Monthly Archives: September 2007

On the Intertwining of Science and Religion


The undeniable fact is that all through the ages, in practically all cultures, human beings have behaved in modes that assume the existence of invisible forces and intangible factors governing their lives and destinies. Some of these convictions  became organized, … Continue reading

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On the Intertwining of Science and Religion


The undeniable fact is that all through the ages, in practically all cultures, human beings have behaved in modes that assume the existence of invisible forces and intangible factors governing their lives and destinies. Some of these convictions  became organized, … Continue reading

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On the Intertwining of Science and Religion


The undeniable fact is that all through the ages, in practically all cultures, human beings have behaved in modes that assume the existence of invisible forces and intangible factors governing their lives and destinies. Some of these convictions  became organized, … Continue reading

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On John Casti’s The Cambridge Quintet: A work of Scientific Speculation


In this  slender volume, John Casti takes the reader to an imaginary dinner party in Cambridge (England) some fifty years ago  at which five intellectual stalwarts who had unknowingly laid the foundations for what has come to be known as … Continue reading

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On Lorne Ladner’s Th Lost Art of Compassion: Discovering the Practice of Happiness in the Meeting of Buddhism and Psychologist.


We live in an extraordinary age of wonderful scientific breakthroughs and marvelous technological achievements. Possibilities for cure of pernicious diseases and for health and longevity keep increasing. But ours is also an age of spiritual anguish and moral confusions, of … Continue reading

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On September 11, 2001


 [Written on September 11, 2002] It happened a year ago, in the morning of 11 September 2001: an episode that lasted for a couple of hours and changed the heartbeat of history. It was as if an asteroid had landed … Continue reading

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On the Concept of Self


Do you think the concept of “self” is an emergent phenomenon of our neural complexity and if so is it continuously emerging throughout our lifetime? I am inclined to consider the self as an emergent property of the neural complexity … Continue reading

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