[Noisebridge-discuss] PsychedelicSF

Praveen Sinha dmhomee at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 13:38:53 PST 2012


I have  to disagree. I think the idea is quite appropriate for noisebridge
- hackers and psychedelics have a long intertwined history, and I'm sad I
can't attend this event because I will be at the BIL conference...

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 1:18 PM, Will Sargent <will.sargent at gmail.com>wrote:

> Daniel,
>
> The reason I ask is because Noisebridge traditionally has an emphasis
> on hacking, where hacking roughly means "creative activities with an
> interaction between art and technology."
>
> "Hacking consciousness" not withstanding, this sounds like a
> discussion of the experiences that various different kinds of drugs
> give you and how tribal societies interact with those drugs -- which
> can be educational and worthwhile, but not really along the same lines
> as building your own circuits, learning how to do web development, or
> even learning how to make legal, safe drugs through chemistry.
>
> Is this something that you think should be hosted at Noisebridge
> specifically?  Do you think you might find more interested people at,
> say, the Buddhist Center or Free School?
>
> Will.
>
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 12:41 PM, Daniel Jabbour
> <daniel at psychedelicsf.org> wrote:
> >
> > William-
> >
> > We're a relatively new group, just started last December. Right now
> we've got about 150 folks on our meetup.com group (www.PsychedelicSF.org),
> and our event at Noisebridge will mark our 5th or so event. I helped
> organize a similar group in NYC, before I moved, that grew to over 600
> members. Hacking one's consciousness is fascinating and at the heart of the
> human experience. I hope you can make it to our lecture at Noisebridge this
> Sunday :)
> >
> > Warm regards,
> > Daniel
> >
> > --
> > Daniel Jabbour
> > Organizer, Psychedelic Society of San Francisco
> > http://www.PsychedelicSF.org
> > daniel at psychedelicsf.org
> >
> > On Feb 28, 2012, at 12:01 PM, Andy Isaacson wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 10:34:50AM -0800, William Sargent wrote:
> >
> > "We work to create safe spaces to foster discussion and community
> >
> > between consciousness seekers: psychologists, artists, philosophers,
> >
> > hippies, makers, scientists . . . I hope you can join us at a future
> >
> > meetup."
> >
> >
> > Is this another troll, or is this actually a real thing?
> >
> >
> > I wondered the same thing, and asked around.  The consensus seems to be
> > that the book release party is a real event put on by real, sincere
> > people.
> >
> > -andy
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