dua lipaThe award-winning British artist in her field is interviewing some interesting people in her series. BBC, at your service, This season, I invite a leading researcher and defender of psychedelics amanda fieldingNicknamed “La Reina de los Psychodelicos” or “La Suma Sacerdotisa del LSD”.
Fielding devoted six decades of his career to the investigation of consciousness, altered states of mind, and the discovery of psychoactive substances such as cannabis, MDMA, LSD, and psilocybin. Today this work is done through Beckley Foundation.
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episode of dua lipa de la BBC move between Past and present use and investigation of psychedelics.
“Now, there are many ways that you can change your conscience. but the interesting thing is Our ancestors have been developing these systems since we were born to attain a state of higher consciousness, Basically,” Fielding says.
His interest in psychedelics and the occult began at an early age. After 10 years, he began to study the “life outside society” with his agnostic artist priest, his Catholic mother and his Buddhist monk godfather.
“So you had a little bit of all the flavors, but I’ve always been fascinated by mystical experiences, And then, at 16, I was introduced to cannabis, and I took LSD to London in 1965 and was one of the first to try itDua Lipa explains. “And I must say that I found it absolutely amazing because it allowed me to experience those mystical experiences that we had in childhood, somewhat out of control”.
Amanda Fielding’s department in London has become a kind of center of psychedelic life, to which people “enter and exit”. It was during this time that I met a Dutch scientist bart giantwho believed that the effects of psychedelics are produced through the association of the serotonin 2A receptor (5-HT2A), which causes the vena to constrict and bring more blood to the brain, causing a great energetic expansion.
This period of exploration and discovery took place before psychedelics were outlawed worldwide. Fielding told this to Dua Lipa The biggest change in psychedelics has happened in the last three or four years.
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“It was a very, very long, slow journey. In 1966 I realized that these compounds were in fact different from other drugs and should be classified as such. It is a pity that (psychedelics) share the word ‘drug’ with other compounds that are very addictive, as we all know, such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine. And everyone falls into the same bag”, says Fielding.
You can listen to the full episode here.
If you enjoyed Dua Lipa’s episode, check out Fielding’s podcast on education and psychedelics
On August 3rd, The Trip Report from venture studio Beckley Waves announced the launch of the podcast trip report “At the Vanguard of the Psychedelic Renaissance” with interviews with scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and interested parties.
co-founded by amanda fieldingBeckley’s mission indicates Support the infrastructure for safe, legal and accessible psychedelic experiences, In June, an ethics council was formed to guide industrial norms and best practices in the psychedelics field, calling in experts Rick Doblin, Founder of MAPS and expert mycologist Paul Stamets, Longtime friend and colleague of Fielding’s.
for your part, trip report Its intention is to foster an educated and informed psychedelic ecosystem, for which it has been publishing a bulletin for several years.
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According to Fielding, the new podcast is “an opportunity to learn firsthand from the pioneers and makers of the psychedelic renaissance, who are working to expand safe access and increase our knowledge of the potential benefits of these remarkable compounds”.
Via Benzinga, translated by El Plantio
Home: Photo by Amanda Fielding via YouTube, Dua Lipa photo by Justin Higuchi from Los Angeles, CA, USA, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons, edited in Canva by El Plantio
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