A core concept of Buddhism is paticca samuppada, traditionally translated as dependent origination.  During this talk, an alternate translation is presented–contingent provisional emergence–using contemporary psychological and scientific concepts that can perhaps be useful in understanding the dynamic process through which self-creation occurs.  Skillful investigation of this process supports the ability to change karmic influences in order to promote the process of Awakening.

Here are the notes prepared for this talk:  Deerhaven 2021 Contingent Provisional Emergence Review