Terence McKenna

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Birthday
16, 1946
Birthplace
Paonia, CO
Death Date
Apr 3, 2000 (53)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1946
Birthplace
Paonia, CO
Death Date
Apr 3, 2000 (53)

About

American philosopher and ethnobotanist who developed the ideas of Novelty Theory and Machine Elf.

Before Fame

He studied at the University of California, Berkeley, and began studying psychedelic literature around 1963.

Trivia

He held lectures on psychedelic substances during the 1980s. He was inspired by The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley.

Family Life

He was married to Kathleen Harrison for 16 years. They wed in 1985.

Associated With

He was influenced by William Blake.