I had a wonderful conversation with Ilia Delio and Gabbi Sloan a few weeks ago, Part 1 of which was just released here. We discuss a number of topics, including the problem of evil. Part 2 continues the conversation here. The podcast comes out of Dr. Delio's work with the Center for Christogenesis. She has [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsWD1vrUip0 Bruce Damer and I joined David Sloan Wilson on the Human Energy Project podcast for a conversation about the Hot Spring Abiogenesis Hypothesis and its cosmological implications. This was recorded late last year.
I was asked earlier today by someone I assume is an anti-natalist what I thought the purpose of the cosmos is. I answered that I mostly just want to encourage people to wonder about it. But I also linked to an essay I wrote 12 years ago as a sort of mythospeculative narrative intending to [...]
Had the pleasure of dialoguing with my good friends Adam Robbert and Jesse Estrin once again (prior session from May 2018). Inspired in part by this Palladium interview with Benjamin Bratton. https://youtu.be/lsFxgK4yVpw
I'm posting a revised version of a long essay I wrote a decade ago. It draws on thinkers including Sri Aurobindo, Jean Gebser, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, William Irwin Thompson, Francisco Varela, Alfred North Whitehead, and Alf Hornborg in search of a more integral approach to economics. I had not yet encountered the social ecology [...]
Here are some clips from my video call with students earlier tonight wherein I discuss Whitehead's cosmology, including his views of God, creativity, time, immortality, and education.
Thanks to Jeremy for hosting a great conversation! LINK to Podcast
Here's my talk from the INTERSECT: Science & Spirituality conference in Telluride, CO earlier this summer. It's titled "Participatory Spirituality in an Evolving Cosmos" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E3DwZG7730
INTERSECT: Science & Spirituality Join us for a 2-Day Conversational Conference (July 27-29th) for the purpose of Exploring Syngergies between the world of Science and the world of Spirituality. Topics to include Cosmology, Ecology, Sustainability, and Consciousness. Speakers include: Drew Dellinger, John Hausdoerffer, Matthew Segall and Brian Swimme (via video). Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intersect-science-spirituality-tickets-4239963846
https://youtu.be/_a0gQ_KatZ8 >More information on this course<< Recommended Readings (PDF)
Another new episode of the Waking Cosmos Podcast, produced by my friend Adrian Nelson. https://youtu.be/3lRxd_A_fhA
Below is a draft of a paper I'll offer at the MEA Convention in a few weeks. I share it here in the hopes that my readers may provide feedback that helps me improve it. I have something like 15 minutes to present as part of a panel on "Philosophical Perspectives," so I'll only be [...]
CIIS is accepting applications for the Fall 2017 semester for a new online masters degree program in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness with concentrations in Archetypal Cosmology, Integral Ecology, and Process Philosophy. I'll be teaching mostly in the Process Philosophy Concentration. Check out the website for more information.
[update: video now available] The Teilhard scholar Ursula King will speak tomorrow, May 1st, at 4pm at the California Institute of Integral Studies (1453 Mission St) about the evolutionary spirituality of Teilhard de Chardin and Raimon Panikkar. It's free and open to the public. Join us! See the flyer linked below for more information. Ursula King [...]