EP 25 - Dennis Mckenna & the legendary brotherhood | Psychedelics & The nature of Reality.

The only way out, is to go in.
— Dennis McKenna

Dennis McKenna is an enthnopharamacologist, research pharamacologist, author, lecturer, and the brother of the late great Terence McKenna. Dennis joins the Psychedelic Milk podcast to talk about his psychedelic experiences, the nature of reality, and what he learned from his various psychedelic experiences.

  • Author of "Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss: My Life with Terence McKenna"
  • American ethnopharmacologist, research pharmacologist
  • Psychonaut (DMT, ayahuasca, psilocybin, and more)

Show Notes

  • How Dennis and Terence first became interested in psychedelics and mysticism
  • Smoking DMT
  • Going to the Amazon in South America
  • Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss
  • Taking excessive amounts of psilocybin
  • Fear and trust in a psychedelic journey
  • Psilocybin 
  • Set and setting
  • Psychology & Alchemy by Carl Jung
  • Erowid.org
  • Neural chemistry or another dimension?
  • "I think, therefore I am" - René Descartes
  • Integration after taking psychedelics
  • Major lessons learned from taking psychedelics 
  • Modern science and it's arrogance 
  • Dennis' current psychedelic practice

Related Links:

Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss: My Life with Terence McKenna
Dennis McKenna Facebook page
Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss: My Life with Terence McKenna (AMAZON LINK)
 

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Ep 24 - How the Drug-War changed Brian Normand's [PSYMPOSIA] Life!

Any state that legalizes marijuana that does not allow the individual to grow, is not legalization.
— Brian Normand

Brian Normand is the co-founder of Psymposia, a collection of collaborative projects that have positive social impact, network community, and change perceptions of plants, psychedelics, and psychoactives. On this episode of the podcast, Brian shares his arrest story by the police for the possession of marijuana and psilocybin and how he is fighting back!

  • Co-founder of Psymposia
  • Graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a BS in Plant, Soil, Insect Science, & Sustainable Horticulture, Magna Cum Laude.
  • Investigated and arrested for the possession of marijuana and psilocybin

Show Notes:

  • What is Psymposia?
  • Social justice issue 
  • Obama's pardon on Tim Tyler
  • Brian's arrest story
  • Systemic racism
  • Jack Cole the undercover narcotics officer 
  • Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)
  • Who tipped Brian to the police?
  • Open conversation with the police about the War On Drugs
  • Current relation between police and the public in Baltimore
  • Changes happening in the US
  • Progress with legalization of marijuana
  • Swedish government's view on drugs
  • The magic 3 (caffeine, alcohol, tobacco)
  • Coming out of the psychedelic closet
  • Propaganda against drugs
  • Depression/PTSD/Anxiety
  • Change starts with yourself
  • Who profits from the War On Drugs?
 This is only a fourth of the marijuana that Brian was caught in the possession with. 

This is only a fourth of the marijuana that Brian was caught in the possession with. 

Related Links:

Psymposia Official Site
Psychedelics and Identity Politics
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

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Ep 23 - Metaphysical Strength with Steve Maxwell! Manifestation, Positive Affirmations, Non-Attachment

The secret of manifestation of the physical realm is the feeling that you generate. It’s not just the matter of seeing it or visualizing it in your mind. You got to have the feeling of ‘it already happened’.
— Steve Maxwell

Steve Maxwell is an American physical fitness educator, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor, and a spiritual man who shapes his own reality with positive thoughts and continuous action. While Steve is well known for his knowledge for workouts with the physical body, he is also a "black belt" in the metaphysical universe and possesses tremendous spiritual knowledge and applies them to his own life to manifest his desires. 

  • Physical educator
  • Fitness coach
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu expert and instructor
  • Lives a nomadic lifestyle, traveling from country to country giving fitness seminars

Show Notes

  • Steve's appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience about astrology
  • As a Man Thinketh by James Allen
  • Steve's first manifestation
  • Secret of manifestation 
  • Subconscious mind
  • Fear/Worrying
  • Faith
  • Nomadic/Spartan lifestyle
  • Attachment
  • Contentment
  • Collective consciousness in different areas of the world
  • Steve's astrologer 
  • Positive affirmations
  • Attachment to "sinking ships"
  • Extremist to diets/religions/lifestyles
  • Zombie mentality
  • Steve's experience with marijuana
  • Wim Hof method
  • Best diet

Related Links

Steve Maxwell Official Site
Steve Maxwell Facebook
As a Man Thinketh PDF (Free)

GARLYN (Music Producer)
GARLYN Facebook
GARLYN Twitter
GARLYN Soundcloud
Eclipse (Original Mix) [Free Download]

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EP 22 - Release Into Now with Cory Allen! (WE GET DEEP!)

The image, the subjective transcendence that they experience [through the use of psychedelics] is actually the reflection of their own ego.
— Cory Allen

Cory Allen is a meditation teacher, composer, mastering engineer, and a host of his own podcast The Astral Hustle from Austin, TX.

  • Meditation teacher (Release Into Now)
  • Binaural beats producer
  • Music composer and mastering engineer
  • Host of The Astral Hustle podcast
  • User of various psychedelics and plant medicines

Show Notes

  • Cory's god-like voice
  • Development with plant medicines
  • Addicted to the peak experience
  • Psychedelic experiences as a glimmer of their own ego
  • Meditation skills
  • Release Into Now meditation course
  • Astral projection
  • Lucid dreaming
  • Time compression
  • Anthropomorphization of the universe
  • Interface of reality
  • Subjective reality
  • No sense of right or wrong
  • Existential paralysis 
  • Astral existence
  • Hierarchy of existence
  • Greatest thing you can learn about presence
  • Mimicry
  • Spirituality and ego
  • Instagram yoga
  • Personality is irrelevant
  • Intentions

Related Links:

Cory Allen
Release Into Now meditation course

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Ep 21 - Michael Donovan Talks Spirituality and Artificial Intelligence

Be compassionate, be alive, do whatever the fuck you want, do it with an open heart and open mind.
— Michael Donovan

Michael Donovan is a photographer, podcaster, and an interesting human being. He is a host of his own podcast MICHAEL DONOVAN'S Walking Home. Michael is a free-spirited human being that likes to explore the inner and outer world when it comes to consciousness, community, culture, entertainment, and enlightenment. 

  • Photographer
  • Host of MICHAEL DONOVAN'S Walking Home podcast

Show Notes

  • Origins
  • Meaning of "Walking Home"
  • Sense of humor
  • New York City struggles
  • Psychedelics and spirituality
  • How to be in the moment
  • Photography
  • Spirituality and boredom 
  • Artificial intelligence 
  • Homeless enlightenment
  • Science
  • Materialistic religions

Related Links:

Studio Donovan

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