Terence McKenna (1946-2000)
Terence McKenna, who merged into a greater consciousness in April of 2000, was a radical botanist, researcher, explorer, and author who created a revolutionary view of humankind's spiritual genesis. For 30 years, McKenna studied the ontological foundations of shamanism and the ethno-pharmacology of spiritual transformation. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a distributed major in ecology, resource conservation and shamanism. Terence wrote many books, including Food of the Gods, True Hallucinations, and The Archaic Revival.