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The Urge To Merge: Why Do We Crave Intimacy?
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2014-09-30 13:00:10 UTC
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"There is a universal urge for intimacy, for trading subjectivities, in communication. For Telepathy. Our desire for it tells us about what we wish to be: truly intersubjective beings." - David Porush Learn More: David Porush's Thoughts on "Telepathy" "In short, telepathy is just another word for communication, and for me, especially reading and writing." http://porush.wordpress.com/2014/07/02/what-i-mean-by-telepathy/ More on Intersubjectivity "Our maturation has consisted in the gradual realization that, if we can rely on one another, we need not rely on anything else." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intersubjectivity Terence McKenna "He spoke and wrote about a variety of subjects, including psychedelic drugs, plant-based entheogens, shamanism, metaphysics, alchemy, language, culture, technology, and the theoretical origins of human consciousness." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terence_McKenna Join Jason Silva every week as he freestyles his way into the complex systems of society, technology and human existence and discusses the truth and beauty of science in a form of existential jazz. New episodes every Tuesday. Watch More Shots of Awe on TestTube http://testtube.com/shotsofawe Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=shotsofawe Jason Silva on Twitter http://twitter.com/jasonsilva Jason Silva on Facebook http://facebook.com/jasonlsilva Jason Silva on Google+ http://plus.google.com/102906645951658302785

The Urge To Merge: Why Do We Crave Intimacy?

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"There is a universal urge for intimacy, for trading subjectivities, in communication. For Telepathy. Our desire for it tells us about what we wish to be: truly intersubjective beings." - David Porush

Learn More:

David Porush's Thoughts on "Telepathy"
"In short, telepathy is just another word for communication, and for me, especially reading and writing."
http://porush.wordpress.com/2014/07/02/what-i-mean-by-telepathy/

More on Intersubjectivity
"Our maturation has consisted in the gradual realization that, if we can rely on one another, we need not rely on anything else."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intersubjectivity

Terence McKenna
"He spoke and wrote about a variety of subjects, including psychedelic drugs, plant-based entheogens, shamanism, metaphysics, alchemy, language, culture, technology, and the theoretical origins of human consciousness."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terence_McKenna

Join Jason Silva every week as he freestyles his way into the complex systems of society, technology and human existence and discusses the truth and beauty of science in a form of existential jazz. New episodes every Tuesday.

Watch More Shots of Awe on TestTube http://testtube.com/shotsofawe

Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=shotsofawe

Jason Silva on Twitter http://twitter.com/jasonsilva

Jason Silva on Facebook http://facebook.com/jasonlsilva

Jason Silva on Google+ http://plus.google.com/102906645951658302785