Entries tagged with “inner life”
“Honestly, I had no idea there were so many religions in the world. What I want to know is why that is.”
Is consciousness an epiphenomenon of an archaic brain? Artificial Intelligence may soon have an answer.
Twenty years ago, Anne Foerst, the theologian at MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Lab, introduced us to Kismet, the first emotionally responsive robot. Now, Marilyn Schlitz, Dean of Transpersonal Psychology at Sofia University, introduces us to Sophia, an android programmed for unconditional love, empathy, and compassion.
From a Google search to a 10-minute walk into our future...
One rather innocuous experience delivered the most exhilarating, victorious, and perfect moments of my life.
Thoughts from a life on very fast-forward
When I think about service, I think about my first teacher, Arvis Joen Justi. In my 20s, I became interested in Zen Buddhism through a book I read by Alan Watts. I cannot remember which one it was, but at the time, in the early 1980s, Watts was a popular writer and one of the first people to bring Eastern spiritual teachings to the West.
If we all speak our truth, no matter how heavy or how trivial our stories seem, then together we can light the way toward a new future and a new story, one that is no longer based on silence and shame.
—ZAINAB SALBI Freedom Is an Inside Job, by Zainab Salbi.