Spirituality

[Ergot…]

This therapeutic land rush is in turn dependent on the “return” of psychedelic science and clinical research. Here too we have seen various professional bodies and discourses, with rivalries between them, attempt to establish their dominance over the knowledge basis of psychedelics, partly with an eye to extract value for a hungry pharmaceutical and mental…

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Entheogenic practitioner…

“It is nobody’s business to judge anyone’s form of ceremony, spiritual perspective, lineage, politics, or opinions.” -Jonathan Goldman of Santo Daime Church in Oregon Generally in terms of safety and long term mental health, responsible entheogenic communities provide a safe container for participants while also providing ongoing integration, peer support and care. The antidote to…

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Oregon psilocybin and religious practices

Jon Dennis finished by explaining… “the religions would no longer have to operate underground”… …emphasized that the nature of such services embodies concepts such as divinity, sacredness, and spirituality. Original Article (Harris-Bricken):Oregon psilocybin and religious practicesArtwork Fair Use: dbking

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Guide to… psychedelic…

These recent developments in drug decriminalization… means we might have more friends forcing us to listen to their drug trips at dinner, but it’s also an opportunity for more people to try an alternative approach… …taking psychedelics… check all the boxes. Nature, no extreme conditions, having loved ones around, contained setups, etc… learned how to…

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Oregon 1st in US to soften on hard drugs, ‘magic’ mushrooms

“Measure 110 [in Oregon] is arguably the biggest blow to the war on drugs to date.”, says Kassandra Frederique, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, which was behind the hard-drugs measure. It received 59% yes votes and 41% no votes, with roughly 1.9 million votes counted, according to unofficial partial results from the secretary…

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[State] supreme court rules in favor of religious freedom to use psychedelic mushrooms

According to the decision, Jeremy D. Mack of Colebrook had practiced a shamanic, Earth-based religion for years… wrote that the U.S. Constitution protects religious beliefs, while the [State] Constitution protects both beliefs and practices.“ [Additionally, according the Oregon Constitution; All… shall be secure in the Natural right… according to the dictates of their own consciences……

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Psychedelic spirituality: inside a growing… religious movement

On this Sunday, Pastor… held up two potted plants that can be brewed into that bitter mind-altering beverage. “They are guiding us,” he preached, “into something ineffable…” …it was there that I was greeted… holding two giant clear plastic bags stuffed full of magic mushrooms. Some of these churches and gatherings are cautiously coming out…

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Committee gets an earful over… gifting ban

…community came out in force Tuesday [3/8/2022] to testify against a bill that would ban the gifting of the product. The proposal comes nearly a year after legalization… The General Law Committee debated a proposed bill that would prevent residents from gifting… or face up to a year in prison and $10,000 fine… “Enacting a…

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What are entheogens…

Entheogens remove us from our day-to-day experience of life and, in some cases, remove us from time and space, imparting a sense of the infinite. By removing ourselves from the usual, by suspending our social context, through psychological transformation, we can often gain a better perspective of who we are and what we want from…

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