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…[psilocybe mushroom] philosophy

…psilocybin center of an enormously influential movement that was (and continues to be) both a religion and a… political philosophy.

…it was no coincidence that dominant political forces opposed such a substance… anonymously published a guide to growing psychoactive psilocybin mushrooms… the source of humanity’s first religious ideas and that entheogens would lead to “the next evolutionary step” for humanity… today, it remains an open question how this counterculture will adapt, as psychedelics become increasingly acceptable to a dominant society that once tried to eliminate them.

Original Article (JStor Daily):
Terence McKenna’s anarchic psychedelic religion
Artwork Fair Use: Pavel Souviron

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