MAPS IndieGogo Campaign
Help Complete a study needed to make psychedelic therapy a legal treatment
Government-approved research is showing that psychedelic therapy can help people suffering from serious mental health conditions, especially those for whom other treatments have failed. The world’s largest-ever clinical trial of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is almost complete, and the results will help make MDMA-assisted psychotherapy the first legal psychedelic treatment by 2021.
We need your help to complete this study and legalize psychedelic therapy.
MAPS has already raised over $1.3 million for this study through contributions from individuals, private foundations, and our previous crowd-funding campaign. We’re asking you to help us raise the remaining $50,000.
The more you learn about virtual reality the more you question your own perception. How many of our data inputs are gathered from second hand sources? The television, the computer, the cell phone have evolved into the animated billboard, the taxi cab seat, the airplane headrest, and even the gas pump. Stimulating information is beamed into our senses in pretty packaged pixels and easily digestible talking points. Our stories and experiences are consumed in sanitized 30 second elevator pitches. There is a thin plastic veil being laid out in between us and direct experience and if we stay un-concious of it, we’ll soon find ourselves completely enclosed in this self perpetuating bubble.
We tread in the middle of this reality pond, immersed in a handed down, cookie cutter culture determined on stalling our individual and collective evolution.
So seek the edge of your reality, look for a seam, find the loose thread, and PULL.
The miracles that have occurred for you to exist today, right now, are counting on it.
Reblogged from poortaste
Computing platforms that empower Algorithms to take over the roles now played by
trustedmiddlemen (banks, governments, corporations). Making it possible to decentralize control over all manner of social/commercial activity.
MaidSafe is a fully decentralized platform on which application developers can build decentralized applications. The network is made up by individual users who contribute storage, computing power and bandwidth to form a world-wide autonomous system.
We aim to create a decentralized global mesh communication network that is robust, secure and anonymous. OpenLibernet is built around a robust payment system inspired by the Bitcoin protocol that rewards its users for actively joining, expanding and maintaining the network, and creates a traffic economy with perpetually decreasing prices.
Reblogged from raycote
Philosophy and the Matrix - Return to the Source
"We think this is reality. But in philosophy, that’s called naive realism: "What I perceive is reality." And philosophers have refuted naive realism every century for the last 2,500 years, starting with Buddha and Plato, and yet most people still act on the basis of naive realism.
Now the argument is, “Well, maybe my perceptions are inaccurate, but somewhere there is accuracy, scientists have it with their instruments. That’s how we can find out what’s really real.” But relativity, quantum mechanics, have demonstrated clearly that what you find out with instruments is true relative only to the instrument you’re using, and where that instrument is located in space-time. So there is no vantage point from which real reality can be seen.
We’re all looking from the point of view of our own reality tunnels. And when we begin to realize that we’re all looking from the point of view of our own reality tunnels, we find that it is much easier to understand where other people are coming from.
All the ones who don’t have the same reality tunnel as us do not seem ignorant, or deliberately perverse, or lying, or hypnotized by some mad ideology, they just have a different reality tunnel. And every reality tunnel might tell us something interesting about our world if we’re willing to listen.
The idea every perception is a gamble, seems to me so obviously true that I continually am astonished that I could forget it so many times during the course of 24 hours. But to the extent that I remember it, I just can’t stay angry at anybody, so it’s a thing worth keeping in mind.”
Jono’s Hospital Bed Mix
Liars - The Exact Colour Of Doubt
The Makers - Don’t Challenge Me
Serge Gainsbourg - Là-bas C’est Naturel
Jagwar Ma - Exercise (Time And Space Machine Remix)
Steve Reich - Nagoya Marimba (Hnny Edit)
Bruno Cried - No One Has Ever Pinned Anything On Me
Space Ranger - Plastic Romance (Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix)
The XX - Angels (Shiny Objects Rework)
Caribou - Jamelia (Hugo Edit)
Daniel Avery - Receptionist
October - That Placid (Ewan Pearson Remix)
Aunty Lo - Highlife
Mestre Geraldo e Sua Bateria - Mistura