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Reading Barbie as a Sacred Text of Culture
Special Seminar Session with Dr. Marc Gafni

Sunday December 17th at 10 am PT

Join this special seminar session: How To Read Barbie as a Sacred Text Of Culture with Dr. Marc Gafni

Sunday December 17th, starting at 10 am PT 


We start with the regular weekly One Mountain, Many Paths broadcast of one hour. For all those who can stay longer, we offer this special gift: we’re going to do a deeper dive, an extended sensemaking session. You can of course totally stay for only one hour and watch the replay later. 


Reading the movie “Barbie” — the most dangerous movie ever made— as a personal and collective act of revolution: 

Charting the Path 


the Tragic Rejection of “Barbie and Ken”


the Great New Realization of:

"The Universe: a Love Story"


Join this seminar session with Dr. Marc Gafni:

Reading Barbie As a Sacred Text of Culture







This Sunday, we continue reading Barbie as a text of culture in an extra long episode of One Mountain, Many Paths.

The starting point of the movie Barbie is the triumph of second-wave feminism, the liberation of the feminine from the constricting social role of the past, but it is marred by Barbie’s complete alienation from the truth of the Universe: a Love Story. 

This truth of Reality as relationship and evolution of relationships is pathologized and put in the mouth of patriarchy. Intimacy is shared identity in the context of (relative) otherness, but while Ken represents a longing towards shared identity without individuation (fusion), Barbie is pure individuation, pure otherness. 

Therefore, there can be no intimacy between them, no "Barbie and Ken", even though Reality is "Barbie and Ken" — circles and lines — all the way down and all the way up the evolutionary chain.

Dr. Marc Gafni calls the movie Barbie the most dangerous movie ever made (or at least recently). And not dangerous in a good way. Barbiespeaks dangerous words —

  • which are insidious,

  • which undermine the joy of Reality,

  • which are empirically not valid, but pretend to be valid,

  • that have hosts of hidden assumptions which are actually dogmatic, and which are setting the agenda of culture.

Reality is ErosValue all the way up and all the way down. You cannot cut off the flower at its root and expect the flower to bloom. The rose wilts after a few years. 

You can’t cut off love from its roots in the Field of ErosValue and expect love to remain real.


Join us this Sunday for Part 4, a special Evolutionary Sensemaking with Dr. Marc Gafni, starting at 10 am PT (until we finish).

Enjoy part 1,2 and 3 here (you do not need to watch these to understand the seminar):

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One Mountain is a weekly transmission of timeless and evolutionary wisdom, aggregated through the ages, distilled for today’s great, and terrible realities.


We must drink deeply from the most relevant sacred insights about our human and spiritual nature in order to wake up and grow up into our own maturation and greatness as individuals.  From here we can show up collectively to embody the new era of humanity and unlock our most thriving future. 

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About Dr. Marc Gafni

Gafni is a visionary thinker, social activist and passionate philosopher. He is known for his "source code teachings”, including Unique Self theory and the Five Selves, the Amorous Cosmos, A Politics of Evolutionary Love, A Return to Eros and Digital Intimacy.

He is author of twenty five books, of which the first ten have been published, including the award-winning Your Unique Self: The Radical Path to Personal Enlightenment.

He holds his doctorate in philosophy from Oxford University, as well as Orthodox rabbinic ordination.

Gafni is playing a pivotal role in evolving a new ‘dharma,’ or meta-theory of meaning overflowing with heart - a new set of distinctions, that is helping to re-shape key pivoting points in global consciousness and culture.

He teaches on the cutting edge of philosophy and spirit in the West, with the aim of participating in the articulation of what Dr. Gafni together with Dr. Zak Stein and colleagues are calling CosmoErotic Humanism.


At the core of CosmoErotic Humanism is what Dr. Gafni and Dr. Stein are calling  ‘First Principles and First Values’, Anthro-Ontology, and a “Universal Grammar of Value”.

This is the ground of a new shared universe story and a new narrative of identity for the new human and the new humanity. This is what they are calling the emergence from Homo sapiens to Homo Amor.

This shared story rooted in First Principles and First Values can then serve as the matrix for a global ethos for a global civilization. 


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