Philosophy


Episode 173 – Lucid Dreaming, Gateways to the inner self w/ Robert Waggoner

Robert Waggoner is one of the foremost lucid dreamers on the planet. He is former President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD). For the past ten years, he has been the co-editor of the online magazine, The Lucid Dreaming Experience, the only ongoing publication devoted specifically to lucid dreaming. A lucid dreamer since 1975, he has logged more than 1,000 lucid dreams. Robert frequently speaks on lucid dreaming at national and international dream conferences, workshops and college classrooms, like Sonoma State University, Iowa State University, University of Washington, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Evergreen State College. Robert has been interviewed by CNN, CBS News and ABC News (KABC – Los Angeles) about the practice of lucid dreaming. His comments have appeared in media as diverse as DETAILS ,The Huffington Post, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Popular Science and Brides magazine. During 2009-2010, he had a regular Iowa Public Radio show,discussing dreams and lucid dreams, and spoke with Utne Reader in 2015. In this conversation we discuss in-depth the state of lucid dreaming and all of it’s variations.

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Episode 172 – Consciousness, Science and Metaphysics – w/ Dr. Rupert Sheldrake

Dr. Rupert Sheldrake is one of the highest regarded scientists of our time. He is a biologist and author of more than 85 scientific papers and 9 books, many of his books have gone bestseller worldwide. He was voted among the top 100 Global Thought Leaders in the world for 2013. It took us 7 years to book him to be on HXP. We hope you enjoy this interview as much as we did!

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Episode 171 – Surfing Monster Waves, Mastering Fear & Flow State w/ Laird Hamilton

Laird Hamilton has been declared one of the greatest surfers alive in the world today. He is best known as a big-wave surfing pioneer and iconic waterman, Laird has spent his whole life pushing boundaries, connecting with flow state and challenging the impossible.

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Episode 169 – Near Death Experiences, Is there an afterlife? What happens when we die? w/ Lynn Russell

Lynn K. Russell is a world expert on Near-Death Experiences. She assisted Dr Jeffery Long by researching thousands of NDE accounts at his Near-Death Experience Research Foundation. She has also studied developments in consciousness research, quantum theory and cosmology.

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Episode 166 – Becoming the Architect of your Life, Building Atomic Habits w/ James Clear

James is the author of international best selling book “Atomic Habits” Where he looks for the answer to the question: “How can we live better?” His book in which he educates the reader how to, among other things, boost their motivation, break their bad habits and find ways to get better by 1% every day. James has been writing about these topics on his website at Jamesclear.com since 2012,James has been a speaker to many organizations worldwide, and has previously spoken at such companies as Cisco, Honda, LinkedIn and Intel.

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Episode 165 – Coronavirus, Policy Failures, Is our Democracy in Danger? w/ Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson is an American author, spiritual leader, politician, and activist. She has written 13 books, including four New York Times number one bestsellers in She is the founder of Project Angel Food, a volunteer food delivery program that serves home-bound people with HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses. She is also the co-founder of the Peace Alliance, a nonprofit education and advocacy organization supporting peace-building projects. She later received national attention as a result of her frequent appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show and was known as Oprah’s “spiritual adviser.”

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Episode 164 – COVID19, End of the Kali Yuga? Space Origins, Dimensional Physics w/ Richard C. Hoagland

Richard C. Hoagland. Richard is an author, scientist, researcher and a former NASA consultant and museum space science Curator who has spent his career analysing and investigating the data generated by space missions. Richard served as the science advisor to Walter Cronkite and CBS news. Richard also hosts The other side of midnight, which is ranked in the top ten best late night radio shows in the world today.

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Episode 163 – Medicinal Mycology, Neurogenesis, Psychedelics, Kundalini Awakening w/ Clint Ginn

Clinton Ginn is a Founder, CEO and Psychologist who also specializes in the field of Medical Mycology. Which is, using Magic Mushrooms to heal Trauma. Clint achieved his degree in psychology from Arizona state university, he worked as a counselor with at-risk youth, which after 6 years convinced him of the futility of the current paradigm of mental health care. He became a medicinal mycologist in 2009 and has spent 10+ years using what he learned to remedy the pain he witnessed in the mental health field.

