Ep017 - Everything Microdosing

No interview today. We jump right into a Feed Your Head segment on the very popular topic of Microdosing. Cody follows that up with an Epics and Entheogens segment covering some of the major godparents of psychedlia who had a major role in the development of various microdosing techniques. Keeping in line with the microdosing theme, Amanda finishes the show with a Psychedelic Feminism highlighting Amanda Fielding.

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Ep016 - Psilly Review of Disjointed

For today’s episode, Amanda and Cody unite forces for an unorthodox episode, reviewing the new Netflix series Disjointed, starring Cathy Bates as an eccentric cannabis dispensary owner. This episode is just small teaser of the exclusive patreon content which will we will be releasing regularly in the future.

Late night recording + cannabis and tequila shots = very Psilly Rabbits. The explicit tag is there for a reason this week. If you are turned off by foul language, or find yourself easily offended, then this may not be the episode for you. You all usually get to hear us in a presentation mode, wherein we try to relay important information quickly and accurately. This episode is not that. Again, things got a little saucy whilst under influence of a unique blend of sleep deprivation, cannabis and tequila.

That all said, we hope you enjoy!

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Ep015 - Chaos Protocols with Gordon White

For our interview today, Cody speaks with author, magician, philosopher and permaculture guru from Down Under, Mr. Gordon White. We discuss a wide range of topics, from psychedelic sustainability, to the versatility of magical techniques in today’s modern world, and his wonderful book Chaos Protocols. Check out Gordon at RuneSoup.com. After the interview, I cover entheogens in comic books for Epics and Entheogens, and we finish today’s show with a Feed Your Head exploring the miraculous plant Iboga. We hope you enjoy!

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Ep014 - Drunken Taoism with Daniele Bolelli

The Psilly Rabbits survived the Oregon eclipse! After a brief hiatus due to complications in hosting an eclipse event, we are back with the savage philosopher and Drunken Taoist extraordinaire, Daniele Bolelli. Daniele is a college professor, published author, martial artist, father and host of the podcasts The Drunken Taoist and History on Fire. We cover a wide range of topics in or discussion today, from how to Create Your Own Religion to the nature of dreams and psychedelics.

Following the interview, in our segment Epics and Entheogens, Cody gives an overview of entheogens and plant medicines used in Central and South America before the conquest and colonization at the hands of the Spanish. In Psychedelic Feminism, Amanda gives a detailed account of one Rosalind Franklin, our dark Lady of DNA, and the misinformation perpetuated regarding the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA. We then close out today's episode with another Psilly Story. Eeeeenjoy it!

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Show Notes:

Daniele Bolelli - Podcasts: The Drunken Taoist and History on Fire

Taoist Lecture Series

Not Afraid - Audiobook

Poetry of Zen monk Ikkyo Sojun ( 1394–1481 )

*The Lady Mori was a blind minstrel with whom Ikkyo had a long standing relationship with*

Lady Mori's Gifted Touch:

My hand is no match for that of Mori. She is the unrivaled master of love play: When my jade stalk wilts, she can make it sprout! How we enjoy our intimate little circle.

I Hate Incense:

A master's handiwork cannot be measured But still priests wag their tongues explaining the "Way" and babbling about "Zen." This old monk has never cared for false piety And my nose wrinkles at the dark smell of incense before the Buddha.

Crazy Cloud speaks of Daito's unsurpassed brilliance But the clatter of royal carriages about the temple gates drowns him out And no one listens to tales of the Patriarch's long years Of hunger and homelessness beneath Gojo Bridge.

Monk Gantō practiced Zen while rowing a boat; Monk Chin gathered rushleaf to make sandals. I always praise the great worth of a single raincoat and straw hat - But who is there to appreciate their true elegance?

A Fisherman

Studying texts and stiff meditation can make you lose your Original Mind. A solitary tune by a fisherman, though, can be an invaluable treasure. Dusk rain on the river, the moon peeking in and out of the clouds; Elegant beyond words, he chants his songs night after night.

A Hermit Monk in the Mountains

I like it best when no one comes, Preferring fallen leaves and swirling flowers for company. Just an old Zen monk living like he should, A withered plum tree suddenly sprouting a hundred blossoms.

A Man's Root

Eight inches strong, it is my favorite thing; If I'm alone at night, I embrace it fully— A beautiful woman hasn't touched it for ages. Within my fundoshi there is an entire universe!

Three Poems on Love and Longing

Day and night I cannot keep you out of my thoughts; In the darkness, on an empty bed, the longing deepens. I dream of us joining hands, exchanging words of love, But then the dawn bell shatters my reverie and rends my heart.

