Eye-contact detector found in the brain – life – 16 October 2012 – New Scientist

hummmmm,  the eye cells neurons…… Biological social and emotional fingerprinting? Reblogged article: Eye-contact detector found in the brain 15:17 16 October 2012 by Clare Wilson Why does making direct eye contact with someone give you that feeling of a special connection? Perhaps because it excites newly discovered “eye cells” in the amygdala, the part of … More Eye-contact detector found in the brain – life – 16 October 2012 – New Scientist

Andrew McAfee: Are droids taking our jobs? | Video on TED.com

Robots and algorithms are getting good at jobs like building cars, writing articles, translating — jobs that once required a human. So what will we humans do for work? Andrew McAfee walks through recent labor data to say: We ain’t seen nothing yet. But then he steps back to look at big history, and comes … More Andrew McAfee: Are droids taking our jobs? | Video on TED.com

Reflection 5: Healing from the Age of Trauma

Healing from the Age of Trauma I have been thinking about this text that I came across: “Navigating Trauma in the Face of Contemporary Culture, Displacement, and Ecological Destruction” by Bonnie Bright. This was a powerful text for me that tied together some of the ideas I have been exploring around how people with multi-sensory … More Reflection 5: Healing from the Age of Trauma

Reflection 4: Helping kids to become aware of themselves

I have been thinking about how much transformation our civilization is going through and how much has changed we have witnessed over the last sixty years, from the fall of many ideological, institutional power and socio-economic systems to the current death of our civilization. Communism, capitalism, socialism etc, all have fallen under the weight of … More Reflection 4: Helping kids to become aware of themselves

What if?

I just finished reading an article by Jeff Warren in the new Scientist issue of Dec. 24th which is confirming some of my thinking on Highly Sensitive People and embodied thinking. Embodied thinking is a term that encompasses both cognition and sensorial intelligence. Scientists now know that whales and dolphins have advanced sensorial abilities. Their … More What if?

Flexing Our Mythos Muscles « Matrignosis: A Blog About Inner Wisdom

Reblogged excerpt from: Flexing Our Mythos Muscles September 14, 2012 By Jean Raffa The imaginative and symbolic way I perceive dreams and ordinary life is somewhat different from the way we are normally taught to think in school. I assure you this is not just sloppy thinking, but a conscious choice I’ve made to use … More Flexing Our Mythos Muscles « Matrignosis: A Blog About Inner Wisdom

Reflection 3: What if?

I just finished reading an article by Jeff Warren in the new Scientist issue of Dec. 24th which is confirming some of my thinking on Highly Sensitive People and embodied thinking. Embodied thinking is a term that encompasses both cognition and sensorial intelligence. Scientists now know that whales and dolphins have advanced sensorial abilities. Their … More Reflection 3: What if?

Reflection 2: Multi Sensory Intelligence is not a disability

Multi-Sensory Intelligence is not a disability. I am starting to see a pattern in my readings and what I am observing in our experiences here.  Our body and it’s many biological, emotional, social, spiritual  and physical sensors form a very complex natural communication system that is not limited to feeding the inner self.  This system … More Reflection 2: Multi Sensory Intelligence is not a disability

Alliance for Wild Ethics || Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician || Copyright © David Abram

An incredibly beautiful text. Alliance for Wild Ethics || Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician || Copyright © David Abram. From:  The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Taylor and Kaplan, ed., published by Continuum, 2005 Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician by David Abram, Ph.D. Although the term “animism” was originally … More Alliance for Wild Ethics || Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician || Copyright © David Abram

What if?

I just finished reading an article by Jeff Warren in the new Scientist issue of Dec. 24th that is confirming some of my thinking in relation to HPS and embodied thinking. Embodied thinking is a term that encompasses both cognition and sensorial intelligence. Scientists now know that whales and dolphins have advanced sensorial abilities. Their … More What if?