Monthly Archives: April 2016

What is Life? 


Two answers 1.     Life is a magnificent expression of the Divine Principle that undergirds the Cosmos, the physical embodiment of the abstract and subtle Spirit.   Human life with thinking mind and  feeling heart, with values and meanings, love and laughter, … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON EARTH DAY


We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. Native American saying Our earth is a speck in the vast stretches of the cosmos, in­finitesimal in material substance compared to the mind-boggling mass of … Continue reading

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INDIC NEW YEAR AND BAISAKHI


Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.   – Virgil A. Kraft For many people of Indic culture, April 14 is  New Year Day. It is, in fact, a welcoming of the season of spring. … Continue reading

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Materialism vs Spiritualism


1.“The underlying basis of the physical, biological, and psychological universe is physical: i.e. matter-energy in space-time.” 2.“The underlying basis of the physical, biological, and psychological universe is spiritual: i.e. non-material-energetic and transcending space-time).” These two perspectives are not logically derived … Continue reading

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THE GREAT SUN SPOTS


The satellite observations are as yet of insufficient length  to answer the question whether the sun is varying in luminosity on timescales longer than the 11 year sunspot cycle.   – Douglas V. Hoyt The Sun has been seen by human … Continue reading

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PHILIP HENRY GOSSE


(Philip Gosse) was not only a many-sided and experienced naturalist, but one who did more than all his scientific contemporaries to popularize the study of natural objects.  B. Brady. Upon, within, and deep underneath the broad blue waters, thrive countless … Continue reading

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