Rather than just enhancing current human thinking skills, is the neurosingularity (the idea that future human brains will surpass ours of today) also likely to increase the kinds and number of our brain-based information systems? How might psychedelics contribute?
The day after Super Storm Sandy hit the east coast, the Nightlight Astrology School hosted an Astrology "Storm Panel." After listening to what several of our guest astrologers had to say, and after looking closely at the planetary transits during the storm, there are more than a few solid reasons we have to believe this will not be the last major event before the end of this calendar year.
Summer in the USA we've now witnessed our second public shooting spree. A Sikh temple in Oak Creek Wisconsin became
the target for another attack. In a broader, evolutionary context these
attacks aren't about darkness or evil as much as they are about daemonic
Many spiritually-inclined people dismiss what they call "Western philosophy" as inferior to what they designate "Eastern thought," or "indigenous spirituality." But I would offer that this dismissal, to borrow a phrase from Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, "does not reflect correct understanding." They have not understood mind as metaphor.
Since peak oil was predicted in 1956, the prospect of any constructive response has grown steadily more distant. Neither political reform nor withdrawing to mountain hideaways are viable responses to our predicament. Is it too late to negotiate the collapse of fossil-fueled civilization?
A separation has always existed in this country between the “haves” andthe “have-nots.” Environmental Justice is here to helpbridge this divide.