Making Sense — Michael Pollan

On: Freedom from the Known

Episode: 127

Date: May 2018

Key Subjects:

  • Author of “How to Change Your Mind”.
  • Largely a discussion around the key topics of Pollan’s book:
    • The resurgence of interest in psychedelics, psychedelic therapy and related research.
    • Therapeutic benefits of psychedelics for mental disorders, as well as the “betterment of well people”.
    • Links with consciousness, meditation, etc.
    • The neuroscience behind psychedelics.
  • Exploration of Harris’ and Pollan’s personal experiences with psychedelics.
  • 7/10

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