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Based on the book "The Three Illusions", this is podcast for people interested in enlightenment and science.

Based on the book "The Three Illusions", this is podcast for people interested in enlightenment and science.
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United States

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Based on the book "The Three Illusions", this is podcast for people interested in enlightenment and science.

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English


Episodes

Three Illusions Podcast #9 – Dave, Depression and Suicidal Thoughts

6/7/2017
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My guest on this episode is Dave from Brisbane. We talk about his problems with chronic depression and suicidal ideation. It’s a long one – two hours. Want to subscribe to the series? You can find us on iTunes, or click the “Subscribe” links below this post and you’ll get what you need. If you […]

Duration:01:56:51

Three Illusions Podcast #8 – Jon the Ex-Minister

2/12/2017
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Our guest on this episode is Jon from Minnesota. We talk about his journey from growing up in a fundamentalist religion, to being a minister, to first hearing me talk about free will five years ago and thinking I was “full of shit”, to where he is today. Want to subscribe to the series? You […]

Duration:01:12:23

Three Illusions Podcast #7 – Adin Asks About Time

1/29/2017
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Our guest on this episode is Adin from Portland. He came on to clarify my position on the nature of time, tells us about his experiences living in a Buddhist monastery and there’s some discussion about Tina Turner. Want to subscribe to the series? You can find us on iTunes, or click the “Subscribe” links […]

Duration:01:03:01

Three Illusions Podcast #6 – Muddled & Befuddled

1/16/2017
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We chat with our first guest, Martin Darlington, who has condensed the book down into a witty poem – and improved it tremendously in the process. Want to subscribe to the series? You can find us on iTunes, or click the “Subscribe” links below this post and you’ll get what you need. If you know […]

Duration:00:56:29

Three Illusions Podcast #5 – The Illusion of Identity Part II

12/21/2016
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The last episode taken from the book and the one where we get to the final message. Want to subscribe to the series? You can find us on iTunes, or click the “Subscribe” links below this post and you’ll get what you need. If you know how to manually subscribe to a podcast, use this […]

Duration:01:40:36

Three Illusions Podcast #4 – The Illusions of Identity

12/13/2016
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Who – or what – are you? Most people will say something about mind, body, soul, spirit – but as we’ll see in this episode, as soon as you scratch the surface, those concepts quickly fall apart. They are merely what one neurologist calls a “confabulation”. We’re going to argue that your misunderstanding about what […]

Duration:01:03:01

Three Illusions Podcast #3 – Time

12/1/2016
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On this episode we discuss chapter two of the book – the illusion of time. You might think of time as an arrow, where your past is gone forever and your future is yet to be written. But that’s not how a physicist sees it. According to Einstein, past, present and future is an illusion. […]

Duration:01:20:39

Three Illusions Podcast #2 – Science & Morality

11/16/2016
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Today we continue our free will discussion, but start with the question: how does the election of Trump fit into free will? Then we talk a little about recent neuroscience studies into free will and finish with a discussion about free will, morality and justice. Want to subscribe to the series? You can find us […]

Duration:01:25:27

Three Illusions Podcast #1 – The Illusion of Free Will

11/1/2016
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On our new podcast series, Ray and I will be making our way through my 2011 book “The Three Illusions” – a guide to using a basic understanding of science and some common sense to rid yourself of anger, guilt, anxiety, fear and emotional pain. In this episode, we begin a journey to investigate whether […]

Duration:01:05:49