Podcasts and Papers from the Conference

Fundamentalism and the Future

held on 9/11 and 9/12 2009 at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco

 

9/11/2009 Session: The Forgotten 9/11s and the Social Psychology of Fundamentalism

Introduction to the Conference (Dave Hutchinson)

Call for a moment of silence to remember the 9/11 tragedy (Savitra)

Introduction to the Conference and reading from Benjamin Barber (Rich Carlson)

Interlude with podcast from Iranian novelist Shahriar Mandanipour

Forgotten September 11s: Globalization and Fundamentalism in a Multicultural World (Richard Hartz)

Modernity, Nation and the Social Psychology of Fundamentalism (Debashish Banerji)

 

9/12/2009 Session 1: Sri Aurobindo, India and Ideological Discourse

Introduction to the Session (Dave Hutchinson)

Reading on religion in India from The Life Divine (Lynda Lester)

Introduction to the talk (Rich Carlson)

Sri Aurobindo, India and Ideological Discourse (Debashish Banerji)

Questions and Discussion

 

9/12/2009 Session 2: Fundamentalism and the Integral Yoga: Historical Considerations

Introduction to the Session (Dave Hutchinson)

The Two Realities of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in the Year of the Supramental Manifestation (Michael Murphy)

Othering in the Conflict Between the Sri Aurobindo Society and Auroville (Savitra)

Questions and Discussion

 

9/12/2009 Session 3: Fundamentalism and the Integral Yoga: the Present

Introduction to the Session (Rich Carlson)

The Inerrancy of the Text and the Idolization of the Messenger (Richard Hartz)

Comments by Panelists (Mike Murphy, Savitra, Debashish Banerji, moderator Rich Carlson)

Questions and Discussions

 

Conference paper

Forgotten September 11s

Globalization and Fundamentalism in a Multicultural World by Richard Hartz