Spiritual practice can be likened to a TV game show where the players can take a turn or take a pass.
There was a time when all it took to escape the spectacle was to turn off the TV and go for a drive in the country. Today it is becoming increasingly difficult to imagine how one could free oneself from the entanglements of artifice. Social media, for instance, is an infrastructure designed for the express purpose of serving as the universal intercessor of all human relationships.
The popular response to HBO’s Game of Thrones series made me wonder if the characters and themes carry an archetypal resonance more substantive than that of other current fare. The show’s characters embody something ancient, yet familiar. I began to see parallels between the Game of Thrones panoply and the celestial archetypes.
With the release of a major television show based on a significant Earth-changing "event," I want to reflect on what I think will be the real Earth-changing event: the Disclosure of the reality of a non-human intelligence
interacting with humanity. Once that happens, all hell will break loose.
Artists Ali Hossaini & SWEAT- SHOPPE take you on a 10 billion year journey through time and space at the Ise Foundation in NYC.
Can media tap into a kind of liminal space like shamanism? By leveraging the collective intelligence and participatory components of the contemporary pop commons, Battlestar Galactica illuminated the historical tension between humans and their technological tools.
[Evolve TV!] • Could television evolve alongside consciousness? It would be better to co-opt the medium than to kill it.
Psychic networks, time travel, and aliens living out human lives. Sound like a new roundup of consciousness concepts? Not quite – it's the reimagined Doctor Who series. Is this wildly popular television show, long beloved and now attracting an even broader audience in its new incarnation, a piece of pop culture preparing us for the long road ahead?