New ideas form from new perspectives, and altered states can provide them.

When I experienced altered states of consciousness, my whole philosophical structure crumbled, and that terrified me.”
Susan Schneider, philosopher

Psychotherapy is a mishmash of means, goals, and understandings… and often misunderstandings. Many people relate therapy with illness and associate it with medicine. It would be more accurate to see psychotherapy as a source of information, learning, and advice…

… we all should take advantage of the moral thaw to explore altered states of consciousness. We should all be creative in our thinking—beyond what psychedelics enable—to integrate altered-state awareness into our awareness and into our cultures’ awareness.


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The Conscious and the Unconscious

Altered States


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