Dr. Miller has been a Consultant to the U.S Department of Justice, an Advisor to the President’s Commission on Mental Health and has also held a Faculty position at the University of Michigan and Stanford University. In this conversation we explore the history, legislation, health and consciousness benefits to psychedelic medicine.
Steven Kotler is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author who studies the potential of humans, technology and culture as we advance into the future. An expert in flow states, Steven is Co-founder and Director of Research at the Flow Genome Project, a body created to research this fascinating state of being. He is the author of a number of bestselling books, such as the Pulitzer Prize-nominated Stealing Fire, in which he documents the underground revolution in peak performance, and The Rise of Superman, a book that decodes the science of flow.
Norman Ohler is a journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. His articles have been printed in many high-level publications, today we are going to be covering his first non-fiction book titled Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich. A book that looks at how methamphetamine was utilized by the Nazi war machine. His book has since gone international bestseller and has been translated into over 25 different languages.
Steve Stewart-Williams is an author and researcher who delves into how the theories gleaned from evolutionary biology might help us to understand our human behavior and culture. Steve attained his Ph.D. in psychology and philosophy at Massey University, New Zealand, and is an associate professor of psychology at Nottingham University Malaysia Campus.
Rupert Sheldrake is a biologist and author of more than 85 scientific papers and 9 books, many of his books have gone bestseller worldwide.
He was voted among the top 100 Global Thought Leaders in the world for 2013. He studied natural sciences at Cambridge University, Philosophy and History of Science at Harvard University, and then returned to Cambridge to achieve his Ph.D in Biochemistry.
Kostas Danaos is a writer and martial artist with a background in engineering. After watching the documentary Ring of Fire, he sought out nei kung master John Chang and became one of his rare students. Kostas has since written The Magus of Java: Teachings of an Authentic Taoist Immortal and Nei Kung: The Secret Teachings of the Warrior Sages, in which he details his master’s abilities, and also the ch’i-based mechanisms behind them.
GRAHAM HANCOCK is the author of the major international bestsellers The Sign and The Seal, Fingerprints of the Gods, and Heaven’s Mirror. His books have sold more than five million copies worldwide and have been translated into 27 languages. His public lectures, radio and TV appearances, including two major TV series for Channel 4 in the UK and The Learning Channel in the US – Quest For The Lost Civilisation and Flooded Kingdoms of the Ice Age – have put his ideas before audiences of tens of millions.
Massimo Pigliucci is a scientist, skeptic, and philosopher, who in recent years has written a number of books on Stoicism. He earned a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee, and is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at The City College of New York. He also has a background in biology, with a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut.
He has had articles published in a number of publications, such as Philosophy Now and The New York Times. He has also given a TEDx talk titled Stoicism as a philosophy for an ordinary life.
Mark Manson is a bestselling author, blogger and internet entrepreneur. He specializes in “personal development advice that doesn’t suck”. He writes on how people can improve their emotional and dating lives, as well as social commentary and various life experiences.
Manson has worked with thousands of people from more than 20 different countries. He’s addressed audiences from Sydney to New York to Vienna and everywhere in between. Manson has sold over 15,000 copies of his book “Models: Attract Women Through Honesty” and almost 400,000 people read his siteeach month. He’s been published and quoted on CNN, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Yahoo! News, The Sydney Morning Herald and a variety of other publications. He is also the CEO and Founder of Infinity Squared Media LLC.
Dr. Dennis Mckenna is one of the most warm hearted human beings on this planet and his work is pioneering the field of Plant Medicine. McKenna received his post-doctorate fellowships in the Lab of Clinical Pharmacology at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and in the Department of Neurology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He recently completed a project, funded by the Stanley Medical Research Institute, to study the Amazonian ethnomedicine for the treatment of schizophrenia and cognitive deficits. This episode was nothing short of hilarious, where Dennis and I both have a beer together and get into the trenches of science and plant ecology. This is an absolutely phenomenal, information-packed episode which you will LOVE!