Teachings on Interbeing with Carl Sagan

These teachings on interbeing with Carl Sagan may help us all recognize the interconnectedness of all life on earth. This beautiful video explores “the pale blue dot” that we live on and asks us to be kind to one another. He says, The earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena…Our planet […]

The Choice is Ours

Jacques Fresco and the Venus Project have come up with a series of documentary films called, “The Choice is Ours.” The preview is available in this article and we should all watch it and decide for ourselves whether we want a health planted with a resource based economy or continue on as usual. I can’t […]

The World is in Conflict

The World is in Conflict as demonstrated in the book, The Universe Story: From the Primordial Flaring Forth to the Ecozoic Era, A Celebration of the Unfolding of the Cosmos by Brian Swimme and Thomas Berry. It was published in 1992 and it is more relevant today than ever before.The back cover adequately describes the […]

Interbeing Is Our Nature

This Symphony of Science video features Neil deGrasse Tyson, Carl Sagan, and Richard Feynman, among others. It demonstrates how interbeing is our nature. Interbeing is a word that was coined by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh to express how everything in nature is interdependent and interconnected. Nothing can exist by itself, alone. This is one […]

The Moon Reflected in Water

The moon reflected in water is a common theme in Zen. The first time I learned about this was in Pune, India in 1976. Rajneesh had giving some dharma talks on Zen stories and published a book called No Water, No Moon. I bought the book and read it with great interest. I also acquired […]

Dan Gilbert, The Guru of Happiness

Dan Gilbert is the guru of happiness. Some people say that he is the world’s foremost expert on happiness. Then why is he talking about the psychology of your future self in this Ted Talk video? He come right out and asks, “Why do we make decisions that our future selves often regret?” He tells […]

The Basic Irrelevance of the Human Condition

Modern cosmologists have investigated our place in the universe and has found that our lives on earth are basically irrelevant. Thomas Merton recognized this long before it became a scientific fact. He wrote this in The Asian Journal of Thomas Merton, which was published in 1975. This was almost fifteen years before cosmologists even proved […]

Two Versions of the Known Universe

In our interview with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, he mentioned his video, The Known Universe. As we were reviewing the recording of the interview we came across two versions of the known universe. They were both produced by the American Museum of Natural History for the Rubin Museum. The first one is only music only. […]

Who Does Not Like Neil deGrasse Tyson

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson appeared on the Bill Maher show on July 25, 2014. I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Dr. Tyson in the summer of 2011. I found him to be a remarkably intelligent man with insights into the cosmos that continue to inspire me to this day. You can read about this […]

Your Superhuman Potential

As a meditation and visualization practitioner, your goal is simple: To tap into your superhuman potential and overcome your personal barriers. And today may very well be that chance for you to do so – to step in the right direction towards discovering the greatest possible version of yourself. Meet Ken Wilber, whom world renowned […]