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Ep#162 – Willpower, Focus, Attention, Optimizing Your Life & Becoming Indistractable w/ Nir Eyal

Nir Eyal is a best selling author, entrepreneur and expert in behavioural design. He received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Nir’s focus is the intersection of psychology technology and business his work has been featured in Forbes, time, Harvard business review psychology today and now The human experience. His book “Hooked” received international acclaim and numerous rewards.

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Episode 136 – Dr. Bernardo Kastrup – Philosophy, The Nature of Reality

Dr. Bernardo Kastrup is a scientist, philosopher and author who enjoys questioning the elements that make up our reality. He has Ph.Ds in both philosophy and computer engineering, and has worked in such prestigious places as the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the Philips Research Laboratories.

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Episode 129 – Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, Science and Spiritual Practices

Rupert Sheldrake is a biologist and author of more than 85 scientific papers and 9 books, many of his books have gone bestseller worldwide.
He was voted among the top 100 Global Thought Leaders in the world for 2013. He studied natural sciences at Cambridge University, Philosophy and History of Science at Harvard University, and then returned to Cambridge to achieve his Ph.D in Biochemistry. 

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Episode 126 – Massimo Pigliucci – Stoicism, Virtue & thriving in a world out of control

Massimo Pigliucci is a scientist, skeptic, and philosopher, who in recent years has written a number of books on Stoicism. He earned a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee, and is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at The City College of New York. He also has a background in biology, with a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut.
He has had articles published in a number of publications, such as Philosophy Now and The New York Times. He has also given a TEDx talk titled Stoicism as a philosophy for an ordinary life.

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Episode 118 – Tom Campbell – General Relativity, Consciousness, Metaphysics

Tom Campbell is a NASA physicist, researcher, consciousness explorer and author; in this episode we cover his book “My Big TOE” Tom Campbell began researching altered states of consciousness with Bob Monroe (Journeys Out Of The Body, Far Journeys, and The Ultimate Journey) at Monroe Laboratories in the early 1970s where he and a few others were instrumental in getting Monroe’s laboratory for the study of consciousness up and running. These early drug-free consciousness pioneers helped design experiments, developed the technology for creating specific altered states, and were the main subjects of study (guinea pigs) all at the same time. Campbell has been experimenting with, and exploring the […]

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Episode 96 – Daniele Bolelli – on Discipline, Surviving Challenges & Martial Arts

Daniele Bolelli may have initially gravitated toward the martial arts for the discipline created between mind and body. He excelled to earn a 5th-degree black belt in Kung Foo San Soo, while he built that strong warrior prowess. Little did he know is that one day he would have to call upon all he’d learned to rise to overcome a barrage of major life challenges, and save his soul in the process. In this episode we discuss martial arts, discipline, facing life challenges, how to overcome them and so much more.

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Episode 46 – Mr. Peter Panagore

Peter Baldwin Panagore is the host of a daily inspirational TV and radio broadcast that airs on two NBC stations throughout Maine. Peter is an avid sailor and alpine. He earned his B.A. in English from the University of Massachusetts and a Masters of Divinity from Yale Divinity School, with a focus on systematic theology and Christian mysticism. His educational background and his 30 years of yoga and meditative practice and work as a pastor with the dying and grieving has given Peter a unique insight, language, and perspective on heaven, God, death, life, love, beauty, and hope. The retired pastor, who writes for The Huffington Post Blog […]

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Episode 10 – Brian Foster – The Case for Reincarnation 2

In this episode we talked to Brian foster about spiritism and his book “The Case for Reincarnation” Spiritism is a spiritualistic doctrine codified in the 19th century by the French educator Allan Kardec, proposed to the study of “the nature, origin, and destiny of spirits, and their relation with the corporeal world”. From his book “The Case for Reincarnation”: “You have lived multiple lives. At times you have been rich, poor, a servant and a slave. Maybe even a King or a Queen, at the least a member of the minor nobility. Many famous people in the past have believed in reincarnation, such as Thomas Edison and Sir […]

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