Thich Nhat Hanh answers questions during a retreat in Plum Village (May, 2014). He addresses the question: "How do I stay in the present moment when it feels unbearable?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5Ka2RS0UC4 Thích Nhất Hạnh (born as Nguyen Xuan Bao; October 11, 1926 – January 22, 2022) was a Vietnamese Thiền Buddhist monk, peace activist, prolific author,… Continue lendo “How do I stay in the present moment when it feels unbearable?” – Thich Nhat HANH
Alan Wilson Watts (1915 - 1973) foi um filósofo britânico, escritor, palestrante e um dos pioneiros na divulgação da sabedoria oriental ao Ocidente. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxOzylX7-HY Baseando-se em uma grande variedade de tradições (como a filosofia chinesa, o hinduísmo, o budismo, o taoísmo e a ciência moderna) Watts sintetiza os principais ensinamentos que permitem o indivíduo a… Continue lendo “Você não está separado” – Alan WATTS
Curb your AI enthusiasm, Ray.John Searle Ray is Ray Kurzweil, renowned futurist and author of books on artificial intelligence, transhumanism, and the technological singularity. Kurzweil—sitting right up front—was the first person to raise their hand and ask Searle a question after his talk at Google. The philosopher's reply was just brilliant. Making a fundamental distinction… Continue lendo “Consciousness in Artificial Intelligence” – John Searle | Talks at Google
Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986) foi um filósofo, escritor, orador e educador indiano. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kcf1rvYMQc Krishnamurti proferiu discursos que envolveram temas como revolução psicológica, meditação, conhecimento, liberdade, relações humanas, a natureza da mente, a origem do pensamento e a realização de mudanças positivas na sociedade global. Constantemente ressaltou a necessidade de uma revolução na psique de… Continue lendo “A mente simples” – Jiddu KRISHNAMURTI
Solipsism denies that the human mind has any valid reason for believing that anything outside itself exists, which is a pretty radical standpoint to take. But who knows: could it be that despite the vastness of the universe (or so it seems), only you exist? This video explores the philosophy of solipsism, using ideas from… Continue lendo Nothing Exists But You: The Philosophy of Solipsism | EINZELGÄNGER
Michael Shermer, Ph.D., publisher of Skeptic magazine, speaker at the Reason Rally, Washington, D.C., lectures about skepticism and conspiracy theory. This lecture comes from Shermer's class, "How to Think Like a Scientist Without Being a Geek." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SujNne9ZJow Shermer is a professor at Chapman University and at Claremont Graduate University. Video produced by Panther Productions.
Whether he is an angel that has lost his wings or an ape that has lost his hair, he has been able to leave the anonymity of creatures only by the eclipses of his health. His poorly constituted blood has allowed the infiltration of uncertainties, approximations, problems; his wavering vitality, the intrusion of question marks… Continue lendo “Is Reality a Controlled Hallucination?” – Anil SETH