#004: Building a Psychedelic Community with Dax DeFranco

Guest Bio: Dax DeFranco is a co-organizer of Altered Conference in Berlin. Having been a bartender, a teacher and a programmer Dax has a strong interest in communication and language which has been furthered through listening to Terrence McKenna and his own psychedelic experiences.  Dax is currently based in Berlin as a web developer and also teaches various courses about mycology with CRCLR (see Showlinks).

Altered Conference:

Altered is an international gathering of consciousness explorers from all background to take parts in talks, workshops and rituals on the subject of psychedelics, conscious practices, and social issues facilitated by leading experts and researchers.

Showlinks:

Altered Conference

CRCLR

Terrence McKenna’s Talk: “Shamanism, Alchemy and the 21st Century”

Shownotes:

5:30-22:30: The Concept behind the Altered Conference. Building a psychedelic community

22:30-30:00: The language we use to describe the psychedelic experience

30:00-37:00: Microdosing vs. Macrodosing

37:00-41:35: Psychedelic Awareness vs. Activism

41::35-60:00: How to discuss the benefits of psychedelics as therapy

Tags/Mentions:

Altered Conference, Microdosing, James Faddiman, The Third Wave, Paul Austin, Terrence McKenna, Ian Benouis

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3 comments on #004: Building a Psychedelic Community with Dax DeFranco

  1. for me – it is a bridge – to what I always believed – but never had the experience to back it up-
    2. it is our Intelligence- more of me is available – I study IN JOY
    I am micro-dosing now with mushrooms- just keener

  2. for me – it is a bridge – to what I always believed – but never had the experience to back it up-
    2. it is our Intelligence- more of me is available – I study IN JOY
    I am micro-dosing now with mushrooms- just keener

  3. Hacking Consciousness says:

    That’s awesome to hear. Thank you for sharing Ellen.

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