Understanding 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… View Post

Should All Drugs Be Legalised?

This is the dissertation I wrote for my Philosophy undergraduate degree in 2012. Some of the statistics may be a bit out of date, but recent developments in drug liberalisation (such as in the US)… View Post

Why Psychedelics Don’t Deserve the Stigma They Carry

US comedian Shane Mauss is currently doing his biggest tour to date. A Good Trip is a two-hour comedy show about psychedelics. One of the aims of this tour, he said, is to remove the stigma… View Post

Ayahuasca-Inspired Art by Luis Tamani

Luis Tamani is an artist who was born in the Peruvian city of Pucallpa on the Amazonian Ucayali River. At the end of his academic training in art, he was introduced to the hallucinogenic brew… View Post

The Visionary Art of Jonathan Solter

Jonathan Solter is a visionary artist from the Bay Area in California. He said he tries “to put as much detail into every painting as possible.” And looking at some of his artwork, this is clear:… View Post