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Dr Marriah Star

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Dr. Marriah Star is the Artist-in-Residence at Curry College. He produces Sound Culture, a Sonic Sampler of the Cultures of the Curry College Community, accessible at SoundCloud. On The Wisdom Hour, he discusses his transition from a hippie community in Tucson, AZ, to academia, and he talks with guests about their transitions. This show features rational mystics and mystical scientists who explore wisdom from every possible angle.

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I will talk about what it means to be an inspiring Harvard graduate.

I will talk about the lives of Harvard graduates, as revealed in the anniversary reports that are sent out every 5 years. I will read entries from the Harvard class of 1998 for the 5th, 10th, and 15th anniversaries.

Most people receive wisdom now through great movies. I will talk about some of the best movies of all time. I will discuss the film criticism of Siskel and Ebert. I will talk about movies that have become cult classics. I will talk about how the... more

I will discuss how Social Media take advantage of what Clay Shirky calls "cognitive surplus", thus facilitating collaboration outside of established organizations. I will talk about what Twitter can do well and what it does poorly.... more

I will discuss the virtues and vices of Social Media. I will talk about the histories of Friendster, MySpace, Facebook, Google Plus, YouTube, and Twitter. I will talk about that Social Media do well and what they do poorly, if at all.

I will discuss introspection. What is it? How do you do it? How do you do it well? Why don't many people do it? Why don't many people do it well?

I will talk about pop music and how the lyrics, the music, or both lead to spiritual growth.

I talked with Narayan Healing about her spiritual path and professional work. Kristi Marie Jones, whose given spiritual name is NARAYAN is a self-schooled spiritual master, she embodies her path of the mystic, healer & sage, and her... more

I will talk about the nature of journalism and how to distinguish true journalism from tabloid, sensationalized journalism. "A Guide to U.S. Newspapers 1. The Wall Street Journal is read by the people who run the country. 2. The New York... more

I will talk about how Western culture conditions you to want to constantly prove yourself so that you are never satisfied with anything. I will discuss how wisdom is the realization that you don't have to prove anything to anyone.

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