The Brutal Mirror: What Ayahuasca Showed Me About My Life

The Brutal Mirror: What Ayahuasca Showed Me About My Life

“For four consecutive nights, a group of 78 of us here at a retreat center in Costa Rica [Rhythmia] have been drinking a foul-tasting, molasses-like tea containing ayahuasca, a plant concoction that contains the natural hallucinogen known as DMT. We’re part of a wave of Westerners seeking out ayahuasca as a tool for psychological healing, personal growth, or expanding consciousness…”

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What’s DMT and Why are Techies and Entrepreneurs Secretly Taking it?

What’s DMT and Why are Techies and Entrepreneurs Secretly Taking it?

“This probably isn’t a shock to anyone following trends in tech and startups, particularly the glorification of the 8-trillion hour workweek (#hustle). But business owners, entrepreneurs, and technologists are also turning to other hallucinogens to awaken higher levels of consciousness in hopes of influencing favorable business results…”

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Wade Davis on the Popularization of Ayahuasca and the Climate Crisis

Wade Davis on the Popularization of Ayahuasca and the Climate Crisis

Wade Davis tells Reality Sandwich about how the use of ayahuasca among more modern, urban circles is not necessarily illegitimate, and poses challenges that must be discussed. He hopes to spark that conversation at the World Ayahuasca Conference this spring, where he’ll be giving the opening keynote speech. He spoke to Reality Sandwich about some of the central themes he’ll address and what he’s thinking about most now with regards to the popularization of ayahuasca around the globe…

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New on the Black Market: Vape Pens Full of DMT

New on the Black Market: Vape Pens Full of DMT

“In the past, I've had multiple opportunities to smoke DMT crystals, but I've said no thanks every time. There was always a good reason not to, but here I was with DMT from someone I trusted. It was packaged in a highly convenient vape cartridge that made the whole thing seem very palatable…”

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