Thinking Allowed: Cleansing the Doors of Perception (Huston Smith) – Part 1 Video
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Thinking Allowed: Cleansing the Doors of Perception (Huston Smith) – Part 1 (2000)

Episode 1
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23:29
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With the public hysteria over the drug war, it's easy for people to confuse the serious scientific research into psychedelics with the baggage of their social abuse.

Professor Huston Smith, author of The World's Religions and Cleansing the Doors of Perception, and emeritus professor in philosophy and religion at MIT, Syracuse and Berkeley, aspires to introduce sober thinking into this hot topic.

Join the exploration of the religious significance of entheogenic (God disclosing, from the root: Theos), or psychedelic, plants and chemicals. Learn how research maps chemical changes in the brain during mystical disclosures. Learn how researchers define these substances separately from hallucinogenic substances, a social name that inadvertently connotes deception.

See also: Part 2

Jeffrey Mishlove
English

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Cleansing the Doors of Perception (Huston Smith) – Part 1 Video
4.6
Episode 1 Cleansing the Doors of Perception (Huston Smith) – Part 1
Cleansing the Doors of Perception (Huston Smith) – Part 1 (2000)
Episode 1
, 23 minutes
With the public hysteria over the drug war, it's easy for people to confuse the serious scientific research into psychedelics with the baggage of their social abuse.
Available worldwide
Cleansing the Doors of Perception (Huston Smith) – Part 2 Video
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Episode 2 Cleansing the Doors of Perception (Huston Smith) – Part 2
Cleansing the Doors of Perception (Huston Smith) – Part 2 (2000)
Episode 2
, 24 minutes
Many great American thinkers have integrated their experiences from entheogens (God disclosing, from the root: Theos) into their serious and dedicated metaphysical search for authentic self-awareness.
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Episode 3 Embracing Aging, Change and Dying (Ram Dass) – Part 1
Embracing Aging, Change and Dying (Ram Dass) – Part 1 (2000)
Episode 3
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Embracing Aging, Change and Dying (Ram Dass) – Part 2 Video
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Episode 4 Embracing Aging, Change and Dying (Ram Dass) – Part 2
Embracing Aging, Change and Dying (Ram Dass) – Part 2 (2000)
Episode 4
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Join host Jeffrey Mishlove and Ram Dass, author of Still Here and many other books, as they discuss how to handle the physical and mental changes brought on by a stroke, and how to confront death.
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dretta-love-wisher, posted on April 5, 2015

If you know of or have read Terance McKenna, you know how much alike these two men are. {McKenna died in 2001, I believe. Such a loss.} He lives on on YouTube.

creofinale, posted on December 12, 2013

I am intensely interested in this and related subjects, but this interview is so dull and boring I just can't continue to watch.

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