Iain McGilchrist and John Vervaeke on God, Meaning, Consciousness, and Being

Running Time: 02:12:00

– Matthew’s Adopt Responsibility podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzwP…
– Garrett’s This Could Be Interesting podcast: https://www.youtube.com/c/ThisCouldBe… 
– Physics Contest: https://youtu.be/V93GQaDtv8w
– John Vervaeke: https://youtu.be/3p8o3-7mvQc
– John and Bernardo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWcTmeAs44I&t=0s
– John and Joscha Bach: https://youtu.be/rK7ux_JhHM4
– Iain McGilchrist on TOE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-SgO… 
Iain’s book (Master and His Emissary): https://amzn.to/3r7L064
– Iain’s book (The Matter With Things): https://amzn.to/3LELdak


00:00:00 Introduction
00:05:44 Iain on the “meaning crisis”
0:09:29 John on the “meaning crisis”
00:15:10 Technology amplifies our lack of wisdom
00:18:26 Rationality and Belief (Iain vs. John)
00:28:35 Imaginary vs. Imaginal
00:37:03 Non-theism vs. Religion (against meditation as spiritual redress)
00:53:38 Not doing vs. Un-doing vs. Being passive vs. Un-Knowing
01:09:22 The way God sees us vs. The way we see God
01:22:06 Sam Harris, Closing yourself off to the Divine, and Terror
01:29:20 The importance of Sangha (community), and how can John’s neoplatonism work?
01:40:43 Faith, Whitehead, and Reciprocal Opening
01:47:56 Against “being present”
01:54:58 Marrying a religion
02:04:24 Should we certainly give up on certainty?
02:06:06 On not speaking and the un-making of TOE
02:08:14 John and Iain summate