Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge Test | Final Test - Hard

Terence McKenna
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is more addictive than either crack cocaine or heroin?

2. What described the classification of 'hard drugs'?

3. When was the Doors of Perception written?

4. Where do the 'old ways' still reside?

5. What was the preferred method of Cannabis imbibing?

Short Essay Questions

1. How could Glaukos represent the Stropharia cubensis mushroom?

2. Why is the use of the coca plant in the Amazon seen as a food?

3. Why do international intelligence agencies need to propagate narcotics?

4. What do the governments gain in the visible suppression of morphine, heroin, and cocaine?

5. Why is watching television comparable to narcotic addiction? What properties support this? How might it be worse?

6. In what areas were promising results revealed in LSD medicine?

7. In what ways were opium ingested and what sparked the change in ingestion?

8. What things occurred in the fermentation process of the grape? What happened spiritually?

9. Why aren't the positive effects of marijuana usage reported in America from scientists?

10. What did LSD do to the population, and how did it bring about the sixties?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Explain the shift from a goddess to god. What kinds of values were lost in the shift, according to McKenna? How might humanity benefit in reverting to that state of consciousness now? What kinds of behavioral patterns were changed when the deity changed?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the ten points of McKenna's master plan in renewing the Archaic Paradise. Does this seem in theory like a good plan? Why or why not? How are some of these easier to implement then others? What would be the most difficult and why? What would be the easiest? Explain your answers thoroughly.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss your regard of the book. Did it challenge the way you view society and its function? Why or why not? In what regard does it give you some new and interesting information to challenge your current perception?

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