The Archaic Revival: Speculations on Psychedelic Mushrooms, the Amazon, Virtual Reality, UFOs, Evolut

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Harper Collins, May 8, 1992 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 288 pages

Cited by the L.A. Weekly as "the culture's foremost spokesman for the psychedelic experience," Terrence McKenna is an underground legend as a brilliant raconteur, adventurer, and expert on the experiential use of mind-altering plants.

In these essays, interviews, and narrative adventures, McKenna takes us on a mesmerizing journey deep into the Amazon as well as into the hidden recesses of the human psyche and the outer limits of our culture, giving us startling visions of the past and future.

 

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Contents

High Frontiers Interview
26
Remarks to ARUPA 1984
50
Alien Love
72
New Maps of Hyperspace
90
Temporal Resonance
104
Mushrooms and Evolution
142
New Dimensions Interview
156
The Voynich Manuscript
172
Wassons Literary Precursors
186
Critique Interview
204
PlanPlantPlanet
218
Virtual Reality and
228
Sacred Plants Mystic Realities
238
Bibliography
253
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About the author (1992)

Terrence McKenna has spent twenty-five years exploring "the ethnopharmacology of spiritual transformation" and is a specialist in the ethnomedicine of the Amazon basin. He is coauthor, with his brother Dennis, of The Invisible Landscape: Mind, Hallucinogens, and the I Ching, and the author of Food of the Gods.

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