THE TEXTURE OF TIME:
Intersections of Consciousness and Cosmology
Presented by Kerri Welch, PhD
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:30–9:00 p.m.
Austin Center for Spiritual Living (map)
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From the cycling cosmos overhead to the ebb and flow of churning creeks, to sleeps, blinks, breaths, heartbeats, and fleeting thoughts, we exist amidst a vast range of timescales. Our bodies burn at a controlled 98 degrees Fahrenheit, an organized flow of energy, standing still in a moving stream. Here, at the intersection between self and world, we create time, with all its loops and twists, hurries and sighs, ploddings and alacrities, magic and misery. This lecture will wind a path through the realms of philosophy, modern physics, and neurochemistry, exploring what science can tell us about how time emerges through a consciousness in, and of, the cosmos.
Kerri Welch, PhD
Dr. Welch earned her PhD in Philosophy and Religion concentrating in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness from California Institute of Integral Studies, where she currently teaches courses on sacred geometry, modern physics, and the science of temporal perception. She also teaches philosophy for business doctoral students through the University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies. Her forthcoming book, entitled The Texture of Time, explores the science of temporal perception against a backdrop personal narrative, interweaving themes of Austin’s natural and cultural history within the larger layers of the evolution of consciousness, neurochemistry, and the physics of time. She also practices astrology. Welch is a fourth generation Austinite, who attended Westwood High School and Austin College in North Texas. She enjoys Austin’s natural beauty through trail running, swimming, biking, paddling, and playing soccer.
Papers and talks available at: https://ciis.academia.edu/KerriWelch