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Reassembling after Breaking Convention

   Got back late Sunday night from Greenwich University, London (just barely in the Western hemisphere) where I had spent the weekend at Breaking Convention.

When they called it a ‘multidisciplinary conference on psychedelic consciousness’, they weren’t kidding. The program included well-regarded academic researchers (my onetime boss Dave Nutt, Michael Mithoefer, Torsten Passie

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Substance over style

Usually, substance over style is a good thing… but not when you’re talking about medicinal substances and lifestyles.

Here we get into the difference between symptom relief and true healing. A symptom is the outward manifestation of a problem – a headache, for example. Many different problems might cause headaches, ranging from simple dehydration through …

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Book review: The Horse Boy, Rupert Isaacson

subtitle: A Father’s Miraculous Journey to Heal His Son

Travel writer and activist Rupert Isaacson has written for an assortment of publications in diverse parts of the English-speaking world. Married to an academic psychologist and based in Texas, travel was his livelihood as well as his pleasure. But when his son was diagnosed with autism …

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