Roundtable Discussions on the Evolutionary Altruism Paradigm

 

Roundtable discussions by thought leaders across multiple arenas are in progress.  The first roundtable was published by Evolution Institute here : https://evolution-institute.org/article/steering-toward-the-omega-point-a-roundtable-discussion-of-altruism-evolution-and-spirituality

 

In-person and video'd roundtables for 2016 will be announced soon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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EVOLUTION, CONSCIOUSNESS & ALTRUISM

 

Tracking the Growth of Mainstream Science’s Shift to Altruistic Evolution

 

Date: April 12th, 2016

A one-day, filmed event focused on the ethical and global change implications of mainstream science’s shift to the altruistic understanding of evolution, as summarized in David Sloan Wilson’s 2015 book in the Yale/Templeton Series in the Foundational Questions of Science: Does Altruism Exist? Culture, Genes and the Welfare of Others (DAE), featuring 20 international well-known experts and thought leaders from sacred and secular roots in a series of three (3) revolving panels that struck a balance between spirituality, ethics, environment, science, sustainability, governance, social justice, arts, economics, and more.

 

Host: The New York Society for Ethical Culture

 

Host Sponsors: The National Ethical Service and The New York Society for Ethical Culture

 

Event Co-Sponsors (alphabetical): The Center for Earth Ethics (Union Theological Seminary), Forum 21 Institute, Friends of the

Institute of Noetic Sciences, The Interspiritual Network, Our Humanity Matters, Presence, Inside Out Journeys

 

Directed and produced by Tanja Andrejasic Wechsler
 

Filmed by Katina Productions

 

Video Discussions:

 

Panel 1:

 

Moderator: Yanni Maniates and David Sloan Wilson Panelists: Mitchell Rabin, Tanja Andrejasic-Wechsler, Dena Merriam, Diane Berke, Gaston Meskens , Kurt Johnson

 

Panel 2:

 

Moderator: Henrietta Weekes, David Sloan Wilson Panelists: John Thatalamil, Anne Klaeysen, Doug King, Richard Bowell, Rev. Deborah Moldow

 

 

Panel 3:

Moderator: Yanni Maniates, David Sloan Wilson Panelists: Karenna Gore, Carole Hart, Myra Jackson, Rick Ulfik, Robert Kadar, Mahan Rishi Singh Khalsa, Mindahi Bastida Muñoz

 

Published Discussions:

First Rountable:

 

Steering Toward the Omega Point

 

featuring written discussions by David Sloan Wilson, Kurt Johnson, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Richard Clugston, Zachary Stein, David Korten, Kevin Brabazon, Doug King, Mike Morrell, Ken Wilber.

Second Roundtable
 

written discussions soon to be published featuring David Sloan Wilson, Matthew Fox, Steve McIntosh, Steve Farrell, Laura George, Catherine Bell, Tanja Andrejasic Wechsler, Ken Kitatani, Herman Greene, Gaston Meskens, edited by Yanni Maniates

 

Interview with Steve Farrell of Humanity’s Team, Dr. Kurt Johnson and Yanni Maniates

on the topic of Evolution and Spirituality, July 16, 2016


Click on the download link below to listen to the Interview or use the download link to load it on your computer.

NB At a bit past the 8 minute mark there is an inadvertent brief musical interlude

 


 

 

 

Dr. Kurt Johnson discusses the Altruism paradigm in these comments at a July 2016 United Nations side-event during the UN High Level Political Forum with thought leaders Richard Bowell and Michael Shewchuk (www.humanevolutionarychange.org).

 

Kurt Johnson:

 

Other Speakers:

Current Links

 

Current Resource Links:

 

 

The Interspiritual Network:  www.interspirituality.com

 

Forum 21 Institute: www.forum21.co

 

Interspiritual Association of Eco-Ministers: 

https://www.facebook.com/An-Association-of-Eco-Spirituality-Advocates-291578294203977/timeline

 

Althea Center for Engaged Spirituality:  www.altheacenter.org

 

Light on Kundalini:  www.lightonkundalini.com 

 

The Interspiritual Multiplex at Interspiritual Dialogue in Action:  www.isdna.org

 

The National Ethical Service:  www.nationalserviceaeu.com 

 

One Spirit Learning Alliance and OSLA in Action:  www.onespiritinterfaith.org

 

The Center for Earth Ethics:  www.centerforearthethics.org 

 

The UN NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns:  www.csvgc-ny.org 

 

Ken Wilber.com:  www.kenwilber.com

 

Integral Life:  www.integrallife.com

 

Evolution Institute:  www.evolution-institute.org 

 

Friends of the Institute of Noetic Sciences:  www.fions.org

 

 

 

Constituencies and sectors that will participate include: Faith, Interfaith, Interspiritual, Spiritual, Integral, Health, Healing, Environmental, Ecological, Science, Sustainability, Social Justice, Sustainable Agriculture, Alternative Energy, Green Business, Public Policy, and the Arts Communities

 

 

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