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When You Have the Right Vibe, It’s Not a Coincidence | SuperConsciousness Magazine

When You Have the Right Vibe, It’s Not a Coincidence | SuperConsciousness Magazine | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it
An article written by best-selling author, Amy L. Lansky, about the different areas of scientific research and medicine that point to the existence of energy fields and how they shape our reality....
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Esalen Co-Founder Looks To Future

Esalen Co-Founder Looks To Future | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it
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I had the great pleasure of meeting with Michael Murphy co-founder of Esalen Institute during the campus renewal dedication in Big Sur, California.  Since its inception Esalen has evolved organically and remained true to its mission centered on the human potential movement.  Michael was kind enough to share his journey and lay out Esalen’s plans as they move forward. He is a true visionary, philosopher and successful author.

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SUPERNATURE: Esalen and the Human Potential | Southwest Alternate Media Project

SUPERNATURE: Esalen and the Human Potential | Southwest Alternate Media Project | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

The Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) promotes the creation and appreciation of film, video, and new media as art forms of a multicultural community.

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All About The Real Big Sur Retreat From The Mad Men Finale

All About The Real Big Sur Retreat From The Mad Men Finale | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

The Esalen Institute can now count Don Draper as a proud fictional alum

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Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness? | Oliver Burkeman

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness? | Oliver Burkeman | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

The long read: Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots.

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Scientists Claim That Quantum Theory Proves Consciousness Moves To Another Universe At Death -

Scientists Claim That Quantum Theory Proves Consciousness Moves To Another Universe At Death - | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

A book titled “Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe“ has stirred up the Internet, because it contained a notion that life does not end when the body dies, and it can last forever.

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What Cities Would Look Like if Lit Only by the Stars | WIRED

What Cities Would Look Like if Lit Only by the Stars | WIRED | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

With every passing day, increasing light and air pollution from growing cities diminishes our ability to observe the cosmos. French artist Thierry Cohen draws attention to this creeping loss in his series Villes éteintes (Darkened Cities), which imagines the world’s largest cities under clear night skies.

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257. Dr. Diane Powell Finds Telepathy Among Autistic Savant Children | Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point

257. Dr. Diane Powell Finds Telepathy Among Autistic Savant Children | Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

Interview with Dr. Diane Powell about research into telepathy in autistic savant children. 

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Anomalous Events That Can Shake One’s Skepticism to the Core

Anomalous Events That Can Shake One’s Skepticism to the Core | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it
I just witnessed an event so mysterious that it shook my skepticism
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The Inevitable Evidence for God | SuperConsciousness Magazine

The Inevitable Evidence for God | SuperConsciousness Magazine | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

A remarkable discovery has gradually emerged in astrophysics over the past two decades and is now essentially undisputed: that certain key physical constants have just the right values to make life possible. In principle these constants could have taken on values wildly different from what they actually are, but instead, they are in some cases within a few percent of the “just right” values permitting us to exist in this universe.

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The Influence Vedic Philosophy Had On Nikola Tesla’s Idea Of Free Energy

The Influence Vedic Philosophy Had On Nikola Tesla’s Idea Of Free Energy | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

The Properties of Space: Science works best when in harmony with nature. If we put these two together, we can discover great technologies that can only come about when the consciousness of the planet is ready to embrace them.

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For this CEO, mindful management means yoga for employees

For this CEO, mindful management means yoga for employees | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

For Mark Bertolini, CEO of health insurer Aetna, a near-death experience led him to make big changes in his personal life and at the company. Living with pain from a skiing accident inspired him to take up yoga and meditation, which made him wonder if it could also help his employees. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

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Inside Don Draper’s Big Sur Nirvana: The Esalen Institute

Inside Don Draper’s Big Sur Nirvana: The Esalen Institute | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

How fitting that questing Don wound up at Esalen, still a mecca for the human-potential movement, the counterculture, and the intersection of Emersonianism and Eastern thought.

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The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is a compendium of invented words written by John Koenig.

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Altered States and Paranormal Narratives with Jeffrey J. Kripal - disinformation

Altered States and Paranormal Narratives with Jeffrey J. Kripal - disinformation | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

Benton Rooks and Jeremy D. Johnson interview Jeffrey J. Kripal on altered states, storytelling, and the paranormal.

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The Healing Power of Awe | Science and Nonduality

The Healing Power of Awe | Science and Nonduality | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

Standing before the walls of an ancient temple, walking in the quiet shadow of a snow-covered mountain, and bathing in the transcendent sounds of religious music can all fill you with a sense of wonder. But according to new research, these moments of awe may also boost your mental and physical health.

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The search for quantum gravity – Sidney Perkowitz – Aeon

The search for quantum gravity – Sidney Perkowitz – Aeon | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

The most exciting discovery in physics could come about thanks to telecoms satellites. Is a single theory of reality in sight?

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What's wrong with the Perennial Philosophy?

What's wrong with the Perennial Philosophy? | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

Jorge Ferrer argues that Perennialists tend to ignore religious differences and to rank religions hierarchically with Tibetan Buddhism on top.

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Michael Murphy - Marin Magazine - August 2014 - Marin County, California

Michael Murphy - Marin Magazine - August 2014 - Marin County, California | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

The Mill Valley octogenarian cofounded the Esalen Institute, wrote Golf in the Kingdom and ran with the literati of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.

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Mutants, Mystics, and Scientologists (Thoughts on Jeffrey Kripal and Related Matters) @ The Nightshirt

Mutants, Mystics, and Scientologists (Thoughts on Jeffrey Kripal and Related Matters) @ The Nightshirt | MIND AT LARGE | Scoop.it

Call me a slow learner, but it took me until my early forties to realize that some of the best and most inspiring things in life, besides girls, are the things I was obsessed with as a 10-year-old boy (i.e., just before I discovered girls).

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