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Religion for Breakfast: A Vlog Interview
I'm a postdoc who studies religion, ritual, cognition, and evo...
I was recently interviewed by religious studies PhD student Andrew Henry for his unique vlog, "Religion for Breakfast." We talked about applying social simulation to the study of religion.
CULTURE & ARTS
Dive Into a World of Ancient Wisdom, Music and Art at Tribal Gathering 2016 in Panama
Music, culture and travel journalist
Tribal Gathering's intent is not to end after 18 days but rather to develop programs that have a lasting effect creating longevity for the ideas conceived there. It is a fundraising event for the public charity GeoParadise.
Brian Bowen Smith/Runa Foundation
Scientists Put Shamanic Medicine Under The Microscope
In an unlikely collaboration with Amazonian shamans, medical researchers seek a cure for autoimmune disease.
Scientists Are Investigating Ayahuasca As A Treatment For Depression
Now, the substance has caught the attention of not only the American tourists and spiritual seekers traveling to South America
Interview With Actor Gabriel Byrne
Jill Rachel Jacobs
Writer and Humorist
Byrne, best known as the sympathetic therapist Paul Weston in HBO's series
The Usual Suspects
, shared his views on the importance of storytelling and why we're more similar to the Viking culture than we may realize.
Spiritual Sex: Quechua Wisdom
Licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist focuse...
I have just returned from Peru and there is so much to share about my two weeks in this incredibly beautiful country. However, what I really want to write about is a bit of what I learned about their cosmologies.
Shamanic Initiation and the Legacy of Suffering
Author and Modern Shaman
Now when I'm greeted with trauma, instead of probing it as failure on my path, I accept it for the initiation that it is; thus, I accept my power in choosing how to move through it.
THE WORLD POST
Meeting a Shaman on Lake Titicaca
Writer in Paris
He touched my chest: "Your heart has moved to the right," he said. "We must move it to the middle, where it belongs." He
Hospital's New Policy Welcomes Role of Hmong Shamans
At Mercy Medical Center in Merced, where roughly four patients a day are Hmong from northern Laos, healing includes more
STYLE & BEAUTY
What might our society gain from the legitimate use and study of psychedelics if their benefits, as well as risks, were well understood and articulated?
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Priests on the Stakes
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard
Or perhaps not. I'm all for humor but Wonkette's post on this topic is a tad obnoxious : "Barack Obama Captures Coveted Peruvian
THE WORLD POST
Taiwan's 21st Century Shamans: Private Practices, Text Messaging Clients
Ms. Chang is a jitong, a shaman who dispenses advice while said to be possessed by a spirit. Here, inside a modern office
Ann Coulter & Dick Morris Concede Obama Victory!
Writer, Producer, Humorist, RESIDENT of the United States...
There then follows an impassioned plea that you sign up with one Nicholas Vardy - who doesn't have that comforting "doctor
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