How to fathom timelessness via psychedelics

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All the usual caveats/concerns about experimenting with psychedelics. As always be wary of taking psychedelics without proper research. Also note buying drugs off the street has incredible risks - see What's in My Baggie?

How to fathom timelessness via psychedelics

Talk by Peter Sjöstedt-H


Quote:Benedict de Spinoza taught that the mind can enter a rare state of eternity, timelessness - not as a spirit enduring beyond the corpse, but as a mind collapsing into the eternal. How then should we treat time in our lives? What should time mean to us?

Philosopher ofmind and metaphysician Dr Peter Sjöstedt-H examines, through the lens of Spinozaism and psychedelic experience, our relationship to time.

The Speaker

Peter Sjöstedt-H is a philosopher of mind who specialises in the thought of Whitehead, Nietzsche, and Spinoza, and in fields pertaining to panpsychism and altered states of mind.

This video was recorded at the Institute of Art and Ideas' annual philosophy and music festival HowTheLightGetsIn. For more information and tickets, visit https://howthelightgetsin.org
'Historically, we may regard materialism as a system of dogma set up to combat orthodox dogma...Accordingly we find that, as ancient orthodoxies disintegrate, materialism more and more gives way to scepticism.'

- Bertrand Russell



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