We live in a tremendously interesting time. A time when the line between science and spirituality are blurring and we are cultivating the “proof” that spiritual practices that have been in place since the beginning of time are actually valid and powerful ways to harness a greater sense of meaning, access to greater health and even expanding states of awareness and creativity.
The effects of spiritual practices are now being investigated scientifically as never before, and many studies have shown that religious and spiritual practices generally make people happier and healthier. In this Quantum Conversation, Rupert Sheldrake, the botanist who has, over the span of his career, made evolutionary biologists and other scientist very nervous by suggesting that evolution and life itself may be more conscious and deliberate than we previously thought.
In his new book, Science and Spiritual Practices: Transformative Experiences and Their Effects on Our Bodies, Brains, and Health, Sheldrake shows how science helps validate seven practices on which many religions are built, and which are part of our common human heritage.
Join us as we talk about the science of meditation, gratitude, connecting with nature, relating to plants, rituals, singing and chanting, and pilgrimage and holy places.
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BOB SAGET’S HERE FOR YOU is a podcast that is like no other— For one, this podcast has guests who are friends of Bob’s, or just really interesting people who many of you know and love. Secondly, this podcast is unique because it goes inside Bob Saget’s mind, and then quickly filters out through his mouth. Bob has a way of calming people he has conversations with as well as being entertaining and often informative. Bob talks with his guests with genuine empathy and humor, while reaching his unusually diverse audience that he talks to as a friend, Bob is the dad with great advice, the irreverent funny guy who’s always there when you need a laugh, and the free-associative Bob who goes off on crazy tangents then returns to the subject at hand, as serious or as comedic as it may be, to wrap up each episode in a way only Bob can do. Because he really does believe, “He’s here for you."
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