Psychedelics and Religion
Psychedelic therapist William Richards talks about roses, God experiences, and his new book Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences.
Our Robots, Ourselves
Technology historian and engineer David Mindell talks about drones, social robots, agency, and his enlightening new book Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy.
My TechEmergence talk about the trouble with spiritual machines.
Psychedelic freedom fighter Casey Hardison talks about human rights, doing time, and the good and bad sides of hedonistic politics.
Robots on Acid
Cognitive scientist Andrew Smart talks about artificial intelligence, hallucinations, computationalism, and his new book Beyond Zero and One: Machines, Psychedelics, and Consciousness.
The Revelation of Philip K. Dick
A recording of an October Gallery talk on PKD and the Exegesis.
Setting Science Free
Maverick biologist Rupert Sheldrake talks about morphic resonance, citizen PSI, and the crumbling of scientific materialism.
Keep the Portal Open
On technology, anomalies, and the blurring of reality and fantasy today.
Ecological philosopher and Buddhist Timothy Morton talks about telekinesis, the weirdness of reality, and the trouble with the word "Nature" in the era of global warming.
Lost Shadows: In Defense of the Soul
A review of Sub Rosa's recent rerelease of David Toop's strange and powerful Yanomami recordings
Author and magic practitioner Peter Grey talks about radical witchcraft, the trouble with neopaganism, and the historical portrait of Lucifer he presents in his new historical study, Lucifer: Princeps.
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Why Lovecraft rules the Internet
Tamera community member Martin Winiecki, also from the Institute for Global Peace Work, talks about community building, trust, water, and Tamera's amazing "Healing Biotope" in Portugal.
Void and Imagination
Multimedia artist and "astroverted entheogentleman" Michaelangelo talks about inspired language, dream theaters, and synesthetic aesthetics.
Inside the Machine
A talk with Megan Prelinger about art, modernism, and twentieth-century electronics.