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Sep 18, 2016

Graham Hancock is a British writer and journalist who specialises in theories involving ancient civilisations, stone monuments or megaliths, altered states of consciousness, ancient myths and astronomical/astrological data from the past.



00:00 Trailer.

02:45 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.

06:29 Brian’s Introduction.

08:00 ‘Fingerprints of the Gods’ controversially proposes we are a species with amnesia.

09:00 How a trip to Ethiopia led to Atlantis and its mystery.

14:48 The past as an ideological subject, controlled to keep society producing and consuming.

17:06 Academia and their media friend’s reaction to his radical interpretation of the past.

20:24 Ted removes Graham’s and Rupert Sheldrake’s 2013 Tedx talks.

24:18 What is a step too far for Tedx.

25:00 Graham awaits the day when Richard Dawkins has his first DMT trip.

27:14 Psychedelic experiences for research into the origin of cave art, shook him to his core.

33:19 Is there progress towards acceptance of psychedelics?

38:04 Britain is going backwards whilst America goes forward.

40:08 Does it have an effect on society in States where Cannabis is now legal?

42:20 The reason for the rise in support for Donald Trump.

44:28 Graham’s relationship with Cannabis.

48:49 Graham and Brian talk about Joe Rogan and his show.

52:10 Ayahuasca and San Pedro experiences and Governmental control.

1:01:28 When using psychedelics it is very important to be clear to make the intention for good.

1:04:18 When writing novels, he feels just like a kid playing computer games, totally in it and loving it.

1:06:43 Why Graham felt the need to take a break from writing non-fiction.

1:08:32 A book Graham would like to write with his wife, a photographer.

1:10:03 North America may hold the key to finally finding out what happened to our ancestors.

1:12:43 The reason Graham decided he had to write ‘Magicians of the Gods’

1:22:06 How Graham embraces his ego, its useful and negative sides.

1:23:39 What precious thing should be embraced, celebrated, loved and enjoyed.

1:24:15 How he is trying to work on one of his faults.

1:25:31 Success secrets.

1:25:59 Who he considers successful.

1:26:16 Advice to the younger generation.

1:27:17 Brian’s summing up.


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