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THIRD EYE DROPS

Explore the mysteries and majesty of the multiverse with Michael Phillip and his magnificent multidisciplinary guests— Scientists, artists, comedians, entrepreneurs, authors, shamans, monks, psychonauts and occasional android sidekicks.
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Apr 2, 2020

Marisa Peer enters the mind meld!

Marisa is a motivational speaker, author, and therapist.

We rap about the psychic scourge of Coronavirus, cultivating certainty, why humans are so prone to self-sabotage, basic techniques for controlling your mind, hypnosis and more.

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Mar 26, 2020

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Author, meditation instructor, host of The Astral Hustle podcast and dear friend, Cory Allen returns to the mind meld! 

In this one, we rap about the sweet spot between doing and being, the best tools for detangling your mind, the importance of hopping in and out of mind-altering portals carefully, and the Rock's back.

Mar 19, 2020

Contemplative psychotherapist, Dr. Miles Neale returns to the mind meld to guide us through the quarantine and chaos.

His book, Gradual Awakening: The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully Human is available now.

Dr. Neale himself is a student of Tibetan Buddhism, having studied the path for over two decades.

For more information on his contemplative studies course go here.

In this mind meld, we chat about the power of contemplative study in times like this, why we need a middle path approach more than ever, and why the hero's journey just went from hypothetical to literal for millions of people.

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Mar 12, 2020

The Ungoogleable Michaelangelo enters the mind meld! 

Michaelangelo is a mercurial multidisciplinary wonder-dipper. More specifically, he creates 'cosmic, comedic, and contemplative content. He's a multimedia artist who finds expression through visual media, music, writing, acting/performance, filmmaking, and oratory storytelling.'

You can catch his podcast, Self Portraits as Other People on apple podcasts or wherever you listen.

Mar 5, 2020

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Professor of philosophy and cognitive science, John Vervaeke enters the mind meld!

John is the creator of a fabulous series of youtube lectures called Awakening From the Meaning Crisis that dives into everything from philosophy and psychology to psychedelics.

In this meaty mind meld, we touch on a lot -- Rationality versus empiricism, the importance of inward-facing practices, anamnesis and why mythological context is incredibly valuable. We also discuss the world's deep need for new participatory knowledge systems, a sort of neo-socratic dialogical learning modality.

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Feb 27, 2020

Michelle Janikian enters the mind meld!

Michelle is the author of Your Psilocybin Mushroom Companion. She's also a journalist who's written for publications like High Times, Rolling Stone and Playboy.

In this one, we riff about the state of psychedelic counterculture and where it's headed. We also get into our own spiritual meanderings and why we definitely need a Mulder/Scully psychological protocol.

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Feb 20, 2020

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Photographer, artist, and podcaster, Nick Onken enters the mind meld!

In this one, we chat about how Nick went from being an artistic kid to photographing some of the biggest celebrities in the world. We also rap about overcoming conditioning, why it's so important to dive into your subconscious programming, the power of psychedelic medicine and oodles more.

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Feb 13, 2020

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Author of The Courage Habit, Kate Swoboda enters the mind meld!

Kate and I chat about the close relationship between fear and courage. We also riff on the importance of a personal narrative, the hero's journey, and why we're so addicted to the self-limiting psychological patterns that hold us back.

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Feb 6, 2020

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Colin Frangicetto is a musician and artist most well-known for playing in the band Circa Survive.

Colin returns to the mind meld to rap Carl Jung, spiral dynamics, the psychic forces that rule society, staying humble and more.

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Jan 30, 2020

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Best known for his work with The Glitch Mob, Justin Boreta is an electronic music producer and wonder-seeker.

Justin returns the mind meld to talk to riff about his latest ambient project featuring Alan Watts, the medicinal value of laughter, the mind-altering power of sound, ayahuasca and more.

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Jan 23, 2020

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Sophia Rokhlin enters the mind meld!

Sophia is the co-author of When Plants Dream: Ayahuasca, Amazonian Shamanism and the Global Psychedelic Renaissance.

She also directs the sustainable ayahuasca cultivation program at the Temple of the Way of Light in the Peruvian Amazon.

