Television and entertainment personality Seth MacFarlane Image of Family Guy cartoon main characters.seems to embody and express the emerging new cosmic consciousness of humanity.

In his irreverent television cartoon series “Family Guy,” nothing is ever taken seriously or held sacred by Seth’s brand of humor. Oddly, there seems to be a lot of detachment in that. It’s almost like a humorous kind of sacrilegious spiritual non-attachment to the illusory things of “this world.” The video below is a sampling of Seth’s cartooning humor.

There is also another side to Seth — one that is definitely expansive, mind-blowing, and awe-inspiring. His latest project “COSMOS” is an upgrade and reboot of the late Carl Sagan’s TV documentary series of the same title.

The new COSMOS TV project, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, is co-produced by Sagan’s widow, Ann Druyan, together with Seth.

The Cosmos: A Personal Voyage series of the 20th century, then hosted and presented by Sagan, showcased the scientific insights and the cosmic vision of the universe circa the 1980s. In the 2014 reboot, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, to be hosted by popular astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium Director Neil deGrasse Tyson, those scientific insights will be updated as humanity’s cosmic vision gets upgraded, too.

It will certainly be fascinating to see the differences between COSMOS then and now, with respect to the body of acquired scientific knowledge and the looming new perspectives about the universe. I take those differences to be reflective of man’s expanded awareness since the past few decades: the growth and expansion of human awareness and the continuing unfoldment of spiritual consciousness.

The new series premiers on television tonight.


About Marc of Contemplative Pathways

Marc teaches contemplative meditation in the context of contemporary mysticism. His understanding of the mystical life is rooted in close to 40 years of study, practice, unfoldment, realization and experience, in the course of which he has received the gifts of spiritual discernment and transmission. His teaching work meaningfully shifts consciousness in a student through the process and alchemy of mystical transformation.   Marc facilitates the mystical teachings under the style of Contemplative Pathways. He enables others to embark on the spiritual journey by learning and understanding the Truth teaching and by living its principles. He has been conducting classes and meditation meetings in the San Francisco Bay Area for over fifteen years in a classroom, lecture, workshop, online meeting, or group practice setting.   His methodology of instruction is divinely inspired and firmly rooted in pure authentic mysticism. His approach to the mystical life is essentially nondenominational, nonsectarian, culturally interfaith, spiritually transreligious, and definitively unitive and nondualistic. His other contributions to worldwide spiritual awakening and the global contemplative movement include spiritual mentoring and spiritual healing practice.   Within the context of the great shift in consciousness now occurring all over the planet, Marc’s work presently focuses on individual and collective spiritual transformation and healing. He promotes the practice of contemplation or meditation as the vehicle for transcendence and ascension to the higher dimensions of mystical consciousness.   Marc is firmly committed to the vision of a global spiritual awakening and the divine promise of humanity’s mystical illumination.  
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