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IN SEARCH OF HAPPINESS
by Vesela Simic
There has been an unprecedented explosion of interest in the pursuit of happiness. What are scientists learning? Is the quest for happiness appropriate and useful in a time of global instability? What’s missing from the discussion, and where is this quest taking us? Its pursuit is more—and less—complicated than we think.
TWIN TELEPATHY AND THE ILLUSION OF SEPARATION
by Diane H. Powell
Despite substantial evidence validating psychic phenomena, the scientific community remains largely resistant. Enter the revolutionary phenomenon of telepathic communication between twins. Numerous cases have been accumulating since the late 1800s. If they can’t be explained through synchronicity or genetics, what other explanation could there be?
THE ADAPTIVE ORGANIZATION
by Carol Mase
The strains that most of us are feeling these days are also reflected within our institutions. In attempting to adapt, most still rely on traditional models of change that no longer work in a world where the old rules don’t apply. Mase makes the case for a new model that bridges psychology, biology, and the principles of interdependence.
A QUIET REVOLUTION: AN INTERVIEW WITH ADYASHANTI
by Steve Donoso
Spiritual teacher Adyashanti, who began his public teachings in 1996, shares his wisdom on the nature of awakening consciousness. “The most powerful impediments to awakening are our beliefs about it,” he says. His recommended tools are self-honesty, meditation, and inquiry into primordial silence.