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Terence Mckenna – Man Thinks, God Knows. God Knows, Man Thinks.

Terence Kemp McKenna was an author, lecturer, philosopher and shamanic explorer of the realm of psychedelic states. He spoke and wrote about a variety of subjects, including metaphysics, alchemy, language, culture, technology, and the theoretical origins of human consciousness. He has been described by some as being "so far out, nobody knows what he's talking about", and by others as "the most innovative thinker of our times". To shake us out of our perceptual torpor, McKenna played the holy fool, the crazy wisdom sage. He pushed our faces in the most exotic, lurid inventions of modern science and technology. What elevated him above most other prophets was that he delivered his prophesies with a wink, an implicit acknowledgement that ultimately reality is stranger than we CAN suppose. McKenna’s métier was the spoken word — stand-up philosophy that meme-splices Alfred North Whitehead, Marshall McLuhan, James Joyce, William Blake and many others, delivered in a reedy, insinuating voice. Available throughout the Internet with titles like “Having Archaic and Eating it Too” and “Shedding the Monkey,” his lectures are tours de force of verbal virtuosity and pack-rat polymathy, leaping trippingly (in both senses of the word) from quantum mechanics to medieval alchemy, from the chaos theory of Ilya Prigogine to the neo-Platonism of Philo Judaeus. And so, these books are essential to anyone who'd like to dive deeper into the life and mind of Terence McKenna: Food of the Gods True Hallucinations The Invisible Landscape The Archaic Revival ____ Follow Wes Pinkston on Social Media Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/wespinkston Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewespinks... Twitter: https://twitter.com/WesPinkston Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheWesPinkston Thumbnail Image created by Sattvatrope with his consent, find him on Instagram here: @Sattvatrope Love you all, thank you so much for being part of the community ❤

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