Year: 2009

Mitch Horowitz interview – “Occult America” – #052

Mitch Horowitz is the editor-in-chief of Tarcher/Penguin in New York and the author of Occult America: The Secret History of How Mysticism Shaped Our Nation (Bantam), which has been called “a fascinating book” by Ken Burns and “extraordinary” by Deepak Chopra. A widely known voice for esoteric and occult ideas, Horowitz has written for U.S.…

Gene Odening interview, Part 3 – “The Qabalah and the Mystery Schools” – #051 (+ video)

Our first interactive podcast. In tonight’s show we continue our discussion on the Trivium and Quadrivium and go for a full-blown as we complete this series with the Qabalah and the mystery schools with Gene Odening. Here we continue to learn about learning, logic, critical thinking, Hegelian dialectics, Plato, the Trivium, the Quadrivium, the 7…

Gene Odening interview, Part 2 – “The QUADRIVIUM” – #050 (+ video)

In tonight’s show we continue our discussion on the Trivium and discuss the Quadrivium with Gene Odening. Here we continue to learn about learning, logic, critical thinking, Hegelian dialectics, Plato, the Trivium, the Quadrivium, the 7 liberal arts, and many other facets of human cognizance. Or play / download the audio only: https://media.blubrry.com/logosmedia/p/logosmedia.com/podcast/GnosticMedia_PC_050_Gene_Odening_p2_High.mp3Podcast: Play in…

Gene Odening interview, Part 1 – “The TRIVIUM Method” – #049 (+ video)

Gnostic Media’s 1 Year anniversary show! Tonight’s show is an important one. Without it, it’s hard to build on the information presented in the other shows. Here we begin to learn about learning, logic, critical thinking, Hegelian dialectics, Plato, the Trivium, the Quadrivium, the 7 liberal arts, and many other facets of human cognizance. My…

Eustace Mullins’ Last Interview, Pt. 2 – #046

Originally published Oct. 4, 2009. Eustace Mullins died at noon on February 2, 2010 at the home of his manager, Jesse Lee, in Texas. This was Eustace’s last interview, and most extensive interview that he gave in the last year of his more than 60-year career. How deep does the rabbit hole go, and how…

Eustace Mullins’ Last Interview, Pt. 1 – #045

Originally published Sept. 27, 2009. Eustace Mullins died at noon on February 2, 2010 at the home of his manager, Jesse Lee, in Texas. This was Eustace’s last interview, and most extensive interview that he gave in the last year of his more than 60-year career. Conspiracy. It’s a word that causes many people to…

Dr. Ellen Brown interview – “Web of Debt” – #042

In this episode we continue our investigation into monetary systems and the inner workings of privatized banking. Our money system is not what we have been led to believe. The creation of money has been “privatized,” or taken over by a private money cartel. Except for coins, all of our money is now created as…

Chris Conrad interview – “Hemp, Lifeline to the Future” – #040

Chris Conrad Author, internationally recognized spokesperson, and court-qualified expert on Cannabis Hemp (Marijuana) Internationally known expert on the history, medical, social, economic and ecological aspects of Cannabis hemp. Chris is author of four groundbreaking books and author of the booklet Cannabis Yields and Dosage. He advocates full restoration of industrial hemp, medical marijuana with a…

Alan Piper interview – “Ancient European and Middle Eastern Drug Use, – Pt. 1″ – #030

What evidence is there of Amanita muscaria mushroom and other drug use in Afghanistan? Did the Sufi employ psychoactive substances? What are the Moroccan goat men? Is there a possible link between intoxicating sacramental use of milk and Mohammed’s landmark visionary experience through the seven heavens? How does the new evidence of prehistoric mushroom use…

Wolfgang Bauer interview- “Amanita muscaria – The Fly Mushroom” – #029

Today we’ll be discussing Amanita muscaria – the Fly-agaric mushroom. Why is Amanita so prevalent in folkloric, mythical and religious iconography? Why do Amanita mushrooms seem less ergonomic than other entheogens, and if they are less ergonomic, could they have played as prevalent a role in these ancient religions as modern scholars claim? Is there…

Dr. Dennis McKenna interview – “Plant Intelligence” – #026

Today we discuss oo-koo-he, ayahuasca, habit and novelty theory, 2012, Terence McKenna, plant communication and the future of psychedelic research. For the last thirty years, Dennis McKenna has pursued the interdisciplinary study of ethnopharmacology and plant hallucinogens.  He is co-author, with his brother Terence, of The Invisible Landscape: Mind, Hallucinogens, and the I Ching (Seabury…