Category Archives: Spiritual Genius

The Rise and Fall of Civilisations: the Moral Genome

“The laws of Heaven operate in such a way that the mortal himself rewards, punishes, absolves or convicts himself.” .. Gopi Krishna Whatever Einstein charged for revealing the Theory of Relativity was probably on a par with Copernicus’ fee for … Continue reading

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Dissenter’s Shocking Revelations About Pseudo-Scientific Cult

Recently a high profile dissenter from a group maintaining its grip by smearing dissenters  and dismissing all critics as “stupid, ignorant, insane or wicked” – has written a shocking, tell-all book.  The dramatic exposé lays bare in painful detail the … Continue reading

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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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The Religion, the Science, and the Atheism: Fasting

The Religion: The Bible presents fasting as something that is good, profitable, and beneficial. The book of Acts records believers fasting before they made important decisions (Acts 13:2; 14:23). Fasting and prayer are often linked together (Luke 2:37; 5:33).  gotquestions.org … Continue reading

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Judging the Fabric of Society: the Buddhist Amygdala

“The amygdala pervades the organisation of thought and behaviour at all levels.” Ralph Adolphs, expert on emotion, memory and social cognition, California Institute of Technology “By attuning the brain to all manner of threats and pleasures.. the amygdala helps to … Continue reading

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The Persistence of Spiritual Vision: the Symbols of Jack Kirby

1. Humanity’s heritage: Symbolic thought I’m 71 years old.. I used to read the first science fiction books, and I began to learn about the Universe myself and take it seriously.  I know the names of the stars.  I know … Continue reading

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Beyond Intellect: Natural Intelligence

I saw a very interesting discussion this afternoon between TV show host Bill Maher and Richard Dawkins from 2010 in which, naturally, the topic of religion arose – as unexpectedly as guest personalities somehow always being asked about their new … Continue reading

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