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The Art and Practice of Listening Well with Leslie Shore

November 21, 2022
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Leslie Shore
Interviews
Listening is a very different thing from merely hearing. It takes effort, attention, filtering, and practice. It’s a process that requires us to use different parts of our brain, and a process that is very rarely taught in formal education. Although it is so critical to improving our lives, it…

The Old Future is Gone with Wes Jackson, Ph.D. and Robert W. Jensen, Ph.D.

November 21, 2022
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As we careen from one crisis to the next and focus on political struggles that seem to rarely produce even short-term solutions, it’s easy to avoid big questions that have no easy answers. Questions such as: What is the sustainable carrying capacity of the planet for Homo Sapiens? Has our…

At The Heart Of Loneliness with Kira Asatryan

November 21, 2022
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Kira Asatryan
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Despite being connected 24/7 with others, post-modern life is replete with loneliness. Kira Asatryan says the antidote to loneliness is a matter of feeling connected, valued, and cared about.

Warriors For The Human Spirit with Margaret J. Wheatley, Ph.D.

February 10, 2021
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Interviews
In this time of constant distractions and disappointments we become exhausted and heartsick as our good work is ignored. Wheatley speaks with fierce honesty as she gives us the map of where we are. She also gives us tools that enliven and reinvigorate us in our work and relationships. She…

Finding An Antidote To The Attention Economy with Jenny Odell

November 20, 2019
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More and more of us spend enormous spans of our time captured, optimized, or appropriated as a financial resource by the technologies we use daily. We are caught in a dynamic where our value is determined by our productivity. In her book, Jenny Odell points out, “The convenience of limitless connectivity…

Navigating The Post-Trust Era with Shiv Singh

June 5, 2019
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Shiv Singh
Interviews
Social media and other new communication tools have changed the world mostly for the better. However, it is ever more difficult to know whom to trust and what to believe. The result is that we have entered what Singh describes as a post-trust era. Here we shine a light on…

Connecting With Natural Time with Lama Surya Das

May 1, 2019
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Surya Das
Interviews
  Is time speeding up? It seems so as we fill our lives with so many “labor saving” devices. The 21st century mantra could very well be: There isn’t enough time. Lama Surya Das warns us, “The lesson here is not how we can get up earlier or stay up…

Mysterious Sightings In The Sky with Jacques Vallee, Ph.D.

January 30, 2019
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Jacques Vallee
Interviews
During the past century, individuals, newspapers, and military agencies have recorded thousands of UFO incidents, giving rise to much speculation about flying saucers, visitors from other planets, and alien abductions. But the extraterrestrial phenomenon did not begin in the present era. The first case reported turns out to be in…

Finding Our Sacred Kinship with Mark Nepo

July 18, 2018
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Mark Nepo
Interviews
Time and again, fear and greed get in the way of our mutual kinship. Mark Nepo says, “Every time we meet in kindness and truth, we strengthen the immune system of the global body. Since everything is connected, everything matters and every time you strengthen a heart you lessen fear…

Living More Mindfully with Digital Technology with Claudia L’Amoreaux

July 11, 2018
Read Time: 2 minutes
Claudia L'Amoreaux
Interviews
After an encounter with a 22-month-old toddler using his cell phone to navigate between Safari’s browser and a children’s video on YouTube, L’Amoreaux felt it was worthwhile to have some deep dialogues around the introduction of young children to such powerful and seductive technology. She cites an REI report called…
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