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THIRD EYE DROPS

Meld minds with Michael Phillip and his magnificent multidisciplinary guests— Scientists, artists, comedians, psychologists, authors, spiritual teachers, and more as they muse about life's most compelling questions.
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Oct 28, 2021

No, this title isn't just clickbait. I’ve undergone what I guess I’d call a disruptive, life-quaking adventure. What follows is a loose, to-the-point riff recalling the tale.

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Oct 20, 2021

Dr. Amishi Jha enters the mind meld to sharpen your focus, recontextualize mindfulness, and define enlightenment. 

Dr. Amishi Jha is a professor of psychology and the director of the contemplative neuroscience program at the University of Miami. She researches the neurology of attention and the effects of mindfulness training. Her new book, Peak Mind is out now.

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Oct 7, 2021

Autodidactic mythologist, psychology extraordinaire, and Myths That Make Us host, Erick Godsey returns to the mind meld to muse about the myth of truth, the power of dialogue, how bias masquerades as intuition, one of the most mind-melting thought experiments ever conceived of, why eternity is terrifying, and more.

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Sep 30, 2021

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Artist and Musician, Colin Frangicetto returns to riff about future nostalgia, why existential ambivalence is a sign of success, and why our souls might be trapped in a lower-dimensional slice of reality.

Colin Frangicetto is a musician, podcaster, and artist most well-known for playing in the band Circa Survive. Dive into Colin's world here.

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Sep 22, 2021

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Sarah Stein Greenberg is the executive director of Stanford d. School and the author of the new book, Creative Acts for Curious People. 

In this mind meld, we muse about sense-making through creativity, bringing order to chaos through art, the "transcendent aesthetic," and more.

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Sep 16, 2021

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Contemplative psychologist, Dr. Miles Neale and sound therapist, Phil Jacobs enter the mind meld to pull the psychic sword from the stone.

In this one, we muse about the importance of internalizing mythological images, contemplative Buddhism, how to integrate through story, why the archetype of alchemical transformation reaches across cultures and more.

Miles is a student and teacher of Tibetan Buddhism, having studied the path for over two decades. His book, Gradual Awakening: The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully Human is available now.

Phil Jacobs is a sound therapist and Chinese Medicine practitioner with decades of experience in creating transformative containers through sound.

Stay tuned at this end of this mind meld for a guided sound bath meditation by Miles and Phil.

For more information on Miles' contemplative studies course, go here.

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Sep 8, 2021

James McCrae enters the mind meld!

James (also known by his Instagram handle, wordsarevibrations) is a meme artist and the author of How to Laugh in Ironic Amusement During Your Existential Crisis, which you can preorder now. 

In this one, we riff about the evolution of creativity, the importance of maintaining a romantic, spiritual disposition, the intersection of ancient wisdom and memes, and much more

Sep 2, 2021

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Author, meditation facilitator, host of The Astral Hustle podcast, and friend, Cory Allen returns to the mind meld. 

We riff about the self as a stone, mythopoetic drift, mindfully minding your own business, the pitfalls of personal development, and more!

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Aug 26, 2021

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Sergey Young is a longevity investor and visionary on a mission to extend the healthy lifespans of 1 billion people. He's also the author of The Science and Technology of Growing Young, which is available now.

In this mind meld, we muse about techno-optimism versus techno doom, how it's possible to live to the age of 200, and why mind-blowing longevity breakthroughs are closer than you think.

Aug 18, 2021

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Psychologist and bestselling author, Dr. Lisa Miller enters the mind meld to riff on how to awaken your brain, depression, the nature of consciousness, why a spiritually engaged life is a better life, and more.

Lisa Miller, Ph.D., is the New York Times bestselling author of The Spiritual Child and the Awakened Brain. She's a professor in the Clinical Psychology Program at Columbia University. Dr. Miller is also the Founder and Director of the Spirituality Mind Body Institute, the first Ivy League graduate program and research institute in spirituality and psychology.

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Aug 12, 2021

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Psychotherapist and Psychedelics Today co-founder, Kyle Buller returns to the mind meld!

