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Cannabis use is correctly sensed as heretical and deeply disloyal to the values of male dominance and stratified hierarchy.
Legalization of marijuana is thus a complex issue, since it involves legitimating a social factor that might ameliorate or even modify ego-dominant values.” “There is no doubt that cannabis is trivialized as a commodity and is degraded by the designation ‘recreational drug,’ but there is also no doubt that when used occasionally in a context of ritual and culturally reinforced expectation of a transformation of consciousness, cannabis is capable of nearly the full spectrum of psychedelic effects associated with hallucinogens.” “It diminishes the power of ego, has a mitigating effect on competitiveness, causes one to question authority, and reinforces the notion of the merely relative importance of social values.” “If every alcoholic were a pothead, if every crack user were a pothead, if every smoker smoked only cannabis, the social consequences of the ‘drug problem’ would be transformed.” On Ayahuasca “The word ayahuasca is a Quechua word that roughly translates as ‘vine of the dead’ or ‘vine of souls.’” “Native peoples of the Amazon region have brilliantly exploited these facts in their search for techniques to access the magical dimensions crucial to shamanism.
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For these reasons marijuana is unwelcome in the modern office environment, while a drug such as coffee, which reinforces the values of industrial culture, is both welcomed and encouraged.
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Without further ado, here is Mc Kenna, organized by topic, sourced mainly from his book, On Cannabis “Cannabis is anathema to the dominator culture because it deconditions or decouples users from accepted values.