From Chakras to Vehicles: Consciousness and the Emergence of Form – Thomas D. Abraham – July 10, 2015

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From Chakras to Vehicles: Consciousness and the Emergence of Form

Are we spiritual beings or biological machines? As we sit on the precipice of an AI revolution, and with rapid advances in neuroimaging and brain research (including the Brain Initiative), this question has become more of an ideological standoff than a philosophical musing. According to our current prevailing mechanistic model, the entire spectrum of human experience has biological underpinnings. Consciousness is an emergent property of brain activity and our brains have evolved via selection.

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The Impacts of the Fukushima Event on our Planet and Humanity’s Future Energy Options – Niels Schonbeck, Ph.D. – April 24, 2015

Niels Schonbeck, Ph.D.

Friday, April 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM – presentation begins at 11:30 AM Title:   The Impacts of the Fukushima Event on our Planet and Humanity’s Future Energy Options Abstract:   Dr. Niels Schonbeck will begin with an introduction to the interrelated challenges of climate change and our planetary energy budget.  Environmentalists have traditionally…

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MICROTUBULES & THE SUPRA-BRAIN – G.W. Hardin – Jan. 9, 2015

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Friday, January 9, 2015 @ 11:00 AM – presentation Starts at 11:30 AM MICROTUBULES & THE SUPRA-BRAIN, The Argument Against Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Human Extinction Presenter: GW Hardin ABSTRACT “Stephen Hawking Is Terrified of Artificial Intelligence” was the title of a recent Huffington Post feature (5/5/14). He was quoted…

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Diving Into the Supernatural Pool – Rick Nelson – Oct. 24, 2014

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Friday, October 24th, 2014 @ 11:00 AM  Presentation Starts at 11:30 AM Topic:  Diving Into the Supernatural Pool Presenter:  Rick Nelson Abstract: The Adventure Club was created by Rick Nelson in 1987 as a vehicle for exploring and experiencing the unknown. By placing oneself in unusual circumstances, taking educated risks…

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