Interbeing with All Life

When I discussed interbeing with all life with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson several years ago, he said, I would say in modern times, (I need to define modern as in the last century).  What you said recent times was 25 years.  In modern times, we have come to learn about ecology.  I’ll use a single […]

Include All Things

The insight of interbeing tells us to include all things. This inclusiveness pertains to people, animals, plants and minerals all the way down to the smallest atom (hydrogen) and all the up beyond the visible universe. But this is not a new idea as many think. For example, in my interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson […]

What do the Vaquita Porpoise, Jaguar and Elephant Have in Common?

What do the Vaquita porpoise, jaguar and elephant have in common? All of these animals are in immediate danger of extinction due human causes of over fishing, loss of habitat from deforestation and farming, interaction with human fishermen and farmers, and worst of all, pouching and climate change. Last Sunday, I witnessed three presentations and […]

The Connected Universe

The Connected Universe is a new movie by Malcom Carter. In this movie, we discover the science behind interbeing – the interconnectedness of all things in the Universe. In the trailer to the movie presented here, Malcom Carter says, “The connected universe is a fascinating journey of exploration into the interconnection of all things in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cosmology And Buddhist Thought – The Book!

Cosmology and Buddhist Thought: A Conversation with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson JUST RELEASED Do the modern science of cosmology and ancient Buddhist thought have anything in common? Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson and Dr. Jerome Freedman try to answer this question in a conversation that took place in New York in May, 2011. Dr. Tyson is […]

Recipe For Life

In this video, scientists in Manchester, England have successfully created a building block of RNA in the laboratory.  John Sutherland and his collaborators at the University of Manchester began to search for the recipe for life. They created conditions in their laboratory that mimicked the conditions of the early earth. Unlike other efforts of this […]