’t replace the printing quality of a well produced book. The nuances of black are outstanding…
This text is immensely powerful to illuminate death or any transition into the unknown. Remember that you already went through a fantastic metamorphosis before.
At the time when I picked the name The Door Of Perception I didn’t know much about Aldous Huxley and his teachings — because that’s what his writings are, rather than novels.
Finally, the story of the greatest science fiction epic never made has finally been told. Jodorowsky’s Dune is a new documentary about that beautiful, crazy-ambitious, disaster of an adaptation.
Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as…
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.
Simon G. Powell had no real budget or crew, but he did have a Hi-8 video camera, some music equipment, a computer and lots of inspiration.
A cinematic interpretation of this world’s largest round table gathering, Problema is a visually imaginative, thought-provoking invitation to a world of global dilemmas.
Paul Stamets is a mycologist and a true renaissance visionary with a pathbreaking message.
My own infrequent writings are purely experientially and I’m not well-read enough to refer to the spiritual heritage of millenia. However others can.
Most probably I will never look down at mother ship earth from space. But some astronauts did when they set out to explore the final frontier.
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.
This video from 1998 is one of the last interviews before Terence passed away in April 2000.
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!
The film examines the re-emergence of archaic techniques of ecstasy in the modern world by weaving a synthesis of ecological…
I follow Theo Jansen for many years now. What I like so much about his design approach is the playfulness…
Lately I also rediscovered the wholesome experience of being with with a group of strangers who share an intention of love & growth.
I just discovered the greatest documentary of all time. I urge you to take the time and watch this carefully. What do you feel?