Why do people have metaphysical and mystical experiences? This new series sets out to answer that question. Welcome to the introductory episode. We’re inviting you to be an active part of this exploration as we delve into the purpose of these experiences and what they tell us about humanity’s future and potential. We seek answers to this question from ancient wisdom traditions as well as modern science. Listen in as we focus on the role and meaning of metaphysical and mystical experiences from varying perspectives, across a broad range of human experience and ways of knowing.
Dr. Paul Mills is Professor of Public Health and Family Medicine at the University of California San Diego. He has over 400 scientific publications in the fields of pharmacology, oncology, cardiology, psychoneuroimmunology, behavioral medicine, and integrative health. He is the author of the book Science, Being, and Becoming: The Spiritual Lives of Scientists published by Light on Light Press. Paul’s bookis the 2023 Gold Nautilus Award for Science & Cosmology. Click here for a free excerpt of the book.