Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge - Anticipating the Archaic Parade Summary & Analysis

Terence McKenna
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Anticipating the Archaic Parade Summary and Analysis

McKenna makes it clear that his interest is in reconnecting to vision-producing plants, not synthetics. McKenna wishes to re-establish the symbiotic relationship with plants, noting that symbiotic plants should be benign to human metabolism. He notes that good technique requires one to pay attention and let go in a safe, familiar setting. Because everyone's experiences are different, McKenna encourages an open dialogue.

McKenna suggests several next steps to ensure an Archaic Revival. One is a redefinition of the word drug. Currently drug has a negative connotation and treats plant-based sources in the same vein as synthesized and refined ones. McKenna argues that the psychedelic issue is a civil rights and civil liberties issue because it deals with the most basic of human freedoms - religious practice and privacy of the mind. The author also notes...

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