“Life lived in the absence of the psychedelic experience that primordial shamanism is based on is life trivialized, life denied, life enslaved to the ego.”

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Psychedelics, for over many decades now, have been labeled as a Schedule 1 drug, meaning that they have a high chance of being abused, and…


There’s a little unknown fact about nearly every city that have hosted the Olympic Games in the past: most of these cities have fallen under massive debts after hosting the Olympics, which is why smaller cities rarely bid for the honor of hosting the games. …


The modern world has drastically changed compared to its predecessors. In just the past fifty years, technology, innovation, and daily lifestyles have changed beyond comprehension. Just to think that the first smart phone was created in 1994, just under thirty years ago. …


Action movies have advanced significantly over the past few decades. In my opinion, the entire cinematography revolution for action films began with The Matrix; the movie series completely redefined what could be made possible using CGI, and the production cast used what they had to the fullest extent.

When action…


in fear, we look beyond ourselves
in fear, absolute silence can settle in
in fear, texture is merely an obstacle
in fear, olfactory can be a distraction
in fear, flavors can turn rancid…


One of my future ambitions is to explore the mysteries that surround the world, beginning with the Dyatlov Pass. This hiking trail was first introduced to me around three years ago on the internet. …


Don’t take this the wrong way at first glance, essays serve as a crucial introduction to writing and debate during school years, but they have some issues that I would like to discuss. …


It’s hard to bring the theme of psychology to an entertaining platform, yet Martin Scorsese pulls this imaginative feat off. Transitioning these complex characters effortlessly, Scorsese created a reality where mental disorders can be introduced to the general population. He also brought to attention the brutality and inefficient procedures that…


The depression of 2008 has been the worst crash since the Great Depression. There were tell-tale signs that it was about to occur, yet the general majority never gave much attention to it. One example can be seen in The New York Times. …

Chao Tang

aspiring freelance writer / author

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