The Archaic Revival by Terence Mckenna
Speculations on Psychedelic Mushrooms, the Amazon, Virtual Reality, UFOs, Evolution, Shamanism, the Rebirth of the Goddess, and the End of History

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Cited by the L.A. Weekly as "the culture's foremost spokesman for the psychedelic experience," Terrence McKenna is an underground legend as a brilliant raconteur, adventurer, and expert on the experiential use of mind-altering plants.

In these essays, interviews, and narrative adventures, McKenna takes us on a mesmerizing journey deep into the Amazon as well as into the hidden recesses of the human psyche and the outer limits of our culture, giving us startling visions of the past and future.


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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.
Published May 8, 1992 by HarperCollins. 288 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Self Help. Non-fiction

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A radically innovative natural philosophy is offered here, one that inspires a new ecology of inner and outer space.” – Jean Houston, Ph.D., director, Foundation for Mind Research, author of The Possible Human and The Search for the Beloved “[McKenna’s] ideas are rare jewels discovered during e...

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