Editor’s Desk: A Loving Species

Probably like you, my email and mailbox are bulging with reports on current political, environmental, social, and technological happenings. Each week my heart swings like a pendulum between indignation and hope. As I tune into the daily news reports, I often feel like flotsam tossed on a relentless sea of turmoil and strife. I continue to take action such as calling my congressperson, writing a letter to the editor, or joining a march, and I’ve joined a neighborhood political action group that meets face-to-face on a regular basis. In the midst of this continuing existential storm I opened a very
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Our Natural Goodness with Sylvia Boorstein

As one of the most beloved American teachers of Buddhism, Sylvia Boorstein brings warmth, humor, and real-life honesty to the principles of mindfulness and spiritual practice. In this joy-filled conversation, she shares her insights on how we can be more accepting of the negative patterns in our minds, and find happiness regardless of the challenges we face. She explains, “The point of practice is not to keep the mind unconfused, because that’s not going to work. We’re going to keep getting confused, startled, broadsided by life all the time. So it’s not about not getting confused. It’s about recognizing that
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Spotlight: Taking Charge of Your Health

What is the definitive answer to how we should treat our bodies? Dr. Andrew Weil says, “Most of the diseases that kill and disable people prematurely in our culture are diseases of lifestyle that can be avoided if people would make better choices.” Explore this most personal and important subject with four highly respected wisdom sages in these four programs specially selected from the New Dimensions program archive. Medicine And Miracles with Larry Dossey, M.D. Program #2801 MP3 Download Buy here $1.99 The role of spirituality in healing and health care is changing and one of the people responsible for
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Living In Meaningful Coincidence: Reflections Of A Physicist with F. David Peat, Ph.D.

Physicist F. David Peat is one of the most interesting and innovative thinkers of our time. In this reflective look at the synchronicities of his life, Peat reminisces about his friendship with colleagues like fellow physicist David Bohm, brain researcher Roger Penrose, sculptor Anish Kapoor and high school physics teacher Dicky Blink. Peat’s life is a kaleidoscope of meaningful coincidences in which people and ideas come to him as if by magic. He points out there is something deeper at work in the universe and in our personal lives than chance or even rational thought. “We are much more than
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Spotlight: Into the Solution Box with William McDonough

From the lineage of Thomas Jefferson and Buckminster Fuller emerges another brilliant prophet of the possible. Architect William McDonough is carrying the banner of “anticipatory design science” to this generation. The central question that drives McDonough’s work is: “How can we best serve all the children of all species, for all time?” He challenged himself to sum up his philosophy in less than twenty-five words and came up with this: “We hope for a delightful, safe and healthy world with clean water and renewable power; economically, equitably, ecologically and elegantly enjoyed.” Three of these four MP3s are specially selected from
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Understanding Everything with Ervin Laszlo, Ph.D.

What is the cosmos made of at its most fundamental level? Where does consciousness exist in the physical world? How does it fit into our understanding of evolution? What can you and I do to ensure the evolution of our species continues beyond the next generation? Ervin Laszlo has a mind as big as the cosmos, it seems, as his studies and writings address these questions and every aspect of the world as we know it. He was a child prodigy who gave more than sixty piano concerts a year, and in his late teens turned his genius to the
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Spotlight: Tapping Into the Intelligence of the Universe

These wisdom leaders have a passion for asking provocative questions, such as: Is there really a God? How does consciousness arise out of matter? Is there an intelligent field of energy that encompasses all of creation? Why should we not repress our negative thoughts? How can humanity truly move into a sustainable civilization? All these questions are included in these four programs specially selected from the New Dimensions archive of programs. God Is Alive And Well In The Cosmos with Bernard Haisch, Ph.D. Program #3159 MP3 Download Buy here $1.99 Scientist and former priest Haisch says, “I see God as
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The Soul Of America with Jacob Needleman, Ph.D.

If you, like many Americans, have found U.S. history boring in the past, this program is a must! Jacob Needleman, internationally acclaimed author and philosopher, takes us on a journey back to the beginning of America and re-tells the story of America in a way that inspires and invites us to explore the lives of our forefathers and the sacred dimension of their founding principles. His portraits of Washington, Jefferson and other famous historical figures ignite our imagination, and instill in us a deep reverence and appreciation for the unwavering vision that was necessary to establish our government. In his
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Unheard Stories Are Brought To Light

As you know, New Dimensions programming helps us to recall the importance of wonder and awe in our lives. It rekindles a sense of possibility, sacredness, and purpose to support our endeavors as it advances the worldview that recognizes our essential interconnectedness. It celebrates our different perspectives and traditions and beams out inspiration that engenders love and compassion. If New Dimensions has inspirited you in some way, please won’t you become a member and support us to continue this life-affirming programming. As you know, our library of programs is unlike any other on the planet. It is considered the “Library
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Art and Inspiration Found in Advertising

I record all my television shows for watching later. It’s important to me to be able to choose my own schedule. But more than that, I want to be able to fast-forward through the ads. Most ads feel like an insult to our intelligence and I resist being a consumer of the barrage of images and voices screaming at me to buy more in order to be more. However, occasionally when I’m zipping past an ad, an image will attract my eye and I’ll slow it down and actually watch it. In the last months, there have been some extraordinary
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