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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…

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…

SAND 2014: John Hagelin’s rabbit hole

There are few people who appeal to the left-brained consciousness geek I have become more than John Hagelin and Dean Radin — two heavily rooted scientists who are attempting to enlighten us. They spoke back-to-back on the opening morning of the 2014 Science and Non-Duality Conference. Years back, when I started to become a curious…

From 2014 SAND: What is entanglement?

indras net (graphic by Gail Atkins)

Notes from the 2014 Science and Non-Duality conference in San Jose If you’ve ever been in love…. or had a child… you know that when you look upon “your beloved” – as Rumi would put it – it is as if there is no distance that separates you. You feel that person – your emotions…