We can begin to sense that we are animals too, just one experiment among countless others, shaped in reciprocity with a living world. At first, we might see otherness, but eventually, we can recognize another person staring back at us.
“We exist in relation to three things: The forest, wild animals, and our ancestor spirits. Once we lose the connection to these things, we invite demons to take hold of our destiny.”
Rebel Wisdom uncovers the most rebellious ideas in philosophy, human potential and transcendence to find direction through the chaos of the time.
A personal project exploring the real world of scientific research. Not the stainless steel surfaces bathed in purple light, but real people in their basements working on selfbuilt contraptions
Or what being present means to me. And why I practice Ashtanga Yoga.
A trialogue on chaos and the world soul, featuring Terence McKenna, Rupert Sheldrake, Ralph Abraham – three brilliant minds sharing their views on life and the structure of reality.
Best known for his fashion photography, Irving Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats, still lifes and ethnographic photographs…
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.
How do we want to live? These people choose a life away from the cities, willing to abandon lifestyles based on performance, efficiency and consumption.
A primal heart still beats in Europe. Rural people all over the continent kept the connection to nature’s rhythm and celebrate the seasonal cycle. They invoke death but bestow fertile life.
To me the main characteristics that constitute the human condition are plasticity and the tendency to repeat.
For seven thousand years, the Selk’nam, Yamana and Kawésqar people inhabited the forbidding archipelago of Southern Patagonia.
Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.
This series from 1975 takes us on a journey around the world to reveal the making and use of tribal art in some of the few places on earth where the traditions are intact.
Renzo Martens’ Enjoy Poverty is one of the most provocative films that have been circulating the art world since its release in 2009.
Research indicates that shamans access an intelligence, which they say is nature’s, and which gives them information that has stunning correspondences with molecular biology.
Malcolm Kirk traveled to Papua New Guinea in 1967. He returned repeatedly during the ensuing 13 years, documenting the extraordinary tribal decorations he had observed on that initial trip.
The photographer Jimmy Nelson visited 31 secluded and visually unique tribes around the world. The result is huge — in extend and significance.
Every time I return to Terence McKenna I am amazed once more. Hours of listening just fly by.
Richard Evans Schultes is the father of modern ethnobotany and some of his scholars carry on his heritage.
This book is a must for all future parents. Besides that they don’t need to learn much.