Archive for June 2012
Casket handles, the violence of embalming, and renewing our link with the ancestors: a wonderful talk with Ru Callender, the director of the UK's Green Funeral Company, and the co-editor of the new edition of the Natural Death Handbook.
Teilhard de Chardin, your personal zombie army, and the Jennifer Aniston neuron: an enlivening talk with neuroscientist Professor Christoph Koch, author of the new book Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist. http://www.klab.caltech.edu/~koch/
Sitting Zen, drinking tea, and asking "Who am I?": a talk with David Chadwick, author of Crooked Cucumber: the Life and Zen Teaching of Shunryu Suzuki and the honcho behind the immense Suzuki online archive. www.cuke.com