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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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Living in a Post-Truth World – The Challenge to both Science and Spirituality

  On November 16, the Oxford Dictionary announced it had chosen “post-truth” as the 2016 Word of the Year. After Brexit, the recent US election and the increasingly isolated and polarized nature of online communities where fake news stories get equal play or better than the real ones (see: Buzzfeed Facebook Probe), the choice seems […]

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Why Big Data Can’t be Trusted (Part Two) – the Inscrutability of Deep Learning

Human beings are often credited with intuition, the capacity of knowing something without being able to explain where the knowledge comes from. Intuitions are inherently inscrutable, even to ourselves. Interestingly, as Artificial Intelligence researchers have tackled the challenges of interrogating big data with “deep learning” algorithms, they are finding the algorithms great at scouring through […]

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George Gantz to Write for Peace News

George Gantz, director of this Forum on the Integration of Science and Spirituality, has begun writing for Peace News, the online newsletter for Promoting Enduring Peace, headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut. The focus of his writing will be on the intersection of science and culture and the need to work for positive social change that […]

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