Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Terence McKenna
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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss an Archaic Revival. Does McKenna suggest that human beings should return to the dark ages? Why or why not? Does what McKenna suggests make sense and in what ways?

Essay Topic 2

What kinds of suggestions did McKenna make that offers the potential to reshape the way people look at their environment? How could this disrupt the current way of life? Would this be a good thing or a bad thing in your opinion? Why do you hold this position?

Essay Topic 3

McKenna compared the dissection of corpses to learn anatomy similar to the expansion of the mind to learn why human beings exist. Although one was punished as witchcraft, students still risked imprisonment and death to advance their knowledge. McKenna argues that humanity should continue to experiment with hallucinogens in modern times. Do you support this position? Why or why not? How is this an...

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