Madison Margolin – Set and Setting – Ep. 34 – Political Activism & Spiritual Practice with Marianne Williamson

Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson joins Madison Margolin to bridge the gap between spirituality and politics.

“The Dalai Lama says in order to save the world we must have a plan, but no plan will work unless we meditate. That’s how I see, in my own life, that marriage of political activism and spiritual practice.” Marianne Williamson

In this interview, Madison and Marianne Williamson discuss:
  • The collective nature of politics
  • Environmental awareness and loving our planet
  • Internal and external change
  • How dealing with individual trauma can change the political paradigm
  • Diplomacy and holding space for the suffering of others
  • Emotional intelligence and political astuteness
  • The power of the morning for practice and starting anew
  • How we can regulate our nervous systems
  • Psychedelic Consciousness and spreading wisdom
  • Getting involved in politics, economics, and history
  • Righteous Profit and win-win business models
  • Marianne Williamson’s story of Ram Dass
  • Moving to a humanitarian model of government

People are beginning to understand now, I think, that knowing things intellectually is important, but our personal, psychological, emotional, even spiritual maturity, are equally important. ” – Marianne Williamson

About Marianne Williamson:

Marianne Williamson is a bestselling author, political activist, and spiritual thought leader. For over three decades, she has been a leader in spiritual and religiously progressive circles. She is the author of 15 books, four of which have been #1 New York Times bestsellers. Williamson founded Project Angel Food, a non-profit organization that has delivered more than 16 million meals to ill and dying homebound patients since 1989. The group was created to help people suffering from the ravages of HIV/AIDS.She has also worked throughout her career on poverty, anti-hunger and racial reconciliation issues. In 2004, she co-founded The Peace Alliance and supports the creation of a U.S. Department of Peace. Williamson is running for the Democratic nomination for president in 2024.

Learn more about Marianne Williamson and her presidential campaign HERE.