By Christopher Butler
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The Liminal is a podcast about conscious metaphysical speculation and the future of minds.
||CleanSecrets in the Ice||Antarctica is enormous. Five million square miles of ice and silence. No wonder it's the subject of so much wonder, and so many stories and rumors. In this episode of The Liminal, we explore the mysteries of Antarctica -- from its earliest...||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHas This All Happened Before?||Have you ever had the feeling that you've experienced something before, but knew that you hadn't? In this episode of The Liminal, we'll experience déjà vu, and explore three different explanations for it. Is déjà vu the result of a brain...||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From the Future||In this episode of The Liminal, we're going to look at the future in a new way: through stories. Not stories that describe the future, but futures that look strangely like stories that were told long beforehand...||9/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThrough a Tank Darkly||What happens to consciousness when we create the illusion of disembodiment? For over half a century, people have used isolation tanks to see what happens to perception when sight, sound, and touch are taken out of the equation. If you've never...||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sound of Cosmic Bodies||Mysterious sounds from space suggest that the reality we know (and hear) is much smaller than we thought.||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is a dream?||How would you explain a dream to someone who had never had one before? In this episode, Christopher Butler explores a variety of ideas about what dreaming actually is, including theories of mind-maintenance, oneiromancy, and astral travel.||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction to The Liminal||In this first episode, host Christopher Butler introduces The Liminal with a story about Charles Fort and his vision of "a procession of the damned."||7/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Amazing and thought provoking!
This is an incredible podcast! Where did it go? New episodes sometime? I’d love to know!
Generalist and weird
Insightful and fascinating. I can’t think of a single person who would not enjoy it simply because Chris is an excellent story teller and invites us to join him in his journey to uncover some real generalist/weird discussions.
The Warren Ellis newsletter brought me to this party. But I'll be hanging around because of the informative and thought-provoking manner in which Butler presents his esoteric subject matter. Each episode so far has left me in a pleasantly bewildered state of mind. Which is much appreciated.