The “spirit molecule” is edging further into the mainstream, thanks to vapes that compress an hours-long trip into a ten-minute one.
Psychedelics got the comedian through his late 30s – and provided the subject of his new stand-up show 'Spirit Hole'.
“Women are more likely to naturally have that maternal instinct and sensitivity to be a shaman. But over centuries, their power and agency was taken away and given to men.”
The dominant narrative about psychedelics is that they are closely linked to shamanism and have been used in many Amazonian cultures for thousands of years. But there is little reliable evidence to actually back that claim.
Meet Mike "Zappy" Zapolin, who acts as a combination of a psychedelic trip sitter and procurer for celebrities.
A sixth religious group in Canada has been granted an exemption to use the hallucinogenic tea, known for causing visions and vomiting, as part of its ceremonies.
And this appreciation for the natural world can last for up to two years after the experience!
Owen James, founder of Ceu de Toronto, is expecting new members to flock to the church after it received an exemption from Health Canada to use the hallucinogenic drug.
A total of five religious groups now are allowed to use the hallucinogenic in their ceremonies.
It wasn’t scary. It was beautiful. Magical. Out of this world. It was bizarre and yet it made complete sense. And I was not alone. And I never would be again.