James Arthur is a very popular lecturer who coalesces Ethnomycology,Ethnobotany, Astrotheology, Archaeoastronomy, Occult Anatomy, Chemistry,Philosophy, Anthropology, Theology, Mythology, Alchemy and Symbology toweave a fascinating quilt of human history that sheds an astonishing light onhuman origins and even the future of humanity.
"The mushroom is Jesus, and Santa Claus is also a mushroom," said lecturer James Arthur, who was the main guest on Thursday. He was referring to "magic" mushrooms such as the red Amanita, which are known to expand human consciousness into mystical or spiritual states.
"We stay in the psychedelic state in the womb until we are born," said James Arthur, the author of Mushrooms and Mankind in his appearance on Thursday night's program. Arthur is a wide-ranging lecturer who believes that entheogen substances (psychoactive plants) have played an active role in the origins of religion.