Concepts that challenge the scientific dogma of the day are defined as Stubborn Taboos by Dean in this segment. The topics of homeopathy, cold fusion and UFO studies are all Stubborn Taboos. Acupuncture used to be a stubborn taboo but that status is fading. Dean also approaches his third category of taboos and reflects on the contradiction between the interest of the population with topics including psychic phenomenon and lack of University support of research in that area.
This discussion is part of the Conversations from the Edge 2006 series videotaped before a live audience in San Francisco.
In the first segment of this new video series, Dean Radin provides the definition of a taboo.
The crises facing our planet can be overwhelming. But it is not too late for change, says Van Jones, a respected social justice leader. In this inspiring video, he shares that change begins with a worldview that says we’re not going to leave anyone behind. Together, we can make the shift beyond a throw-away culture to a world in which everything is respected as sacred.
This paper overviews The Worldview Literacy Project, an experiential pedagogy designed to increase students' awareness of their worldviews. The curriculum opens a conversational space of exploration where diverse worldviews are welcomed with curiosity and wonder, in service to creating the deeper collective understanding and more effective sense-making required to navigate life in the post-industrial age.
A 20-page 40th Anniversary special edition, celebrating the history of IONS and the organization's achievements over the past 4 decades.
A 16-page newsletter with information on the noetic sciences, from feature articles and book reviews to research updates and news on IONS.
This compilation of articles represents a range of perspectives and topics in an area of exploration that IONS calls “worldview transformation”—beneficial changes in consciousness that affect how we relate to ourselves, others, and the world. They were published over the last few years in the quarterly magazine Shift: At the Frontiers of Consciousness. This IONS members-only publication, discontinued in the summer of 2009, featured news, opinions, and research from the multidisciplinary field of consciousness studies.