Current Openings #7: The Knowledge Problem

Current Openings #7: The Knowledge Problem

Video chapters: 00:00 Introduction 1:20 Only humans have a knowledge problem 13:37 Can consciousness be a gift and a curse? 30:52 Three steps removed from the search for truth 41:36 The dynamics of passion 50:00 What is the Google fallacy? 1:11:22 The heart knowledge...
Current Openings #5: The Addiction Trap

Current Openings #5: The Addiction Trap

Video chapters: 00:00 Introduction 8:06 What guides the Current Openings journey? 21:28 The root of the addiction trap 32:25 The brain as tyrant activates addiction 45:05 Is mindfulness a way out of addiction? 1:05:40 The universe abhors emptiness 1:13:05...
Current Openings #4: The Brain/Body Conundrum

Current Openings #4: The Brain/Body Conundrum

Video chapters: 00:00 Introduction 3:54 The predicament and the promise 15:43 Freedom of choice is part of the disharmony 25:07 Do we even trust our ability to reason? 39:25 We are trapped by institutions of power 55:35 We have the ‘superpower’ to liberate the future...
Current Openings #3: The Promissory Grace

Current Openings #3: The Promissory Grace

Video chapters: 00:00 Introduction 6:20 Resisting the urge for an easy answer 18:10 What is the promissory grace of the human situation? 27:05 A journey that is going somewhere 37:30 How do we become more naturalized to being human? 46:10 The logic of the promissory...