Monthly Archives: July 2012

Africa, Mother of Consciousness

In his book (1992) Food of the Gods:  The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge, Terence McKenna asserted “a particular family of active chemical compounds, the indole hallucinogens, played a decisive role in the emergence of our essential humanness, … Continue reading

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Dark Apollo’s Son, Asklepios

In his classic work‭ ‬Asklepios:‭ ‬Archetypal Image of the Physician’s Existence,‭ ‬Kerenyi‭ (‬1959‭) ‬traces the movement of the healer/god,‭ ‬son of Apollo,‭ ‬backwards through history from the Temple on the Tiber Island in Rome to Epidauros,‭ ‬Kos,‭ ‬and Thessaly in … Continue reading

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Native American Soul Wound

The following is excerpted from an unpublished Masters Thesis (2004) entitled The Peyote Ceremony of the Native American Church: A Gateway to Healing and Transformation by Michael J. Melville (pages 31-37). In their book Native American Postcolonial Psychology (1995), Eduardo … Continue reading

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