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Blackmore,S.J. (2002) What is consciousness? In H. Swain (Ed) Big Questions in Science, London, Jonathan Cape, 39-43
Blackmore,S.J. (2002) There is no stream of
consciousness. Journal of
Consciousness Studies, 9, 17-28
Blackmore, S. 2002 The grand illusion: Why consciousness only exists when you look for it. New Scientist, 22.6.02, 26-29 (cover story)
The drug problem is one of the most serious issues facing our society today. The problem is prohibition and the solution is control and regulation - in other words full legalisation with appropriate controls. I am delighted to be a patron of Transform, the campaign for the legalisation of drugs, and admit to being an Outlaw.
Here are some of the things I have broadcast or written on drugs.
Drugs talk at The Opium Den, August 2010
My ideal world In The World I Dream of. Ed. Curt Butz, Winchester, Hants, O-Books, 2010
Thought for the Day, Radio Bristol, 29 January 2007
Talking Point: An interview with Torsten Passie, New Scientist 15 April 2006, p 50
"Take a trip to ease your final journey" THES February 2006
illegal drugs for inspiration" Saturday
17-18, 21 May 2005
BBC Radio 4's "From this moment on - the first trip" a New Year's Day programme about the history of LSD. 1.1.05. I discussed my own experiences with LSD as well as some of the science behind its effects.
on the mind. New Scientist, 13 November 2004 p 36
BBC Radio 4 The Eureka years: 1938. Interview on LSD with Adam Hart-Davis. 30.10.04
Read more of my work on drugs
Blackmore, S. 1999 The Meme Machine , Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press
Blackmore,S.J. 1984b A psychological theory of the OBE Journal of Parapsychology 48 201-218 PDF Also reprinted, with new postscript, in Psychological Scientific Perspectives on Out of Body and Near Death Experiences. Ed: Craig D. Murray. NY Nova, 2009
Blackmore, S. (2009) What have you changed your mind about? Today's leading minds rethink everything, Ed. John Brockman, Harper Perenniel pp 18-20 my response to the Edge Question 2008
Blackmore, S. 1996 In Search of the Light: The Adventures of a Parapsychologist, Amherst, New York, Prometheus Books, ISBN1-57392-061-4.
Blackmore, S. and Hart-Davis, A. 1995 Test Your Psychic Powers London, Thorsons
Blackmore,S.J. 1987 The elusive open mind: Ten years of negative research in parapsychology The Skeptical Inquirer 11 244-255
There is a complete list of my publications related to Zen, Buddhism and meditation at Zen