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  • This is a 35 second video clip of the author (Mark Spencer) speaking briefly about the book 'Ocean of Self'. It was produced by OnVideo Media North Coast NSW, who employed the services of an experienced (Mavic) drone camera operator. It was shot at dawn at Sandy Beach, just north of Coffs Harbour CBD, with…

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    2 hours ago

  • Dear Facebook follower of news and updates relating the the recently published book Ocean of Self. I thank you for your interest in the subject material of the book and invite comments or questions that might arise from postings on this site or after reading the book. This Facebook site links to the book's website:…

    http://www.oceanofself.com which you will find useful to learn more about the book, look at independent book reviews, and access links to relevant YouTube sites, or major e-reader platforms, by which you can upload the book to your preferred e-reading device. The plan is to have printed books available next year, but if you wish to be a 'pre-purchaser' of the book at a much lower price, please consider contributing to the crowd-funding site that aims to raise the funds to print 1500 high-quality hard-cover books. Go to Gofundme.com and search for "Ocean of Self printed books". Mark Spencer">

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    5 hours ago

  • Ocean of Self: philosophical mumbo-jumbo? Decades of enriching experience can lead many explorers to ask some deep questions, like – what have these experiences taught me about myself? Am I more profoundly connected to the world around me than I would normally acknowledge? I’m not the only one asking these deep questions. Sir Walter Herbert…

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    November 17

  • Why I have written Ocean of Self - What was my motivation for writing a book about consciousness, a subject about which I have no academic qualifications? Here’s a short list of reasons: 1/ Shear curiosity about the world around us and our place in that world. Satisfying such curiosity is the driving instinct of…

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    October 12

  • Robert Brus of goallin.com is my interviewer in this podcast, covering mainly deep wreck diving and also my book Ocean of Self. Rob has some remarkable stories to tell himself, as a former Navy diver and later an army soldier who served in East Timor. I very much enjoyed my conversation with him

    ✅ This podcast with Dr Mark Spencer has to be one of my absolute favourites ✅ It has just about all the things I love ❤️ 1. A Navy war story 2. Huge historical significance 3. Deeply technical concepts 4. An all or nothing #goallin story 5. And we finish with a deeply philosophical conversation…

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    October 07