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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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English


Episodes

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


Danielle Drake: Social Change Through Expressive Arts

4/19/2017
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CIIS faculty member and Expressive Arts Therapist Danielle Drake examines how communities who engage in creative processes can inspire social change. This talk was part of the Big Ideas at CIIS series.

Duration: 00:44:21


Kate Levinson: Money and Gender

4/12/2017
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Author and therapist Kate Levinson is joined in conversation with CIIS’s Kelly Kelly to discuss the intersection of money, business, and gender.

Duration: 00:41:21


Jessica Zitter: A Better Path to the End of Life

4/5/2017
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In this episode, ICU doctor and palliative care expert Dr. Jessica Zitter is joined in conversation by CIIS Dean of Alumni Richard Buggs to discuss her drive to help patients find a better path to the end of life.

Duration: 00:43:09


Acharya Shunya: Fundamentals of Ayurveda

3/29/2017
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Spiritual teacher and Vedic scholar Acharya Shunya is joined in conversation by CIIS Professor Debashish Banerji to discuss health and consciousness through Ayurveda lifestyle principles.

Duration: 00:39:01


Natalie Metz: The Future for Psychedelics

3/22/2017
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CIIS’s Natalie Metz explores the potential that psychedelics hold for the future of medicine.

Duration: 01:19:08


Adyashanti: Transpersonal Enlightenment

3/15/2017
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Spiritual teacher and author Adyashanti discusses his belief that there are two spiritual instincts that reside deep within everyone.

Duration: 00:49:20


Alfonso Montuori: The Future of Creativity

3/8/2017
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CIIS Professor and creativity researcher Alfonso Montuori shares his 25 years of explorations in the field, illustrating the emerging face of the new creativity.

Duration: 00:38:41


Kristin Neff: The Power of Self Compassion

3/1/2017
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Self compassion researcher Kristin Neff joins CIIS faculty Michael Klein to examine how self compassion can lower anxiety and depression, and support more satisfying relationships.

Duration: 00:41:36


Leslie Hill and Helen Paris: Curious

2/15/2017
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Co-founders of the performance company Curious, Leslie Hill and Helen Paris, are joined in conversation by CIIS Visiting Faculty Ryan Tacata to talk about their work. This event was part of the Dancing with the So Called Dead Festival, a collaboration with the MFA Program in Theatre-Performance Making and The Arts @ CIIS.

Duration: 00:30:08


David Levy: On Mindful Technology

2/8/2017
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Author and researcher David Levy joins CIIS Professor Sergio Rodriguez-Castillo to explore how we might move between the "fast world" of tech and the "slow world" of contemplation.

Duration: 00:38:05


Melissa Nelson: Listen to the Land

2/1/2017
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Indigenous scholar and activist Melissa Nelson and Zen teacher Wendy Johnson discuss ecological knowledge and how to listen to the land.

Duration: 00:33:12

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