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James Arthur to appear on Art Bell radio/net show - entheogens/myth. 1

Book: Mushrooms & Mankind. 1

Book: James Arthur & Jack Herer: The Most High. 2

James Arthur Christmas Radio/Internet shows. 3


James Arthur to appear on Art Bell radio/net show - entheogens/myth

-----Original Message-----

From: James Arthur

Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 10:50 PM

To: personal list

Subject: FREE INTERNET & RADIO SHOW Thursday night!


Hi friends,

I'm writing to let you know I will be appearing on the Coast To Coast AM Radio (Often referred to as the Art Bell Show) show with George Noory on Thursday night December 11th from 11PM to 3AM. The show actually starts at 10PM Pacific but they do an hour of preliminary stuff for the first hour. The show can be found all up and down the AM radio dial all across the country (over 500 stations) so you can listen for free (check their website for channels in your area). The topics will include Christmas, Mushrooms, Astrotheology, Symbolism, Archaeoastronomy and more of that good stuff. Plus there is something incredible that will be unveiled in the last hour so don't fall asleep! Please tune in and Merry Christmas / Happy Solstice to you all.

Most High Regards, James Arthur


The Radio show is here:


By the way, if you can't catch it live they have something called STREAMLINK where you can listen to the show for the next three months at your convenience and this service only runs 15 cents a day. Plus there are some very important and relevant shows to listen to that happened recently and will tie into the big revelation I referred to above. Listen to the show with Len Horowitz and the show with John Rappoport in the archives.

Book: Mushrooms & Mankind

My review at Amazon.com:

Mushrooms and Mankind: The Impact of Mushrooms on Human Consciousness and Religion

by James Arthur


Ranking: 28,212 (very popular)

Wide-ranging, informal, suggestive

The visionary James Arthur is the opposite of the careful and straightlaced Dan Merkur in the field of the entheogen theory of the origins of religion.  This book is so wide-ranging, it's hard to form a clear mental picture of its scope.  Arthur has innovative coverage speculating about entheogens in Egyptian and Asian as well as Christian religion. 

This subject is just getting started so there are few books and what few there are are speculative.  The entheogen theory of the origin of religions *makes sense*, particularly when focusing on the specifically religious aspect of religion rather than other aspects such as political, ethical, or sociological aspects.

Scholars, including esoteric and Literalist Christian scholars, agree that entheogenic plants are basically reliable triggers for religious experiencing.  Historians of religion are trying to use "psychology", "anthropology", and "sociology" to explain the origin of religions.  These explanatory threads point to entheogens at the fountainhead of religion, religious experiencing, and religious myth.

This book provides some evidence but most of all provides the all-important *perspective* from which we can see how well it makes good sense to look to entheogens for the origin of mystic experiencing at the root of religion.  There's really no reasonable argument against the entheogen theory of the origin of religion -- it enables a full-spectrum, integral-theory explanation of religion to finally come together.

Book: James Arthur & Jack Herer: The Most High

James Arthur wrote (paraphrased):

>>I am, and have been, working with the best selling author Jack Herer on a new project since February 2003. Jack has been studying psychoactive mushrooms since he discovered John Allegro's book "The Sacred Mushroom and The Cross" in the 1980's.

The Sacred Mushroom & The Cross: A study of the nature and origins of Christianity within the fertility cults of the ancient Near East

John Allegro



The Emperor Wears No Clothes: The Authoritative Historical Record of Cannabis and the Conspiracy Against Marijuana

Jack Herer


11th edition (Nov. 2000)

Emperor of Hemp - The Jack Herer Story (video)



Mushrooms and Mankind: The Impact of Mushrooms on Human Consciousness and Religion

James Arthur



>>The projected date for release is December 2003. You will be astonished at what we have discovered since working together. The book is called "The Most High".



>>We will be doing presentations in Amsterdam at the High Times Cannabis Cup to announce the amazing things this book will be uncovering.  High Times Magazine has a contest to win tickets to the event.  Join us in Amsterdam this November.

High Times Contest for tickets to Amsterdam


Amsterdam Cannabis Cup

http://www.420tours.com/panelists03.html -- excerpts:

The Religious and Political Conspiracies Against Cannabis -- In this presentation legendary author and activist Jack Herer will expound upon his personal views regarding religious and governmental repression of Cannabis and the facts surrounding the most wonderful plant on our planet. Other surprises can be expected from the "Man of the Century" regarding recent events of interest to humanity. Recent laws and events since 911 have attacked the rights of citizens and threaten personal liberty as well as undermine the work of activists. These attacks upon personal freedoms can not be allowed to stand. A new era is emerging in regards to plants and human rights that incorporates religious as well as personal freedoms and this resurgence of knowledge from the past is the real focus of the attack behind the prohibition movements and moralistic dictates of the current administration. It is time to increase our efforts now in order to preserve freedom.

Hidden Knowledge and the Conspiracy Against the Psychedelic Mind -- This multi-media presentation by James Arthur explores the usage of Plant Psychedelics throughout history exposing related secret religious/occult symbolic knowledge reserved exclusively for initiates. This gave birth to the greatest conspiracy in human history, the "Conspiracy Against the Psychedelic Mind". Connections will be examined between brain chemistry and the associated anatomy and substances naturally occurring in sacramental plants. A return to religious origins replaces misguided Morals and Dogma ushering in the Age of Enlightenment. The knowledge that these plants were and are used for religious purposes completely demolishes the "Pharmacratic Inquisition" and the related "War on Drugs". This presentation introduces new information in the new book by Jack Herer and James Arthur titled "The Most High".

James Arthur Christmas Radio/Internet shows

Among other entheogenic topics, Arthur speculates that the scriptural "control of buying and selling" in Revelation refers to pharmaceutical regulations; the professionalization of access to drugs -- that's an interesting comparison.

-----Original Message-----

From: James Arthur

Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 11:09 PM

Subject: Free Christmas Radio/Internet shows

There are several Internet shows now available online for your Christmas listening pleasure. Tonight I just finished doing the Jeff Rense program (2 hours) and it is available online as well an accompanying slide show that can be seen online while you listen. Also check out the Jeff Rense Archive area:

Jeff Rense: http://www.rense.com

Last Thursday I had the pleasure of appearing on Caroline Casey's Visionary Activist radio show on KPFA. This show is available for a limited time at the link below as well as an archive on the KPFA website:

Caroline Casey: http://www.visionaryactivism.com

KPFA:               http://www.kpfa.org

Also available in Streamlink Archives is the interview on Coast To Coast AM with George Noory. this requires a subscription to the Streamlink archives to listen to the show anytime for the next 90 days. Check out their other guests in the Archives too:

Coast To Coast AM: http://www.coasttocoastam.com


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