Interviews & Dialogues

Thus far, we have covered fifteen tenets and their relationship to Evolutionary Enlightenment. In our call this week, we will discuss the final set of tenets, which explore how evolution has a direction, or telos, and is moving toward a goal. Here are this week's tenets:
Evolution has directionality, which includes:

1. increasing complexity
2. increasing differentiation/integration
3. increasing organization/structuration
4. increasing relative autonomy
5. increasing telos


62:04 minutes (24.87 MB)

Elizabeth Debold and Jeff Carreira start an in-depth discussion of some of the most profound Guru/Pandit dialogues between spiritual teacher Andrew Cohen and integral philosopher Ken Wilber from the pages of EnlightenNext magazine. On this webcast they discuss the Guru/Pandit article from Issue #24 of EnlightenNext magazine called, “In Search of a New Moral Compass.” This article addresses some of the most pressing moral issues of our time from an evolutionary and integral perspective.


58:10 minutes (23.3 MB)

Thich Nhat Hanh offers stark, gentle wisdom for living in a world of anger and violence. Here, he discusses the concepts of "engaged Buddhism," "being peace," and "mindfulness."


53:18 minutes (48.89 MB)

Tami Simon speaks with Tara Brach, an author, clinical pychologist, and founder and senior teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (District of Columbia). She’s the author of the Sounds True audio learning program Radical Self-Acceptance: A Buddhist Guide to Freeing Yourself from Shame and Meditations for Emotional Healing. Tami and Tara discuss radical acceptance in the face of difficult emotions.


54:48 minutes (25.12 MB)
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