Monthly Archives: April 2012

Worlds Within Worlds

This morning a reader in Arizona kindly sent me an excerpt from Hidden Beauty: Microworlds Revealed, by France Bourély.  This book seems to be one which, like The Science Delusion and The Machinery of Life should be on everyone’s bookshelf, … Continue reading

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The illusion of a Crumbling Worldview

“Scientists don’t have a clue how life began..  geologists, chemists, astronomers and biologists are as stumped as ever by the riddle of life.” (..Science journalist John Horgan, February 28, 2011 (former senior writer at Scientific American) after the Origins Project … Continue reading

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A Meditation on the Machinery of Life

Meditation can take many forms, and concentrating on concepts we know to be a little beyond our understanding is as invigorating to the mind as a good workout is for the body.  It brings a feeling of humility about how … Continue reading

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Human brain wired with a masterful design

An interesting article by Ted Thornhill appeared yesterday in the Daily Mail, detailing some new research published in the journal Science which shows that far from being a random assembly, the human brain is wired in a way superior even … Continue reading

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