The Invisible Landscape: Mind, Hallucinogens, and the I Ching

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Harper Collins, Apr 22, 1994 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 256 pages
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A thoroughly revised edition of the much-sought-after early work by Terence and Dennis McKenna that looks at shamanism, altered states of consciousness, and the organic unity of the King Wen sequence of the I Ching.
 

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User Review  - Farree - LibraryThing

This comes awfully close to what Hunter Thompson once called 'bad craziness.' One probably shouldn't use the I Ching to predict the end of the world. (One probably shouldn't predict the end unless one ... Read full review

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fantastic read! recomend this book for people who want to know more. Read full review

Contents

Shamans and Schizophrenia
19
Organismic Thought
29
Toward a Holographic Theory of Mind
41
Models of Drug Activity
57
An Experiment at La Chorrera
95
Psychological Reflections on La Chorrera
109
Time Change and Becoming
119
Order in the Cbingand Order in the World
135
The King Wen Sequence as a Quantified Modular Hierarchy
151
Toward a Physics of Concrescence
181
The Wave of Time
193
Evolution and Freedom
201
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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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