Terence McKenna's secret bad trip
Terence McKenna, leading psychedelic guru of the 80s and 90s, had a trip so bad it shook his faith in psychedelics. Why did it get edited out of history?
Terence McKenna was a charismatic and very talkative thinker and psychonaut, who became the most prominent spokesperson for psychedelic drugs in the 1980s and 1990s, taking over the mantle left by Timothy Leary and Aldous Huxley. He is famous for his long and spontaneous rhapsodies, and wild speculations such as the ‘stoned ape theory’ (the theory human…
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