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SAND 2016: On the Edge of the (Un)Known

I feel so blessed to have been able to now attend four sessions of the Science and Nonduality conference in San Jose. Once again, Deepak Chopra spoke on opening night and made a powerful case for the fundamental reality of consciousness within any findings of science. With respect to mathemati...
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Alan Watts: Why Your Life Is Not A Journey

Life isn't a journey? I know what you're thinking. Context. His words are all about context here when it comes to the word journey. In a very wise way we can look at life as a journey, and yet at the same time we can look at life as a journey in a more 'negative' fashion like Alan Watts brings forth...
Alan-Watts

15 Profound Awakening Quotes From Alan Watts

In the middle of yoga class the other day, sweaty, exhausted, and holding a pose for what seemed an eternity, my teacher reminded me of the wisdom of Alan Watts with a single quote that would ultimately make me forget about the physical discomfort I was in, and allow me to fully connect to the beaut...

A Teacher’s Letter To Students Holds The Formula To World Change

And we don't have to be president to help make the world a better place, either. For a long time now, we have wanted change to be served to us on a silver platter. And I'm not just talking about "the sheeple" here, who still believe in the current political system. I'm mostly talking to us — the ...
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Regulation Indicates Control – Or Layers of Meaning

In a current article in Nature called “The dark side of the human genome,” Kelly Rae Chi describes how the genome is 99% comprised of dark (not yet understood) regulatory functions — as distinct from the 1% that we have sequenced and discovered in their association with proteins. One of the key poi...
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23 Words For Emotions You’ve Felt, But Couldn’t Explain

Language: It's a beautiful thing, and powerful, but it can only go so far. There are times when it feels like it fails us, unable to do justice to some of life's most intense experiences. The depth and scope of our emotions are what make us truly complex beings, and this can really leave others, not...