A Return to the Intelligence of the Heart with Joseph Chilton Pearce and Women of Vision & Passion with Laura Mack & Renate Geier
Based on his new book, The Death of Religion and the Rebirth of Spirit, Joseph Chilton Pearce has discussed nature’s ‘biological plan’ for human development, a genetically inherent design for open-ended creativity and freedom, and its conflict with our dominator cultural-societal demands for conformity. His well illustrated and documented sequencing brings neuro-science, neuro-cardiology (the “brain” in the heart), the evolutionary nature of our fourfold brain and the sequential or “stage-specific” development of those inherent structures from birth (as outlined by Rudolph Steiner, Jean Piaget, Maria Montessori, and others), to life. We will explore how nature’s plan can be preserved and developed in a child in the midst of the mounting hostility, chaos, confusion and danger present in today’s dominator world. Particular attention will be paid to the “model imperative” by which all development unfolds and how, given appropriate models, negative cultural effects, no matter their power and profusion, need not block and thwart an individual child’s spiritual-creative unfolding.