In this talk from SAND 2018, Robert Sapolsky considers the unlikely realms where humans are merely on a continuum with other species…until you look closely. With a host of surprising and fascinating examples and illustrations he spells out the case that humans are a type of ape, operating on the same basic types of neurons found throughout the animal kingdom. So is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
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Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
The “awe-full” qualities of horror and terror may share essential roots with those underlying transformative states such as flow, awe, presence, timelessness and ecstasy.
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
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How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Rupert Spira in conversation
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
In this memorable conversation from SAND 18 Peter Levine, the father of trauma therapy work, and Thomas Huebl, a spiritual teacher known for his work integrating healing of collective trauma, discuss the relationship between healing trauma and...
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
This presentation will explore the nature of the psychic realm, where it fits into the spiritual spectrum, and how to avoid the common pitfalls and potential to get stuck there.
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
Peter Russell explains that most human beings—unlike animals—focus on the past and the future, which means they spend their time in a state of discontent.
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
An exploration of a groundbreaking assertion of a new paper published in the Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
New research with MDMA could lead to deeper therapeutic uses of the drug
Theorem showing that quantum mechanics really permits instantaneous connections between far-apart locations
So how does our brain create this illusion of stability?
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