Imagine That: Buddhism & the Big Self. A Conversation with Brian Swimme and Joanna Macy
By Wes Nisker
Brian Swimme and Joanna Macy talk about our need to transform scientific knowledge into a new mythos.
Francisco Varela explores the intersection of cognitive science and Buddhism. He says science “can, for instance, give the notion of selflessness a stamp of authority or validity.”
Jourdan Arenson looks to evolutionary psychology to discover how much our minds are the product of biology—ape instinct—and how much they are influenced by culture.
The Tao of Physics author Fritjof Capra is one of the few to have individually budged the dominant paradigm. Then, as he explains here, his attention shifted from physics to life sciences and systems theory.
We’re Actually Having a Good Time: How to Transform Your Depression into Suffering
Renowned Zen teacher Tofu Roshi, abbot of the No Way Zen Center, offers advice for beating the blues.