Simon Robinson shares Henri Bortoft’s 2009 Schumacher College Lectures on his blog Transition Consciousness: Making the transition to a better world. Below is an overview of all the lectures with links to Simon Robinson’s introductions to each lecture. Lecture Theme Introduction YouTube Introduction to the lectures Link 1 Wholeness Link Link 2.1 Belonging together Link […]
Seeing is the thing! Simon Robinson shares Henri Bortoft’s 2009 Schumacher College lectures on his blog Transition Consciousness: Making the transition to a better world. The following is a transcript of Henri Boroft’s Lecture Four, Part Three, from 12:20 to 16:05, where Bortoft talks about seeing life itself, comparing Darwin with Goethe. I have edited […]
Klee Irwin is the director of Quantum Gravity Research (QGR), a Los Angeles-based group of theoretical physicists working to discover a new quantum gravity theory, or a first principle theory of everything. The following is a transcript of Klee Irwin’s presentation from The Science of Consciousness conference in April, 2016, on The Quasicrystalline Nature of […]
Here is Closer To Truth‘s interview with Stuart Kauffman about “Is Emergence Fundamental?” Stuart Kauffman says among other things that (my emphasis in bold): Reason is an insufficient guide for living your life. It means we need reason, emotion, intuition, sensation, metaphor. … Life is much richer than we thought.1 The biosphere is creating its […]
Here is Jeffrey Mishlove’s interview with David Whyte on the preservation of the soul, waking up, and saving our lives. LOST Stand still. The trees ahead and bushed beside you Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here. And you must treat it as a powerful stranger, Must ask permission to know it and […]
Here is a short video with David Whyte on Courageous Conversations at Kripalu. By definition, the courageous conversation is the conversation you are not having now, and also by definition, the courageous conversation is the conversation you don’t want to have.
Here is a seminar on The Ecology of Perception and Language with David Abram.1 He is author of two books – Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology and The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-than-Human World – and is best known for his work bridging phenomenology with ecology. Specific topics covered in […]
Here is a conversation between Evita Ochel and Friedemann Schaub about fear and anxiety, how these manifest in our lives, and how to use the subconscious mind to heal them. Friedemann Schaub is author of the book The Fear & Anxiety Solution. Here are also some guided meditations from the book on Sounds True.
Here is Evita Ochel‘s five tips on how to set boundaries learning to say no: Shift your perspective Determine what drives your answer Take your time in responding Communicate honestly Own your decision
In generous listening you don’t even listen in order to understand why the other person feels the way they do. It doesn’t matter. What matters is what’s true for this person, and you simply receive it and respect it. And in that safe interaction something can happen which is larger than before. And that’s all […]