All posts tagged consciousness
Does this title looks like a failure assessment? Not for me. Some years ago, I made the conscious decision I would become useless.
Auroville Radio interviewed me, December 22nd 2014, during my trip to Auroville near Pondicherry, India. Explored topics: evolution, collective intelligence, language, ontology, spiritual tradition, Auroville, integral wealth, gift economy, martial arts, truth, courage…
Physics and mysticism work like oil and vinegar, you have to shake them hard together to make a decent vinaigrette. Do we need vinaigrette to season our life? Does quantum physics explain consciousness?
We speak a lot about human evolution on the technical plane, shaped by a materialistic vision of reality. There comes one of the signatures of pyramidal collective intelligence in which we see and understand the world only through mental dualism. Social genetics has become one of my most important discoveries in collective intelligence.
Here comes below a crucial text from Satprem that a friend of mine from Auroville (thanks Claude!) gave me while I spend a whole month there. I can’t resist to share this text in which I see so much force. It resonates with the words I share during my conferences on the evolution of our species. The difference? He wrote it in 1969.
The earliest preoccupation of man in his awakened thoughts and, as it seems, his inevitable and ultimate preoccupation,—for it survives the longest periods of scepticism and returns after every banishment,—is […]