3.4.1 Ecological Awareness Part 1

When I talk in academic and scientific circles about mystical experience, I have to be very careful of my terminology. And so I alter the phrase ‘mystical experience’ and call it ‘ecological awareness’ because it really amounts to the same thing. But the terminology...

3.4.2 Ecological Awareness Part 2

In this morning’s session I was emphasizing primarily the theoretical aspects of ecological awareness, showing how our differentiation between separate things and events is an abstraction and that the whole world is an inseparable unity. Not of separate parts, but of...

3.4.3 Ecological Awareness Part 3

In yesterday’s session—two sessions—I covered first the ecological conception of an organism’s relationship to its environment—and thus, of course, of the individual’s relationship to the universe—and I was trying to show you that this is not a question of two systems...

3.4.4 Ecological Awareness Part 4

The problem I was discussing this morning was really the relationship of ecology to technology, but I was discussing it in a historical way: raising the problem of why technology originated in the West and not, for example, in China, and showing—first of all—that...

3.4.5 Education for Non-entity

Throughout Asia and Europe, Americans have the undeserved reputation of the most materialistic civilization that ever existed. The undeserved reputation, because never was their culture so completely unmaterialistic. I define a materialist as a person who loves...