Episode 134 – Dr. Richard Louis Miller – The Healing Power of Psychedelic Medicine

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.

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Episode 133 – Steven Kotler – Artificial Intelligence, Empathy, Emergent Consciousness

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.

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Episode 132 – Norman Ohler, Blitzed – Drugs in the Third Reich

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.

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Episode 131 – Dr. Robert Glover, No More Mr. Nice Guy

Dr. Robert Glover is an author and therapist who helps men trapped in the “Nice Guy Syndrome” to find their way out and to become empowered and integrated into their lives.

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Episode 130 – Dr. Steve Stewart-Williams, The Ape That Understood The Universe

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.

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Episode 129 – Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, Science and Spiritual Practices

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. 

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Episode 128 – Kostas Danaos, The Teachings of an Authentic Taoist Immortal

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.

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Episode 127 – Graham Hancock on The Key to Earth’s Lost Civilization, America Before

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.

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Episode 126 – Massimo Pigliucci – Stoicism, Virtue & thriving in a world out of control

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.

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Episode 125 – Mark Manson – The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

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.

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Episode 124 – Richard Turner on Stage Presence, Wonder and Performance Art

Richard turner has been won many awards including the Golden Lion award in magic, from Siegfriend and Roy. He is widely considered one of the greatest card mechanics on the planet. In this episode we dive into his sheer willpower & perseverance, against all odds.

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Episode 123 – A Drink With Dr. Dennis Mckenna: Plants, Ecology, Ayahusca

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!

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Episode 122 – Dawson Church PhD – The Power of Intention

New research and new discoveries in epigenetics, neuroscience, electromagnetism, psychology, cymatics (the study of wave phenomena), public health, and quantum physics are demonstrating that thoughts can indeed be profoundly creative. In Mind to Matter, award-winning author Dawson Church examines the scientific facts and reviews the studies that show, step by step, exactly how our minds create material form. As each piece of the puzzle falls into place, the science turns out to be even more astonishing than the metaphysics.

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Episode 121 – Mr. Stephen K. Hayes – The First American Ninja

A ninja (忍者?) or shinobi (忍び?) was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan. The functions of the ninja included espionage, sabotage, infiltration, and assassination, and open combat in certain situations. Their covert methods of waging war contrasted the ninja with the samurai, who observed strict rules about honor and combat.The shinobi proper, a specially trained group of spies and mercenaries, appeared in the Sengoku or “warring states” period, in the 15th century,but antecedents may have existed in the 14th century, and possibly even in the 12th century (Heian or early Kamakura era). Stephen Hayes is regarded as one of the foremost martial artists in the world. In this episode we dicuss the history of Ninjutsu and much more.

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Episode 120 – Richard Grant – American Nomads, Wanderlust, Van Life

Richard Grant is a journalist and author who’s interest in exploration and wandering has taken him on a number of riveting travel adventures, from traveling across America to dangerous rivers in Africa. Alongside a number of books, Richard has written for a number of publications including Smithsonian Magazine, New York Times and Telegraph UK.

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Episode 119 – Dr. Moran Cerf – Neuroscience, Philosophy, Physics

Moran Cerf Ph.D. is a professor of neuroscience and business at the Kellogg School of Management and the neuroscience program at Northwestern university. He studies patients undergoing brain surgery to examine behavior, emotion, decision making and dreams. This is done by directly recording the activity of individual nerve cells using electrodes implanted in the patient’s brain for clinical purposes. Dr. Cerf holds a Ph.D in neuroscience from Caltech, as well as an MA in Philosophy and a B.Sc in Physics from Tel-Aviv University. Cerf holds multiple patents and his works have been published in wide-circulation academic journals such asNature, as well as popular science journals such as Scientific American Mind, Wired, New Scientist and more. Additionally, his work has been portrayed in numerous media and cultural outlets such as CNN, BBC, Bloomberg, NPR, Time, MSNBC, and dozens of others. He has been featured in venues such as the Venice Art Biennial and China’s Art, Science and Technology association, and has contributed to magazines such as Forbes, The Atlantic, Inc., and many others. This is a mind-blowing conversation on neuroscience.

