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Can you reveal something about our origins as human beings and our place in nature. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive membersonly content. There were no atoms, there were no molecules, there were no highly organised systems of any kind. In the hindu vedas there is the ancient drug soma which let you enter the realm of the gods and achieve immortality. See all 5 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Food of the gods by terence mckenna penguin books australia. The archaic revival 1992 food of the gods 1993 the invisible landscape 1993 terence mckenna 19462000 spent twentyfive years in exploring the ethnopharmacology of spiritual transformation and is as a specialist in the ethnomedicine of the amazon basin. Anthropology, environment, food, food and drink, history, nature, nonfiction, philosophy, psychology. Our services include cloud file server, online storage, backup, sharing, webdav drive.
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