Yearly Archives: 2008

Rick Doblin, Ph.D. interview – “MAPS – The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies” – #010

What is the future of psychedelic research and what has been discovered so far? I interview Rick Doblin, Ph.D., the founder of MAPS – the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. Rick Doblin, Ph.D., is the founder and president of MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies), which he founded in 1986. His dissertation (in Public Policy,…

Dr. Charles Grob interview – “Psychedelics, The Scientific Evidence” – #005

Charles S. Grob, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine and Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He conducted the first government-approved study of MDMA, and was the principal investigator of an international biomedical psychiatric research project in the Brazilian Amazon of…

Hawk and Venus: Neo-Shamanism or Megalomania?

A Critical Rejoinder to Raw Amanita is Always Best By J.R. Irvin March 31, 2008 Copyright J.R. Irvin, 2008. All rights reserved. Introduction The following is a rebuttal to the “journal” entry Raw Amanita is Always Best by the ambiguously named “Hawk and Venus,” August 12, 2006. This rebuttal also serves as a critique and…