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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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The Moral Hazard of Doing Good

Last year we reported the interesting finding that ethics professors seemed to behave somewhat less ethically than other academics, likely as a result of their greater practice at rationalization. (see link)  A new study at the Harvard Business School has been reported (see link) that finds another example of the amazing human power of rationalization. […]

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Postscript: Tech Company Manipulation of the Human – Technology Interface

This week (January 3, 2015) the Economist magazine posted a review of a new book by Nyr Eyal called Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products (2014) that documents the way online companies seek to manipulate our minds in the effort to build users and ad revenues. Remarkably, it is estimated that 4/5ths of smartphone users […]

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A Call for Spirituality – Marking the Transition to a Post-Secular Society

The RSA[1] has released its final report on a two-year research initiative on revitalizing spirituality to address 21st century challenges. The report provides a serious critique of secular materialism and a passionate appeal for a new, shared commitment to a universal spirituality – the existential ground which all humans share. A few interesting quotes: It’s not […]

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