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How Can Wholeness Be In Crisis? Inquiring into the Human Predicament

By Terry Patten The most radical understanding of reality points first to radical wholeness, to the prior unity of all opposites and conditional experiences. It is only something superficial to that—a present activity of contraction within…

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The Chance Events That Gave Rise to Humans

Humans are the only creature on Earth to have left the planet, trading our comfortable terrestrial existence for the snug confines of a rocket, shuttle, or space station orbiting in the vast emptiness above. As far…

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Now: The Physics of Time

Credit: agsandrew | Shutterstock You are reading the word “now” right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment “now” so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, and modern-day physicists from…

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Homeostasis, Feelings, and the Rise of Culture

When people talk about the evolution and development of all that makes humans “unique,” one thing that often gets overlooked is our feelings. For neuroscientist Antonio Damasio, though, there can be no conversation about our humanity…

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The Many Ways We Deceive Ourselves

One of the central goals of yoga is seeing the world clearly. But when it comes to knowing ourselves, we often lack self-awareness about our real nature. In the Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali, this misperception is…

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Why I Quit Ayahuasca Shamanism After 11 Years and 1,000 Ceremonies

by Tina “Kat” Courtney I’m alive because of Ayahuasca. I am connected, soulful, expanded, and spilling over with self-love, mostly because of the blessing of attending around 1,000 sacred plant ceremonies. But if my intuition proves…

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Sacred Activism: The SAND17 Panel Discussion

Vera de Chalambert chairs a panel with four sacred activists: Caverly Morgan, Charles Eisenstein, Rev. Deborah Johnson and Rory McEntee. Describing their own particular paths, especially how ordinary activism becomes sacred activism, they attempt to answer…

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Against My Insistence on Nonduality

by Jason Shulman It has occurred to me, after a lifetime of studying the perspective of nonduality, that this precious gift which has meant so much to me, must be carefully laid down to rest. As…

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