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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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Intrinsic Value vs. Instrumental Value – What if?

Recently, I’ve wondered about the way humans relate to the things of the material world – including each other. There are two ways of approaching these relationships. One way focuses on the value the relationship provides to the human – what is the good that accrues to me from my relationship with that person, or […]

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The Downsides of “Good Stuff” – What Can This Teach Us?

I read some shocking news recently about the rising epidemics of compulsive hoarding and obesity, and I wondered – are these related? It is hard to dispute the significant benefits of material and technological advancement and convenience. In much of the world today there is an abundant supply of relatively cheap and high quality food, […]

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Science Uncovers the Remarkable Benefits of Silence

A recent article in Nautilus explores some of the latest scientific findings on the benefits of silence. What’s interesting is that most of the findings were inadvertent – researchers were studying the effects and of sounds and music on behaviors and brain function, with “silence” being the control. But silence was found to offer significant […]

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