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."
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
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.
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
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.
Rupert Spira in conversation
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
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.
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
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...
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
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
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
A Link Between Dark Matter and Antimatter Could Be Why the Universe Exists
Along with the counterintuitive picture of reality, many myths and misconceptions have arisen
No one really knows what happens inside an atom.
If you were to go as far out into space as you can imagine, what would you encounter?
Another universe existed before ours – and energy from it is coming out of black holes, says Nobel prize winner
Engineers crack 58-year-old puzzle on way to quantum breakthrough
There is no dark matter. Instead, information has mass, physicist says
One of the great unsolved problems of modern physics is coming up with a theory of everything
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