Podcast 433 – “Consciousness Browsers”

Guest speaker: Rak Razam

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Today’s podcast features Rak Razam’s 2014 Palenque Norte Lecture, which was originally titled “Cosmic Consciousness To Convergence: Activating the Species.” As you can see, I have shortened it to a phrase that Rak used in his talk, “Consciousness Browsers,” which is an excellent way to describe the psychedelic experience. During his talk, Rak ranges from a discussion of his research into the shamanic use of ayahuasca, to black holes, consciousness as a bit torrent, and the concept of a species swarm. One of my favorite quotes from this talk is: “The heroic thing really is doing what needs to be done, or discovering something of value, and bringing it back and sharing it with the tribe.”


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  1. Martin MS Said,

    February 7, 2015 @ 12:45 am

    Amazing talk! Thanks Rak, thanks Lorenzo. Now here’s one who has really done his homework.

  2. gfpeezy Said,

    February 8, 2015 @ 9:31 pm

    here’s a link to the Cosmic Consciousness book by Richard Maurice Bucke discussed around the 15 minute mark


    an absolutely awe-inspiring bit of work… made even more-so by the fact it was written over 100 years ago