Heart of Mind Radio – 09.16.16

On today’s Heart Of Mind Radio, host Kathryn Davis speaks with Indigenous Wisdom Keeper and organizing Grandfather “Mezatzin Azteka Yolokalli” to talk on Re-encounter of Indigenous People of the Eagle with the People of the Condor in Concordance. UEI Tlatokan… Grand Council: 10 +1 Sacred Circle of Grandmothers & Grandfathers Sages of the Planet. A series of events Septebmer 21-25, 2016.


Scientists recorded two dolphins ‘talking’ to each other in an advanced language

Dolphins can carry on conversations in an advanced spoken language made up of pulses and whistles, a new study has found. While marine biologists have long understood that dolphins communicate within their pods, the new research, which was conducted on two captive dolphins, is the first to link isolated signals to particular dolphins. The findings reveal that dolphins can string together “sentences” …



While we’re discussing education, the theme of the current series of posts here on The Archdruid Report, it’s necessary to point out that there are downsides as well as upsides to take into account. The savant so saturated in abstractions that he’s hopelessly inept at the business of everyday life has been a figure of fun in literature for many centuries …


Derrick Jensen – Self-Awareness and the Apocalypse

Many human supremacists love to talk about the “mirror test” of self-awareness, in which you put a mirror in front of some nonhuman to see if the nonhuman recognizes itself, in which case it is declared to be self-aware (though not as self-aware as we, of course!). Very few nonhumans pass this test, which is I’m sure one reason the …


What Women Must Know – Rejuvenating Joints, Skin, Hair and Eyes For People and Animals with Hyaluronic Acid with Darren Landis – 06.09.16

Darren Landis is the president and co-founder of Hyalogic, the company that specializes in working with hyaluronic acid (HA) for skincare and natural supplements. Darren co-founded Hyalogic 14 years ago. Among other accomplishments, they were one of the first to bring HA to the marketplace for human and animal joint health benefits. Darren has held health care positions for over 20 years.


Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas – Where Does Kindness Come From?

What’s behind your choice to help another human being? Are you motivated by sheer, unadulterated benevolence? Do you do it only if the cost is minimal, or the benefits great? Or are you hoping for a favor in return? Or is it about image—are you trying to avoid being tagged as selfish? Maybe you’re motivated by a higher sense of …


Humans an Invasive Species Heading for a ‘Crash,’ Study Says

Human population growth has followed the trajectory of a typical invasive species, says a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature, and that suggests there may be a looming global population “crash.” “The question is: Have we overshot Earth’s carrying capacity today?” said Elizabeth Hadly, a professor in environmental biology at Stanford University and senior author of the paper, in …



The top ten most watched TED talks are, in order, about: Creativity Confidence Motivation Vulnerability The Brain Really Cool Technology Orgasm Motivation Motivation Really Cool Science But actually the top ten TED talks are all about you. They’re about the way that ideas can transform your life. They’re about the way you feel when you watch them. They’re about all the …


Joshua Krause – 77% of Two-Year-Olds Now Use Mobile Devices on a Daily Basis

There is no doubt that the pace of technological development we’ve seen in recent years has been both amazing, and frightening. It’s certainly made our lives easier, but no one can ignore the fact that these developments are happening faster than the human race can adapt to them. Predictably, this has spawned a widespread fear of technology in our culture. …