Postmetaphysical Visions and Visionaries (64)

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Evan Thompson

We have a thread for Varela in this sub-forum so I figured his cohort from The Embodied Mind would be worthy. I've provided some of his rec…

Started by Edwyrd theurj Burj

75 Sep 16, 2017
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Lady Gaga

I know, there might be some controversy in putting her in this category. But I truly think she fits here and will make that case. I’ve alre…

Started by Edwyrd theurj Burj

38 Mar 14, 2017
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Jean Gebser

From a link I found on this site from theurge - a Google Doc, (p. 11 (2009) devoted to an old discussion about Jean Gebser: "Shifting gea…

Started by DavidM58

26 Sep 23, 2016
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Stephen Batchelor

In my quest to go postmetaphysical a few of my several concerns follow: 1) How to interpret states and stages of consciousness; 2) How to p…

Started by Edwyrd theurj Burj

109 Sep 1, 2016
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Mark Edwards

Update: His Ph.D. thesis is here. Mark has been cited more in this forum than probably any other source. I even started a few threads about…

Started by Edwyrd theurj Burj

61 Aug 20, 2016
Reply by Ambo Suno

some likely features and factors of the rare arising from normal vision to "visionary"

Since, "We stand on the shoulders of our ancestors," and since we exist within a we-space as a fish exists in water, and since we biobeings…

Started by Ambo Suno

1 May 29, 2016
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Francisco Varela

I had a thread for Francisco Varela on the old version of this forum, and after coming across a couple websites this weekend with some good…

Started by Balder

44 Apr 19, 2016
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Riane Eisler

Since I'm reading some of her work now, and consider her worthy of her own thread in this category, I'll copy and paste some previous posts…

Started by Edwyrd theurj Burj

22 Mar 20, 2016
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Swami Satchidananda

I think Satchidananda qualifies as a visionary as much as most "spiritually" oriented people with whom we have contacted. If you follow th…

Started by Ambo Suno

0 Mar 12, 2016

What is "post-metaphysical?"

Just thought I'd ask what exactly everyone defines as post-metaphysical. I'm a bit skeptical about the idea so I'd like to hear more about…

Started by shaman sun

22 Feb 6, 2016
Reply by Ambo Suno


What paths lie ahead for religion and spirituality in the 21st Century? How might the insights of modernity and post-modernity impact and inform humanity's ancient wisdom traditions? How are we to enact, together, new spiritual visions – independently, or within our respective traditions – that can respond adequately to the challenges of our times?

This group is for anyone interested in exploring these questions and tracing out the horizons of an integral post-metaphysical spirituality.

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