The Nature of Higher ConsciousnesswithSally Ornstein

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Sally M. Ornstein was married to the late psychologist, Robert E. Ornstein, for more than 35 years. She is coauthor, with him, of God 4.0: On the Nature of Higher Consciousness and the Experience Called “God”.

Here she describes the capacities of the brain’s right hemisphere for experiences of transcendence and wholeness. She maintains that higher states of awareness are achieved, naturally, by deactivating certain areas of the brain that keep us focused on egoic concerns – the right parietal lobe and the default mode network. She describes stages in humanity’s religious evolution leading up to the integration of science and spirituality.

(Recorded on October 13, 2021)

Published on October 25, 2021


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