Posts tagged ‘meaning’
There’s always something electric in the atmosphere when someone dares to assert spiritual convictions in a decidedly secular context. It’s almost like, “I can’t believe s/he had the courage to say that!” That’s why I was so interested when I heard that Jeff Bridges, aka “The Dude,” was going to be on The Daily Show
I just got back from leading a 9-day meditation retreat in the wild and cactus-filled desert of Arizona. And I feel exuberant, inspired, and powerfully awake to the presence of immanent and seemingly infinite potential–simply because I took a sustained break from our modern world and its unspoken cultural agreements and assumptions about what’s real
The Huffington Post has recently launched a new platform called ‘TED Weekends’, to which Andrew recently contributed an article. For those of you unfamiliar with ‘TED Talks’—”riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world”—be sure to check out their website here. The ‘TED Weekends’ platform consists of a variety of contributors responding to
My close friend, student, and colleague Carter Phipp’s new book, Evolutionaries: Unlocking the Spiritual and Cultural Potential of Science’s Greatest Idea, is being published by Harper-Perennial on June 26th. Last week in New York City he was interviewed on BigThink.com about it. Check it out!
Here’s an excerpt from a recent teaching I did in my hometown, the Big Apple. Join Andrew Cohen and Ken Wilber on June 2nd for a free broadcast exploring sex and sexual ethics. Register here.
When people think about the future, at least in many of the progressive circles that I move in, do you know what they think about? Gloom and doom. Generally, our collective future is imagined in relationship to many of the truly overwhelming global challenges that we’re facing, like climate change, environmental degradation, overpopulation, the threat
Below is a list of questions that people have posted on this blog over the past week, including my answers. If you have any questions, please post them as comments. From Pauline: Q: How do you know that before the big bang that it was peaceful, that nothing had happened, that it was a singularity,
This past Friday I was interviewed on the LA Talk Radio show “On the Couch with Dr. Michelle.” We spoke about why Evolutionary Enlightenment is so culturally relevant. You can listen to the full audio here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen]
I recently appeared on “The Dr. Molly Barrow Show,” on the Progressive Radio Network. Our conversation explored Evolutionary Enlightenment with a particular emphasis on the need for a new source of meaning and purpose in today’s world. Enjoy! [Audio clip: view full post to listen]