The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge

By Jeremy Narby

This experience in technological know-how and mind's eye, which the Medical Tribune stated may perhaps bring in "a Copernican revolution for the lifestyles sciences," leads the reader via unexplored jungles and uncharted features of brain to the guts of knowledge.In a first-person narrative of clinical discovery that opens new views on biology, anthropology, and the boundaries of rationalism, The Cosmic Serpent finds how startlingly diversified the realm round us seems to be after we open our minds to it.

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A magnified element of a leaf . . . ” From a photograph via Alfred Pasieka. Reprinted with the photographer’s permission. p. 111. “‘Cosmovision. ’” From A. Gebhart-Sayer (1987), p. 26. Reprinted with the author’s sort permission. p. 113. “Detail from Pablo Amaringo’s portray ‘Pregnant by means of an Anaconda. ’” From Luna and Amaringo (1991), p. 111. Reprinted with the authors’ variety permission. INDEX Amaringo, Pablo Anaconda Ancon, Laureano Ant Artaud, Antonin Avíreri Axis of the area Ayahuasca Bergson, Henri Beveridge, W. I. B. Biophoton Bourdieu, Pierre mind Calladine, Chris Campbell, Joseph Castaneda, Carlos Chaumeil, Jean-Pierre Chuang-Tzu Chucano Santos, José attention Crick, Francis Curare Darwin, Charles Descartes, René Devereux, George Dimethyltryptamine DNA Drew, Horace schooling, bilingual Einstein, Albert Eliade, Mircea Frank-Kamenetskii, Maxim Franklin, Rosalind Gaia Gebhart-Sayer, Angelika Geertz, Clifford Gomez, Ruperto Gurvich, Alexander Harner, Michael Heraclitus Ho, Mae-Wan Holmes, Sherlock Huxley, Francis Jacob, François Jakobson, Roman “Junk” DNA Kekulé, August Koch-Grünberg, Theodor Lamarck, Jean-Baptiste Langaney, André Lévi-Strauss, Claude Linnaeus, Carl von LSD Luisi, Pier Luigi Luna, Luis Eduardo Malinowski, Bronislaw Maninkari Margulis, Lynn Mayr, Ernst Métraux, Alfred Monod, Jacques Mundkur, rainbowbalaji Nash, J. Madeleine Nicotine Perez Shuma, Carlos Piaget, Jean Pollack, Robert Popp, Fritz-Albert Popper, Karl Quartz Radio waves Receptor Reichel-Dolmatoff, Gerardo Sagan, Dorion Schultes, Richard E. Scott, Alwyn Serotonin Serpent Shapiro, James Shapiro, Robert Shingari, Abelardo Snake Stereogram Strassman, Rick Sullivan, Lawrence Tangoa, Luis tv Tobacco Townsley, Graham Twins Twisted language Tylor, Edward visible approach Wallace, Alfred Watson, James Weiss, Gerald Wesson, Robert Wilbert, Johannes Wills, Christopher Yahweh Zeus BIBLIOGRAPHIC INDEX Abelin (1993) Alberts et al. (1990) Artaud (1979) Atkinson (1992) Atlan and Koppel (1990) Baer (1992) Balick et al. (1996) Barker et al. (1981) Bass (1994) Baudoin (1918) Bayard (1987) seashore et al. (1994) Beauclerk et al. (1988) Bellier (1986) Beveridge (1950) Bisset (1989) Blocker and Salem (1994) Blubaugh and Linegar (1948) Boulnois (1939) Bourdieu (1977) (1980) (1990) Bourguignon (1979) vast (1994) Browman and Schwarz (1979) Brown (1988) Buchillet (1982) Burnand (1991) Burroughs and Ginsberg (1963) Butler (1996) Cairns-Smith (1983) Calladine and Drew (1992) Campbell (1959) (1964) (1968) Chandebois (1993) Changeux (1983) (1993) Chapela et al. (1994) Chaumeil (1982) (1983) (1992) (1993) Chevalier (1982) Chevalier and Gheerbrant (1982) Christensen and Narby (1992) Chuang-Tzu (1968) (1981) Chwirot (1992) Cimino et al. (1992) Clark (1959) Clery (1995) Cohen et al. (1967) Colchester (1982) Couturier et al.

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