The Everyday Sublime podcast explores a full spectrum spirituality. Each week begins with a dharma talk, and each month Josh has an in-depth conversation with a thought leader in the field. As Stephen Batchelor says, "the mystical does not transcend the world, but saturates it." www.joshsummers.net
Fundamental Wrongness to Unconditional Rightness: Dharma Talk (Episode 117)
"The path tends to move along a continuum from personal dukkha - or fundamental wrongness - to a transformational awakening - or unconditional rightness." - Josh Summers
Jenny Odell: How To Do Nothing (Episode 116)
"To me, the only habit worth 'designing for' is the habit of questioning one's habitual ways of seeing, and that is what artists, writers, and musicians help us to do." - Jenny Odell
On Meditative Process and Experience: Dharma Talk (Episode 115)
"The perch is the seed of stillness. Receptivity is the seed of awareness. And choice is the seed of surrender. In the beginning, these principles feel distinct, but with time, they become three facets of the same unified field of experience." - Josh Summers
Anxiety's Antidote: Dharma Talk (Episode 114)
Natural selection did not program humans to be happy or to see the world accurately; it simply optimized our ability to get our genes into the next generation. This calculus extracts a cost on our mental health, and mindfulness is a medicinal practice heals this equation.
Robert Wright: Averting the Apocalypse (Episode 113)
The rapid acceleration of technological evolution paired with the slower evolution of human psychology poses a serious existential threat. Will human psychology evolve to avert the apocalypse? Robert Wright has thoughts to share.
The Touchstone of Witness: Dharma Talk (Episode 112)
"But no matter the medicinal virtues of being a true friend or sustaining a long close friendship with another, the ultimate touchstone of friendship is not improvement, neither of the other nor of the self, the ultimate touchstone is witness." - David Whyte
It is refreshing to have a podcast episode that goes right into the substance of the topic without all the filler-talk. I love these short, but extremely substantive talks. They are very relevant, informative, and spot on. KUDOS!!!!!
Love this podcast
Look forward to every episode. Insightful and thoughtful—masterful!
He does a great job of explaining the subject matter. He knows his craft.