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Mike King will talk about spiritual paths deeply engaged with, supported by, and supporting of Nature. Many of these paths are explored in his recent environmental novel “Mountain Calls” which is a semi-autobiographical account of his animist encounters with a mountain in Austria. Instead of seeing the human in Darwinistic, materialistic terms, the mountain has […]

With the rise of materialism, the concept of ‘soul’ as an inner essence that survives bodily death has become increasingly unfashionable within intellectual circles. In this talk, Paul will introduce his forthcoming book The Shape of the Soul: What Mystical Experience Tells Us About Ourselves and Reality (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019). Here he attempts to […]

While the digital revolution can be understood as driven by economic and social forces combined with rapid technological advances, these alone are not sufficient to explain the extraordinary degree to which it has penetrated both our outer and inner life. The readiness with which modern consciousness has embraced computer technology also needs to be understood […]

In his meetings, Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions, such as  Advaita Vedanta, Kashmir Shaivism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Mystical Christianity, Sufism, Zen etc., and which is also the direct, ever-present reality of our own experience. This is a contemporary, experiential approach involving silent […]

Prof. Kroth reviews five major techniques for how American mass media manipulates and twists the view Americans have of their world. The seriousness of the distortion, and our progressive loss of contact with reality is dramatic. We are increasingly living inside a media-induced trance without knowing it. Children believe Ronald MacDonald is more real than […]