The film examines the re-emergence of archaic techniques of ecstasy in the modern world by weaving a synthesis of ecological and evolutionary awareness,electronic dance culture, and the current pharmacological re-evaluation of entheogenic compounds. Within a narrative framework that imagines consciousness itself to be evolving, Entheogen documents the emergence of techno-shamanism in the post-modern world that frames the following questions: How can a renewal of ancient initiatory rites of passage alleviate our ecological crisis? What do trance dancing and festivals celebrating unbridled artistic expression speak to in our collective psyche? How do we re-invent ourselves in a disenchanted world from which God has long ago withdrawn? Entheogen invites the viewer to consider that the answers to these questions lie within the consciousness of each and every human being, and are accessible if only we give ourselves permission to awaken to the divine within Written by
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Himself (Eindl-Ra, David S.)
Obviously, Americans are least of any people in the world afraid of drugs, because there's a drugstore on every corner. So if they are so afraid of mind-expanding drugs, obviously it's the mind-expansion that they are afraid of. And we are made afraid of mind-expansion by the people who have a vested interest in our minds being quite narrow.