Psychoactive DrugswithDennis McKenna

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dennis mckenna brotherhood of the screaming abyss

Dennis McKenna, PhD, is founder of the McKenna Academy for Natural Philosophy. He is coauthor, with his late brother Terence, of The Invisible Landscape and also Psilycyben: Magic Mushroom Grower’s Guide. He is author of Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss: My Life with Terence McKenna. He is also editor of the two-volume set, Ethnopharmocologic Search for Psychoactive Drugs. His website is

In this video he describes his evolution from a psychenautical pioneer to a scientist and educator in the realm of psychedelics.

00:00:00 Introduction

00:10:29 Hyperspace Teachers

00:18:34 La Chorrera Experiment

00:33:12 Time Wave Theory

00:46:54 Delusional Ideation

00:52:59 Psychedelic Tourism

01:00:57 Conclusion

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(Recorded on January 29, 2023)

Published on February 17, 2023


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