The States of Consciousness Research Project team is conducting an anonymous online survey of experiences that fundamentally altered beliefs or understanding about death and dying that occurred after taking psychedelics.
Light plays a vital role in our everyday lives and technologies based on light are all around us. So we might expect that our understanding of light is pretty settled. But scientists have just uncovered a new fundamental property of light that gives new insight into the 150-year-old classical theory of electromagnetism and which could lead to applications manipulating light at the nanoscale.
As a community built largely by individuals choosing to opt out of the values and beliefs of an increasingly obsolete and fundamentally self-destructive paradigm, we can't help but notice the irony: Are we filling the void of antiquated
understandings and fear-based behaviors with our own dogmatic principles?
Growing up in the evangelical church and studying ayahuasca the past six years, I've seen how religious doctrines can turn into roadblocks in our relationship to God and each other. The new age movement is a young, innovative religious development on the planet, and we can avoid the trap of fundamentalism if we carefully study its implied doctrines.