We riff on the importance of levelheadedness, the nature of dreams, the well of weirdness and synchronicity that surrounds conspiracy theories, why teaspoons of change are sometimes preferable to full-blown leaps of faith, Carl Jung, James Hillman, and loads more!

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Aug 4, 2021

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Psychologist Dr. Ido Cohen returns to the mind meld!

In this one, we riff about the healing power of the numinous, Carl Jung, why it's important to microdose terror, the mythopoetic symbolism of space travel, and more!

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Jul 29, 2021

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In this live mind meld from Austin, we riff on the science of wonder, how awe and mystery make us healthier, why humans thrive when they balance the mystery and the mundane, responsibly mixing philosophical spices, and more!

Jennifer Sodini is the author of Amenti Oracle and Everyday Amenti she's also an entrepreneur, podcast host, and consciousness adventurer.

Mike Brancatelli is a comedian and host of the Mikeadelic podcast which you can hear here.

Jul 22, 2021

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Yogi and musician, Liam Wilson shares the powerful story of his beautiful and devastating trip to Nepal. We also muse about real Yoga, the hidden patterns in all of the world's transformational paths, psychological archetypes, the healing power of wonder, psychedelic awe, and much more. 

Liam Wilson is a yogi and metal musician best known for playing in bands like the Dillinger Escape Plan and Azusa.

Jul 15, 2021

"Sacrifice is not destruction; sacrifice is the foundation stone of what is to come."

-Carl Jung

Autodidactic mythologist, psychology extraordinaire, and Myths That Make Us host, Erick Godsey returns to the mind meld to muse about the importance pain, why believing in destiny is a powerful tool, why we should care what other people think, and why humans might be the bleeding edge of god god-ing.

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Jul 8, 2021

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My wonder brother Colin Frangicetto returns to riff about Terence McKenna's 'Novelty Wave Theory,' the importance of leaping without a net, how our perception of time is a compass for how we should and shouldn't be spending our lives, and more!

Colin Frangicetto is a musician, podcaster, and artist most well-known for playing in the band Circa Survive. Dive into Colin's world here.

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Jun 30, 2021

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Author, entrepreneur, podcast host, and consciousness adventurer, Jennifer Sodini returns to the mind meld to muse about UFO phenomena, why things only get stranger, why the future is impossible to predict, how creativity sustains the mind, and more!

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Jun 23, 2021

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Comedians Shane Mauss and Ramin Nazer return for a mirth-filled mind meld on spiritual bypassing, the persistence of dogma, moon conspiracies, the relationship between the amusing and the profound, and more.

Their new podcast, Mind Under Matter is available wherever you listen to pods.

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Jun 10, 2021

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Sonic wizard, East Forest returns to the mind meld!

Trevor 'East Forest' Oswalt is a unique bird in the Wild West aviary of electronic-chamber music, bridging the digital and natural realms. His fundamental mission is to create sonic architecture for listeners to explore their inner space.

In this mind meld we muse about rebirth, what it's like to get a spiritual name from Ram Dass, healing through slowing down, and more. 

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Jun 2, 2021

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Author of Wanting, Luke Burgis, enters the mind meld to riff on why we want what we want, transformation through silence, the invisible power of mimesis and more. 

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May 27, 2021

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Author, meditation facilitator, host of The Astral Hustle podcast, and friend, Cory Allen returns to the mind meld muse about mindfulness, technologically bewitched monkeys, the fate of humanity, and more.

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May 20, 2021

Sarah Zucker is an artist and writer who's been featured in the New York Times Magazine, CNBC, and more for her work with NFTs. She's also part of Sotheby's Natively Digital series.

In this one, we riff on NFTs, Cryptocurrency, the future of creativity, the emerging realm of value, perpetuating mythological archetypes, and more!

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May 13, 2021

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Autodidactic mythologist, psychology extraordinaire, and Myths That Make Us host, Erick Godsey returns to the mind meld to muse about why society needs new games and gods. 

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