Saturday, October 20, 2012

The Mystical Positivist - Radio Show #90 - 20OCT12

The Mystical Positivist is now a weekly radio show on KOWS-LP 107.3 FM, Occidental, CA. Listen live on Saturday evenings from 4:00 - 6:00pm, PST, via the web at KOWS Live Stream.

This week's podcast features:
  • Part 1: A conversation with Mark Nepo. Mark Nepo is a poet and philosopher who has taught in the fields of poetry and spirituality for over thirty-five years. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, he has published thirteen books and recorded eight audio projects. Recent works include his latest book of spiritual inquiry, Seven Thousand Ways to Listen; a new book of teaching stories, As Far As the Heart Can See; Finding Inner Courage; audio books of The Book of Awakening and Finding Inner Courage, and Staying Awake and Holding Nothing Back. His most recent book of poetry is Surviving Has Made Me Crazy. As a cancer survivor, Mark devotes his writing and teaching to the journey of inner transformation and the life of relationship. Mark has appeared with Oprah Winfrey on her Super Soul Sunday program on OWN TV, and has been interviewed twice by Oprah as part of her SIRIUS XM Radio show, Soul Series. He has also been interviewed by Robin Roberts on Good Morning America about his New York Times bestseller The Book of Awakening.

  • Part 2: Hosts Stuart Goodnick and Rob Schmidt discuss the latest blog from Neuroscientist, Philosopher, and author, Sam Harris. His October 12th essay, entitled This Must Be Heaven, is a response to a recent Newsweek cover-story by the same title detailing the Out-of-Body experience reported by neurosurgeon Eben Alexander after he fell into a coma having contracted a bad case of bacterial meningitis.
More information about Mark Nepo's work can be found at:
Links to the articles discussed in the second half of the show can be found at:

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