In this week’s episode, Rick Strassman speaks with Joanna about: DMT, a natural psychedelic compound of the human body; the comeback of psychedelics studies; a controversial new project; the DMT space, a relational experience; the prophetic state and the DMT experiences; a broader view of prophecy; DMT, brain and spiritual influence in prophetic experience; going beyond cause and effect; psychedelics and the meeting of science and spirituality; theoneurology versus neurotheology: enlarging the discussion about spirituality; ethics and the relational, prophetic state.
Rick Strassman, M.D., is clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and president and cofounder of the Cottonwood Research Foundation. From 1990 to 1995 he performed the first new human studies with psychedelic drugs in the United States in more than 20 years, focusing on the powerful, naturally occurring compound DMT. He is the author of “DMT:The Spirit Molecule” and coauthor of “Inner Paths to Outer Space”. His latest book is “DMT and the Soul of Prophecy”.