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Exploring the Dark Side

In the first half, Dr. Joel Wallach discussed the human body and its ability to use natural healing without the risky drugs prescribed by modern medicine.

In the latter half, former futurist for a Pentagon-consulted think tank, where he developed scenarios for exotic kinds of warfare and high-tech terrorism, Lowell Ponte shared his analysis of current events, and his interpretations of Chinese astrology as it relates to the economy and politics.

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Exploring the Dark Side

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Date: Sunday - October 4, 2009
Host: George Noory
Guests: Debbie Ford, Lloyd Pye

Inspired by psychiatrist Carl Jung, author Debbie Ford discussed why our dark side-- consisting of suppressed emotions and unresolved internal conflicts-- can lead to destructive behavior. We are taught to hide and suppress negative aspects of ourselves such as being angry, selfish, or mean-- but, by not accepting these parts, people can end up sabotaging themselves, and seeing these traits surface in unwanted ways, she explained.

The dark side in ourselves is not equated with evil, but rather part of just being human, she said. Addiction, she noted, is a disease of the mind and brought on by the locked up and suppressed aspects of our ourselves. Through "shadow work," people make peace with themselves, and find compassion for their imperfections, said Ford.

The process can begin by naming the thing you like best about yourself, and figuring out what the opposite of that is-- that is one of your shadow traits, she detailed. Once a person's different shadow aspects have been identified, through activities such as journaling, these traits can be understood, attended to, and integrated into one's persona, she added.

New Hominid & Intervention Theory

First hour guest, researcher Lloyd Pye reacted to reports about a newly discovered hominid. He believes this finding strengthens the case that humans are not part of the natural evolution of primates on Earth, and were likely developed through some type of intervention.

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New Music 10/4/09

New Music 10/4/09

The first Sunday of every month, George Noory is featuring emerging artists for some of the Bumper Music selections. On the 10/4/09 we heard from Catfish Kray Blues Band, Scott Stecker and the Tennessee Leg Hounds, The Public Good, Lynn Davison & Cole Coleman, Shardeborne, Dyed Emotions, and Gary Kohler. For more info on how to submit your original music, visit this page.

Bumper Music

Bumper music from Sunday October 04, 2009

  • Long Gone
    Scott Stecker and The Tennessee Leg Hounds
  • Stay
    Frankie Valli & Four Seasons
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