Tag Archive for consciousness

Evolving Into Sustained Consciousness

Connected in the Deep founder Mikki Morrissette has been privileged to have had several opportunities this year to speak about what she is learning about the science of consciousness and sustainable community. She will provide links of her recent Lake Harriet Spiritual Community talks, as well as an upcoming local cable conversation. Following is an…

The Theory of Everything: Summarizing the Universe

In the movie Theory of Everything, about Stephen Hawking’s relationship landscape, intertwined with bits of his brilliance about the elusive Theory of Everything that is the universe, the poignant moment for me comes when he looks at his children, with love for his former wife — there is a recognition that we are creators of our…

A Conversation with Stuart Hameroff

For more than 30 years I have generally come to the Arizona desert once a year, where my parents escape the Minnesota winters. It is in Arizona where I first learned to write from a subconscious space. Something about the starkness of the seemingly inhospitable whitewashed pebbly dirt… the ashen green scrub brushes and aggressive…

An Exploration of Past-Life Regression

Past-life regression is not something I have formed any strong opinions about. Primarily because I didn’t know how it would “work.” But the more I dig into material about a consciousness of the universe, the more things like past-life regression might make some sense. Backing up for a moment… Years back, on a lark, I…

Guide #2: On Awareness, Consciousness, Near-Death

Not a simple thing, to boil down theories of consciousness into a 10-page e-guide… but… in this conversation we explore interesting ideas about whether the universe is fundamentally made of awareness, even more so than matter and energy. Excerpt: There are many definitions of “consciousness.” In D’Amasio’s case, he is looking specifically at how we…

Guidepost #2: Is Awareness fundamental to the universe?

In Guide #2 we ask many questions. This is your space to respond to any questions you have about consciousness… theorize about the potentiality of near-death experience… or comment on your own perspective about the fundamental nature of awareness (agree? disagree? all viewpoints are welcome). Some questions you might respond to include: Are our brains…

SAND 2014: Brilliant Minds on our Brilliant Minds

If nothing else (and there is more), the Science and Non-Duality conference is a testament to how many brilliant minds and creative souls are on the side of connecting in a healthy way. Take, for example, Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, a professor of neurology at Harvard, who has spoken here not only about his groundbreaking research…

A Conversation with SAND co-founder Maurizio Benazzo

I was able to sit down in the sunshine of San Jose with Maurizio Benazzo, co-founder with his wife Zaya of the Science and Non-Duality conference, to talk about why they annually bring together science and spirituality in a joined conversation. In this 4:45 clip from our conversation, he says science and non-dual practitioners are…