James O’Dea – IoNS & The Science of Consciousness


James O’Dea

James O’Dea – The Science of Consciousness

The former Director of the Washington, DC, office of Amnesty International was President of the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IoNS) when he talked about that organization’s work on Northwestern Exposure, Paul Nelson’s syndicated radio program. O’Dea discussed IoNS, compared it to Amnesty International because it solves issues that plague humanity through attention to the root causes of suffering. He also discussed the wisdom of the approach IoNS takes in addressing these global concerns.

Intro (2:00)
Part 1 (23:25)
Part 2 (24:02)
Promo (:30)

Date Aired: 11/02/03

About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) in Seattle, the Cascadia Poetry Festival and the August POetry POstcard Fest (PoPo). www.POPO.cards. He has published a collection of essays, Organic Poetry & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger) and American Sentences, a book of 17 syllable poems drawn from the first fourteen of his 20 years of daily practice. The tenth anniversary edition of that book includes Pig War: & Other Songs of Cascadia. He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, George Bowering, Diane di Prima, Brenda Hillman, George Stanley, Joanne Kyger & many Cascadia poets (see: https://paulenelson.com/americanprophets/) has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Bothell, Cumberland, BC, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois, Ukiah, CA, and other places & writes an American Sentence every day. www.PaulENelson.com
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