Posts Tagged ‘meaning'

Psychophysical Being and Its Source: A Reconsideration of Jung’s Ontic Reality

Saturday, February 20th, 2016
Jung, a self-proclaimed empiricist, resisted all metaphysical claims. Nevertheless his depth psychology hypothesized an unconscious agent, which we can never know directly. As a means of healing he implores us to loosen our resistance to the unconscious, for when ego-consciousness develops and maintains a relationship to the unconscious, human beings make the Creator conscious of […]

Beyond Conception: Ontic Reality, Pure Consciousness and Matter presentation at FOM 2

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
Our current scientific exploration of reality oftentimes appears focused on epistemic states and empiric results at the expense of ontological concerns. A scientific approach without explicit ontological arguments cannot be deemed rational however, as our very Being can never be excluded from the equation. Furthermore, if, as many nondual philosophies contend, subject/object learning is to […]

Foundations of Mind II: A Dialogue of World Views

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
Foundations of Mind II: A Dialogue of World Views  2015 Conference August 13 – 15 University of California at Berkeley A unique conference examining the rapidly-changing 21rst century intellectual, social, and religious landscape in these categories: the science-reliagion dialogue the foundations of physics, biology, and consciousness studies the role of activist academics in the university […]

Reality

Saturday, November 15th, 2014
In Development: Reality One realist and one idealist wrestling with the big questions one mystery at a time. August Moon Entertainment and rightafterthis.com are currently in development on Reality, a DocuReality series investigating mysterious superphysical phenomena. Hard-core materialist and professional skeptic Jim Underdown and I, a more-than-material-minded radical revisionist, join forces to cohost the series. Through our contrasting perspectives […]

Understanding Evil

Saturday, April 20th, 2013
What causes evil? There is no simple answer to such a deep question but the underlying pathology is the absence of feeling and a need for power, justice and control. Tainted by unbearable pain, moral conflict and the deep desire to experience acceptance and love; violence, and the extremes of evil are enacted in the […]

Beyond Conception: The Pivotal Role of the Deep Feminine in the Transformation of Consciousness

Monday, September 10th, 2012
The following is the transcript for a talk given at the Towards A Science of Consciousness Conference in Stockholm, Sweden May 2011 What I would like to encourage us to consider for the next twenty minutes is the eastern model of a supreme consciousness which is actually preexistent to an ego, or to any sense […]

Quote 28

Friday, June 15th, 2012
We will never get the answer to “the meaning of life” first and foremost because we are looking for a rational explanation of why we should be here; instead of a nonrational celebration of the actual Beingness of here.