Terrence McKenna has spent twenty-five years exploring "the ethnopharmacology of spiritual transformation" and is a specialist in the ethnomedicine of the Amazon basin. He is coauthor, with his brother Dennis, of The Invisible Landscape: Mind, Hallucinogens, and the I Ching, and the author of Food of the Gods.
These are experiences way beyond the "realities" most will ever know.
The dense writing is even further complicated when the authors also expect you to be knowledgeable of basic concepts in biology, physics, mathematics, and chemistry.
Overall, the analog theory of mind, along with the "holographic theory of mind", make this book worth reading.
This is a profound book with a lot of technical language that can prove heavy wading for non-scientists, but it contains many insights into the nature of reality and suggests... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Robin Coulon
The Invisible Landscape offers a perspective on a wide variety of topics, most of them being classifed as "strange" or "out there. Read morePublished on July 7, 2012 by Zachary W. Fellows
I am a shaman with great knowledge of metaphysics and such fields of knowledge. This is a tremendous book indeed, as everyone knows. Read morePublished on March 8, 2012 by Isantis
Terence and Dennis McKenna have written a fascinating yet very technical book on the activity of psychoactive drugs in our central nervous system. Read morePublished on August 13, 2011 by Muhammad Y. Thompson
I find that the lives of the McKenna Brothers is fascinating. The book, the Invisible Landscape, is interesting but lacks flow and better explanation of their notions. Read morePublished on October 13, 2010 by John C. Anderson
What is truly amazing to me is that Terence McKenna is not more popular than he is. A mind blowing book. Presents a side of Human Culture few realize. Things are not as they seem.Published on November 24, 2009 by Thomas Kreis
I felt when reading this book 14 years ago that it was three books in one: the first comparing shamanism with schizophrenia, the second a chemistry text, and the third a somewhat... Read morePublished on July 21, 2009 by Mick Bysshe
This book is a difficult read. I felt like it took me awhile to even begin comprehending what the authors were even getting at here. Read morePublished on February 14, 2009 by N
This is a book full of new and provocative ideas. It is a pleasure to read itPublished on December 16, 2008 by Jacobo Navia