As the title suggests, I'm talking everyone's favourite psychedelic bard.
Terence McKenna was a psychedelic visionary, writer, public speaker, explorer, cultural critic, & all-round intellectual bad-ass. His head was filled with knowledge from science, to history, to art, to alchemical texts, ancient civilisations, history of the planet - & yet he knew when to not let the truth get in the way of a good story.
He made a living off of his books & lecturing. Potentially thousands of taped recordings exist of his work, meaning that unlike most other philosophers in history, we have a full record of his dialogues & spoken word to compliment his printed work.
I give a pretty rough overview of his life & ideas; this may be a series if I get the urge to address a more specific McKenna topic, or if anyone out there wants me to address anything specific.