The Power of the ImaginalwithStephen Aizenstat

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Stephen Aizenstat, PhD, is the founder of Pacifica Graduate Institute, Dream Tending, and the Academy of Imagination. He is coeditor (with Robert Bosnak) of Imagination and Medicine: The Future of Healing in an Age of Neuroscience. He is author of Dream Tending: Awakening to the Healing Power of Dreams and The Imagination Matrix: How to Access the Greatest Power You Have for Creativity, Connection, and Purpose.

Here he shares many personal stories to illustrate his view that our mental imagery is alive and active.

00:00 Introduction

02:26 Imagination and the paranormal

05:39 Rocks can talk

09:17 Curiosity

12:57 The machine

21:41 Connecting with people

26:39 Embodiment

30:44 The Bollingen tower

38:45 The Goanna lizard

58:35 Conclusion

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(Recorded on October 27, 2023)

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Published on December 4, 2023


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