Leslie Combs: The Outer Limits of Consciousness

The Outer Limits of Consciousness https://ciis.zoom.us/j/137636097 Thursday, 2/27/20 7pm PST   There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,  Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.  - Hamlet (1.5.167-8), Hamlet to Horatio   Hamlet’s statement is especially true of the study of consciousness. Many kinds of conscious experience are only hinted at, or spoken of in... Continue Reading →

The Subject-Object Divide: Diagnosing the Pathos of Our Times

The Subject-Object Divide: Diagnosing the Pathos of Our Times Room 304, 7-9pm 2/20/20 View online at:  https://ciis.zoom.us/j/761002060 The modern crisis, in all ecological and socio-political forms, finds its origin in a manner of thought that entails the subject-object divide as a central tenet. Surviving the modern crisis means changing our fundamental philosophical perspective. Only then,... Continue Reading →

The Arab Awakening: Lessons Learned from the 2011 Non-Violent Egyptian Revolution

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6T94KKQOenc Building on his experience in co-founding multiple youth movements in the Middle East, Ahmed Salah learned that there are rarely any truly impossible situations and that even the most powerful corrupt systems can be taken down with creative thinking and passionate work. Come join us in a conversation about the value of non-violence in... Continue Reading →

Becoming-Animal as Primal Theology in Primal Religions: San Bushmen and Becoming-Animal in the Hunt

https://youtu.be/F-ZnAR1KAXs?t=31 The San Bushmen of southern Africa are one of the last groupings of hunter-gatherers whose lifestyle and hunting practices have been retained within memorable history. The objective of this presentation is to situate the ritual of the hunt as practiced by this group of hunter-gatherers within the context of philosophical religious debate. By illustrating... Continue Reading →

Developing Your Inner Jedi

Developing Your Inner Jedi: Expanding Our Minds into Conscious Manifestations of Light Join PCC Forum with Carol Richardson and learn interactive techniques to develop your own inner Jedi. Using an integrative perspective based on understanding energy-consciousness as the basic substrate of the universe, we'll discuss the practical principles about the mystical universe that enable us... Continue Reading →

“Mythologies of Depression”

April 25th, 2019: Depression is a universal human experience that is subject to storytelling and mythology. We live in age where a dominant about depression is that it is an event that happens inside of the brain. With this story comes a solution in the form of medication and not necessarily an emphasis on retrieving... Continue Reading →

“The Philosophy of Becoming-Animal”

April 11th, 2019: For two hundred thousand years, humans have hunted and gathered on Planet Earth, the rapid loss of this existence in modern times has abstracted us from our environment and altered the human psyche in ways that we have yet to understand or come to terms with. As one of the last groupings... Continue Reading →

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