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The Liminal


Aug 15, 2017

What happens to consciousness when we create the illusion of disembodiment? For over half a century, people have used isolation tanks to see what happens to perception when sight, sound, and touch are taken out of the equation. If you've never explored this subject, you're in for a fascinating journey. Because you can't talk about isolation tanks without talking about the counter culture from which they came, the people who created and used them, psychedelics, out of body experiences, extrasensory perception, non-human intelligent entities, and, as it turns out, spectral dolphins. In this episode, The Liminal welcomes its first guest, Lee Shulman, to discuss the fascinating world of floating…

 

Show Notes:

Our guest was Lee Shulman. You can follow him on Twitter here.

Altered States

Dr. John Lilly

The Deep Self: Consciousness Exploration in the Isolation Tank, by John C. Lilly

Tanks for the Memories: Floatation Tank Talks, by John C. Lilly

Center of the Cyclone: Looking into Inner Space, by John C. Lilly

Warren Ellis's newsletter is called Orbital Operations.

You can hear more of Kid Cholera's music here.