Terence Kemp McKenna (November 16, 1946 – April 3, 2000) was an American ethnobotanist, philosopher, psychonaut, researcher, teacher, lecturer and writer on many subjects, such as human consciousness, language, psychedelic substances, the evolution of civilizations, the origin and end of the universe, alchemy, and extraterrestrial beings.
The Evolution of Reality
Final Earthbound Interview
Terence McKenna and Gregory Stock speak about the epic transition we face in the very near future called the Singularity.
This shift will be the result of the inevitable culmination of infinite technological progress and the emergence of completely new states of connectedness. Once the Singularity happens, infinite growth is reached. Within a very short amount of time (as a result of this exponential growth), we will take our first steps towards a new age as an entirely new entity.
We will then go on to saturate the entire physical universe with our newly born super-intelligence, or we will gain the ability to actually leave the 3-Dimensional universe and move to higher (or simply other) states of being.
Time is being compressed. "We are living through, in a 67-year period that stretches from 1945-2012, a compressed version of a larger historical epoch 4,306 years long that also ends in 2012." We are learning faster and we are gathering more experience in shorter bursts of time.