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Mindfunda interview Evan Thompson Waking, Dreaming, Being

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Published on Sep 25, 2015

Susanne van Doorn from Mindfunda talks with philosopher Evan Thompson about his book Waking, Dreaming, Being. This book builds a bridge between Western science and the Eastern of consciousness as explained in the oldest map of consciousness, Upanishad.

Evan Thompson talks about:

How his father William Irwin Thompson founder of Lindisfarne Association, as well as his wife, neurologist Rebecco Todd, influenced the ideas he proposes in this book.
The waking state as a stream of consciousness with gaps in-between.
The dreaming state and especially lucid dreaming is a special kind of awareness.
Dreaming as more than random neurological chatter of the brain.
A state of pure awareness.
And finally Evan Thompson tells us why he picked up the pen to write Waking, Dreaming, Being.

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