144 Kasey Holt

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I met Kasey while she was playing violin at an ayahuasca ceremony. We ended up talking about cults so I decided to further the conversation on a podcast. Our conversation swims around cults, music, creativity, and ayahuasca.

Recorded Friday, Feb 8, 2019 in Redondo Beach, CA

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Kasey’s Instagram: @kaseycarolyn
Kasey on Spotify
Kasey’s site: kaseyholt.com

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#114 Sean Dunne & Cass Greener

Sean returns to MDWH along with his girlfriend, Cass. We begin by recognizing the psycho-spiritual war that has consumed our hearts and minds during the political season and beyond. 

Our conversation explores our path forward as a society through the birthing of Generation E: a post consumer all-inclusive generation and movement focused on personal and cultural enlightenment which transcends time, age, ego and place.

We immerse ourselves on tales of our psychedelic experiences and the lessons we've learned along the way. This and more on today's show. 

Listen to the music from today's show on Spotify. Watch Sean's films on his site and check out his podcast on MindPodNetwork.

Recorded live at the Inter-dimensional House of Pancakes in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. 

#113 Anonymous 2: The It

Our second episode from the anonymous series is a psychological nightmare and lesson on self healing centered around the mind and body.

Today's guest is a photographer in his mid 20's who elects for surgery to improve his vision. The procedure goes awry and he finds himself battling depression and crippling pain for over a year.

The experience leads him to an addiction to klonopin he is forced to overcome. Eventually he seeks healing at an ayahuasca ceremony in Peru but is forced to repeat his trauma when he returns home to New York.

We begin by learning about his journey, then explore how the incident challenges him in an area he least expects it: his sex life and manhood.

The entire process forces him to deal with "The It," an invisible force attacking his humanity by finding cracks in emotional weakness.

Our guest explains how The It manifests itself in your life through physical pain and gives you the task to confront the emotional pain causing you pain. 

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#105 Dennis McKenna

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The incomparable Dennis McKenna joins MDWH to talk about plant medicine, ayahuasca, drugs, consciousness, community... and aliens. Dennis and I explore some questions, concerns, and ideas including:
• What will happen with psychedelic research following the election results?
• Is ayahuasca at risk of over harvesting and depletion due to the recent trend in ayahuasca exploration?
• What can we learn from plants?
• What is the interesting stuff in science right now?
• How technos and bios are merging
• Elegant design of nature parallel to human culture
• The unspoken connection of UFO/Alien research and psychedelics
 

Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss
symbiolifesciences.com
Living Mystery Symposium in Hawaii

#8: Ayahuasca (part 2)

EPISODE 8: Ayahuasca w/ Petteri & Rebecca (Part 2) 
Following Episode 7's preparation for the Ayahuasca ceremony, we join Petteri and Rebecca the day after their ceremony. This is Rebecca's first time whereas it is Petteri's 10th time. We learn that sometimes the buildup doesn't match the outcome, but it's just as exciting in it's own way. Rebecca works out some things she experienced while modeling in Asia and Petteri starts to examine how to run his retouching business. 

#7: Ayahuasca (part 1)

EPISODE8: Ayahuasca w/ Petteri & Rebecca (Part 1) 
Today is Rebecca's first time at an icaros ceremony where she will be drinking the South American plant medicine, ayahuasca. After a short talk with her and Petteri about time in China and Finland, we move on to talk about ayahuasca and the the state of psychedelics, medicine, and mental health in our culture. 

Listen to an Icaros Song
Graham Hancock's banned TED talk on Ayahuasca