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Can Psychedelics Increase Our Creativity? – Creon Levit

Scientist Creon Levit sits down to talk about his ideas on society, psychedelics, and his nutrition.

 
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It is often fun to bounce ideas between good friends. This conversation with Creon Levit is no different. Creon’s interests are vast, but one thing is for certain, he is working towards a better future. Looking at psychedelic use beyond treatment for mental illness, Creon shares with us notable tech giants, and their possible inspirations, as well as a glimpse into his daily diet and routine.

“Your friendship is one of the highlights of my life. And so thank you for everything.”

Creon Levit worked for NASA as a research scientist for 32 years doing high performance computing, data visualization, computational aeronautics, quantum chemistry, and spacecraft optics. For the last eight years he has been chief technologist and Director of R&D for Planet Labs - a satellite imaging company that has built, launched, and operates almost 500 earth-imaging satellites.

Creon was good friends with Terrence McKenna, Sasha Shulgin, and John C. Lilly and has had a long interest in the intersection between psychedelics and technology.

Show notes:

  • An applied physicist at NASA for 30 years – introducing Creon Levit

  • Cyber Security and surveillance

  • Psychedelics and technology

  • The use of psychedelics for creativity

  • The fallout for using some of these substances

  • Whats the big deal in talking about these things?

  • Are we in planetary conflict?

  • How Creon changed his physiology *

* This is not medical advice- Always seek the advice of your health care provider before undertaking a new health care regimen

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