Modelling of the universe as a processing output of a computation is a new approach being considered increasingly seriously by scientists, philosophers and technology leaders.  Suppose the universe can be modelled as a computer simulation, the following questions need to be resolved before the idea can be developed into a new scientific theory; Where is […]

Exploring the Mystery of Time September 6 – 12, 2018 with Julian Barbour, Mauro Bergonzi, Warwick Fox, Christopher Hauke, Alison MacLeod, James Peat Barbieri, Hester Reeve, Shantena Augusto Sabbadini, David Schrum and Gordon Shippey We have a few places left for our annual Pari Dialogue September 6-12. 2018. This year’s topic is Exploring the Mystery of Time.  We […]

BPS Consciousness & Experiential Psychology 20th Annual Conference Friday 7 – Saturday 8 September 2018 Regents University, London Exceptional & anomalous experience, Altered states, Therapeutic use psychedelics, Neuroscience www.bps.org.uk/cep/exceptionalexperiences This conference will explore exceptional experiences such as mystical, spiritual, psychic, NDE and other anomalous experiences, including those engendered through the use of psychedelics. Exceptional experiences […]

EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCES 20th Annual Conference of the Consciousness and Experiential Psychology Section Friday 7 – Saturday 8 September 2018 Regents University, Regents Park, London This conference will explore exceptional experiences such as mystical, spiritual, psychic, NDE and other ‘anomalous’ experiences whether occurring spontaneously or induced through meditation or psychedelics for example. It will also address […]

An 80th Birthday Celebration for Prof. Ravi Ravindra and Prof. Keith Ward Chairs: Prof. John Hedley Brooke David Lorimer and Dr. Peter Fenwick   Ravi Ravindra and Keith Ward are among the leading figures in the world exploring the nature of reality across spiritual traditions and in their relationship with science. Both have thought deeply, […]

Catalysing a Paradigm Shift Scientific & Medical Network with The Laszlo Institute   Continental Meeting Villagio Globale, Bagni di Lucca   September 28-30   Chaired by David Lorimer (SMN) and Joe St Clair (Laszlo Institute)   The word ‘paradigm’ was popularised by Thomas Kuhn in his seminal book structure of Scientific Revolutions in the early […]

The explosion of research in neuroscience and the advent of brain imaging have opened up the age old debate about the relationship between the brain, the mind and the spiritual capacities of humans. A topic that was traditionally addressed through the language of theology and faith has now become the subject of rigorous examination by […]

Conference 2018: The World Needs Dialogue! 15th – 17th October 2018, at Roffey Park, Horsham, England An international gathering of Dialogue Practitioners from all over the globe, reviewing their work to inform and inspire others. The overall purpose is to develop deeper understanding of the professional practice of turning fragmented situations into aligned processes of […]

Click Here to be redirected to the Booking Page   I regard consciousness as fundamental, matter is derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness. There is no matter as such; it exists only by virtue of a force bringing the particle […]