This episode features Cataclysm — a power of the universe that gives rise to catastrophe, destruction, and death.
In this episode, Brian Swimme discusses our increased awareness of cataclysm both in the cycles of life on Earth and the Universe. Then, he explores how a star spends ten million years creating its structure only to be eliminated in two seconds and how this cataclysms enable further creativity to emerge throughout the cosmos.
The capacity for cataclysm is built into the very structure and dynamics of the Universe. Explore this cosmological context and find the light of wonder, creativity, and hope that we all need to navigate these challenging times. Listen here.
- Used by people who call the work: Journey of the Universe, Story of the Universe
- Applies a deep time evolutionary perspective to: Biology and Earth Systems Science, Education, Religion/Spirituality, Science
- Learning Stages: Adult Education, Higher Education, Lifelong, Middle 6 - 8, Secondary 9 - 12
- Type: Audio, Podcast
- Keywords: cataclysm, new story, Thomas Berry, Journey of the Universe, cosmology, Earth, transformation, Hidden Heart of the Cosmos, Brian Thomas Swimme, Mary Evelyn Tucker, powers of the universe, destruction, death, earth dyanmics
- Why I love this Resource: Allows me to forge a personal connection with the fundamental dynamics of the universe.
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- Posted By: Devin M O'Dea
- Date Added: August 25, 2020