Category: Talks

Artificial Intelligence – conversation with Rupert Sheldrake

Artificial intelligence is rarely out of the news. But what is it? In this episode of the Sheldrake-Vernon Dialogues, Rupert Sheldrake and Mark Vernon take a lead from the breakthrough by Google in the prediction of protein folding, which Rupert

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Pseudo-science, a discussion with Rupert Sheldrake

The accusation of pseudo-science is often made against those involved in the New Age, and sometimes rightly so. But as Rupert Sheldrake and Mark Vernon discuss in the latest episode of the Sheldrake-Vernon Dialogues, there is a lot more to

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The front line of parapsychology

youtubeembedcode es add-link-Exchange youtubeembedcode.com/pl/ check this out In this new episode of The Sheldrake-Vernon Dialogues, Rupert Sheldrake and I discuss how psi experiences can best be understood. The evidence for these phenomena is dismissed by sceptics with increasingly dogmatic assertions.

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Psychedelics: Sheldrake-Vernon Dialogue 46

Rupert Sheldrake and I have published the latest in our discussions, on psychedelics. Many people today seek an expansion of mind with them. So what other worlds, intelligences and entities are being encountered and sought in such experiences? We focus

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Romantic Philosophy – new online course

The Idler Guide to Romantic Philosophy with Mark Vernon explores a way of engaging with life that is often eclipsed in a world of utility, science and the rational. The Romantics were convinced that feeling opens reality to us and

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Belief in angels

Rupert Sheldrake and I have published the latest in our Science Set Free podcasts, discussing belief in angels. Recent studies suggest that a third of people in the UK believe in guardian angels, and nearly three quarters of Americans believe

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Original participation

Rupert Sheldrake and I have published the latest in our Science Set Free podcasts, discussing the notion of original participation. How do you experience the cosmos? Did people in the past experience such participation differently? Do mystics enjoy a type

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Who was Jesus?

Rupert Sheldrake and I have published the latest in our Science Set Free podcasts, discussing who Jesus was. Jesus saves, it is often said. But what does that mean? Is it an objectionable notion, implying a bloodthirsty God? We explore

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The new New Atheism

Rupert Sheldrake and I have published the latest in our Science Set Free podcasts, discussing the Sunday Assembly, also known as the atheist church. It’s widely recognised that popular atheism is changing fast. It’s moving into a more constructive phase

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The Essence of Christianity

Rupert Sheldrake and I have published the latest in our Science Set Free podcasts, discussing the essence of Christianity. Now is a good moment to assess the essence of Christianity, to consider what lies at its heart. as we live

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