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Visionaries – 01.22.17

“TV Shows, Movies and Philosophical Zombies.” Today Lobell was supposed to continue with his book recommendations, but he got distracted by artificial intelligence, TV shows, and philosophical zombies. He discusses the new TV series, “Counterpart” about parallel universe intelligence agencies, and also creatures with no inner life. Download this episode (right click and save)

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LOA Today – 10.05.17

“You Are Standing on the Leading Edge of Thought”. In the words of Abraham-Hicks: “We like to refer to the place where you are standing as the Leading Edge of Thought, for as you stand there–in your physical body, in your physical environment, having your physical experience–you are the furthermost extension of that which we are.” Download this episode (right …

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Expanding Mind – Game Transfer Phenomena – 05.04.17

Psychologist Dr. Angelica Ortiz de Gortari talks about earworms, closed eye visuals, virtual reality dreams, and the many ways that computer games bleed into the offscreen lives of gamers.

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James Lyons-Weiler – The Pharma Bulls are Loose, and it’s the End of American Democracy

A free and open market is a conservative’s dream. Laissez-faire policies mean freedom of markets to explore, and evolve. Competition, the argument goes, drives innovation, and innovation means better goods and services for consumers. The natural checks and balances of supply & demand provide brakes on runaway aggregation of wealth, and all stakeholders – including investors, workers, consumers, producers – …

This Guy From Baltimore Is Raising a Christian Army to Fight ISIS…What Could Go Wrong? Jenna McLaughlin

In late February, a Baltimore-born, self-proclaimed freedom fighter named Matthew VanDyke beamed [2] into Greta Van Susteren’s Fox News show from Erbil, the capital of Iraq’s Kurdish region. A few days earlier, he had announced [3] on Facebook that he was in Iraq to “raise and train a Christian army to fight” ISIS and that he had formed a company called Sons of Liberty International (SOLI) …

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Mobile phone bans lead to rise in student test scores

Banning cellphones in schools reaps the same benefits as extending the school year by five days, according to a study co-authored by an economist at The University of Texas at Austin. “New technologies are typically thought of as improving productivity, however this is not always the case,” said Richard Murphy, an assistant professor of economics. “When technology is multipurpose, such …

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What Is the Relationship Between Meditation and Transformation?

I have dedicated my life to the exploration of the profound potential for transformation that all human beings possess. In this pursuit I have had the grace of experiencing transformation at the core of my being and I have always had other pioneering souls with whom to share and explore. All of that experience has brought with it an unshakeable …