How Culture Can Influence a Psychedelic Experience

It is clear that expectations and beliefs can shape a psychedelic experience. Your ‘set’ (or mindset) is one of the vital components – along with your external setting – that can steer your psychedelic journey in a… View Post

The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas by Ursula K. Le Guin: An Analogy for Antinatalism

The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas is a work of short philosophical fiction by the sci-fi writer Ursula K. Le Guin, originally published in 1973 and then re-republished in The Wind’s Twelve Quarters (1975),… View Post

The Psychedelic Designs of Adam Nathaniel Furman

Adam Nathaniel Furman is a prolific, award-winning artist, designer, and architect of Argentine, Japanese, and Israeli descent. He is currently based in London. He is pioneering a design movement that he has termed ‘New Fabulous London’,… View Post

Exploring Yangon: First Impressions of Myanmar

I visited Myanmar in 2014 and, unlike in other Southeast Asian countries, US dollars were the preferred form of currency. But the dollars also needed to be crisp and pristine. If you go to a… View Post

The Last Messiah by Peter Wessel Zapffe: Overview and Critical Analysis

The Norwegian philosopher Peter Wessel Zapffe is little-known to most Anglophone readers. He was greatly inspired by Arthur Schopenhauer and has been called one of the “bleakest thinkers of all times and places”. Zapffe was… View Post