Posts Tagged ‘Mark Plotkin’

Three Must-View Ted Talks on the Bio and Ethnosphere

Three Must-View Ted Talks on the Bio and Ethnosphere

Dr. Mark Plotkin, ethnobotanist, molecular biologist, disciple of the great Richard Evans Schultes, and founder of Amazon Conservation Team, gives an eloquent, deeply informed, and passionate apologia for the rights and incalculable worth of the uncontacted peoples of the Amazon […]

Shamanism is the Technology of the Spirit — an Interview with Dr. Mark Plotkin

Shamanism is the Technology of the Spirit — an Interview with Dr. Mark Plotkin

A little known fact is one of the greatest breakthroughs in 20th century medical science came from a preparation used to shoot monkeys down from the tops of trees. Naked “primitives” running around the jungle with blowguns turned out to […]