Spirituality

What’s next for psychedelic decriminalization?

The movement to decriminalize entheogenic plants—psychedelics—is young, but has already succeeded in three cities… The force behind this tide is an organization called Decriminalize Nature (DN), who uses an open-source format to help communities all over the world start healing. Believing that entheogens should be legal and the exchange of them regulated, DN reverses the profit model…

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What permaculture teaches us about psychedelics

As a person raised under capitalism, I was conditioned to care a lot about obtaining a yield, so I encourage you to be intentional about what yields you try to obtain and the means to get them – especially in a time of climate and humanitarian crisis … While it can be tempting to construct a massive overhaul to…

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…present of psychedelics

Nature has often provided us with the means to cure disease and improve our lives; it seems absolutely insane to block our own progress… even in a psychedelic community that thinks it is more steeped in love and compassion than ever before… Although we’d like to think of this new renaissance as being led by…

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Why the war on [plants & fungi] must end

Cannabis is just the tip of the drug war iceberg… One of the more exciting aspects of future U.S. drug policy revolves around … psilocybin (magic mushrooms). Last year, Oakland became the second U.S. city (after Denver) to decriminalise magic mushrooms [in addition to other plants and fungi such as [iboga, ayahuasca, psilocybe mushrooms, etc].  There’s a…

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Decriminalize [psilocybin-containing] mushrooms…

The initiative would also help create a system in which psilocybin mushrooms would be regulated by… Department of Food & Agriculture and Department of Public Health. …a grassroots campaign workings towards psilocybin decriminalization… the organization’s proposed initiative… decriminalize them for personal, spiritual and religious use, with adults being able to cultivate and use in the State……

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Mental illness is something else entirely [says Dr.]

“So this is how the healers who are attempting to be born are treated in this culture. What a loss! What a loss that a person who is finally being aligned with a power from the other world is just being wasted.” Dr. Somé proposes that what we call depression, bi-polar, psychosis and schizophrenia may perhaps…

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The whole-planet view

We are at a moment of profound crisis but also far-reaching opportunity. Much depends on whether enough of us can deepen our empathy for each other, build our sense of common purpose, and identity with a ‘larger us’ – one that includes all the world’s 7.5 billion (and rising) people, as well as other species…

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…mushroom…

…all those who have fought for… free use of what the earth creates at no cost. Most importantly, if you belong to the privileged group of individuals who can talk about and engage in psychedelic use… keep using your privilege and platform to expand the conversation. Listen and collaborate with those who don’t immediately agree…

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