Fritjof Capra summarizes years of research and revelation on the systems view of life in 17 profound and significant minutes. In plain language he introduces the idea that cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system to self-organize and the self-perpetuate. He concludes by expressing the hope that this new scientific theory which, for the first time, unifies mind, matter and life, will soon be common knowledge.
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
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.
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
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.
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
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.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
Rupert Spira in conversation
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
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...
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
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
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Zaya and Maurizio connect with therapist Deran Young on her story and the layers of racialized trauma
In this conversation from the “Talks on Trauma” series Gabor investigates the paths of personal Trauma woven into the Buddhist and personal psychology fields for which Jack and Tara are so well known.
We are all connected through the traumatization of the world and that the healing of trauma is a way of returning to the wholeness and fullness of living.
Neuroepigenetics researcher Isabelle Mansuy investigates how life life experiences and environmental factors can shape not only us, but also our descendants.
embodying anti-racist practice and cultural building a way of being in the world
"I can't prescribe, nor should anyone prescribe for anyone else what their authenticity should look like, but for most people, it's going to be shining in a number of different dimensions." —Dr. Gabor Maté
Historical trauma is trauma so deeply rooted in the subconscious we may not even know it is there.
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