Terence McKenna (1946–2000) was an American ethnobotanist, lecturer, author, and advocate for the responsible use of naturally occurring, plant-derived psychedelics. Known as “the Timothy Leary of the ‘90s,” he also taught and lectured on a variety of subjects beyond psychedelics, including philosophy, shamanism, metaphysics, technology, and the evolution of human consciousness, and he came up with several theories on the nature of time and humanity, including novelty theory, timewave theory, and the “stoned ape” theory.
Cited by the L.A. Weekly as "the culture's foremost spokesman for the psychedelic experience," Terrence McKenna is an underground legend as a brilliant raconteur, adventurer, and expert on the experiential use of mind-altering plants.
In this book of “trialogues,” the late psychedelic visionary and shamanologist Terence McKenna, acclaimed biologist and originator of the morphogenetic fields theory Rupert Sheldrake, and mathematician and chaos theory scientist Ralph Abraham explore the relationships between chaos and...
Fueled by a diverse curiosity for the non-ordinary, Terence McKenna’s journey into the mystery was one of a kind. His books, lectures, and lifelong fascination with the “plants of the gods” made him an icon of psychedelic culture in the 1980s, 90s, and beyond.