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Unfolding the stone : making and unmaking history and language / Terence McKenna ; introduced by Timothy Leary.

Program Title:
Unfolding the stone : making and unmaking history and language / Terence McKenna ; introduced by Timothy Leary.
PRA Archive #: 
SZ0623
Description: 

Talk which explores the development of western civilization within a broader context of humanity. Following a short introduction by Timothy Leary, McKenna speaks about: the pharmaceutical use of plants; the luminouse character of humans; the need to leave behind 20th century patterns of thought; alchemy; the emergence of language; Herman Melville; the use of plants to help the planet; the legacy of Rene Descartes; the world as experienced by women during the birth process; and the macro-micro cosmos. He concludes with a question and answer session.

Date Recorded on: 
Wilshire Ebell Theater, Los Angeles, 2 June 1991.
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFK, 11 June 1991.
Item duration: 
2 reels (97 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1991.
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