Science Mike talks with Rupert Sheldrake and Mike Morrell about science, theology, and panentheism.
Rupert Sheldrake, Ph.D. is a biologist and author of more than eighty-five scientific papers and twelve books, including The Presence of the Past, Science Set Free and Science and Spiritual Practices. He was among the top 100 Global Thought Leaders for 2013, as ranked by the Duttweiler Institute, Zurich, Switzerland's leading think tank.
He was a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge University, a Frank Know Fellow at Harvard, and a Research Fellow of the Royal Society. He lives in London with his wife Jill Purce.
Connect with his vast body of work online at Sheldrake.org
Mike Morrell is the collaborating author, with Fr. Richard Rohr, on The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation (you can download a free bonus chapter here.) He's also the founder of Wisdom Camp, a retreat for mystical misfits, and a founding organizer of the justice, arts, and spirituality Wild Goose Festival. Mike additionally enjoys publishing consulting, author coaching, and curating a community of book reviewers, Speakeasy. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Asheville, North Carolina.
In this episode, Science Mike talks about where the heck Ask Science Mike has been lately.
This week's episode covers your questions on how to take action to mitigate climate change. Here's some additional resources discussed this week:
Global Warming’s Six Americas
This week's episode was recorded live at Placentia Presbyterian Church in Placentia, CA. The questions are unscreened and the answers are unrehearsed--so fact check anything that sounds dubious to you.
Science Mike is co-hosting an online book club called the Cosmic Campfire about mysticism and science. It starts next week.
I am a survior of sexual assault who has never come forward. On this episode, I discuss why, and what that means in how we respond to victims of sexual assault.
Science Mike and Annie Dimond talk about the popularity of the Ennegram from the perspective of skeptics.
What does it take to build self-confidence?
For this week's Ask Science Mike, we address the following questions: Why do people love to pop bubble wrap? What problematic beliefs are baked into secularism? What is the optimal human diet? What does science have to say about how parenting changes people’s personalities?
You're in charge of this program. All you have to do is submit a question on asksciencemike.com
Why do people love to pop bubble wrap?
What is the optimal human diet?
What does science have to say about how parenting changes people’s personalities?
Preproduction by Andrew Galucki.
Ask Science Mike is produced by Gregg Nordin.
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