Donald Hoffman holds a Q&A session at SAND19 US, where he gets into some of the fascinating aspects of the conscious agents theory.
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?
Coming to Peace with All that Arises in Everyday Life
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
In the coming decades, the pace of life will be much faster than it is today
One of the fundamental spiritual, social, and ecological challenges of our time is learning how to live into what we know.
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
Oftentimes, the culprit of our inability to genuinely relate in our heart is our adherence to the dualistic paradigm of “otherness.”
Can we rejig our space-time interface to open new portals into the preexisting realm of conscious agents?
Our primary evidence, our only certainty is consciousness.
Rupert Spira has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Indigenous sciences, embedded and discussed through indigenous languages, have suffered great destruction.
Francis Lucille's dialogue with the audience at SAND19 US
Grounding in the Act of Seeing Sacred Difference
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
Love is the refusal to separate —Nisargadatta Maharaj
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
The path to transcendence is through compassion and through compassion one is led to oneness
While we have unlocked the potential of a single atom we have yet to unlock the full potential of wise, loving and compassionate action
In quantum physics, it appears that only relationships are real.
Zaya Bennazzo asks panelists to share their insights about the climate crisis
The world is in desperate need for compassion. Compassion means to recognize the real nature of every living being
The unshakable knowing that not everything is as it appears to be
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth?
the perspective of individual humans and their amazing encounters with psilocybin mushrooms
to fashion universes out of emptiness
James Doty has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US.
We live in a time characterized by convergences of many kinds
Biomimicry is not just about emulating; it is also about reconnecting and rekindling our relationship with nature.
Everything is not a thing
Jean Houston in conversation with the audience
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
The complexity of the present time seems to demand a deepening of our nature if we are going to survive.
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
Knowledge is Different in Different Levels of Consciousness
There is a profound and painful sense of disconnection in humanity.
Heartfelt connectedness and love drive our ability to get in-synch with our deeper self, others, and the rhythms of the Earth.
What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis?
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
How do we unlearn and de-program our toxic and limiting beliefs?
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
Many embrace perspectives and belief systems that are in discord with Nature’s rhythms.
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) is a radically interdisciplinary and groundbreaking field
Sea Stars is the musical collaboration of Kurt Baumann and Katie Gray.
The panelists invite SAND community members to explore privilege and consequences of racial and ontological identities.
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
A new type of experiment could get us closer to grasping human consciousness.
Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.
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