Health & Healing
Bernard explores physics, spirituality, and philosophy, and proposes a worldview that offers a way out of the hate and fear-driven violence engulfing the planet. Bernard led a multiyear NASA-funded study at Lockheed Martin on the topic of zero-point energy, which challenges Newton’s theory of mass with the possibility that the zero-point field exerts a force that opposes acceleration and makes matter appear solid. He is the President of the Digital Universe Foundation and Chief Science Officer of ManyOne Networks, Inc.
Former IONS President James O’Dea and native elder Sequoyah Trueblood discuss "the great shift" in the context of our universal oneness. They explore the separation created by judgment and the intellect and the need to see the sacredness in all things. Sequoyah shares some of his life experiences that proved to be paths to forgiveness and understanding.
IONS President Marilyn Mandala Schlitz offers historical context and future plans for this research focus on the nature of healing, which integrates ancient wisdom. Schlitz discusses the Consciousness and Healing book's integral approach to mind-body medicine and its impact on the mainstream.
Edgar Mitchell tells the story of his mother’s unusual healing experience and then recounts the tale of his own miraculous healing.
Jeanne Achterberg shares her broad understanding of medicine as anything that helps or heals, and describes the parallels between the process of helping people in crises and spiritual practice. She explains how medicine is a spiritual practice that creates healing through profound relationship bonds at five levels: the transpersonal bond, soul connection, touch, community, and love. Sustaining the belief that authentic connection between humans generates healing light and energy, Achterberg honors heart wisdom, science, and the mysterious integration of mind, body, and spirit.
IONS President Marilyn Mandala Schlitz and Research Psychologists Cassandra Vieten and Tina Amorok discuss their systematic investigation of the transformative process.
IONS President Marilyn Mandala Schlitz and Research Director Cassandra Vieten engage in a spontaneous dialogue on IONS' exploration of how we form and change our models of reality. Cutting-edge science and ancient wisdom converge, expanding worldviews.
President/CEO Marilyn Mandala Schlitz at the IONS 13th International Conference. Marilyn welcomes conference attendees, providing context and meaning for coming together. During her closing remarks, she summarizes the presentations and shares how this work can be carried into the world.