GETTING HIGH WITH THE MOST HIGH: Drugs in the Bible with Danny Nemu
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- The Century Club
This salon is part of the Psychedelic Series at London's exclusive Century Club
Nearly all of the plants listed here in the Song of Songs contain known psychoactive compounds, and the combination of some of them into the holy massage oil described in Exodus reveals that the ancient Hebrews were adept at working with synergies and enzyme-inhibition to trigger powerful psychedelic experiences.
In this talk, historian Danny Nemu reveals the presence of several other mind-bending preparations in the bible. These include temple incense containing opioid-receptor and GABA-receptor agonists, dopamine boosters and other psychoactive chemicals. Lastly Danny will discuss the enigma of manna and the collective synaesthetic vision at Mount Sinai. Nemu will be giving out doses of the sacraments with messianic abandon.
Danny is the author of two of the Psychedelic Press' bestsellers - Science Revealed and Neuro-Apocalypse. He is an expert on the Bible, mining its historic, poetic and linguistic layers for all kinds of surprising gems, including sophisticated preparations of drug such as cannabis and analogues of both MDMA and LSD. He delivers talks widely and engagingly, sometimes even hotboxing the auditorium with the psychocative incenses of Exodus to recreate the tabernacle!
Getting High with the Most High
Soho Series at the Century
|18:30 - 20:30||£12.00|
The Century Club, 61 - 63, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6LQ
Piccadilly Circus (Tube)
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