E82: Christmas Is a Mass Psychedelic Trip: And We Really Need It This Year

Charles Dickens is often credited as being the man who invented Christmas with his story “A Christmas Carol.” And the story bears a striking resemblance to a psychedelic trip, which has profoundly affected the way we celebrate Christmas, whether we are religious or not. Join Stephen Carter on this trip through history, culture, religion, and the brain as he argues that we need the psychedelic effects of Christmas more than ever this year.