Weekend Roundup 22-09-2006By Gregon Friday, September 22nd A few things to keep you busy over the weekend… Rollingstone profiles psychedelic advocate Daniel Pinchbeck, who has responded here and here. See my review of Pinchbeck’s latest book 2012 here on site. Filip Coppens posts reactions to his online book The Stargate Conundrum, from important players such as Uri Geller, Hal Puthoff, and Jack Sarfatti. Ian Lawton writes: “Quantum Theory: Spiritual Panacea, or Red Herring?“. There are a couple of other updates on Ian’s Book of the Soul website, click the link and scroll down to see the list. Michael Shermer’s latest Skeptic column in Sci-Am tells Christians to accept evolution. Art Champous reviews Dwight Connelly’s book, The World’s Best UFO Cases. MAPS has Rick Doblin’s dissertation “Regulation of the Medical Use of Psychedelics and Marijuana” online. More new articles at the Book of Thoth: “Messages in Celluloid – the Defeat of Isengard“, by Solaris; “The Four Arms of Destiny: Swastikas in the Hopi World“, and also an interview with Mac Tonnies. A great gallery from Burning Man 2006. Speaking of, the Psychedelic Salon has an mp3/podcast of Erik Davis’s talk at this year’s event, “”Pharmacology and the Posthuman Phuture”. Filer’s Files #38 has the latest ufological news from around the globe. Andrew Brown is sick of the ranting, according to his review of Richard Dawkins’ new book The God Delusion (Amazon US and UK). SurvivalAfterDeath.org has “Apparitions and Survival“, by Hornell Hart. The Autumn 2006 MAPS Bulletin is now online (also in PDF format), covering some great issues in psychedelic research. Enjoy!