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A podcast for people who are curious about the world and themselves. Hosted by the Director of Public Programs, Britta Conroy-Randall and featuring conversations and lectures presented by California Institute of Integral Studies Public Programs & Performances. Listen to a diverse array of world renowned scholars, leaders, authors, artists, and thinkers who all explore new perspectives about ourselves and our society.

A podcast for people who are curious about the world and themselves. Hosted by the Director of Public Programs, Britta Conroy-Randall and featuring conversations and lectures presented by California Institute of Integral Studies Public Programs & Performances. Listen to a diverse array of world renowned scholars, leaders, authors, artists, and thinkers who all explore new perspectives about ourselves and our society.
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A podcast for people who are curious about the world and themselves. Hosted by the Director of Public Programs, Britta Conroy-Randall and featuring conversations and lectures presented by California Institute of Integral Studies Public Programs & Performances. Listen to a diverse array of world renowned scholars, leaders, authors, artists, and thinkers who all explore new perspectives about ourselves and our society.

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@CIISP3

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English


Episodes

Irvin D. Yalom: A Psychiatrist's Life

12/7/2017
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In this episode, Dr. Yalom is joined in a conversation with CIIS core faculty Barbara Morrill about his life, his work, and the profound power of self-reflection.

Duration: 00:31:11


Layli Long Soldier: A Poetic Response To The US Government

11/30/2017
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Join San Francisco poet Brynn Saito for a conversation with Layli Long Soldier about her journey creating her latest collection of poetry WHEREAS, which she wrote as a response to the congressional resolution “Apology to Native Peoples.”

Duration: 00:32:08


Sasha Abramsky: Fear In American Life

11/16/2017
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Journalist and author Sasha Abramsky is joined by CIIS professor Andrej Grubacic in this conversation about America's most dangerous epidemic: irrational fear.

Duration: 00:43:15


Matthew Walker: Why We Sleep

11/9/2017
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In this conversation with CIIS professor Rachael Vaughan, award-winning neuroscientist Matthew Walker reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.

Duration: 00:43:28


Zoë Quinn: Life After Gamergate

11/2/2017
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Indie game developer turned social activist Zoë Quinn is joined by CIIS faculty Zara Zimbardo for a rare public conversation about her experience at the center of the Gamergate controversy and her journey to overcome it by working to make the internet a better, safer place for everyone.

Duration: 00:46:12


Andrej Grubacic: The Hidden History Of Capitalism

10/26/2017
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In this episode, CIIS faculty Andrej Grubacic uncovers the relatively unknown history of exiles and activists and their impact on the past and future of the capitalist civilization. This talk was part of the Big Ideas at CIIS series.

Duration: 00:41:42


Robert Wright: Why Buddhism is True

10/19/2017
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In this conversation with Steven Tierney, Professor of Community Mental at CIIS, Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Wright shares his journey exploring psychology, philosophy, and meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.

Duration: 00:33:39


Jorge N. Ferrer and Matthew T. Segall: Participatory Spirituality

10/12/2017
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Jorge N. Ferrer, professor of East-West Psychology at CIIS is joined by Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness professor Matthew T. Segall for an exploration of participatory spirituality, which holds that human beings are active co-creators of spiritual phenomena and worlds.

Duration: 00:44:38


Nadya Tolokno: Resistance and Pussy Riot

10/5/2017
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Pussy Riot founder Nadya Tolokno is joined by artist and activist Jadelynn Stahl for a conversation about how to triumph in the new political and social landscape.

Duration: 00:48:52


Sean Kelly, Sam Mickey, Adam Robbert, and Kat Snow: Nature, Culture, and Knowledge

9/28/2017
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Authors Sean Kelly, Sam Mickey, and Adam Robbert are joined by public radio journalist and CIIS grad Kat Snow in a conversation about ecology as a connective science and its impact on our society.

Duration: 00:43:14


Brewster Khale: Internet and Impermanence

9/21/2017
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This episode features Brewster Kahle, Digital Librarian and founder of the Internet Archive, and Wikimedia Foundation Creative Director Heather Walls in conversation about the Internet and how its systems exhibit impermanence as well as permanence over time.

Duration: 00:35:10


David George Haskell: The Songs Of Trees

9/14/2017
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Award-winning author and scholar David George Haskell is joined by CIIS professor Elizabeth Allison for a conversation about nature's most magnificent net workers.

Duration: 00:39:12


Richard Tarnas: The Summer Of Love And The Stars

9/7/2017
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Richard Tarnas, founding director of the graduate program in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness at CIIS, shares historical and present day correlations between planetary movements and the archetypal patterns during the Summer of Love.

Duration: 00:40:37


Jo Piazza: How To Be Married

8/31/2017
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Author and journalist Jo Piazza is joined in conversation by CIIS professor Nicolle Zapien to explore wedding and marriage rituals, customs, and traditions throughout the world.

Duration: 00:36:34


Alex Reben and Mikey Siegel: AI and Ethics

8/24/2017
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In this episode, robotics engineer turned consciousness hacker Mikey Siegel is joined in conversation by Alexander Reben, an artist and roboticist. The two discuss the ethical implications of recent developments in artificial intelligence and technology.

Duration: 00:49:32


Shefali Tsabary: Conscious Parenting

8/9/2017
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Author and psychologist Shefali Tsabary is joined in conversation by Dean of Alumni Richard Buggs to explore the ways we unconsciously pass on psychological pain to our children.

Duration: 00:50:48


Christine Brooks: The Science of Friendship

6/28/2017
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In this episode, CIIS faculty Christine Brooks examines how nurturing our social networks increases our health and wellbeing. This talk was part of the Big Ideas at CIIS series.

Duration: 00:34:54


Gabor Maté: Mind Body Health

6/14/2017
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Author and physician Gabor Maté is joined in conversation by CIIS Professor Meg Jordan to explore his life and work in trauma and addiction.

Duration: 01:53:46


Harriet Lerner: On Apologies

5/3/2017
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Author and psychologist Harriet Lerner is joined in conversation by CIIS faculty member Barbara Morrill to explore what makes a good apology, and why they're so important.

Duration: 00:49:28


Baratunde Thurston: Comedy and Conversation

4/26/2017
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Baratunde Thurston of The Onion and The Daily Show is joined in conversation by actor and director Rotimi Agbabiaka to discuss comedy, race, technology, politics, and everything in between.

Duration: 01:00:00

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