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Flying into the Cuckoo’s Nest w Katherine MacLean and Colin Pugh

OUR FIRST WISDOM WEDNESDAY The term psychedelic is usually taken to mean "mind-manifesting". But did you know that psychedelics substances were first described as "psychotomimetic", which means something that mimics psychosis? A lot of psychedelic experiences are described by individuals as being spiritual or religious in nature. But these very same experiences can be seen by mainstream psychiatry and psychology as delusional or symptomatic of underlying mental illness. And individuals [...]

November 15th, 2017|

Trip Tale Thursday, 10/26

Come meet and share with fellow psychonauts about the ups (and sometimes downs!) of exploring your inner worlds with the careful use of entheogens. It's getting more fall-like everyday (although it's taking a while) and the falling leaves can remind us of ways of being or narratives that we use to don. It can be really nourishing to be in the company of others who are or have employed entheogens [...]

October 26th, 2017|

Horizons after party hosted by the Brooklyn Psychedelic Society

HORIZONS: Before you set sail back to your personal continent, come revel with fellow psychonauts at the Brooklyn Psychedelic Society afterparty! There will be cool tuneage provided by our friend Misha. Doors open at 8pm and entry is $10 at the Keep in Bushwick (awesome down to earth bar/venue that will give you superduper Brooklyn experience points). You can pay cash at the door! we just wanted to use eventbrite [...]

October 8th, 2017|

Wewpewpew! a brooklyn psychedelic society party

WEWPEWPEW: the scientifically-validated phonetic spelling of what an airhorn sounds like. This will be the Brooklyn Psychedelic's Society FIRST party! Why is it named wewpewpew? Because we believe that the nonviolent revolution will be lead by the sound of AIRHORNS rather than french horns or bugles or whatever it is they used in other revolutions. To simulate a post-revolution environment, the main focus of this party will be to hang [...]

September 30th, 2017|

Psychedelic Poetry with The Poetry Society of New York

Lovers of Psychedelics and Poetry! Let's take a trip. Join us at the Alchemist's Kitchen for our second edition of Psychedelic Poetry, an evening of poetic performances focusing on mind-bending adventures. The Poetry Society of New York, producers of the ever-trippy Poetry Brothel, will be curating the evening with a hallucinatory eye towards their approaching event, The New York City Poetry Festival. The evening will feature some of the festival's [...]

September 25th, 2017|

The magic of growing your own mushrooms, with Thomas Brennan

Come learn how about the magic of growing your own mushrooms! This will be a 3-hour open-ended course and discussion led by DIY-mycologist and Brooklyn Psychedelic Society Member Thomas Brennan 🙂 Topics to be covered: -The optimal environments for growing mushrooms -Methods and tools to ensure safety and bountiful yields -Types of equipment needed Note that this is just for educational and entertainment purposes only! The Brooklyn Psychedelic Society does [...]

September 17th, 2017|

The Legal History of Psychedelics

The Legal History of Psychedelics Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Free for Members | $10 for Non-Members To register, please follow this link: https://services.nycbar.org/iMIS/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=DRU091317&WebsiteKey=f71e12f3-524e-4f8c-a5f7-0d16ce7b3314 In the 1950s and early 1960s, over 1,000 scientific papers were written about LSD, an exciting phenomenon new to Western medicine that offered an unprecedented window into brain function and revolutionary potential in mental health care. By 1970, the status of [...]

September 13th, 2017|

Microdosing: What is it and why/OPEN MIC!

MICRODOSING Come share your experiences (or lacktherof) with microdosing psychedelics! We will also be having discussions on what it is and different reasons people do it, as well as discussing how it might help (or harm..?) psychedelics' forray into mainstream society. We're also doing a little fundraisin' at this event, so we're asking for a suggested donation of 10 whole bucks. Not required at all though! Seriously, even if you [...]

August 10th, 2017|

Adam Strauss’ 90-Minute Psychedelic Comedy Hour w Duncan Trussel

Adam Strauss' 90-Minute Psychedelic Comedy Hour (Time Is An Illusion) featuring Duncan Trussell With Adam Strauss, Duncan Trussel, Noah Gardenswartz, and Giulia Rozzi. Adam Strauss believes reality is subjective, and if you think he's wrong, you're right. Adam will say words into a microphone while standing upright. These words will be designed to elicit a) laughter, b) a sense of oneness with the universe, and c) twitter followers. He'll also [...]

July 27th, 2017|

Spiritual Activism: Transforming the Mind to Transform the World

If you want to change the world, start with the part that's closest to you: your own mind. Purifying the mind of harmful tendencies, cultivating compassion, and developing wisdom not only transforms our personal world, it directly affects everyone around us: gradually making the world a better place. On this occasion Tibetan nun Ven. Robina Courtin will highlight how the Buddhist path can turn into Spiritual Activism. All levels of [...]

July 27th, 2017|

One Summer Night

On July 27th you are cordially invited to One Summer Night at the Paper Factory Hotel in Long Island City. There are nights in NYC where we get transported to another place. This night is one of them. The Place: The grounds of the hotel are grand and rustic. Featuring hidden rooms, outdoor courtyards, dance clubs, costumed characters, interactive art, theater and burlesque, djays and live bands, reggae and salsa, [...]

July 27th, 2017|

Prospect Park Potluck Picnic!

Hey everyone! For this week’s meetup we thought we’d switch it up by having a picnic at the park! Bring a blanket to lay on and some food to share, and I highly encourage you to bring any park games or instruments if you feel like it. We’ll meet at 3pm and we'll meet at the Boathouse in Prospect Park. Best to take down my number, 215-915-3136, so that I [...]

July 16th, 2017|
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