Entheogenesis - Planting seeds for earth, body, and mind

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Garden States 2022 Presentations

‘Deep Ecology’ (and the power of ethnobotanical plants)
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I have worked for worldwide rainforests since 1979. Although many of our efforts succeeded, for every forest saved 100...
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Some more thoughts and observations on cacti
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A lot has happened in the two decades since Trout’s cactus books went into print. Cactus lover Keeper Trout...
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The St Vincent’s Melbourne Psilocybin-Palliative Care Trial – Much behind us, but so much still ahead…
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Friday 31st January 2020 was a momentous day in the history of psychedelic research in Australia, as the clinical...
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Between Sex and Death – A Journey in the Mycosphere
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The scent of the prized Périgord truffle is somewhere 'between sex and death', according to one Australian forager. This...
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New World Technology and Old World Wisdom: Use of virtual reality in facilitating movement through phases of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy
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This talk explores VR scenarios designed to promote movement through phases of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, and discusses a novel protocol...
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Discovering the ancient through native power plants.
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Belladonna, Henbane and Datura are some of the European power plants, holding the key to an altered mind perspective,...
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Permaculture: Stories celebrating floristic and fungal abundance
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David Holmgren draws on a lifelong passion for ethnobotanical knowledge and practise to tell stories that celebrate abundance and...
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The alchemical life
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I am thinking about the dreams of plants in order to enter into an intimate relationship with them and...
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Every nectar needs a vessel to hold it. The greater the vessel, the more potent the nectar can be.
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As we go through rites of passage, initiations, plant medicine inductions, we are strengthening our capacity and crafting the...
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Encrypted communications, digitally mediated drug trading and psychedelics
– Dr Monica Barratt
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In 2011, the first darknet market or cryptomarket for illegal drugs (Silk Road) began trading. It marked a key...
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Microdosing psychedelics: Placebo or panacea
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Large doses of psychedelic drugs like LSD/DMT/Psilocybin are well-known to produce enduring changes in creativity, mood and cognition in...
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Philosophical issues in psychedelic research: A review of emerging themes
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Philosophical issues in psychedelic research: a review of some emerging themes Serotonergic (or “classic”) psychedelics have struck many researchers as...
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MDMA research down under: What does a decade of persistence look like?
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Prior to MDMA being banned internationally in 1987, it was showing promise as a pharmacological adjunct to psychotherapy. In...
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Whose Stories Are We Telling: Ethnobotanical Understandings in the Corporadelic Era
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Storytelling has played a central role in the creation and transmission of ethnobotanical knowledge throughout time. Entheogenic plants have...
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What we know so far about microdosing
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Microdosing has exploded in popularity over the past six years. A microdose can be 1/10th or less of a...
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DanceWize: Trip sitting and psychedelic harm reduction
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The principles for psychedelic support (otherwise known as ‘trip sitting’) that are promoted by international groups like MAPS Zendo...
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Some Traps, Pitfalls and Questions of the Psychedelic Path
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With the increasing acceptance within the mainstream, many people are seeking psychedelics for many reasons. Healing, meaning, spiritual awakening,...
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Victorian Fungi: Secrets of the V kingdom
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Victoria isn't often thought of as a place for exotic mushrooms but the State has diverse habitats and with...
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Ibogaine therapy in Aotearoa/New Zealand
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I will be giving an overview of Ibogaine as a treatment for addiction, particularly to opiates, and discussing the...
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Strychnine
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What is strychnine and why do people seem to believe that it is in so many different plants and...
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A New Trip: towards a path of representation, inclusion and safety in the psychedelic movement
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Psychedelics have moved to the forefront of global mainstream consciousness and research continues to show their efficacy and promise...
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Ayahuasca: A Complex Elixir With Variable Effects
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While researching the therapeutic potential of ayahuasca from a Psychiatry perspective, I have realized that ayahuasca is a highly...
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A Prescription of NeuroGnostics; Entheogenic Herbalism
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We are going to explore psychotropic herbalism, that is organic biological organisms used as medicine that have an affinity...
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Mapping Entheogenesis Through The Ecological-Self
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Evolving from my 2015 Honours thesis examining the overlaps, intersections and parallels between the philosophy of Deep Ecology and...
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Please Note: We will add more content to our program as the conference draws closer. Please monitor this website for more information and updates on the program.

Disclaimer

Unfortunately, the impact of COVID-19 has been severe, prolonged and unanticipated. Given the circumstances, some minor changes to the program speaker line up and the way we run events may occur. International guests may face travel or economic barriers associated with attending, and some presentations may have to be delivered remotely. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we do our best and work through this together.