The Good, The True & The Beautiful
I recently interviewed my friend Steve McIntosh, a Boulder, Colorado-based philosopher, author, and entrepreneur, about his forthcoming book on the subject of evolutionary spirituality (title TBD). Steve is the author of two other books, Integral Consciousness and Evolution's Purpose, and in this interview, we went into great depth about what he sees as the next step in the evolution of spirituality.
I am always impressed by Steve's ability to speak about the way that culture evolves through higher expressions of beauty, truth, and goodness. In this interview, which we did over Skype last month, you'll get a sense of the unique lens through which he sees the world.
We all know that evolution applies to the natural world, but how might Darwin's dangerous idea transform our understanding of spirituality, and even of God? The Evolutionary Spirituality Online Course will introduce you to some of today's leading reinterpreters of spirit for an evolutionary age.
Featuring: Michael Murphy, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Andrew Cohen, Brian Swimme, George Leonard, and more.
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A NASA astronomer explains how astronauts dispose of their, uh, dark matter.
- When nature calls in micro-gravity, astronauts must answer. Space agencies have developed suction-based toilets – with a camera built in to ensure all the waste is contained before "flushing".
- Yes, there have been floaters in space. The early days of space exploration were a learning curve!
- Amazingly, you don't need gravity to digest food. Peristalsis, the process by which your throat and intestines squeeze themselves, actually moves food and water through your digestive system without gravity at all.
The Harvard psychologist loves reading authors' rules for writing. Here are his own.
- Steven Pinker is many things: linguist, psychologist, optimist, Harvard professor, and author.
- When it comes to writing, he's a student and a teacher.
- Here's are his 13 rules for writing better, more simply, and more clearly.
A growing body of research shows promising signs that the keto diet might be able to improve mental health.
- The keto diet is known to be an effective tool for weight loss, however its effects on mental health remain largely unclear.
- Recent studies suggests that the keto diet might be an effective tool for treating depression, and clearing up so-called "brain fog," though scientists caution more research is necessary before it can be recommended as a treatment.
- Any experiments with the keto diet are best done in conjunction with a doctor, considering some people face problems when transitioning to the low-carb diet.
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