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  • Current and Emerging Trends Influencing Educational Research - Document Scan - Themes 

    Smith, Cameron W. (Werklund School of Education, 2017-08)
    Overview: This summary document presents brief synopses of seven themes related to current Canadian and international education, prepared for the Werklund School of Education Research Areas Working Group. Listed alphabetically, ...
  • Gun Violence Problem is a Fear Violence Problem 

    Fisher, R. Michael (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, University of Calgary, 2019-08-28)
    Fear breeds more fear. Guns mean more fear, not less. Is there a solution? Yes. Taking guns away from some people may help a little. The root of the Fear Problem is to find a root solution—that is, fearlessness. The rest ...
  • Understanding Jordan Peterson 2: Conflict Implications 

    Fisher, R. M. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2018-12-16)
    Part 1: Social (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2x7J...) Dr. R. Michael Fisher, Adjunct Faculty, Werklund School of Education, the University of Calgary, is a human potential consultant and artist, who recently founded ...
  • History of Transformation 2 

    Fisher, R. M. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2019-04-03)
    Dr. R. Michael Fisher continues this series of teaching videos on the history of transformation, as he weaves together many diverse threads of theories, philosophies, movements and critical thinkers, while sharing his own ...
  • Understanding Jordan Peterson 3: Fear Implications 

    Fisher, R. M. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2018-12-26)
    Dr. R. Michael Fisher, founder and director of The Fearology Institute concludes a 3 part series of videos on JP (see Part 2 on Conflict https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=om-L_...) (see Part 1 on Social Theory https://www. ...
  • The 'Big Four Talk: Advancements in Liberation 

    Fisher, R. M. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2018-10-01)
    The lecture is a brief overview of Dr. R. Michael Fisher's liberation theories and practices over the past 40 years. He is still teaching them because the world so needs them. The 'Big Four' are: (1) Critical Integral ...
  • Understanding Jordan Peterson 1: Social Implications 

    Fisher, R. M. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2018-12-06)
    Dr. R. Michael Fisher, founder and director of The Fearology Institute, takes up an initial study and "reasonable" response to the upsides and downsides (potentially) of Jordan Peterson and the phenomenon (social movement) ...
  • Path of Fearlessness: Lucid Dreaming, Visions and Alters 

    Fisher, R. M. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2018-10-14)
    From just waking up from a dream, Dr. R. Michael Fisher explores his "vision" experiences with viewers of the power potentials of various guides, archetypes, alters, of one's soul and personhood that show up in the liminal ...
  • Developing a Critical Literacy of Fear 

    Fisher, R. M. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2018-09-18)
    Most people have learned about fear and can articulate their beliefs about it. Yet, this leads to a distortion in part of the whole picture of what fear is about in terms of human history and where we are going--our future ...
  • L. E. T. 4: Emotional Fitness & Existential Capacity 

    Fisher, R. M. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2019-05-23)
    Founder of Life Enhancement Training (L.E.T.), Dr. R. Michael Fisher gives a brief overview of his sources in the world of philosophy and psychology whereupon he draws from to design his program. This video focuses on how ...

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