Erik Davis, PhD, a religious historian is author of TechGnosis: Myth, Magic and Mysticism in the Age of Information. His other books include Led Zeppelin IV; High Weirdness: Drugs, Esoterica, and Visionary Experience in the Seventies; Visionary State: A Journey Through California’s Spiritual Landscape; and Nomad Codes: Adventures in Modern Esoterica.
This wide-ranging conversation covers many of the essential conundrums we have in society today.
03:38 Historical context
17:59 Are we robots?
47:27 What is real?
52:32 What is consciousness?
54:20 Future of religion
Edited subtitles for this video are available in Russian, Portuguese, Italian, German, French, and Spanish.
(Recorded on January 31, 2023)
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Published on February 20, 2023