14: awe

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IN THIS FILE: Marcus Aurelius; William Butler Yeats; Albert Einstein; Thomas Aquinas; Simon Makin/Scientific American; Jennifer Stellar/University of Toronto study on awe/molecule - def. "a group of atoms bonded together, representing the smallest fundamental unit of a chemical compound that can take part in a chemical reaction."/interleukin-6 (IL-6); Dacher Keltner and Jonathan Haidt/2003 paper on awe; definitions of 'awe'; Ralph Waldo Emerson; what we know of awe and its benefits: nature/transformation (flow state, Abraham Maslow/transcendence/sacredness in the ordinary)/hope/appreciation/creativity; thrill and fear of awe; 2012 study at Tel Aviv University on expansive thinking/moving toward vastness; Edward Mills Purcell; Kahlil Gibran

Executive Producers: Mar Hobbs, Patsy Moore
Producer, Host: Patsy Moore




released May 9, 2016
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"The Creation Files" (aka: stuff behind the making of stuff) is a bi-weekly, inspirational podcast for creatives, airing new episodes on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Hosted by Patsy Moore—music composer, recording artist, filmmaker, poet, essayist, spiritual counselor, and speaker. Her book, Things I've Come to Realize in the Past Few Days (No. 1), was published in 2015. ... more

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