Chemical Poetics: Rebel Wisdom and the Psychedelic IDW


June 29, 2020

Neşe Devenot, PhD of Psymposia’s Plus Three podcast ventures into the psychedelic “arm” of the Intellectual Dark Web in this first episode of Chemical Poetics. From a quizzical look at Rebel Wisdom’s recent conversation between Douglas Rushkoff and Jamie Wheal, she identifies Wheal’s psychedelic “super soldiers” in the financial elite, including Civana House’s Lucian Tarnowski. She uses this map of ideas to raise a question posed by Anand Giridharadas: Should we really focus so much attention on the hope that financial elites will save us?