Futurist, Ethereum programmer, and critical infrastructure guru Vinay Gupta talks about global poverty, practical enlightenment, galvanizing visions, and the wisdom of uncertainty. Download this episode (right click and save)
Anthropologist Jack Hunter talks about possession, parapsychology, permaculture, and the elusive ontology of spiritual beings. Download this episode (right click and save)
Musician and Gnome Life label head Fletcher Tucker talks about living through the Big Sur landslides, hunting for songs, and his haunting new eco-folk record Cold Spring. Download this episode (right click and save)
Transpersonal psychologist Jorge Ferrer talks about participatory spirituality, the problems with perennialism, the transpersonal evidence of psychedelics, and his new book Participation and the Mystery: Transpersonal Essays in Psychology, Education, and Religion. Download this episode (right click and save)
North American Qawwali musician Tahir Faridi Qawwal talks about sacred improvisation, the mystic bliss of qawwali music, breaking into tradition, and building bridges between East and West with his group Fanna-Fi-Allah. www.fanna-fi-allah.com Download this episode (right click and save)
Psychologist Dr. Angelica Ortiz de Gortari talks about earworms, closed eye visuals, virtual reality dreams, and the many ways that computer games bleed into the offscreen lives of gamers.
Neuroscientist and former psychedelic researcher Matthew Baggot talks about anxious mysticism, the MAPS conference, the default mode network, and the blind spots within psychedelic research. Download this episode (right click and save)
Hypermedia researcher and author Konrad Becker talks about algorithms from hell, the madness of rationality, media seances, and the martial art of freedom. http://world-information.net/en/ Download this episode (right click and save)
Occult book dealer and underground musician Richard Bishop talks about modern grimoires, scorpion gods, Orientalist imagery, and hunting down physical books in the age of the Internet.
Spiritual leader and integral theorist A. Hameed Ali talks truth in the post-truth era, the method of inquiry, science fiction, and his new book The Alchemy of Freedom,written under his pen name A. H. Almaas.