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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 the importance of doing things you believe will make a difference over long periods of time. I will discuss how focusing on the long-term can distract you from the beauty of this moment. Wisdom requires being able to enjoy the... more

I will talk about the recent week in the news. I will discuss why we care about the news and current events. The news constitutes the unknown, so we rely on news reporters to reveal the unknown to us and new editors or news anchors to... more

With school starting for many children and teenagers, I will talk with Christine Duvivier about ways students can perform at their best and avoid the pitfalls of academia. Christine Duvivier is a leader, speaker, and mentor. She is the... more

I will discuss what it is like to become enlightened: You go from feeling like you are drowning in the ocean to swimming in a beautiful pool. You go from feeling like you are falling to your death in the sky to feeling like you are skydiving.

I will talk about the importance of Jazz in American culture. I will discuss John Coltrane, Dave Brubeck, Kat Edmonson, and other Jazz greats.

I will talk about Antoinette Tuff, who helped prevent yet another school shooting by calmly talking to the potential shooter. Antoinette Tuff popularized the phrase "Push Past the Pain." Antoinette Tuff exemplifies Jimi Hendix's saying:... more

I will talk with Lawrence McClellan about race and race relations in America.

I will talk about race, racism, and race relations in the United States over the past 50 years. I will discuss the 1963 March on Washington, featuring Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. I will discuss the death of Trayvon Martin, the... more

I will talk about our relationships with money, wealth, poverty, and love as reflected in comics, cartoons, and TED talks. I will discuss comic strips from Doonesbury and Stone Soup that reveal our dilemma with money. I will play an... more

What is happiness? How do you become happy? I will discuss happiness in popular literature. I will discuss what it means to become happy when you know the three levels of reality.

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