Expanding Mind

Progressiveradionetwork.com presents Expanding Mind with Erik Davis. He explores the culture of consciousness: magic, spirituality, psychology, technology.

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episode 159: Expanding Mind – Summer Pause


Expanding Mind is going on hiatus. In this solo show, Erik reflects on a decade of podcasting, the learning curves of the show, the work of conversation, the uncanniness of our moment, and the publication of High Weirdness: Drugs, Esoterica, and Visionar...


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 2019-06-20  58m
 
 

episode 158: Expanding Mind – Liminal Mind


A conversation with my wife Jennifer Dumpert about collaborative dreaming, iPad skrying, meditation, play, the problem with interpretation, and her new bookLiminal Dreaming: Exploring Consciousness at the Edges of Sleep (North Atlantic).   


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 2019-06-13  57m
 
 

episode 157: Expanding Mind – Deconstructing Yourself


A discussion with meditation teacher and author Michael Taft  host of the Deconstructing Yourself podcast, about hardcore dharma, Buddhist modernism, shop talk, the soup of the sangha, and the problem of the achievement self and the blind leading the bli...


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 2019-06-06  58m
 
 

episode 156: Expanding Mind – Queering Psychedelia


An informative chat with clinical psychologist and psychedelic researcher Dr. Alexander Belser about qualitative research, the Mystical Experience Questionnaire, the diversity of psychedelic trips, queer spiritualities, and the idea of coming “out of the...


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 2019-05-23  57m
 
 

episode 155: Expanding Mind – Sacred Matter


A conversation with philosopher of religion Mary-Jane Rubenstein about wonder, horror, animism, the multiverse, Heidegger, Einstein, Hawaiian telescopes, and her book Pantheologies: Gods, Worlds, Monsters (Columbia).  


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 2019-05-16  58m
 
 

episode 154: Expanding Mind – Patterns of Transformation


A talk with experience designer Ida Benedetto about transformative games, trespassing, rules for sex parties, active introversion, magic circles, funerals, and queer spirituality.   


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 2019-05-02  57m
 
 

episode 153: Expanding Mind – Decriminalize Nature


Entheogenic and community activists Larry Norris and Kufikiri talk about the growing campaign to decriminalize entheogenic plant medicines within the city of Oakland. Topics include community access, education, reframing “psychedelics,” blind spots, chan...


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 2019-04-26  56m
 
 

episode 152: Expanding Mind – Feral Poetics


Poet Janaka Stucky talks about guerrilla poetry, burlesque horror, mystical language, shame, prophecy, and the strange DMT experiences that inspired his latest book, Ascend Ascend (Third Mind Books).


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 2019-04-18  57m
 
 

episode 151: Expanding Mind – Meditation Apps


Science and technology researcher Rebecca Jablonsky talks about consciousness hacking, tech ethnography, information ecosystems, media fasts, and the ups and downs of outsourcing awareness.  


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 2019-04-11  55m
 
 

episode 150: Expanding Mind – Ouija Board Poetics


Poet and literary scholar Stephen Yenser talks about James Merrill and his poetic epic The Changing Light at Sandover (1982), based on decades of Ouija board communications. Topics include: devotion, Maya Deren, duplicity, friendship, the alchemy of lang...


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 2019-04-04  57m