When the Spanish arrived in Mexico they suppressed not only the sacramental use of the mushroom, called Teonanacatl by the Nahua, meaning “Flesh of the Gods” but also ritual foods such as Amaranth, both of which were safeguarded by indigenous peoples for the future. By all accounts, use of Teonanacatl, alcohol and other mind-expanding ritual substances […]
The philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once wrote that ‘there is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five’. He was right. This explains why the genre of woke children’s literature is thriving.
As a psychotherapist and a psychiatrist based in North Carolina and St. Louis respectively, we have a particularly unique perspective on the way that the virus has affected many lives. Quarantine and lockdown has meant our work has picked up to a frenzied pace. Since the end of March, we have been working from home […]
She explained: ‘During lockdown I lived on my own in London and my mental health really did get the better of me. I had up and down days and with so much time on my hands I obviously had a lot of time to reflect on things.’
‘I don’t want to get into a slanging match with him, I know the truth as do his family (who coincidentally are supporting me), but I share everything with my followers, the good, bad and ugly.
In Omarska, there is the film of us trying to see the camp properly – quarters in which we now know thousands of men were crammed, and from which they were called for torture and mass execution – on Karadzic’s authority; and being denied access. And now the judges turn to the man who allegedly […]
Malin says the violence would get “really bad” and she would often block it out as a way of coping. She says: “It started with things being thrown in my face out of anger — food, bottles of water, whatever was in his hand, all out of anger. He switched from zero to 100 within […]
“We are beyond grateful to all of you who’ve watched us for all of these years — through the good times, the bad times, the happiness, the tears, and the many relationships and children,” the statement read. “We’ll forever cherish the wonderful memories and countless people we’ve met along the way.”
With help from a friend, Terry Price aka Photo Ops recorded “Pure at Heart” in his apartment living room turned makeshift studio. The approach was partly inspired by the magic of older music, which was often the result of limitations. On the bouncy lead single “Play On,” Price hopes that humanity can push past the […]
She explained: ‘Then my dad passed away with cancer and then my mum then sadly passed away seven months after him with a stomach infection, and it just made me grow up really fast and be really really strong about things.