Mind, Brain, Consciousness

By Skeptics Society 2005 The Brain, Mind & Consciousness conference, on what Nobel Laureate Francis Crick called “the greatest unsolved problem in biology,” was held over the weekend of May 13–15, 2005 at Caltech. This video set includes 30–50 minute talks by Michael Shermer, Roger Bingham, Christof Koch, Alison Gopnik, Richard McNally, Terry Sejnowski, Susan Blackmore, John […]

What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

Technology commentator Nicholas Carr discusses his book, “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains,” presented by Harvard Book Store. Is use of the Internet causing us to lose the ability to concentrate and think deeply? Drawing from philosophy, neuroscience, and history, “The Shallows” explores how the Internet may be rerouting neural pathways.

Love, Reality, and the Time of Transition

This video sheds light into the nature of love, relationships, the “New Age” movement, reality-creation, quantum physics, objectivity vs. subjectivity and how it all relates to the topics of “conspiracy theories”, psychopathy, and the importance of esoteric self-work.

Our Moment in History: World Transits 2008-2020

Tarnas’s annual “state of the world report” from the archetypal astrological perspective, the first of two public program lectures given at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, November 12-13, 2011.