Women, lovely flowers that bloom and quickly fade; Flowery faces, in full flush, lovely as dreams. When flowers burst open they grow heavy with passion But once they fall, no one speaks of them again.

Even if I were a god or a Buddha you'd be on my mind. I sit beneath the lamp, a skinny monk chanting love songs. The fierce autumn wind nearly bowls me over And my heart is choked with thick clouds.

Farewell, Lady Mori

Ten years ago beneath the blossoms we began a fragrant alliance. Each stage was a delight, full of endless passion. How poignant, never again to pillow my head on her lap. Making sweet love together, we vowed to be together always.

Archeology News Network article - The Use of Hallucinogenic Drugs in pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures

Sapo In My Soul - Peter Gorman

Dr. Bia Labate - Brazillian Anthropologist

Rosalind Franklin Society Website

Ep013 - Psychedelic Gospels with Jerry Brown

For lucky number thirteen, Cody interviews Jerry Brown, co-author of The Psychedelic Gospels, which covers evidence for the role of visionary plants in Christianity. Check out Jerry and Julie's website at thepsychedelicgospels.com. In Feed Your Head this week, following the conversation with Jerry, Cody explores the modern emergence of this mushroom-Jesus theory, highlighting John Marco Allegro and The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross. Lastly, Amanda finishes out the show with a Psilly Story about Busta the Psychonaut Dog.

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Ep012 - Egyptian Blue Lotus with Rev. Aryshta Dean

On today's show, Amanda interviews Rev. Aryshta Dean regarding her work with the Egyptian Blue Lotus. They discuss the history of the Blue Lotus as an entheogen, the dangers of losing this remarkable plant forever, as well as the research suggesting potential for epigenetic changes to our DNA as brought on by responsible entheogen use. Rev. Aryshta is a very knowledgeable and well sourced researcher of ancient Egypt and Greece, as well as being a student, advocate, and defender of the sacred Blue lotus.

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Ep011 - Psychedelic Mormons pt2 with Bryce Blakenagel

This week, Cody finishes out the conversation started last week with Bryce Blakenagel of the Naked Mormonism Podcast. Cody and Bryce read and dissect a research paper they've been working on, exploring evidence of psychedelic/entheogenic/sacramental drug use by the early Mormon church. Both episodes are quite lengthy, so we forgo our new segments and just dive DEEP into this groundbreaking new interpretation of Mormon history. This conversation is also posted on the Naked Mormonism Podcast as a combined podcast. Thank you to Bryce for taking care of the editing.

Cody and Bryce will be presenting this hypothesis at the 2017 Sunstone Symposium in Salt Lake City Utah, this weekend on July the 29th. Please join us in Salt Lake City should you find yourself in the area.

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Show Notes:

Revelation Through Hallucination. A discourse on the Joseph Smith-entheogen theory - By: Bryce Blankenagel and Cody Noconi - PDF version of the paper we are discussing. Please leave comments and continue the dialogue!

Bryce Blakenagel - The Naked Mormonism Podcast and My Book of Mormon Podcast

Robert Beckstead - The Restoration and the Sacred Mushroom, 2008

R. R. Griffiths & W. A. Richards & U. McCann & R. Jesse. “Psilocybin can occasion mystical-type experiences having substantial and sustained personal meaning and spiritual significance.” Springer-Verlag 2006. Received: 20 January 2006 /Accepted: 27 May 2006.

Owens, Lance S. “Joseph Smith and Kabbalah: The Occult Connection.” Gnosis.org. Pub 1994. Last accessed December 2016. http://gnosis.org/jskabb1.htm

Luman Walters Documents - http://www.fullerconsideration.com/sources.php?cat=GP-LW

Newman, P.D. “Masonry and the Mysteries of Eleusis Revisited: Threshing Floors and Waterfalls.” Reality Sandwich. Pub 2013.

Ep010 - Psychedelic Mormons with Bryce Blakenagel

For our tenth episode, Cody teams up with Bryce Blakenagel of the Naked Mormonism Podcast, exploring evidence of psychedelic/entheogenic/sacramental drug use by the early Mormon church.. This is part one of a two part series, in which Cody and Bryce read and dissect a research paper they've been working on regarding this theory. Both episodes are quite lengthy, so we forgo our new segments and dive DEEP into this groundbreaking new interpretation of Mormon history.

Cody and Bryce will be presenting this hypothesis at the 2017 Sunstone Symposium in Salt Lake City Utah on July the 29th. Please join us in Salt Lake City should you find yourself in the area.

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Show Notes:

Revelation Through Hallucination. A discourse on the Joseph Smith-entheogen theory - By: Bryce Blankenagel and Cody Noconi - PDF version of the paper we are discussing. Please leave comments and continue the dialogue!

