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Event Category: London Group

This talk is on the theme of Rupert Sheldrake’s recent book, Ways to Go Beyond, in which he looks at seven spiritual practices that are personally transformative and have scientifically measurable effects.  All provide ways of going beyond our everyday states of mind into a sense of a greater conscious presence, bliss, fuller understanding, or deep connectedness. […]

Grave global problems threaten our future: population growth, destruction of natural habitats, loss of wild life, rapid extinction of species, lethal modern war, nuclear weapons ready to be unleashed at the touch of a button, pollution of earth, sea and air, undermining of democracy by the internet, and worst of all, the impending disasters of […]

Nietzsche famously announced the ‘death of God’ and prophesied the inevitable onset of an age of nihilism in which ‘everything lacks meaning’ and ‘our “why” finds no answer. The SMN has long been concerned with this issue and has debated from various points of view the possibility of a new paradigm or worldview ‘beyond nihilism’. […]