Politics, partying, and the roads not taken: a critical assessment of "that thing in the desert" with Steven T. Jones, editor of the Bay Guardian and author of The Tribes of Burning Man. 

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Social networks, spiritual pragmatism, and the "organized innocence" of American witchcraft: a talk with Aidan A. Kelly, author of A Tapestry of Witches: A History of the Craft in America, Volume 1 and the memoir Hippie Commie Beatnik Witches.

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Yogic siddhis, paranormal research, and the stange sociology of science: a talk with Dean Radin, senior scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and author, most recently, of Supernormal: Science, Yoga, and the Evidence for Extraordinary Psychic Abilities. 

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The maker movement, the surveillance web, and fanning the embers of 90s cyberculture: a talk with Gareth Branwyn, former editor at MAKE, Boing Boing, and Mondo 2000, and now author of Borg Like Me & Other Tales of Art, Eros, and Embedded Systems.

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 Spiritual technologies, DIY neuroscience, and the renaissance of engineered mindstates: a talk with Mikey Siegel, Bay Area entrepreneur and consciousness hacker impresario . http://mikeysiegel.com/

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New Thought, the trouble with skeptics, William James, and the history and power of positive thinking: an animated talk with Mitch Horowitz, author of One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life. 


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Chinese typewriters, Alan Watts, and how Buddhism (and motorcycle maintenance) infected digital capitalism: a talk with Professor R. John Williams about his new book, The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West. http://rjohnwilliams.wordpress.com

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 Anarchism, synchronicity, and the joke religion spawned by the vision of a Goddess in a bowling alley: a talk with "crackpot historian" Adam Gorightly about his new book Historia Discordia: The Origins of the Discordian Society.

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Patanjali, dualism vs nondualism, and the complex evolution of a spiritual classic: a talk with Professor David Gordon White, author of The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali: A Biography.

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The Singularity, the übermensch, and the yearning to overcome history: a conversation with philosopher and integral theorist Michael E. Zimmerman, co-author of Integral Ecology: Uniting Multiple Perspectives on the Natural World. 

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