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Jan 16, 2020

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Autodidactic mythologist, psychology extraordinaire, and Myths That Make Us host, Erick Godsey returns to the mind meld to riff about what happens when we use the hero's journey as a psycho-mythological tool for self-development.

Catch his podcast, The Myths that Make Us here.

Check out the 12 steps of monomyth here.

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Jan 9, 2020

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Author, meditation instructor, host of The Astral Hustle podcast and dear friend, Cory Allen returns to the mind meld to rap about the cosmic joke and why we should take life sincerely, but not seriously.

Jan 2, 2020

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What is this thing we call a "year?" As you might expect, it's a lot more than just the time it takes for our planet to go around the sun. Michael riffs on the history, mythology, and psychology of what a year really means.

Curious what books sauced MP's mind most in 2019? He waxes about those as well.

 

Dec 27, 2019

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Sanjay Rawal enters the mind meld!

Sanjay is an award-winning filmmaker, runner, and seeker. His latest film, 3100 Run and Become chronicles the hero's journey of one of the world's best endurance runners as he attempts to run a 3100 mile race. The film is available now on Amazon Prime, iTunes and Google Play.

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Dec 19, 2019

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Autodidactic mythologist, psychology extraordinaire, and Myths That Make Us host, Erick Godsey returns to the mind meld.

In this one, Erick shares the sprawling tale of his first ever Ayahuasca retreat.

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Dec 12, 2019

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Author and speaker Charles Eisenstein enters the mind meld to chat about a better future, the new myth that's emerging, the psychedelic revolution and oodles more.

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Dec 5, 2019

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Visual artist and mystery-seeker, Stuart Holland enters the mind meld to riff on the power of kindness, the heartbreak of existence, the power of myth and more! 

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Nov 28, 2019

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Johanna Warren enters the mind meld!

Johanna is a singer-songwriter whose creative emanations are thoroughly dipped in wonder, whimsey, longing, and talent. In this one, we chat about where creativity comes from, near-death experiences, spiritual homelessness and attempting to reconcile the light and darkness in the natural world. 

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Nov 21, 2019

Philosopher and author of Galileo's Error, Philp Goff enters the mind meld!

Philip and I rap about why we need a new science of consciousness. What it is, what it isn't, and why it may be a fundamental and ubiquitous feature of the physical world.

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Nov 13, 2019

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In this mind meld, therapist and Psychedelics Today co-founder, Kyle Buller joins us to chat near-death experiences, the hugely overlooked power of breathwork, communing with the trickster archetype and much more.

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Nov 7, 2019

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In this six-way mind meld recoded live at WITMA in NYC, we travel the hero myth cycle through conversation.

Joining me on the panel are:

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Oct 31, 2019

In this mirth-blasting mind meld, Colin, Erick and I chat about the beauty of struggle, magical thinking, the afterlife, why wealth devours so many people and much more.

Colin Frangicetto is a musician best known for playing guitar in the band Circa Survive. He's also a fabulous artist, dedicated consciousness explorer and one of my best pals. 

Erick Godsey is a self-styled psychology extraordinaire and self-spelunking mystic who hangs out at the intersection of Carl Jung and Robert Anton Wilson.

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Oct 24, 2019

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Dr. Richard Schwartz is a psychologist and the founder of Internal Family Systems (IFS), a paradigm that hinges upon the notion that our minds are comprised of many "parts."

In this mind meld, we chat about how to meet your "parts," the true meaning of "self," and what it means to be the bodhisattva of your own mind. 

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Oct 17, 2019

Join Miles, Jenn Sodini, Colin Frangicetto, Damien Echols, myself and many more at WITMA in NYC on October 18th!

Dr. Miles Neale is a psychotherapist, speaker and author.

His book, Gradual Awakening: The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully Human is available now.

Dr. Neale himself is a student of Tibetan Buddhism, having studied the path for over two decades.

For more information on his two-year contemplative studies course go here.

In this mind meld we chat about the gradual path versus the sudden path, why ugliness is underrated, the endless utility of the monomyth and so much more!

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