Category Archives: Sixth sense

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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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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I Dream of Genius

I’m not sure if this is worth including in a post or not but last night I dreamed that Christopher Hitchens shook my hand!  It was in the street beside a large SUV.  It wasn’t so much an exuberant handshake … 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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Work That Brain!

Lately I’ve been discovering the benefits of meditation – I learned how to meditate when I was 18 but I think I overdid it, and my life being quite hectic and stressful, it seemed to make me oversensitive.  Eventually I … Continue reading

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“Why” is Not a Silly Question

There are times when all the world´s asleep The questions run too deep for such a simple man Won´t you please, please tell me what we´ve learned I know it sounds absurd, but please tell me who i am?  ..Supertramp, … Continue reading

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Do Atheists Have a Soul?

“It is very difficult to elucidate this cosmic religious feeling to anyone who is entirely without it.. the religious geniuses of all ages have been distinguished by this kind of religious feeling, which knows no dogma. In my view, it … Continue reading

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