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Dr Marriah Star

The Wisdom Hour


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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 wil talk about how to improve your imagination to enhance your creativity.

I will talk about the assumption of intense sensitivity in spiritual awakening. Many people experience brighter colors, louder sounds, stronger physical sensations of touch, smell and taste when they experience an awakening, and this is... more

I will talk about the nature of human imagination and why it is important to develop.

I will talk about how to navigate the three levels of reality. As a child, you know only one reality because you don't have a sense of self yet (that does not develop until you are a teenager). Your sense of the entire world is limited to your family... more

I will talk about the comic strips Zits, Ziggy, Helen Sweetheart of the Internet, and Boondocks. In Zits the teenager is told a buch of inspiring truths by his mother, but her thinks of them as a burden. This demonstrates that many people think... more

I will talk about the pros and cons of living in the information age. Pro: You have instantaneous access to information all over the world through your cell phone, your laptop, and other electronic devises. Con: Most people follow the path of... more

I will discuss how to deal with stress in life.

I will discuss the value of the humanities in a society, especially in education. I will discuss the idea of The Two Cultures, presented by C.P. Snow in 1959. "In his 1959 Rede lecture The Two Culture,s C.P. Snow contrasted what he... more

I will discuss the problems of 21st-century education and how to solve them.

I will discuss Buddhism. Siddhartha was an Indian Prince who rejected wealth and decided to become an ascetic. That didn't work. He tried every possible way to reach enlightenment and nothing worked. So, he sat under a tree for 45... more

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