Category Archives: Genetic damage

Science and Religion: The Story So Far

I started http://www.scienceandreligion.com in the mid-nineties when nobody was interested in such an esoteric URL.  Regardless of belief in divinity, new research shows the biological benefit of spiritual practices, and has overturned long-held beliefs about genetics, the brain, and even … Continue reading

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Biological Strength of Spirit?

I read today that what can only be described as a group of geniuses in Illinois has been quietly making amazing discoveries about the molecular processes involved in DNA, including the fascinating field of epigenetics. The DNA contains four different … Continue reading

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Thanks for Another Day!

This morning I saw a hearse making its sombre way along to the local church.  The sun is shining today and I felt so grateful that my time wasn’t up yet.  Although after today’s post, it might not be long! … Continue reading

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Science and Spirituality

Eric Hollander of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York is studying what happens when you give oxytocin to autistic adults. He has found that it improves their ability to recognise emotions like happiness and anger in people’s tone … Continue reading

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The Biochemistry of Spirituality: Brain Hygiene

This little fellow is generating a lot of interest recently: Researcher Paul Zak, a professor of economics and director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies at Claremont Graduate University in California, has shown that subjects who inhaled oxytocin gave away … Continue reading

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Thanks for reading!

Thanking a higher power for the beauty of our lives or when things go well is something often jumped upon as absurd.  After all, a higher intelligence would hardly care if we thanked them or not.  Unfortunately, like other criticisms … Continue reading

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The Psychic Body: Spiritual Evolution

“Better remain silent, better not even think, if you are not prepared to act.” ..Annie Besant The development most likely to unite science and religion is verification that apart from the physical body we know and love, there is a … Continue reading

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