Psychedelics Could Become Extractive Capitalism—Unless We Hold Stakeholders Accountable

As I’ll address in this article, strong profit margins give us a chance to go beyond enriching ourselves. Particularly, we can give back to Indigenous tribes beyond our horizons, those who pioneered psychedelic medicines like iboga, ayahuasca, and mescaline. Their ancient practices provide model frameworks of set, setting, integration, and spirituality that help optimize the psychedelic experience. Reciprocity is a natural and moral law.

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Hiding Fees in the Transparent Age is Just Bad Business

I have a confession: I love to tip. I know the practice is problematic in many ways – from increasing racial inequity in compensation to making sexual harassment from customers more difficult to root out, to allowing the service economy to skirt our already inadequate minimum wage laws even further. But hiding fees in the transparent age is just bad business.

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