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Tag Archives: Consciousness

Meta-Intelligence: A guided tour with Peter Diamandis

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In this landmark TEDx talk published in 2017, Peter Diamandis discusses the human-scale transformation driving our evolutionary next step into “Meta-Intelligence.” In our highly connected future – we will more easily share thoughts, knowledge and actions. Peter explains the four driving forces and four steps transforming humanity.

Named one of the world’s 50 greatest leaders by Fortune Magazine in 2014, Peter is the founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions.

Growing Consciousness

Ilona Anne Hress facilitates environments of unconditional loving by providing guidance, understanding, and application of higher-dimensional experiences to reach beyond human suffering. She approaches the challenges of personal and planetary healing with a practical joy that promotes self-transcendence.

Introducing Shots of Awe

It’s a pleasure to showcase this content from the Shots of Awe YouTube channel. The video featured here entitled “Nonconformity and the Creative Life” is a great introduction, and here’s more of a description from the creators themselves.

“Ever ponder the miracle of life? Or perhaps wonder about the evolution of intelligence? In Shots of Awe, ‘Performance Philosopher’ Jason Silva chases his inspiration addiction as he explores these topics and more. Every week Jason freestyles his way into the complex systems of society, technology and human existence and discusses the truth and beauty of science in a form of existential jazz.

Enjoy life’s best medicine

In researching subject matter to share with you all, this is something I’ve had on the list for awhile. Where does it fit in with Gnostic Christianity? If you know, please chime in! I am including it under this broader philosophy I personally embrace: If it’s good to you, it’s got to be good for you.

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Best-selling author, designer and co-founder of DailyOM, Madisyn Taylor.

Writing for her site DailyOM.com back in 2012, best-selling author Madisyn Taylor shared a thoughtful post about laughing meditation, beginning her piece with these words: “When we laugh, we give ourselves over to the immediacy of the present moment and transcend stress.”

Wisdom from Gina Lake for DailyOM

Every weekday, DailyOM will send you inspirational thoughts for a happy, healthy and fulfilling day. It’s completely free – register here.

On April 20, Gina Lake contributed “60 Meditations for Greater Happiness” from her “60 Meditations for Greater Happiness” On-line Course (follow the link for further information).

For your thoughts and further consideration today, I wanted to share two brief excerpts from Gina’s piece.

“Happiness is the natural outcome of being aligned with Essence, our true self, which is experienced when we are fully present in the moment.”

And…

“Whatever you are doing, enjoy it! You have another option, of course, which is to not enjoy it. Notice what keeps you from enjoying whatever you are doing. It’s your thoughts, isn’t it? Even if you are experiencing pain, for instance, or something unpleasant, like going to the dentist, if you don’t listen to any negative thoughts, fears, complaints, and desires related to that, you won’t suffer. You will just have the experience.”

To view and contribute to the discussion on this, please visit here – and feel free to share your thoughts here as well.

Featured Video: How to Connect with Essence

Consciousness conversations

Dr. Ervin Laszlo is founder-director of the General Evolution Research Group and past president of the International Society for the Systems Sciences. He has been twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, is the editor of the international periodical World Futures and Chancellor of WorldShift University. He is the founder and president of international think tank the Club of Budapest and the author of 83 books translated into 21 languages. He lives in Italy.

Beginning tomorrow, March 12, 2013, and for the next six weeks, Dr. Laszlo will be part of “The Consciousness Conversations” to be hosted by The Intelligent Optimist’s Jurriaan Kamp.

The coming expansion of consciousness will change the world beyond anything we can imagine. That’s the premise and promise of our first Visionary Dialogue featuring some of the leading minds—and souls—in the field in conversation with each other and with you about topics like:
• Is a new era of consciousness really on its way? How do we know?
• What will it look like? What effect will it have?
• How can we be active participants in its emergence?

Consciousness

“Thomas Nagel is not crazy,” an Oct. 23, 2012, Prospect Magazine article written by Malcolm Thorndike Nicholson, raises many provocative questions.

…what if science is fundamentally incapable of explaining our own existence as thinking things? What if it proves impossible to fit human beings neatly into the world of subatomic particles and laws of motion that science describes? The philosopher Thomas Nagel thinks the materialist scientific worldview cannot explain consciousness. Is he right?

I invite you to read on here. Your feedback and additional ideas on consciousness are welcome here.

Featured Video: Antonio Damasio: The quest to understand consciousness from TEDtalksDirector on YouTube. “Every morning we wake up and regain consciousness — that is a marvelous fact — but what exactly is it that we regain? Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio uses this simple question to give us a glimpse into how our brains create our sense of self.”

ONE…

Weaves the novice filmmaker’s remarkable adventures with the answers to life’s ultimate questions in a journey that just may transform your way of seeing the world as ONE.

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