Posts Tagged ‘culture’

Culture is Your Operating System

Tweet Terence McKenna, well-known for his refrain of “culture is not your friend”, explains how thoughts and beliefs occur within a framework, an “operating system” — and if you want to be able to think new thoughts and have different beliefs, you need to change your operating system.

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The Trouble with Traffic Laws

Tweet CriticalMass.org posted a blurb about a study in the UK showing how women cyclists are more likely to get run down than men cyclists, apparently because they are far more likely to stop at red lights and stop signs and follow car traffic laws. A commenter named Elijah responded by asserting that he felt […]

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Prof Chris Gosden: Becoming Roman in Britain

Prof Chris Gosden of Oxford University, an archaeologist, believes “objects, to some degree, are in charge of us, rather than we are in charge of them.”

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Terrence McKenna – Psychedelics – What Science Forgot

Terrence McKenna’s enlightening perspective on the development of culture vis-a-vis the evolution of the entire universe, at times hilarious but completely insightful.

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