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The Big Questions in Science: How to Understand Them and Free Yourself from Dogmas

The Big Questions in Science: How to Understand Them and Free Yourself from Dogmas This coming Wednesday, September 29, is Michaelmas, the feast of St Michael and All Angels, one of my favourite festivals. In Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals throughout the world...

A Politics for Survival

“We need a new politics – the politics of existence on this planet… I think the next three days could be important for you, for your life and for humanity.” These grim words land hard on the 150-odd participants of the first Laszlo Institute online Symposium.  Laszlo...

Why a ‘genius’ scientist thinks our consciousness originates at the quantum level

Do our minds have quantum structures that give rise to consciousness? Sir Roger Penrose, one of the world’s most famous scientists, believes this and can explain how he thinks it works. By PAUL RATNER 15 January, 2018 Human consciousness is one of the grand...

Dr Iain McGilchrist & Dr Jordan Peterson discuss a Brain Divided & The Matter with Things

On Thursday 13th May Dr Iain McGilchrist and Dr Jordan Peterson talked for almost 2 hours on Peterson’s podcast. Below is the link in case you missed this, and some of the theme areas they explored which include the discussion of Dr Iain McGilchrist’s new...

Dr. Jane Goodall Wins 2021 Templeton Prize

Dr. Jane Goodall Wins 2021 Templeton Prize We wanted you to be the first to know the exciting news: Dr. Jane Goodall, legendary scientist, conservationist, and activist, has just won the 2021 Templeton Prize. Dr. Goodall is known worldwide for her groundbreaking...

The Scientific World-Picture of To-Day.

THE SCIENTIFIC WORLD-PICTURE OF TO-DAY BY GENERAL THE RT. HON. J. C. SMUTS, P.O., C.H., F.R.S. PRESIDENT OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE. THE PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. After what I said at the opening this afternoon it is unnecessary for me to...

Dr Larry Culliford – A Pandemic of Possibilities

Coronavirus Lockdown: An Opportunity to Flourish We are all growing wiser by the day. It is quite something to realise that the well-being of others counts for more than one’s own health and safety, even to the point of dying; but that is exactly what COVID-19...

Harald Walach on the Conversations Beyond Science and Religion podcast

As the case against materialism builds, the credentials of the opponents to this pessimistic view of the world continue to increase.  This show’s guest, Dr. Harald Walach, holds a double Ph.D in Clinical Psychology, and History and Theory of Science.  He is currently...

Dr Iain McGilchrist discusses his new book, ‘The Matter With Things’

Dr Iain McGilchrist, author of The Master and His Emissary, discusses some of the themes of his new book, titled ‘The Matter With Things’, due for publication in...

Imaginal Inspirations with David Lorimer – Elisabet Sahtouris

Elisabet Sahtouris is an internationally known evolution biologist, futurist, professor and author. Her latest book Gaia’s Dance: The Story of Earth & Us explores the earth not as a machine, but as a living being. She tells the story of its evolution over billions...

BOOK OF THE WEEK

A Witness Statement

Sir David Attenborough’s witness statement and vision for the future is wise advice that those in charge of our governance systems would do well to heed, but are unlikely to do so as they are in thrall to a dominating oligarchy wedded to the short-term, to power and to solutions that dispense with the human in favour of technology.

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