CBD 2018: Cultural Mindfulness: Recognizing How Culture Shapes Our Patterns of Thought

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

7:00 pm


Sponsored by:
Health Improvement Program, HELP Center, Health and Human Performance

Our mainstream culture is built on unexamined structures of thought inherited from previous generations. In this talk, followed by interactive practice and discussion, Jeremy Lent will identify historical foundations of our modern worldview and show how, by becoming mindful of our patterns of thought, we have the potential to redirect them for more beneficial outcomes.

Instructor: Jeremy Lent is an author whose recently published book, The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity’s Search for Meaning, explores the way humans have made meaning from the cosmos from hunter-gatherer times to the present day. He is founder of the nonprofit Liology Institute, dedicated to fostering an integrated worldview that could enable humanity to thrive sustainably on the earth.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Free and open to the public. Registration for this event will begin on September 11th.


Education Class Humanities Health / Wellness 

General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
650 723-9649, healthimprovement@stanford.edu
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