Bryce Blakenagel - The Naked Mormonism Podcast and My Book of Mormon Podcast

Robert Beckstead - The Restoration and the Sacred Mushroom, 2008

R. R. Griffiths & W. A. Richards & U. McCann & R. Jesse. “Psilocybin can occasion mystical-type experiences having substantial and sustained personal meaning and spiritual significance.” Springer-Verlag 2006. Received: 20 January 2006 /Accepted: 27 May 2006.

Owens, Lance S. “Joseph Smith and Kabbalah: The Occult Connection.” Gnosis.org. Pub 1994. Last accessed December 2016. http://gnosis.org/jskabb1.htm

Co-authored by John Halpern, Andrea Sherwood, Torsten Passie, Kiimberly Blackwell, James Ruttenber. “Evidence of health and safety in American members of a religion who use a hallucinogenic sacrament.” MedSciMonit. Received: June 1 2008 / Accepted: July 9 2008. www.medscitmonit.com

Luman Walters Documents - http://www.fullerconsideration.com/sources.php?cat=GP-LW

Newman, P.D. “Masonry and the Mysteries of Eleusis Revisited: Threshing Floors and Waterfalls.” Reality Sandwich. Pub 2013.

Ep009 - Moses the Psychonaut

This week, we get biblical as Cody explores the evidence of entheogen use among the tribes of Israel and their psychopathic psychonaut of a leader, Moses. Amanda opens a new segment highlighting scientific psychedelic research, appropriately called Feed Your Head. We finish the show with a Psilly Story about porta potty shit demons and the importance of dose, set, and setting.

Later this month, Cody will be presenting at the 2017 Sunstone Symposium in Salt Lake City Utah on July the 29th with Bryce Blakenagel of the Naked Mormonism Podcast. Bryce and I have put together a research paper regarding evidence that the early Mormon church and it’s founder Joseph Smith were using psychedelic plant medicines as a sacrament. Over the next few weeks, we will be releasing more information as well as devoting a podcast episode on this theory, so stay tuned and please join us in Salt Lake City on July the 29th should you find yourself in the area.

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Show Notes:

Pahnke, Walter Drugs and Mysticism

Doblin, Rick 25 year Follow-up Study - Good Friday Experiment

Griffiths, Roland Mystical-type experiences occasioned by psilocybin mediate the attribution of personal meaning and spiritual significance 14 months later.

The Guardian article - Religious leaders get high on magic mushrooms ingredient – for science.

Shannon, Benny (2008) Biblical Entheogens: a Speculative Hypothesis

1611 KJV of the Bible

Leary, Timothy. The Religious Experience: It’s Production and Interpretation. 1964

Ott, Jonathon, Pharmocatheon

Paul Stamets, Mycelium Running

R. R. Griffiths & W. A. Richards & U. McCann & R. Jesse. “Psilocybin can occasion mystical-type experiences having substantial and sustained personal meaning and spiritual significance.” Springer-Verlag 2006. Received: 20 January 2006 /Accepted: 27 May 2006

Ep008 - Eleusinian Mysteries with Carl P Ruck

This week we introduce some new segments and Cody interviews Boston University Professor of classical Greek studies, Dr. Carl P Ruck.

In our opening segment Epics N' Entheogens, Cody explores evidence of plant and fungal based medicines and intoxicants through prehistory. Following that is a short primer on the Eleusinian Mysteries to help prep for the interview with Professor Carl Ruck. Enjoy!

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Show Notes:

Guerra-Doce, Eliza. “The Origins of Inebriation: Archaeological Evidence of the Consumption of Fermented Beverages and Drugs in Prehistoric Eurasia” Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory. September 2015, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 751–782

McKenna, Terrance. “Food Of The Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge.” Ebury Publishing, 2010

Interview with Terence McKenna in Mondo, CA 2000. http://www.lycaeum.org/~sputnik/McKenna/Evolution/theory.html

Gizmodo article - Scientist think cavemen painted while high

Mad Honey article - Modern Farmer

Selva Pascuala Cave murals

R. Gordon Wasson, Albert Hofmann, Carl A. P. Ruck, Huston Smith. “The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries.” North Atlantic Books

Bryce Blakenagel - Naked Mormonism Podcast

SpEdEp 36 – Joseph’s Technicolor Dream-stone

SpEdEp 35 – Trippin’ Through the Aeons

Ep007 - Psychedelic Feminism with Thomas Hatsis

This week, Amanda delivers the first in an ongoing series regarding Psychedelic Feminism. On this episode, Amanda briefly covers the definition of Psychedelic Feminism, how inter-sectional feminism interplay's with capitalism and neoliberalism (if at all). Amanda then interviews our first returning guest, author and historian Thomas Hatsis to discuss how these topics affected feminism throughout history, specifically during the initiations at Eleusis.

