Federico Faggin, Kate Stockly, Vincent Horn and Carole Griggs are the panelists in this vital and timely discussion on "soul engineering." Applications of the science of consciousness - engineering the spiritual path - raise questions we have never had to face: How can we know a technology-induced mystical experience is authentic? What does technology mean for the future of religion? What are the limits of science's ability to understand mystical experiences? Panel and audience weigh in on these and many other topics in this format-bending "unpanel."
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
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.
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
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.
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...
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
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
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
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.
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
Engineers crack 58-year-old puzzle on way to quantum breakthrough
In this inspiring talk, the mathematician Edward Frenkel speaks about the beauty and elegance of mathematics
What is happening right now? Is your “now” the same as my “now”?
If you were to go as far out into space as you can imagine, what would you encounter?
A Link Between Dark Matter and Antimatter Could Be Why the Universe Exists
One of the great unsolved problems of modern physics is coming up with a theory of everything
Along with the counterintuitive picture of reality, many myths and misconceptions have arisen
The Born rule, which connects the math of quantum theory to the outcomes of experiments, has been derived from simpler physical principles.
There is no dark matter. Instead, information has mass, physicist says
Galaxies can move with each other across huge distances, and against the predictions of basic cosmological models.
No one really knows what happens inside an atom.
The new study demonstrates a bizarre quantum effect at never-before-seen scales
Physicists See Hints of X17, an Elusive Particle That Could Be a New Force of Nature
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