Entheogens and GodwithDon Lattin

Books Mentioned In This Interview

don lattin changing our minds: psychedelic sacraments and the new psychotherapy don lattin following our bliss: how the spiritual ideals of the sixties shape our lives today don lattin jesus freaks: a true story of murder and madness on the evangelical edge don lattin the harvard psychedelic club: how timothy leary, ram dass, huston smith, and andrew weil killed the fifties and ushered in a new age for america

Don Lattin, a former journalist, is author of Jesus Freaks: A True Story of Murder and Madness on the Evangelical Edge; Following Our Bliss: How the Spiritual Ideals of the Sixties Shape Our Lives Today; The Harvard Psychedelic Club: How Timothy Leary, Ram Dass, Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil Killed the Fifties and Ushered in a New Age for America; Changing Our Minds: Psychedelic Sacraments and the New Psychotherapy; and Distilled Spirits: Getting High, and then Sober, with a Famous Writer, a Forgotten Philosopher, and a Hopeless Drunk. His newest book is God on Psychedelics.

Here he describes the new landscape that is emerging as mainstream organizations in science, religion, and psychotherapy come to terms with the decriminalization of entheogens such as psilocybin.

00:00 Introduction

04:50 A new profession

07:40 Mainstream clergy

18:43 Spiritual, not religious

26:16 Psychedelic churches

35:58 Alchohol

43:49 Closer to God

48:05 Psychedelic generation

54:46 Conclusion

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(Recorded on April 20, 2023)

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Published on May 3, 2023


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