Donald Hoffman holds a Q&A session at SAND19 US, where he gets into some of the fascinating aspects of the conscious agents theory.
Our primary evidence, our only certainty is consciousness.
Many embrace perspectives and belief systems that are in discord with Nature’s rhythms.
Everything is not a thing
The path to transcendence is through compassion and through compassion one is led to oneness
In the coming decades, the pace of life will be much faster than it is today
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
If the conscious mind—the part you consider you—accounts for only a fraction of the brain's function, what is all the rest doing?
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
Knowledge is Different in Different Levels of Consciousness
Biomimicry is not just about emulating; it is also about reconnecting and rekindling our relationship with nature.
Francis Lucille's dialogue with the audience at SAND19 US
Loch shares discoveries from the recent neuroscience of awakening to support living from nondual love.
Jean Houston in conversation with the audience
In quantum physics, it appears that only relationships are real.
Zaya Bennazzo asks panelists to share their insights about the climate crisis
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) is a radically interdisciplinary and groundbreaking field
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
James Doty has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US.
Oftentimes, the culprit of our inability to genuinely relate in our heart is our adherence to the dualistic paradigm of “otherness.”
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
There is a special area of the Matrix reserved for people who think they have exited the Matrix.
While we have unlocked the potential of a single atom we have yet to unlock the full potential of wise, loving and compassionate action
How do we unlearn and de-program our toxic and limiting beliefs?
Grounding in the Act of Seeing Sacred Difference
Pamela Wilson has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
The complexity of the present time seems to demand a deepening of our nature if we are going to survive.
One of the fundamental spiritual, social, and ecological challenges of our time is learning how to live into what we know.
Love is the refusal to separate —Nisargadatta Maharaj
to fashion universes out of emptiness
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
Coming to Peace with All that Arises in Everyday Life
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
The world is in desperate need for compassion. Compassion means to recognize the real nature of every living being
Can we rejig our space-time interface to open new portals into the preexisting realm of conscious agents?
the perspective of individual humans and their amazing encounters with psilocybin mushrooms
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth?
Rupert Spira has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Indigenous sciences, embedded and discussed through indigenous languages, have suffered great destruction.
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
The panelists invite SAND community members to explore privilege and consequences of racial and ontological identities.
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
The unshakable knowing that not everything is as it appears to be
What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis?
There is a profound and painful sense of disconnection in humanity.
Sea Stars is the musical collaboration of Kurt Baumann and Katie Gray.
We live in a time characterized by convergences of many kinds
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
The complex behaviors may have a shared evolutionary origin
Even with its explanatory power, Big Bang theory takes its place in a long line of myths.
A well-documented feature of trauma, one familiar to many, is our inability to articulate what happens to us.
We can rewind to a previous scene or skip several scenes ahead
“We are not walking though the world; we are interwoven with it. In everything we do we participate in complexity"
explore psychedelics and their therapeutic uses in two entertaining and informative talks from SAND 18 and 19
The meaning of death and dying in a death-phobic culture and more on Sounds of SAND Episode 2
“Definitely these galaxies are a big deal, but it remains to be seen how exciting they will look in the context of a few months’ progress with JWST,” Carnall says. The best is yet to come.
Vikram Zutshi In Conversation With Evan Thompson This article was first published at the Sutra Journal…
the challenge of choosing deep-focus work and connection over superficial distraction and stimulation
Scientists are slowly understanding collaboration’s role in biology
We are all fascinated by the mystery of metamorphosis. The caterpillar and the butterfly share nothing in common, and yet they are one and the same life.
Every creature lives within its own sensory bubble, but only humans have the capacity to appreciate the experiences of other species. What we’ve learned is astounding.
Listening to/with/as the whole planet is listening and sining, a conversation with world renoun bioacoustic researcher
This groundbreaking book is an invitation to the public, to citizen scientists, and to professional scientists to reject the materialistic worldview of modern science
A controversial theory claims the reason butterflies and their caterpillars look so dissimilar is down to hybridogenesis
In this talk Maurizio and Merlin discuss Merlin’s book Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
An excerpt from the new book "The Flowering Wand: Rewilding the Sacred Masculine"
While scientists can anticipate how climate change will affect larger regions, predicting the fate of a given 100-acre forest plot can be trickier.
I am a body plus. A body plus trauma, plus illness, plus pollen, plus spores, plus caretakers and friends and loved ones and wild kin.
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