How did Terence die?
Terence McKenna, who so playfully and persistently pressed his message that psychedelic drugs are mankind’s salvation that Timothy Leary himself christened him ”the Timothy Leary of the 90’s,” died on Monday at a friend’s home in San Rafael, Calif. The cause of death was brain cancer, said a publicist for his books.
How did Terence McKenna get a brain tumor?
According to Wired magazine, McKenna was worried that his tumor may have been caused by his psychedelic drug use, or his 35 years of daily cannabis smoking; however, his doctors assured him there was no causal relation.
Who came up with the Stoned Ape Theory?
The Stoned Ape in Popular Culture
Terrence McKenna and his brother Dennis McKenna developed this theory in the 1970s, and it has spawned some amazing art.
What did Terence McKenna study?
Raised in a Colorado ranching town, Terence McKenna discovered psychedelics in 1965 when he enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied ecology and shamanism (ah, the Sixties).
Is Dennis McKenna related to Terence McKenna?
He is the brother of well-known psychedelics proponent Terence McKenna and is a founding board member and the director of ethnopharmacology at the Heffter Research Institute, a non-profit organization concerned with the investigation of the potential therapeutic uses of psychedelic medicines.