I agree, Ed, that getting these topics out in the open is a necessary condition for the transformation of humanity. To do so would be to overhaul science as we know it. It is hard to imagine five hundred years from now that Science will look the same. Our current Mental Deficient Science will look incredibly primitive.
And when ‘out in the open’ what happens next?
I believe Professor Kripal brings seriousness to this topic and deserves a wide audience. For an academic to take on the topic of the para-normal is unheard of. Kripal is that rare individual. He also ahs a rare gift for articulating what is most difficult to discuss. He has some rich insights into the possible marriage of East and West. It appears the walls between different philosophical schools of thought are starting to crumble. I believe Aurobindo ( who was educated in England) and Gebser set the stage for our current crisis and started to unravel our weaved up folly. I sense that this could be a very useful project for our collaborative learning community.
This is a brief introductory talk by Kripal, who has a new book coming, The Secret Body. I have read a few of his books-highly recommended! I hope, if we decide to take up the challenge, that we could include some of his views into the mix. The time is ripe!
Good news! The Body is in the Soul, and the Soul does not die.Welcome to hyper-dimensional worlds-