The Shift Episode 52: Modern Alchemy with Phoenix Aurelius

In this Episode, host Doug McKenty talks about the alchemy of Paracelsus with modern practitioner Phoenix Aurelius. Stay tuned as they discuss the European alchemical tradition and how it can be used in the modern day to construct a sustainable lifestyle that is the perfect substitute for those adrift in the post-colonial haze. Not only does the conversation include a description of the alchemical process including theories of diagnosis and treatment of disease, but also a meta understanding of the lifestyle and economics of alchemy which supports a sustainable balance in harmony with the natural world. Perhaps most importantly, the European Alchemical tradition provides a bridge that connects to all the esoteric traditions of the world, including Ayurvedic, Traditional Chinese and Shamanic lineages. For those interested in learning more, go to



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