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Progressiveradionetwork.com presents Expanding Mind with Erik Davis. He explores the culture of consciousness: magic, spirituality, psychology, technology.

Expanding Mind Erik Davis

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Progressiveradionetwork.com presents Expanding Mind with Erik Davis. He explores the culture of consciousness: magic, spirituality, psychology, technology.

    Expanding Mind – Summer Pause

    Expanding Mind – Summer Pause

    Expanding Mind is going on hiatus. In this solo show, Erik reflects on a decade of podcasting, the learning curves of the show, the work of conversation, the uncanniness of our moment, and the publication of High Weirdness: Drugs, Esoterica, and Visionary Experience in the Seventies.

     

    • 58 min
    Expanding Mind – Liminal Mind

    Expanding Mind – Liminal Mind

    A conversation with my wife Jennifer Dumpert about collaborative dreaming, iPad skrying, meditation, play, the problem with interpretation, and her new bookLiminal Dreaming: Exploring Consciousness at the Edges of Sleep (North Atlantic). 

     

    • 57 min
    Expanding Mind – Deconstructing Yourself

    Expanding Mind – Deconstructing Yourself

    A discussion with meditation teacher and author Michael Taft  host of the Deconstructing Yourself podcast, about hardcore dharma, Buddhist modernism, shop talk, the soup of the sangha, and the problem of the achievement self and the blind leading the blind.
     

    • 58 min
    Expanding Mind – Queering Psychedelia

    Expanding Mind – Queering Psychedelia

    An informative chat with clinical psychologist and psychedelic researcher Dr. Alexander Belser about qualitative research, the Mystical Experience Questionnaire, the diversity of psychedelic trips, queer spiritualities, and the idea of coming “out of the psychedelic closet.”

    • 57 min
    Expanding Mind – Sacred Matter

    Expanding Mind – Sacred Matter

    A conversation with philosopher of religion Mary-Jane Rubenstein about wonder, horror, animism, the multiverse, Heidegger, Einstein, Hawaiian telescopes, and her book Pantheologies: Gods, Worlds, Monsters (Columbia).
     

    • 58 min
    Expanding Mind – Patterns of Transformation

    Expanding Mind – Patterns of Transformation

    A talk with experience designer Ida Benedetto about transformative games, trespassing, rules for sex parties, active introversion, magic circles, funerals, and queer spirituality. 
     

    • 57 min

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