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Slavoj Žižek. The Buddhist Ethic and the Spirit of Global Capitalism. 2012

Slavoj Žižek. The Buddhist Ethic and the Spirit of Global Capitalism. 2012

www.egs.edu Slavoj Žižek, contemporary philosopher and psychoanalyst, discusses Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki, Western Buddhism, the West, capitalism, science, ideology, cognitive neuroscience, psychology, psychoanalysis, bodhisattva, samsara, enlightenment, kharma, nirvana, war, Thomas Metzinger, free will, Benjamin Libet, Martin Heidegger, Patricia and Paul Churchland, and The Lion King.Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School EGS Media and Communication Studies department program Saas-Fee Switzerland. 2012 Slavoj Žižek. Slavoj Žižek is the International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, a professor of philosophy and psychoanalysis at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland and a visiting professor at the University of Chicago, Columbia University, the London School of Economics, Princeton University, The New School for Social research and the University of California, Irvine. He has published over forty books and been the subject of two movies, Žižek! and The Perverts Guide To Cinema. In 1990 he ran unsuccessfully for president in Slovenia’s first democratic elections and he has been a consistently powerful voice in the world since then. His essays are regularly published in the New York Times, Lacanian Ink, the New Left Review and the London Review of Books. There is little in contemporary thought that Žižek has not explored on some level. From communism to Maoism, film studies to literature, and
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The World to Watch- Panel I Zeitgeist Americas 2012

The World to Watch– David McWilliams, Economist, Iconic Ltd; Dambisa Moyo, International Economist; Yang Hengjun, Senior Fellow, Tianda Institute. We now have a window on the world like never before. Can we channel this awareness to gain new insights? Image: Mahmoud Hams, Agence France Presse (Getty)
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The Moment Of Our Greatest Crises-Lyndon Larouche’s October 5th, 2012 Webcast

Lyndon Larouche’s October 5th, 2012 Webcast ANALOGY Intelligence Vs. Stupidity is analogues to choosing an Economic System that benefits the Whole of Humanity vs. An Economic System that benefits the Few Elite at the top. Which would you choose? OTHER COMPARISONS : -a National Banking System vs. Central Banking System -a system of Free enterprise vs. A system of population control -Fair and free Elections vs. Fixed Elections -Social Freedom vs. Social Slavery -Technology Progression vs. Technology Suppression -Value in future physical attributes of production Vs. Value in Money – Economy based on human progress vs. Economy based on numbers -Minimum Taxation vs. Imposing Taxation -Education of Enlightenment vs. Education of Conformity -A Credit System vs. A Monetary System -An Open Future Orientation vs. Restriction to the Status Quo -Based on Science and Natural law vs. Rejection of Science & Natural law -Governed by Sovereign Nation States vs. Rule by an Oligarchical Principle -Space Mission to Mars and Beyond Vs. No Space exploration ambitions -THE PRINCIPLE OF PHYSICAL ECONOMY VS AUSTRIAN SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS –
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PT 1-6 Please watch this video. Terence Mckenna 2012 I-Ching Time Wave Zero

Born in 1946, author and explorer Terence McKenna has spent the last twenty-five years in the study of the ontological foundations of shamanism and the ethno-pharmacology of spiritual transformation. McKenna, the founder of Novelty Theory, graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a distributed major in Ecology, Resource Conservation and Shamanism. After graduation he traveled extensively in the Asian and New World Tropics, becoming specialized in the shamanism and ethno-medicine of the Amazon Basin. With his brother Dennis, he is the author of The Invisible Landscape and Psilocybin: The Magic Mushroom Growers’ Guide. A study of the impact of psychotropic plants on human culture and evolution Food of the Gods has recently been published by Bantam, and a book of essays and conversations, The Archaic Revival quickly followed from Harper San Francisco. Most recently a group of discursive chats, Trialogues at the Edge of the West, with mathematician Ralph Abraham and British biologist Rupert Sheldrake, has been published in English, German, French and Spanish editions. His latest book is, True Hallucinations, a narrative of spiritual adventure in the jungles of the Colombian Amazon. He recently appeared on a number of CDs and live performances with musical groups such as The Shamen and Zuvuya in England and Space/Time in San Francisco. Other titles and CD releases are also being planned. McKenna is the father of two children, a girl fourteen and a boy

PT 2-6 Please watch this video. Remote Monk Viewing Tibetian Monks 2012

Born in 1946, author and explorer Terence McKenna has spent the last twenty-five years in the study of the ontological foundations of shamanism and the ethno-pharmacology of spiritual transformation. McKenna, the founder of Novelty Theory, graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a distributed major in Ecology, Resource Conservation and Shamanism. After graduation he traveled extensively in the Asian and New World Tropics, becoming specialized in the shamanism and ethno-medicine of the Amazon Basin. With his brother Dennis, he is the author of The Invisible Landscape and Psilocybin: The Magic Mushroom Growers’ Guide. A study of the impact of psychotropic plants on human culture and evolution Food of the Gods has recently been published by Bantam, and a book of essays and conversations, The Archaic Revival quickly followed from Harper San Francisco. Most recently a group of discursive chats, Trialogues at the Edge of the West, with mathematician Ralph Abraham and British biologist Rupert Sheldrake, has been published in English, German, French and Spanish editions. His latest book is, True Hallucinations, a narrative of spiritual adventure in the jungles of the Colombian Amazon. He recently appeared on a number of CDs and live performances with musical groups such as The Shamen and Zuvuya in England and Space/Time in San Francisco. Other titles and CD releases are also being planned. McKenna is the father of two children, a girl fourteen and a boy