In this pod, we riff on why we must evolve our sense of the sacred, the meaning crisis that’s crippling millions of people, the informational warfare permitting public discourse, why waking up is actually a defined path, and so much more!
Will any mystery elude all empirical inquiry? How much, if any, free will do we have if technology can predict 99% of our actions? How do we leave room for the numinous without succumbing to esoteric gobbledygook? We riff on these questions and more!
Best known as the lead singer for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Alex Ebert is a musician, artist, and writer. In this mind meld, we riff on why uncertainty is sacred, the importance of authenticity, where creativity comes from, whether or not the universe hears your thoughts, and more!
Dr. Bruce Greyson is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia. He is the author of After: A Doctor Explores What Near-Death Experiences Reveal about Life and Beyond and is one of the world’s foremost experts on near-death experiences.