Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 20th, 2011

As readers of this blog or my recent The End of Materialism: How Evidence of the Paranormal is Bringing Science and Spirit Together know, I have long been concerned with the psychological and spiritual damage the world view I call Dismissive Materialism does to people.  The idea that there is no inherent meaning or purpose […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 18th, 2011

Some interesting correspondence on world views, altered states, animism, materialism, suppression of the bright shadow, Dismissive Materialism, etc. that, with Matt Colborn’s permission, I’m sharing. 3-17-11 Hi Charles — I’ve just been doing some corrections to the manuscript of my book Pluralism and the Mind and as a result been thinking a lot about different […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on June 19th, 2009

I’m coining a word here. Pass it around if you like it. Neuroglamorizing. Noun. The hyping of ordinary speech by the use of frequent but superfluous terms relating to the brain and brain functioning. Instead of talking about becoming less fearful, for example, you make it sound like your understanding is much deeper and very […]

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