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Terence McKenna

Terence McKennaAKA Terence Kemp McKenna

Born: 16-Nov-1946
Birthplace: Paonia, CO
Died: 3-Apr-2000
Location of death: San Rafael, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Brain

Gender: Male
Religion: Other
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Philosopher, Paranormal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mushrooms, UFOs, end of fractal time

After visiting the Amazon with his brother Dennis, revealed the secret to cultivating magic mushrooms to North American hippies. Big fan of DMT. Believed that history will end in 2012 at the end of the Timewave, coinciding with the end of the Mayan calendar.

"The real Timothy Leary." (According to Timothy Leary)

Father: Joe McKenna
Mother: Hazelle Kemp
Brother: Dennis McKenna (author)
Wife: Kathleen Harrison (m. 1976, div. 1992)
Son: Finn (b. 1978)
Daughter: Klea (b. 1980)
Girlfriend: Christy Silness

    High School: Los Altos High School, Los Altos, CA (1963)
    High School: Antelope Valley High School, Lancaster, CA (1964)
    University: BS Ecology & Conservation, UC Berkeley (1969)

    Esalen Speaker
    Risk Factors: Psilocybin, DMT

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Terence McKenna

Author of books:
The Invisible Landscape: Mind, Hallucinogens, and the I Ching (1975, with Dennis McKenna)
Psilocybin: Magic Mushroom Grower's Guide (1976, with Dennis McKenna, under the psuedonyms O.T. Oss and O.N. Oeric)
The Archaic Revival: Speculations on Psychedelic Mushrooms, the Amazon, Virtual Reality, UFOs, Evolution, Shamanism, the Rebirth of the Goddess, and the End of History (1991)
Synesthesia (1992, with Tim Ely)
Trialogues at the Edge of the West: Chaos, Creativity, and the Resacrilization of the World (1992, with Ralph Abraham and Rupert Sheldrake)
Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge: A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution (1993)
True Hallucinations: Being an Account of the Author's Extraordinary Adventures in the Devil's Paradise (1993)
The Evolutionary Mind: Trialogues at the Edge of the Unthinkable (1998, with Ralph Abraham and Rupert Sheldrake)


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