Dr. Charles T. Tart on June 20th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 5 of 17 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. Student: I don’t want to be too much in my head, but what came up for me while you were talking was the difference between knowledge and being. For me, the words […]

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I have been having a discussion with some parapsychologist colleagues about whether or not the existence of psi argues for a duality of existence in the world, a “spiritual” level or reality as I argue in my recent The End of Materialism book. Some argue that materialism will eventually explain psi, while I call that […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on June 13th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 3 of 17 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: What else did people experience this week? Student: I thought it was easy to verbalize my sensations during the meditation, versus having my eyes closed. So verbalizing for me was easier […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on June 7th, 2010

An interesting development.  A few weeks ago I found that my latest book, The End of Materialism: How Evidence of the Paranormal is Bringing Science and Spirit Together, which has been out about a year, had been pirated and was available for free on the web from a pirating site. At one level, I took […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on June 3rd, 2010

A colleague wrote me, > I am on a Quixotic quest for a definition of the non-material. Seems like consciousness itself, everyone seems to recognize it when they see it but have no clue what it is?< I think some folks would find my response interesting….. That makes consciousness just like pornography, yes?  What famous […]

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