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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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Oct 21, 2020

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Psychologist Dr. Ido Cohen returns to the mind meld!

In this one, we riff on the work of psychologists Carl Jung and James Hillman. In particular, the idea that the Gods are real and they're mental. We also muse about the importance and nature of dreams, losing and finding purpose, How to make things sacred, psychedelics, and more!

Oct 14, 2020

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Contemplative psychotherapist, Dr. Miles Neale returns to the mind meld to push us through the threshold of awakening!

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

Miles is a student and teacher 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 muse about revolution, tantra, psychology, alchemy, myth, mysticism, why this is an incredibly transformative time, and more.

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Oct 8, 2020

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Idealist philosopher, Bernardo Kastrup enters the Mind Meld!

Bernardo holds Ph.D.s in philosophy and computer engineering. He's worked for the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). His ideas have been featured in publications like Scientific American, the Institute of Art and Ideas, Big Think, and more.

Musings in this mind meld include:

  • The problem with materialism
  • Why Bernardo believes reality is fundamentally mental, not physical
  • How the mystical experience implies idealism
  • Why we're integral to the evolution of consciousness 

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Sep 30, 2020

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Journalist and host of Wild Thing: Space Invaders, Laura Krantz, returns to the mind meld to get extraterrestrial.

Laura's show, Wild Thing, is an audio documentary that digs into the search for extraterrestrial life with everyone from scientists to speculators. Get into it on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen.

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Sep 24, 2020

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Meera Lee Patel is a self-taught artist and best-selling author of several works including My Friend Fear, Start Where You Are and her latest, Create Your Own Calm.

In this mind meld, we riff about the link between creative inclinations and destiny, artistic intuition, tolerating and escaping soul-sucking day jobs, and how creativity connects you to your place in the world.

 

Sep 16, 2020

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Somehow it's already been over a year since Colin Frangicetto and I embarked upon our trying, enlightening, unforgettable Ayahuasca adventure at the beautiful Blue Morpho lodge outside of Iquitos Peru.

We muse about how things have changed, the magic in the mundane, whether or not another Aya adventure is in our future, and more. 

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

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Sep 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 dark corners of love, mindless mindfulness, why most people never change, the magic of emptiness, and more!

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Sep 2, 2020

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Scott Carney returns to the mind meld! 

We rap about the science of changing your mind, how to find the strength you didn't know you had, ayahuasca, why humanity needs a great yet personal cause, and more!

Scott is a bestselling author, adventurer, and consciousness explorer. His latest book The Wedge-- Evolution, Consciousness, Stress, and the Key to Human Resilience is out now wherever you get your books.

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Aug 27, 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 golden wounds, learning the language of your soul, forgiveness, the wisdom of koans, and more!

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Aug 20, 2020

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Dr. Donald Hoffman returns to the mind meld to chat about the illusion of reality. Why there will never be a theory of everything and why the universe is an infinite candy store.

Don Hoffman is a Professor of Cognitive Science at UC Irvine. His chief areas of inquiry include perception, the illusory nature of reality, free will, and the development of a scientific model for consciousness.

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Aug 13, 2020

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Liam Wilson Returns to the mind meld!

Liam Wilson is a musician best known for playing in bands like the Dillinger Escape Plan and Azusa. He's also a seeker of subjective singularities via Yoga, psychedelics, fatherhood, and brushes with mortality. 

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Aug 6, 2020

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Professor, author and podcaster extraordinaire Daniele Bolelli returns!

Bolelli and MP chat the lost art of nuance, Daoism, building better habits, purposeful struggle, bogus influencers that preach non-stop grinding, and more.

Check out Bolelli's site and his show History on Fire.

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Jul 29, 2020

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This week we take a long-overdue dip into the paranormal with the wonderful, whimsical, Jim Perry of Euphomet.

'Jim is a podcast host, creative producer, and entrepreneur based in the Pacific Northwest. His fascination for the anomalous events that happen in people's lives inspired the creation of Euphomet, the critically acclaimed audio documentary podcast about the strange and our relationship to it.'

We rap about the paranormal and what the role of psychology and archetypes might be in it. We also riff on the scintillating recent UFO news appearing in mainstream media and more!

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Jul 22, 2020

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Dr. Alan Levinovitz enters the mind meld!

Alan is an Associate Professor of Religion at James Madison University. He works at the intersection of philosophy, religion, and science, focusing especially on how narratives and metaphors shape belief.

In this one, we rap about the beauty of optimistic agnosticism, why it's possible to be a religious agnostic, natural mystical experiences, holy gratitude, and why calling things 'natural' can be hugely problematic. 

Jul 15, 2020

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

Colin returns to the mind meld to rap about the prickly zeitgeist, daemons, MDMA, taking a stand while also being loving and more!

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Jul 8, 2020

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Dr. Zak Stein enters the mind meld!

Zak is a scholar of philosophy, neuroscience, education, and human development. He's also the author of Education in a Time Between Worlds.

 Zak and Michael riff on our innate spiritual hunger, information warfare, our deep need for educational revolution, mystery schools, and more.

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Jul 1, 2020

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Author and speaker Charles Eisenstein returns to the mind meld! 

We riff on why conspiratorial thinking is so prevalent, the many competing "realities" vying for our attention, societal tension, and why we need new gods and myths. 

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Jun 25, 2020

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Master shaman Hamilton Souther returns to the mind meld! We chat about communing with plants, habit change,  psychology, the toll of the virus in the plant medicine community, and more.

Hamilton spent over a decade living in the rainforests of Peru studying the way of the shaman. He’s also the founder of Blue Morpho Tours, a plant medicine-based Peruvian retreat center.

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Jun 18, 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 bias, shadow work, NLP, Carl Jung, social unrest and much more!

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Jun 10, 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 reclaiming your reality tunnel, the beauty and danger of isolation, how meditation brings you closer to reality, and more!

Jun 4, 2020

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Secret Drugs of Buddhism author, Mike Crowley enters the mind meld for a wonderful, whimsical chat. We riff on the possible psychedelic origins of eastern philosophy, the importance of side-stepping dogma, and why a sense of humor and wisdom go hand in hand.

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May 27, 2020

Psychologist Dr. Ido Cohen enters the mind meld!

In this episode, we riff on knowing versus 'gnowing.' What integration, shadow work, and individuation actually are. Why we worship false gods, becoming fluent in our own language, and more!

May 21, 2020

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Shane Mauss enters the mind meld to chat about the allure of rebellion, navigating uncertainty, the endless applicability of agnosticism, and more!

Shane is a comedian and the host of the Here We Are podcast. He's also the focal point of the documentary Psychonautics which is available now on Amazon, Apple, Youtube, and other platforms.

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May 14, 2020

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Therapist and Psychedelics Today co-founder, Kyle Buller returns to the mind meld!

Kyle joins us to chat about turning fear into power, why so few people travel a meaningful life path, his near-death experience, making physical things more sacred, how to avoid getting addicted to toxic psychological patterns, guilty lockdown pleasures, and more!

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May 7, 2020

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Ramin Nazer returns to the mind meld!

Ramin is a comedian, artist, and the host of the Rainbow Brainskull podcast.

Ramin returns for a sprawling mercurial exploration of just about everything-- What the current crisis means for us and the internet, the utility in thinking mythologically, why we need more than data to make sense of life, how Demolition Man predicted the future and more!

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