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Science vs. Religion

A 400 year old battle to define truth.


Can either discpline show us the entire picture?

Will there always be holes in our understanding?

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Can Science & Religion function together?

Are they really as contradictory as they seem?

Is there more common ground than we realize?

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What would we learn if they could?

 

 

Integrating Science & Spirituality

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Exploring the Flip Side: Irrationality

In our series on rationality, we have attempted to understand our cognitive limitations and to improve our effectiveness in being rational, but we have not discussed what it means to be irrational. Lisa Bortolotti has written an excellent little book, Irrationality (2015), that does exactly that. Bortolotti, a Professor of Philosophy at the University of […]

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On the Curious Life and Fate of the Neanderthal

Lydia Pyne, in her article “Our Neanderthal Complex – What if our ancient relatives did “human” better?”, published in Nautilus online in May, offers an intriguing fresh look at the mythology of the brutish “cave-man” that roamed Europe tens of thousands of years ago. While Neanderthals were first identified some 150 years ago, they were […]

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Spirituality is Innate – and Good for You!

Dr. Lisa Miller, in a new book, The Spiritual Child, The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving, reports on recent psychological research that documents an affirmative link between spirituality and health. She defines spirituality as “an inner sense of relationship to a higher power that is loving and guiding”. The research shows […]

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