shamans

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.
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.
In an unlikely collaboration with Amazonian shamans, medical researchers seek a cure for autoimmune disease.
For the small study, neuroscientists at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil gave ayahuasca to volunteers who had been diagnosed
Byrne, best known as the sympathetic therapist Paul Weston in HBO's series In Treatment and movie 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.
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.
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.
It is a bit painful to hear "Row Row Row Your Boat" a half-dozen times, sung by the littlest Ayamara-Uros girl to the oldest
At Mercy Medical Center in Merced, where roughly four patients a day are Hmong from northern Laos, healing includes more
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?