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Episode 118 – Tom Campbell – General Relativity, Consciousness, Metaphysics

Tom Campbell is a NASA physicist, researcher, consciousness explorer and author; in this episode we cover his book “My Big TOE” Tom Campbell began researching altered states of consciousness with Bob Monroe (Journeys Out Of The Body, Far Journeys, and The Ultimate Journey) at Monroe Laboratories in the early 1970s where he and a few others were instrumental in getting Monroe’s laboratory for the study of consciousness up and running. These early drug-free consciousness pioneers helped design experiments, developed the technology for creating specific altered states, and were the main subjects of study (guinea pigs) all at the same time. Campbell has been experimenting with, and exploring the […]

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Episode 117 – Alex Grey & Allyson Grey – Visionary Art, Creativity, Inspiration

Alex Grey (born November 29, 1953) is an American visionary artist, author, teacher, and Vajrayana practitioner. His body of work spans a variety of forms includingperformance art, process art, installation art, sculpture, visionary art, and painting. Grey is a member of the Integral Institute. He is also on the board of advisors for the Center for Cognitive Liberty and Ethics, and is the Chair of Wisdom University’s Sacred Art Department. He and his wife Allyson Grey are the co-founders of The Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM), a non-profit church supporting Visionary Culture in Wappingers Falls, New York.   The mystic paintings of Alex Grey articulate realms of psychedelic visionary […]

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Episode 116 – Dr. SriKumar Rao on The Trap of Positive Thinking, becoming Resilient and Success

Srikumar Rao is a Happiness teacher and an advisor to senior business executives. He used to be an executive at Warner Communications and McGraw-Hill, but then created his popular MBA course: Creativity and Personal Mastery (CPM). It was a course designed to help people find their purpose and creativity, and was taught by Srikumar at some of the world’s leading business schools, including the Columbia Business School in New York and the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He offers his courses and advice on his Rao Institute website, and has written a number of books that have reached and helped people all over the world.

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Episode 115 – Dr. David B Wolf on Transforming Communication and Self Realization

Dr. David Wolf: Dr. Wolf is a transformative communication teacher who founded the Satvatove Institute (in 2002) and the Satvatove School of Transformative Coaching (in 2004). Satvatove is a non-profit organization that teaches the spiritually-based transformational programs of David’s own design. He devised the Vedic Personality Inventory, a tool based on guna psychology, and has also researched topics such as the stress reducing properties of chanting ancient mantras, and the effects of meditation on life satisfaction. He has also been widely published in fields such as child protection. In this latter area, David established The Association for the Protection of Children in 1998 which he served as Director for more than six years.s of tens of millions.

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Episode 114 – Wim Hof on Breathing Techniques, Human Performance & Breaking World Records

Wim Hof is a world-famous extremophile. He is internationally renowned for his countless ice endeavors that range from being up to his neck in a cylinder filled with ice cubes for over 90 minutes, swimming long distances under polar ice, running a marathon barefoot to climbing the Everest in nothing more than a pair of shorts. All of these gained him worldwide fame and his nickname: The Iceman. Wim has shown what the human body is capable of once you find the flow within your physical and mental state. Right now he especially sees his new challenge in passing on his method to others to give everyone the opportunity to reach out and do more than what they thought they were capable of. Through the right training and exercises, you can strengthen your inner nature and prevent disease.

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Episode 113 – Graham Hancock on The Origins of Antiquity, Ancient Monoliths around the World and MORE!

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.

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Episode 112 – Sevan Bomar on Timing & Flow, Mind+Body+Soul, Blockchain Technology, and MORE

Sevan Bomar, also known as James Evan Bomar, is a spiritual teacher and motivational speaker with a background in spirituality and meditative thinking. Bomer’s practice explores how we can use collective intelligence as an effective problem-solving strategy for solving the world’s complexities. This was a PHENOMENAL information-packed episode, you’re going to want to hear this at least twice!

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