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

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

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