Modern science teaches that consciousness arose from matter, mindless stuff. But can the opposite be true? Perhaps consciousness is at the root of experience. On this show we talk with Richard Smoley, one the world’s foremost authorities on mystical philosophy, and author of The Dice Game of Shiva: How Consciousness Creates the Universe. Needless to say, Mr. Smoley provides a unique perspective on the role of consciousness in the make-up of our world.