Donald Hoffman holds a Q&A session at SAND19 US, where he gets into some of the fascinating aspects of the conscious agents theory.
The world is in desperate need for compassion. Compassion means to recognize the real nature of every living being
Love is the refusal to separate —Nisargadatta Maharaj
Francis Lucille's dialogue with the audience at SAND19 US
There is a profound and painful sense of disconnection in humanity.
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
Knowledge is Different in Different Levels of Consciousness
There is a special area of the Matrix reserved for people who think they have exited the Matrix.
Pamela Wilson has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
We live in a time characterized by convergences of many kinds
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
Biomimicry is not just about emulating; it is also about reconnecting and rekindling our relationship with nature.
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?
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.
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
The path to transcendence is through compassion and through compassion one is led to oneness
Can we rejig our space-time interface to open new portals into the preexisting realm of conscious agents?
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
Loch shares discoveries from the recent neuroscience of awakening to support living from nondual love.
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) is a radically interdisciplinary and groundbreaking field
Everything is not a thing
Rupert Spira has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Indigenous sciences, embedded and discussed through indigenous languages, have suffered great destruction.
to fashion universes out of emptiness
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
While we have unlocked the potential of a single atom we have yet to unlock the full potential of wise, loving and compassionate action
Heartfelt connectedness and love drive our ability to get in-synch with our deeper self, others, and the rhythms of the Earth.
Zaya Bennazzo asks panelists to share their insights about the climate crisis
the perspective of individual humans and their amazing encounters with psilocybin mushrooms
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth?
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
In the coming decades, the pace of life will be much faster than it is today
Sea Stars is the musical collaboration of Kurt Baumann and Katie Gray.
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
The unshakable knowing that not everything is as it appears to be
Oftentimes, the culprit of our inability to genuinely relate in our heart is our adherence to the dualistic paradigm of “otherness.”
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
One of the fundamental spiritual, social, and ecological challenges of our time is learning how to live into what we know.
What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis?
In quantum physics, it appears that only relationships are real.
Jean Houston in conversation with the audience
The complexity of the present time seems to demand a deepening of our nature if we are going to survive.
Our primary evidence, our only certainty is consciousness.
James Doty has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US.
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
Many embrace perspectives and belief systems that are in discord with Nature’s rhythms.
Coming to Peace with All that Arises in Everyday Life
Grounding in the Act of Seeing Sacred Difference
The complex behaviors may have a shared evolutionary origin
"Vision is an art, and nature an old master painter teaching us how to see the underlying reality of things to be — before they actually are. "
For many people, psychedelic drugs are intimately connected to the 1960s American counterculture, with…
“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.
Exploring how the mind extends beyond the physical self.
While scientists can anticipate how climate change will affect larger regions, predicting the fate of a given 100-acre forest plot can be trickier.
New research with MDMA could lead to deeper therapeutic uses of the drug
Even with its explanatory power, Big Bang theory takes its place in a long line of myths.
In our common experience, you can't get something for nothing. In the quantum realm, something really can emerge from nothing.
Which determines traits like sexual orientation, intelligence and behavior: genes or environment?
So how does our brain create this illusion of stability?
An exploration of a groundbreaking assertion of a new paper published in the Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
Theorem showing that quantum mechanics really permits instantaneous connections between far-apart locations
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.
The meaning of death and dying in a death-phobic culture and more on Sounds of SAND Episode 2
Cheese is not just a tasty snack — it’s an ecosystem. And the fungi and bacteria within that ecosystem play a big part in shaping the flavor and texture of the final product.
A well-documented feature of trauma, one familiar to many, is our inability to articulate what happens to us.
the challenge of choosing deep-focus work and connection over superficial distraction and stimulation
An excerpt from the new book "The Flowering Wand: Rewilding the Sacred Masculine"
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