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Open MIND: 39 papers on mind, consciousness, and cognition

January 22, 2015 / 0 comments

I came across this collection of papers and responses on the mind, edited by Thomas Metzinger and Jennifer M. Windt, via a twitter post by Andreas Roepstorff, Professor at Aarhus University. From the introduction: “This is an edited collection of 39 original papers and as many commentaries and replies. The target papers and replies were…

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Psychiana

August 21, 2009 / 0 comments

Mitch Horowitz writes about Psychiana, a “mail order” New Thought religion created by Frank B. Robinson in 1928. Robinson ran the religion from his office in Moscow, Idaho. “Robinson was probably the first religious figure of the twentieth century to fully grasp the power of advertising and mail-order marketing. But he was more than just…

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Pogo

May 31, 2009 / 0 comments

One year ago I blogged about Pogo’s youtube video “Alice” – here’s an insightful post about his music on Poemocracy thanks to Our Future Environment for sending this to me. You can download Pogo’s amazing creations on last.fm. Share this:

Alice

May 31, 2008 / 0 comments

Apparently over 260,000 of you have seen this and I didn’t even know it was there. Into the remix rabbit hole: Share this:

NYT reports on Buddha’s “arrival” in psychotherapy

May 27, 2008 / 0 comments

The NY Times has a silly article on Mindfulness Meditation, here’s the summary: “Many researchers now worry that the enthusiasm for Buddhist practice will run so far ahead of the science that this promising psychological tool could turn into another fad.” Yes, another 5,000 year old fad. Of course, western “psychotherapy” was around long before…

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