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Breaking Open the Head Breaking Open the Head PDF/EPUB ↠ Open the Head breaking mobile, open book, head kindle, Breaking Open pdf, the Head mobile, Breaking Open the Head Open the Head kindle, Breaking Open the Head MOBIthe Head eBook ¸ A dazzling work of personal travelogue and cultural criticism that ranges from the primitive to the postmodern in a quest for the promise and meaning of the psychedelic experience While psychedelics of all sorts are demonized in America today, the visionary compounds found in plants are the spiritual sacraments of tribal cultures around the world From the iboga of the Bwiti in Gabon, to the Mazatecs of Mexico, Breaking Open PDF or these plants are sacred because they awaken the mind to other levels of awareness to a holographic vision of the universe Breaking Open the Head is a passionate, multilayered, and sometimes rashly personal inquiry into this deep division On one level, Daniel Pinchbeck tells the story of the encounters between the modern consciousness of the West and these sacramental substances, including such thinkers as Allen Ginsberg, Antonin Artaud, Walter Open the Head ePUB ✓ Benjamin, and Terence McKenna, and a new underground of present day ethnobotanists, chemists, psychonauts, and philosophers It is also a scrupulous recording of the author s wide ranging investigation with these outlaw compounds, including a thirty hour tribal initiation in West Africa an all night encounter with the master shamans of the South American rain forest and a report from a psychedelic utopia in the Black Rock Desert that is the Burning Man Festival Breaking Open the Head is brave participatory journalism at its best, a vivid account of psychic and intellectual experiences that opened doors in the wall of Western rationalism and completed Daniel Pinchbeck s personal transformation from a jaded Manhattan journalist to shamanic initiate and grateful citizen of the cosmos.

  • Paperback
  • 336
  • Breaking Open the Head
  • Daniel Pinchbeck
  • English
  • 03 June 2019
  • 0767907434

About the Author: Daniel Pinchbeck

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