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The Tragic Case of Kyle Nolan, the Teenager Who Died on an Ayahuasca Retreat
In August 2012, eighteen-year-old Kyle Nolan visited Peru for an ayahuasca retreat. Instead of enlightenment, he got buried in the jungle by the … [Read more...]
Finite and Infinite Games: James Carse on How to Play With Infinity
James Carse's classic work Finite and Infinite Games has inspired generations of people to start playing with reality on their own terms. "There are … [Read more...]
Can Playing Starcraft Actually Be a Meditation Practice?
Can epic Starcraft sessions teach focus and mindfulness in a manner similar to meditation or spiritual practice, or will they just burn out your … [Read more...]
Tulpamancy, Doctor Who Style: Is the Doctor a Tulpa?
Is Doctor Who a Tulpa (a Tibetan Buddhist thought projection)... and were his creators practicing Tulpamancy, the practice of creating … [Read more...]
On the Hunt for Alchemical, Gnostic and Hermetic Books in Amsterdam, Europe’s Freest City
Hunting for ancient Hermetic books in Europe turns out to be way more fun that I thought Earlier this year I had the good fortune to find myself in … [Read more...]