You can find more information on Thom and his research at his website Psychedelic Witch: http://arspsychedelia.com/

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Ep006 - NeuroApocalypse with Rev. Danny Nemu

This week, we interview the wonderful Reverend Danny Nemu regarding plant medicines, psychoactive drugs in the bible, and his books Science Revealed and The Neuro-Apocalypse. For more information on Danny and his work, please visit his website http://nemusend.co.uk/

You can find Rev. Nemu this June 30th-July 2nd at the 2017 Breaking Convention conference held at the University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, London England. http://www.breakingconvention.co.uk/

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Show Notes:

Pick up Rev Nemu's new book, The Neuro-Apocalypse:
https://psychedelicpress.co.uk/collections/display-titles/products/neuro-apocalypse

Pick up Rev Nemu's first book, Science Revealed::
https://psychedelicpress.co.uk/collections/display-titles/products/science-revealed-by-rev-nemu

Article on that crazy illness and Danny's plant assisted recovery:
http://realitysandwich.com/220989/taboo-from-the-jungle-to-the-clinic/

Rev. Nemu's Blog and latest newsletter:

http://nemusend.co.uk/2017/05/26/may-newsletter/

Ep005 - Witches' Ointments with Thomas Hatsis

This week, we interview Thomas Hatsis, author of The Witches' Ointment: The Secret History of Psychedelic Magic. Mr. Hatsis is a lot of fun as he expertly guides us through roughly seven centuries worth of European history. You can find more information on his website Psychedelic Witch: http://arspsychedelia.com/

Thomas Hatsis will also be debating Jerry Brown this Thursday May 25th at 1pm, at the 2017 Exploring Psychedelics Conference in Ashland, Oregon.

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Show Notes:

Read the first section of Tom's book, The Witches' Ointment: The Secret History of Psychedelic Magic. http://disinfo.com/2015/09/the-witches-ointment/

Psychedelic Witch - http://arspsychedelia.com/

2017 Exploring Psychedelics Conference - http://www.exploring-psychedelics.org/

Ep004 - Microdosing THC with Christie Strong

This week, Amanda interviews Christie Strong with Kiva Confections, an edible cannabis company. http://kivaconfections.com Christie is a wealth of information and guides us through the basics of ingesting medicinal cannabis. This is a great episode for anyone new to using cannabis as a medicine. Please follow the show notes for more information.

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Show Notes:

Kiva Confections Medical Cannabis- http://kivaconfections.com

California Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation - http://bmcr.ca.gov/

Cannabis Reports - https://www.cannabisreports.com/

Science Daily article – Cannabis reverses aging processes in the brain, study suggests - https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170508112400.htm

Rolling Stone article - Why Microdosing Is Taking Over Medical Marijuana

- http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/why-microdosing-is-taking-over-medical-marijuana-w477381

 

https://erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis.shtml

http://www.maps.org/research/mmj

http://www.maps.org/resources/freebooks

http://www.zendoproject.org/

Ep003 - Sustainable Plant Medicines with Kirra Swenerton

This week on our show...Amanda interviews Kirra Swenerton. Kirra is an instructor of ethnobotany and ecology, working to spread the good word about sustainable plant medicines and herbcraft. Kirra regularly holds classes in and around Oakland, California. Find out more information at her website Rootwisdom.com.

Kirra will be presenting The Medicine of Reciprocity: Conservation & Sustainable Relationships with Entheogens, at the 2017 Exploring Psychedelics Conference in Ashland, Oregon.

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Ep002 - 'Secret Drugs of Buddhism' with Mike Crowley

This week, we bring you an interview with the author of Secret Drugs of Buddhism: Psychedelic sacraments and the origins of the Vajrayana, Mike Crowley.

If you are unfamiliar with the various schools of Buddhism, you may want to take a crack at the show notes below as Mr. Crowley takes us deep into the esoteric world of Vajrayana, or you can let him tell you all about it. Thank you for listening and enjoy the show!

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Ep001 - Psilocybin and Hyperspace with Kilindi Iyi

For our very first episode, Amanda interviews renowned mycologist, psychonaut, and hyperdemensional mixed martial artist Kilindi Iyi. This episode covers everything from matrix-like battles in hyperspace to classic alchemy. Kilindi even gives us helpful advice on what to do when offered drugs by djinn in hyperspace.

This September 2017 in Cleavland Ohio, Kilindi will be organizing the Women and Entheogens conference in honor of Kai Wingo.

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