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Conversations at the leading edge of human intelligence & maturity - facing the darkness and alive to the hope on the other side of it.

State of Emergence Terry Patten

    • Relationships
    • 4.8, 31 Ratings

Conversations at the leading edge of human intelligence & maturity - facing the darkness and alive to the hope on the other side of it.

    040 Daniel Thorson – Curiosity Meets Curiosity Meets Care

    040 Daniel Thorson – Curiosity Meets Curiosity Meets Care

    Monastic, community leader and host of the Emerge podcast Daniel Thorson joins Terry for a tender and spacious inquiry into what really matters in this vulnerable and sacred collective moment. Daniel shares how a 3-year journey into intellectual sensemaking “crystalized”, and led him to dedicated monastic practice and curiosity about how to care for the people around him. Daniel works at the Monastic Academy, which he trains wise, powerful, and loving leaders for social and environmental peace.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    038 Gibrán Rivera – White Supremacy, Woke Fundamentalism, and Evolutionary Allyship

    038 Gibrán Rivera – White Supremacy, Woke Fundamentalism, and Evolutionary Allyship

    Master facilitator and social impact consultant Gibrán Rivera explores how social justice work might evolve to better serve the flourishing of life in one another and cultivate a “we” in the aliveness between us. Gibrán helps turn impact organizations into “networks of collaborative leadership." He's been a leader at Roxbury’s La Alianza Hispana, Iniciativa, MassVOTE, Schott Foundation for Public Education, and the Center for Nonprofits & Voting. He is also the creator of The Better Men Project.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    037 Charles Eisenstein – From Dehumanization to Sacralization

    037 Charles Eisenstein – From Dehumanization to Sacralization

    The original, caring, and influential thinker Charles Eisenstein explores the pattern of dehumanization across human culture and what is required to support a pattern of sacralization — to restore the sacredness of one another and the natural world through our listening, sensemaking, generosity, and relationships. Charles is the author of Sacred Economics, The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible, and Climate: A New Story. Two of his noteworthy essays are The Coronation and The Conspiracy Myth

    • 1 hr 48 min
    036 Spring Washam – Medicine for the Heart When the World Needs Our Courage

    036 Spring Washam – Medicine for the Heart When the World Needs Our Courage

    Gracious meditation teacher, author, shamanic practitioner, and community leader Spring Washam offers compassionate guidance for becoming a courageous ally to people of color and the more-than-human world, guided by our conscious heart intelligence. Spring is Co-Founder of East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland and Founder of Lotus Vine Journeys, an organization that blends indigenous practices with Buddhist wisdom. She is the author of A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage and Wisdom in Any Moment.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    035 Growing into Holistic Antiracism

    035 Growing into Holistic Antiracism

    In this episode, we share a recent talk Terry Patten gave on "holistic antiracism" to a mostly white community of caring spiritual practitioners. Terry shares he is very much still in process, still learning, not anywhere near the end of this journey. He knows this is a far-from-perfected communication, but decided his most caring and courageous way forward is to lay it on the line, in hopes it will help others on the path. We are all still educating ourselves, still growing. That’s a beginning.

    • 48 min
    034 Peter Limberg – Right Relationship Amidst the Spectacle

    034 Peter Limberg – Right Relationship Amidst the Spectacle

    Writer, thinker, podcaster, community convenor and Stoic Peter Limberg joins Terry to consider how we can navigate our fast-changing cultural landscapes amidst the meta-crisis in a way that brings memetic tribes into conversation and fosters authenticity, wholeness, and embodiment. Peter convenes a series of online meetings called The Stoa, exploring personal transformation, authentic relating, and sensemaking. Peter also co-authored the influential essay, Memetic Tribes and Culture War 2.0 in 2018.

    • 1 hr 38 min

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31 Ratings

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What a great interview! Really wise, far reaching and inspiring.

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