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The Science of Worldview Transformation Webinar

Most of the work being done towards changing how people relate to the environment and social justice is well-intentioned, but ineffective or counterproductive. This insightful webinar and Q&A session with Dr. Cassandra Vieten will provide some surprising ideas about how worldviews change, and how we can encourage sustainable behavioral changes in ourselves and others.

Presented on April 18, 2017 as part of our Insider ConnectIONS series for members of the IONS community, this recording includes questions and comments from online audience members who participated in the taping

Technology and the Transformative Journey Interactive Interview

While ancient “technologies” such as drumming, music, plant medicines, and fire gazing continue to be practiced, humanity is now developing and using new tools to achieve higher levels of awareness. How can we hold this growing mix of technology and personal and planetary awakening? What is the role of technology in transformation? What do new technologies offer that is different or builds on the traditional tools of our ancestors? What are the shadow sides to incorporating these technologies into our lives?

How Has a Transformational Experience Changed Your Life?

On the Apollo Fourteen mission to the moon, Edgar Mitchell had a transformational experience. When he returned to Earth, he discovered that his experience was called “Samadhi” — A profound state of consciousness told of by mystics and saints, depicted by artists, and experienced by meditation practitioners for centuries. This video features Marilyn Schlitz, IONS President/CEO; Dean Radin, IONS Senior Scientist; and Cassandra Vieten, IONS Director of Research as they explore the role of Transformation in our lives and the influence it has on our culture.

Living Deeply Practices DVD

Currently out of print, Living Deeply: Practices from the World's Transformative Traditions is a digital video disc containing nine experiential practices guided by master teachers of transformative traditions including: Catholicism, Religious Science, Buddhism, Himalayan Yoga, Cross-Cultural Shamanism, Sufism, Expressive Arts, Kabbalism, and African Yoruban Spirituality. This unique and compelling video, appropriate for both individual and group use, offers a glimpse into spiritual practices that you might not otherwise encounter.

The Worldview Literacy Project: Exploring New Capacities for the 21st Century Student

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.


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