Kevin Kelly has been standing on the precipice of technology and decoding its consequences to the layman for many decades now. In this episode Kevin discusses virtual reality, the holographic reality theory, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies and why he believes the internet is still "at the beginning of its beginning."
Brandon reads a podcast review and an excellent listener comment/question that both tie into a larger theme of skepticism and struggling with "hidden knowledge", uncovering or revealing fundamental truths of existence and whether it is possible for human beings to objectively know anything at all.
Brandon and Erica have a conversation on the important topic of physical health, attempting to separate fact from fiction in the sea of contradictory information out there and touching on obvious topics such as natural diets and exercise, as well as less apparent factors that influence our well-being like meditation and our consumption of media.
Today Brandon gets into talking about being mindful—of the present moment and our place in it, of what we say and do, and how energy affects us as well as the energy we emit into the world. Meditation, spirituality and mindful practices all converge into this basic sense of ever-present well-being and sacredness.
Brandon talks about a seldom understood and discussed concept, that conceptual understanding itself is only of relative usefulness, or the idea that intellect divorced from being and emotion keeps us locked in separation consciousness. He shares a clip from Bentinho Massaro that explores this idea in a novel way and talks about dropping "location thinking".
Ima Rose is a healer, artist, muse and mystic whose intention is to aid in the awakening of the imaginal beings of planet earth. In this episode, Ima explains how the imaginal cells in a caterpillar that ultimately help transmute it into a butterfly are analogous to the imaginal human beings on planet earth that are currently awakening to a higher spiritual calling. Ima also takes the listeners through a guided Imaginal Awakening Process meditation to help activate and awaken the Imaginal Heart, Multi-dimensionality and Divine Embodiment.
On this US Independence Day 2017, Brandon sends out some well wishes and talks about freedom, a very spiritually elevated reason for this holiday. He shares a clip by Thich Nhat Hanh on this subject and comments on it, including the role that meditation plays in helping us become free from mistaken perceptions and thus from pain.
Brandon talks about the "now" and its supreme importance from a spiritual standpoint, as the present is all that's ultimately real and it is the time and place where the full presence of Divinity can be expressed and experienced. He shares an excerpt of an Alan Watts audio clip and discusses its implications in this context.
Brandon talks about how our ever greater understandings in life help us let go of expectations and judgments about people, and he cites recent examples in his own life with friends and family that helped him and those close to him respect their differences with others and remain calm.
Brandon addresses a question from a listener about being okay with not feeling sexual desire or being single for extended periods, and hopes to remind all listeners that whatever phase we are going through in our lives, we should try to be gentle and loving with ourselves and each other.
Richard Gordon is the founder of the revolutionary healing modality Quantum Touch and he joins Brandon on the show for the second time to cover the fascinating findings outlined in his new book, The Secret Nature of Matter. In this episode, he primarily discusses the easy-to-reproduce experiments outlined in his book that clearly demonstrates that our consciousness can profoundly influence matter, and that an object charged with energy and intent can dramatically affect us physiologically in seconds.
Brandon talks about the ego, an integral but challenging parts of the human experience, and playing off of an audio clip by Osho that explores this perspective, he discusses some ways in which the ego can be a "useful fiction" in the sense that its reality is relative and transitory, and how the ego was meant to help us know ourselves.
Brandon shares an incredible story of reincarnation shared via video by a Facebook podcast group member, and he follows through by talking about spiritual self-love, something that goes well beyond the usual small-minded human ego definitions of what love and the self are, and also due to the endlessly expansive nature of the true spiritual self.
In this episode Brandon quotes from a lesser-known book which he has referenced before in the podcast and is one of his favorites, "The Psychic Explorer", and he reads a chapter that purports to be a channelled message from the spirit of the Earth and portrays this being as both intelligent and embarked on its own cosmic journey.
Brandon reads another listener story of struggle with loss and resistance to move on from old relationships; he shares a Heather Waxman clip that places this experience in the context of life's grand cycles and he offers his own unique take on the word "impermanence" as it relates to this topic.
Leon Logothetis has traveled ninety countries in all continents on minimal funds and often depending on the kindness of strangers, and this is the basis for his reality series "Amazing Adventures of a Nobody" and his new show "The Kindness Diaries". In this episode he talks with Brandon about his background, his journeys and the spiritual lessons they imparted on him.
Brandon and guest Sonya Sophia talk about the recently-released Wonder Woman movie and segue into a conversation about themes of personal empowerment, discussing EFT specifically as a way to deal with various challenges in our lives.
Brandon brings up a listener's post detailing their phobias about ailments and goes to the root of the problem, their fear of loss and death. He shares an Abraham-Hicks clip, relevant quotes and his own thoughts on how we can shift our perspective to be more expansive and help us see that we are eternal beings.
In today's episode Brandon is excited to share a clip of a manifestation technique by Bentinho Massaro that entails placing what we desire for the future as part of our past. This could be considered a form of willful self-delusion that can produce powerful positive creative results.
Brandon takes a listener's comment regarding past lives and genetic memories as a basis to discuss several aspects related to reincarnation, epigenetics and the "biology of belief" as researched by Dr. Bruce Lipton; he also shares an Abraham-Hicks clip that references this material.
Belinda Womack is a scientist, author and spiritual counselor who channels archangelic wisdom to the world. In this episode, hear how Belinda’s fascinating journey began in dramatic fashion one day when she was doing stem cell research in the lab and an angelic entity appeared before her, as well as the message the angelic realm wishes to share with the world at this critical time in our evolution.
Brandon and Dr. Erica Middlemiss discuss various book recommendations for listeners, inspired by comments and requests for suggestions on reading material posted by Facebook group members. Highlights include the book "Return of the Bird Tribes" which brings about a synchronicity live during the recording of the episode.
Brandon reads a listener's review which inspires him to talk about finding the courage to face whatever is blocking our progress in life, as well as share a pertinent quote by Terence McKenna. He also continues to narrate the book Oneness, this time reading from Chapter 3.
Brandon talks about what it means to truly meditate and how we often misunderstand the term, from the perspective of spiritual teacher Osho and based on one of his quotes, and adds his own perspectives on this enriching but often challenging practice.
Brandon reads another chapter from one of his favorite books, Oneness by Rasha, which he hopes will prove the exact right message at the right time to those who may synchronistically find their way to this material. The chapter's subject is "a glimpse into the experience of ascension, integrating fragmented aspects of consciousness and attaining the perspective of one's own multi-dimensional self."