The Experience returns next week. Happy Thanksgiving!
Hypnosis. What is it doing? What is it not doing? What else is it like? These questions are but a few, for certified hypnosis practitioner James Hazlerig, in this episode host Jeremy Vaeni names as one of his favorites.
In Western culture, shamans and psychics are still considered taboo. But if people are born with gifts in those areas and they don’t have a cultural context or a guide to teach them, what happens to them? Does the psychic potential nag at them unconsciously until it manifests externally to wake them up? is this what experiencers are doing?
The Amazon—a place of great wonder and great tragedy. It holds many secrets, or rather, its declining population of tribal peoples hold those secrets. They don’t give them up easily, either, which is why it took Michael Peter Langevin thirty years of travel and experience in the region to uncover some of the most powerful truths you will ever be witness to, and some of the most extraordinary stories ever told.
What is it to be a shaman? Can you be one if you didn’t grow up in a culture that understands shamanism? How different are the experiences of a shaman from an experiencer of visitor phenomena? This week, we find out.