Originally broadcast on November 6, 1968. Recorded in Sausalito, California. Alan Watts talks with Laura Huxley about her recently published biography of her late husband, Aldous Huxley, titled “This Timeless Moment”.
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“DMT is like an intellectual black hole in that once you know about it, it’s very hard for anyone to understand you when you’re talking about it.”
Presented: Esalen Institute, Big Sur CA.
Joe Rogan is one of the most Honest and Intelligent celebrity of this generation.
Trialogue #003: Consciousness & Machines
A discussion on the evolution of consciousness as it relates to machines. Symbolic logic, nanotechnology and the possibility of a synthetic super-intelligence. Artificial Intelligence as a part of ourselves that could shape our evolution. Virtual computers as the source of the AI. Partnership or conflict between human and machine? How much control do we have in the evolution of machine intelligence? Challenges to the premises of the AI argument. Quantum computers, machine-time and the possibilities of the World Wide Web.
Trialogue#002: The Evolutionary Mind (1998)
What could have been the cause for the breakthrough in the evolution of human consciousness around 50,000 years ago? Collective memories of predation and how they may shape our minds today. The role of the imagination in our evolution. Physiological evolution and the idea of divine brain surgery. The psilocybin hypothesis. The transformation of human nature through connection with higher levels of consciousness in the universe. The universal information field and cosmic evolution.