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Expanding Mind – Strange Angels

Occultist and Aleister Crowley biographer Richard Kaczynski talks about Jack Parsons, the “method of science,” the Agape Lodge, the women of Thelema, and the pluses and minuses of the Strange Angel TV series.  Download Here

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Expanding Mind – Dialogue Mind

The Gurdjieffean teacher and DuVersity director Anthony Blake talks about dialogue, synergy, mind between brains, the trouble with teachers, and the gymnasium of beliefs in higher intelligence.  Download this episode (right click and save)

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Expanding Mind – Time Loops, Part 2 – 10.04.18

In part two of our conversation, author and blogger Eric Wargo talks about dreams, self-fulfilling prophecies, unconscious trauma, the banality of true spirituality, and his book Time Loops: Precognition, Retrocausation, and the Unconscious.  Download this episode (right click and save)

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Expanding Mind – Time Loops – 09.27.18

In part one of our conversation, author, blogger, and dreamer Eric Wargo talks about uncertainty, determinism, Zen, the evidence for “feeling the future,” and his brilliant and head-spinning book Time Loops: Precognition, Retrocausation, and the Unconscious.  Download this episode (right click and save)

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Expanding Mind – Terraforming Earth – 09.13.18

A conversation with eco-literary scholar Derek Woods about science fiction, terrariums, geo-engineering, eco-modernism, and the wild science of designing technologies that exceed our control. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Expanding Mind – Black Rock City 2018 – 09.06.18

Host Erik Davis reflects on Burning Man in light of his first return to the event in nearly a decade. Topics include: the Burning Opera, Instagram, poetic terrorism, remembering dead people, chaos, and the unfolding paradigm of the city. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Expanding Mind – Kali Ma – 08.30.18

A conversation with devotees Usha Harding and Swami Bhajanananda about the unique Kali temple they help run in Laguna Beach, and about the recovery of magic, the perfume of practice, Western pujaris, religious diversity, and the challenge of commercial yoga. Download this episode (right click and save14

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Expanding Mind – Citizen Science Trips

A conversation with activist and writer David Nickles about the DMT Nexus, psychedelic militancy, extraction tek, the Statement on Open Science for Psychedelic Medicines, MAPS, and the trouble with for-profit psilocybin companies. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Expanding Mind – Voyages into Ethnobotany

A conversation with South African ethnobotanist Dale Millard about sangoma healers, animist science, beta carbolines, ayahuasca, and the broad-spectrum healing properties of harmine. Download this episode (right click and save)00

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Expanding Mind – Playa Tricksters

A conversation with writer, editor, and performer Mitch Mignano—aka Raven—about existential humor, the Cacophony Society and the origins of Burning Man, pranking your fears, nihilism, and the sacred clowns of the Sun Dance ceremony.   Download this episode (right click and save)