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Spirit Is Higher (VIDEO)

Tom Huston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Huston

Here, in Mother India, was a society in which the intuition I'd been seriously pursuing since age 16--the sense that Spirit is higher and more important than anything else--was simply taken for granted.

The Luckiest People Who Have Ever Been Born

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

After a wonderful and uplifting teaching trip to Mother India (to watch a short film about my trip to India, click here), last week I flew to Copenhag...

Daring To Bear Witness

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

We must be ruthless in our rationality in order to authentically transmit the light of the trans-rational God in the twenty-first century. This is an enormous task, but our willingness to take it on will slowly but surely make a profound difference.

The World I Built from Darkness

Ross Robertson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ross Robertson

Zoltan Toery's major work of materialist science was inspired by a seemingly nonmaterial event -- a vision of literally cosmic proportions that came to him late one night during his weeks in a Sydney hospital bed.

The Divine Feminine, Unveiled

Elizabeth Debold | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Debold

Will embracing woman-centered spirituality take us beyond patriarchy? The goal is to create a new spiritual and ethical context that would balance and heal our hyper-masculine world.

How a New World Is Born

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

The real challenge of enlightenment is egoless engagement in an intersubjective, creative context. That, to me, is the call of the future.

Ten Challenges of a Liberated Woman

Elizabeth Debold | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Debold

While women and men have become social equals by law, we are all still deeply conditioned by ancient survival patterns in which women are subordinate.

Peace Is Not the Answer

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

What is the purpose of being on a spiritual path for those of us who have grown up in an environment of unprecedented wealth, education, and personal freedom ?

Perspectives on Integral Ecology: 1

Ross Robertson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ross Robertson

We're terrified that in stepping above and outside of nature, we give ourselves license to use and abuse the biosphere for our own utilitarian ends.

Raising the Bar

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

In our cultural climate of hyper-individualism and autonomy, it may be more important than ever to make the effort to define what authentic spiritual practice and attainment are supposed to look like.

Evolutionary Psychology Under Attack?

Carter Phipps | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carter Phipps

Some feel that allowing an evolutionary basis for bad behavior is akin to making a Stone Age excuse for current moral failures.

Awakening to Evolution

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

We are truly one with the mind of God--one with the original evolutionary impulse that chose to take that eternal leap from Being to Becoming fourteen billion years ago.

President Obama: The Birth of a Moral Leader

Carter Phipps | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carter Phipps

The moral heroes of the 20th century were defined not by their heroic use of power, but by their inspired opposition to it.

Nuclear-Tipped Pakistan and Stone Age Afghanistan

Carter Phipps | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carter Phipps

Nuclear-tipped Pakistan and Stone Age Afghanistan are a combustible pair and the last thing anyone wants is for that dangerous fuse to be lit, at least not more than it already is

Divine Feminine Alert

Elizabeth Debold | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Debold

I'd like to challenge one of the most popular beliefs of our era: that women have a profoundly different value set than men, and that embracing these particularly feminine values will change the world.

My Mind Is Like My Mother

Carter Phipps | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carter Phipps

When you do nothing for days you begin to see through the spell that the mind casts over the self and can recognize that so much of what goes on in our mental world is truly meaningless.

Arianna Interview With EnlightenNext Magazine

EnlightenNext | Elizabeth Debold | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"Courage is knowing what not to fear," Arianna Huffington likes to say, attributing the quote to Socrates. To her, that means that we shouldn't fear o...