Shortly after presenting on behalf of the DMT-Nexus at the Psychedemia conference at the University of Pennsylvania, in September 2012, I was interviewed by a Harvard Graduate student for a paper he was writing. The purpose of the interview was to discuss “the decision-making process related to pursuing psychedelic research.
This article presents a brief overview of the physical and mental effects of DMT, in order to help present safe and respectful methodologies for effectively approaching the molecule. It also features a number of strategies from the DMT-Nexus community for dealing with rough trips, dark entities, and integrating existentially challenging experiences into daily life.
Neurogenesis is the birth of new neurons from neural stem or progenitor cells in the brain. This takes place in the brain over the course of the adult lifespan and declines with age, but there are a number of behavioural, environmental, pharmacological and biochemical factors that affect this process, many of which we have considerable power to influence.
The world is deeply out of balance in these pre-apocalyptic times, and a serious correction, long overdue, is underway. The benevolent forces of the earth are reaching out into our culture and touching the consciousness of many people, invoking within them the necessity and the courage to transform and evolve beyond the self-destructive narratives that govern human life today.
In this article James Oroc explores the near-fall of LSD culture in the 1990's and the beginnings of the modern day global psychedelic revolution through the work of the Shulgins, Alex Grey, and Terence Mckenna along with the rise of electronic dance music, the internet, and the Burning Man festival.
In remembrance of Myron J. Stolaroff, who passed away on January 6, 2013, The Nexian presents, "Using Psychedelics Wisely: A veteran researcher explains how psychedelics can be used to give beneficial results." Stolaroff worked extensively with psychedelic psychotherapy, and even though this piece is now over two decades old, it is still as valid today as the day it was published.
This article presents an overview of some of the topics that fequently come up in cursory discussions of DMT. It is intended to serve as a quick reference for those who have heard about DMT, but wish to learn more. Topics covered include: what DMT is, its effects, its safety, and some possible implications and explanations of the DMT experience.