Multimedia – The Here: Our Biology/Psychology and Evolutionary/Historical Legacy

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OUR BIOLOGY/PSYCHOLOGY
Peterson, Jordan, Reality and the Sacred (May 14, 2010) (video, 56 minutes), available on the web through Big Ideas
(describing the nature of our perceived reality,the dance between order and chaos, safety and aliveness)

Taylor, Jill Bolte, My Stroke of Insight (February 2008) (video, 20 minutes), available on the web through TED, Ideas Worth Spreading
(workings of the right brain, explained from the experience of a neuro-scientist who lost the use of her left hemisphere through a stroke)

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OUR EVOLUTIONARY/HISTORICAL LEGACY
Peterson, Jordan, On the Necessity of Virtue (January 4, 2011) (video, 51 minutes), available on the web through Big Ideas
(expansive and highly plausible description of how our emerging consciousness and self- consciousness led to an awareness of evil and, with it, the pivotal role of virtue in a meaningful life)

Reflection 36: Indecency – A Historical Overview
(how technology advances in the last 12,000 years ago have led authoritarian systems and the increasing pre-eminace of fight/flight states of mind; the acceleration of this trend in the last 200 years; its indecent consequences)

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