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  • Latest Posts from the EnlightenNext Editors’ Blog

  • Integral Civic Consciousness (Think About This)

    Integral Civic Consciousness (Think About This)

    by Ross Robertson
    John Bunzl is a successful UK businessman with a simple yet powerful idea for how to practically address difficult international issues like climate change. It’s called Simultaneous Policy (“Simpol” for short), “a peaceful political strategy to democratically drive all the

    Sep 09, 2011 | 7 comments | Read Post

  • In Search of True Scenius: 5. Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris

    In Search of True Scenius: 5. Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris

    by Elizabeth Debold
    Over the weekend I had the delightful experience of seeing Woody Allen’s latest: Midnight in Paris. Now, Woody Allen and I go way back—to the early stuff, like Bananas (1971), or even Take the Money and Run (1969). But when

    Sep 08, 2011 | 19 comments | Read Post

  • Worldviews in Dialogue 1. Superman Explores His Sensitive Side

    Worldviews in Dialogue 1. Superman Explores His Sensitive Side

    by Carter Phipps
    In this new series, Worldviews in Dialogue, we want to explore the interior nature of different historical worldviews, comparing and contrasting the values, perspective, and the quality of consciousness intrinsic to different types of worldviews both in contemporary, and sometimes

    Aug 27, 2011 | 8 comments | Read Post

  • The Scale of the Universe

    The Scale of the Universe

    by Tom Huston
    A few years ago, I discovered one of the coolest corporate promotional tools ever to strike the web — Nikon’s “Universcale,” an exquisitely rendered interactive Flash animation conveying epic orders of cosmic magnitude, from subatomic particles on the left to

    Aug 15, 2011 | 3 comments | Read Post

  • Featured Articles

  • The View from the Center of the Universe

    The View from the Center of the Universe

    by Elizabeth Debold

    An Interview with Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams

    Ever since Copernicus proved that the universe doesn’t revolve around Earth, humanity’s place in the cosmos has steadily continued to shrink. But according to physicist Joel Primack and cultural philosopher Nancy Abrams, we may be far more central to the universe than we think. EnlightenNext speaks with this dynamic husband-and-wife duo about the fascinating ways in which science is coming to understand our true cosmic significance, revealing a surprising new context in which to answer the perennial spiritual questions: Who are we? and Why are we here?

    Apr 13, 2011 | 0 comments | Read Post

  • The Genesis Device

    The Genesis Device

    by Tom Huston

    Deep below the surface of the earth, the Large Hadron Collider is poised to answer scientists’ most pressing questions about the origin and structure of the universe. What new conceptions of the cosmos await us?

    Apr 13, 2011 | 0 comments | Read Post

  • The Narcissism Epidemic

    The Narcissism Epidemic

    by Joel Pitney

    An Interview with Jean M. Twenge

    There’s a plague sweeping our planet: Millions of individuals who grew up in the self-reflective afterglow of the 1960s are now hopelessly stuck on themselves. But it doesn’t have to be this way, says Dr. Jean Twenge, shining light on the difference between narcissism and true self-esteem.

    Apr 13, 2011 | 0 comments | Read Post

  • A Kosmic Roller-Coaster Ride

    A Kosmic Roller-Coaster Ride

    by Andrew Cohen

    Featuring Andrew Cohen and Ken Wilber

    What is the purpose of the universe? Is the evolutionary process God’s merry-go-round, repeating in infinite cycles, or is it a deadly serious endeavor charting ever-new ground? Metaphysical sparks fly between the Guru and the Pandit as they tackle some of the biggest questions that philosophers have wrestled with for millennia.

    Apr 13, 2011 | 0 comments | Read Post