- How many sacred plants are there, what are the chemicals that drive them, and what is their geographical distribution?
- History to our relationship with sacred plants: What do these plants mean? Chronological and historical context of sacred plants. Have they always been around? Have shamans always used them, how do they relate to synthetic drugs that have been developed in the last couple of centuries?
- Phenomenology of the experience and the techniques for achieving and controlling it. "Get those who feel called to the task sufficiently informed so that they can push off into the oceans of mind in the interior with some fair amount of confidence they will return to port with all hands."
"Terence's themes: the mysteries of time; the nature of language; the techniques of ecstasy that have developed in non-Western societies to navigate to and from invisible worlds; and the depth of the general role of hallucinogenic plants in our world picture are covered here in a way that will surprise and delight everyone."
"Terence McKenna is the author of Food of the Gods, Archaic Revival and the audially illuminated 9-CD talking book, True Hallucinations, and underground classic."
Copyright Sound Photosynthesis (1991)