Reviewed by John David Van Hove
This is a book and seminar about disentangling yourself from old creations and rising back into awareness through these 30 consciousness skills and processes.
Excerpted from Part II - Attention & Will
Under the guise of socializing the individual, schools and governments discourage willful behavior. Willfulness is equated with stubbornness or obstinacy.
So from disuse, the individual's will falls into a stupor and is kept sedated by stressful indoctrination. Awakening is discouraged by regulations that threaten painful consequences for mistakes. Personal responsibility is associated with blame and replaced by abstract ideas about right, which serve as justification for any action, no matter how selfish, immoral or cruel.
The community came out in force for a fundraiser/benefit for EarthDance and the local premiere of a new film produced and directed by the creators of "1 Giant Leap" - an incredible, masterpiece of a film laced with music from cover-to-cover.
Following the success of their first double Grammy nominated film & album, What About Me? is the latest offering from 1 Giant Leap. This visionary project took Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman to over 50 locations as they explore through music, the complexities of human nature on a global scale, and aims to reveal how we are all connected through our creativity and beliefs, but most of all through our madness.more»
By Marilyn Mandala Schlitz, Ph.D., Cassandra Vieten, Ph.D., Tina Amorok, Psy.D
"There is a huge and rising hunger on the part of just about everybody for authentic experience and reconnecting with what's deepest and best in ourselves in an ever accelerating and complex world." --Jon Kabat-Zinn
Last week I attended an evening lecture by two dynamic and brilliant women from the Institute for Noetic Sciences
(IONS), the organization founded by the Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell after his journey to the moon. Since then they've been studying and researching the science of consciousness and spiritual experiences. This is a profound synthesis of ancient mystery schools with modern science.more»