Experiential Richness and the Perception of Time

The richness of our experiences in life can often drastically alter our perception of time. While we may not always think of time in a subjective manner (after all, a minute is a minute, an hour is an hour), the pace at which reality unfolds does, in fact, change throughout the day, depending on myriad…

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Book Review: Crawl Space by Jesse Jacobs

Crawl Space is a psychedelic graphic novel created by Jesse Jacobs, published by Koyama Press, and embodies the artist’s unique style of art and storytelling. Jacobs’ first graphic novel published with Koyama Press is his psychedelic creation myth By This You Shall Know Him (2012). This was followed, in 2014, by the publication of Safari…

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Why is Teetotalism on the Rise in the UK?

Teetotalism is on the rise in the UK, which may seem like a strange occurrence, given that the country is well-known for its binge-drinking culture. So, why is abstinence from alcohol becoming a more common lifestyle choice? Well, it seems that the trend is largely being driven by millennials. New data shows that the number…

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Why Do Jesters and Tricksters Appear in the DMT Experience?

A jester is an entertainer that a monarch or nobleman would employ to entertain him and his guests. These court jesters thrived in the medieval and Renaissance eras. These jovial entertainers wore hats featuring floppy, pointed protrusions, with a bell hanging from the tip of each protrusion. They also donned motley clothing (the traditional costume…

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Recognising the Psychedelic Ego

The ‘psychedelic ego’ refers to an ego that is based on – or inflated by – psychedelics. This may seem counterintuitive since psychedelics can lead to the diminishment or complete dissolution of the ego (known as ‘ego death’). However, the ego does not disappear forever as a result of a psychedelic experience. You can experience…

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