Western Psychology is diseased/ Homeless people can see your soul like others can’t

“The reason we feel alienated is because the society is infantile, trivial, and stupid. So the cost of sanity in this society is a certain level of alienation. I grapple with this because I’m a parent. And I think anybody who has children, you come to this realization, you know—what’ll it be? Alienated, cynical intellectual?… Read More Western Psychology is diseased/ Homeless people can see your soul like others can’t

Lessons from a 9 gram Psilocybin Mushroom trip

“Nature loves courage.” -Terence Mckenna  In my humble opinion, there is absolutely nothing to fear about mushrooms.  These are benevolent plant teachers, of earth and of the larger galaxy.  I believe my spiritual readiness, my willingness to do what it took to excavate the demons in my self and to bring my shadow side up… Read More Lessons from a 9 gram Psilocybin Mushroom trip

Little Deaths, Masks, and the Existential Joke (Halloween Party)

I got into bed Saturday night at 3 am, exhausted from a night of exerting the effort of facial expressions required to match the synthetic enthusiasm of drunk people. The night concluded with an Uber ride that was 1.6x the normal fare because of the increased demand, as all the drunks migrated home, some with… Read More Little Deaths, Masks, and the Existential Joke (Halloween Party)