#34 Conversations on Complexity - Science and Nonduality (SAND)

#34 Conversations on Complexity

Podcast with

​​​“We are not walking through the world; we are interwoven with it. In everything we do, we participate in complexity.”
–Neil Theise

Neil Theise is a professor of pathology at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Through his scientific research, he has been a pioneer of adult stem cell plasticity and the anatomy of the human interstitium. Dr. Theise’s studies in complexity theory have led to interdisciplinary collaborations in fields such as integrative medicine, consciousness studies, and science-religion dialogue.

Neil’s new book, which we discuss on the episode, is Notes on Complexity

Topics

  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 02:15 – Neil’s Scientific and Spiritual Background
  • 08:29 – Complexity and the Merging of Science and Spirituality
  • 15:48 – Complex vs. Complicated
  • 22:14 – Chaos, Fractals, and Emergence
  • 29:48 – Biological Emergence
  • 36:44 – Incompleteness Theorem, Quantum Physics, and Consciousness
  • 47:02 – Complexity and Resiliency

Buddhism and Quantum Mechanics

Article by

Excerpt of an article by 'Art of Life' star

#75 Love-With-Justice

Podcast with

A Community Gathering recording from Sufi scholar feeling into the shared pain of Palestine.

The Unburnt Heart of Compassion

Video with

A view on the Vietnamese monk who burned himself alive in protest in 1962.

#74 Engaged and Aspirational Bodhicitta

Podcast with

Exploring a path for balancing mindfulness with

Dadirri: Ancient Aboriginal Mindfulness Traditions

Article by

In such safe places people can enter the first stage of the trauma recovery process, Telling their Story

Tesla’s “Free Energy” & Vedic Philosophy

Article by

The Properties of Space Science works best when in harmony with nature

The Great Spiritual Bypass

Article by

The Buddhist teacher and psychotherapist John Welwood coined the wonderful phrase “spiritual bypassing”, which means, in his own words, “trying to rise above the raw and messy side of our humanness before we have fully faced and made peace with it

Rabia al Basri

Article by

She was a Sufi mystic who lived in the eighth century

Support SAND with a Donation

Science and Nonduality is a nonprofit organization. Your donation goes towards the development of our vision and the growth of our community.
Thank you for your support!