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“I require a society on the brink of social breakdown to do my work. A society on the brink of social breakdown is the healthiest situation for individuals…” – McKenna
Education is Integral to Creating Culture Willow Dea and Matthew Rich Willow is the author/editor of Igniting Brilliance: Integral Education in the 21st Century. Education is such a hugely important topic for me, and I think, for transforming culture. Like the monasteries (since this morning’s session is still on my mind) of Medieval Europe were […]Read more "Integral Embodiment in the Classroom: Transformative Practices Across Three Lineages – Pre-Conference Workshops #ITC2013"
“Such a reaction, the reaction of a mentality headed for a fall, is only too typical of man in transition.” – Jean Gebser, The Ever-Present Origin “It has become fashionable today to mock or treat with suspicion anything which looks like faith in the future. If we are not careful this skepticism will be fatal, […]Read more "Cracking Time’s Arrow: The Catastrophe of History, Cultural Evolution, and The Prophets of Progress"
Yes, and to some degree, ontologically, the creation of a metaphysical being actually is that metaphysical being. – Alan Moore The Believer recently posted this fascinating conversation with artist, comic book writer and magician, Alan Moore: creator of V for Vendetta, The Watchmen and other stories. He is known for a darker twist on superhero stories, […]Read more "A God Dwells in the Concepts, Art-as-Magic and Other Insights: Alan Moore on The Believer"
In this video, I recommend three books (Solaris, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and the I-Ching) in just over three minutes. I also discuss their mutual theme: interrogation.Read more "Reading Wednesday"
Beams and Struts has recently launched a Zombie and Vampire series, exploring why supernatural stories are so popular now in modern media. From True Blood to Game of Thrones, to Grimm, to even super-hero films. What’s with the return of all this mythical and magical stuff?Read more "Magic, Media and Re-Enchantment"
A detailed coverage of Andrew Cohen’s Evolutionary Enlightenment seminar in NYC.Read more "Does Spirit Evolve? A Day With Andrew Cohen’s Evolutionary Enlightenment"