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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 spend the first hour talking about how difficult it is to be true to yourself if you don't even know yourself. I will discuss the different challenges faced by people growing up poor, middle class, and rich. I will spend the second hour... more

I will talk about the apprenticeship model of talent (also called the martial arts model of talent). I will discuss how it is different from and superior to the lone genius model of talent. The apprenticeship model is based on a master and an... more

I will talk about the three most important decades in recent American history, the 1950s, the 1960s, and the 1970s

I will talk about my new book, "Diamonds of Thought."

I will talk with Mary Mackey about her work as a Speech Language Pathologist with special needs children. I will discuss my own experience raising two children on the Autism Spectrum. My daughter was diagnosed with Pervasive... more

I will talk about the difference between hope, mindfulness, and resilience. I will discuss hope in the case of Brooke Ellison. I will discuss mindfulness as it is described by Harvard Professor Ellen Langer. I will discuss resilience in the... more

I will celebrate life by having a party. I will play the music that many of my guests have sent me. I will play some of my favorite party songs and rock songs.

I will talk about the book Seth Speaks with Mary Mackey and Adena Koslek. We will discuss Chapter 1

I will discuss what it means to have a spiritual awakening, followed by spiritual realization, followed by enlightenment. I will discuss my spiritual awakening when I was 16 years old, in 1992, and decided to use my awareness to... more

I will talk about the problems of higher education and how to fix them.

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