Category Archives: SCIENCE

THE SPIRITUAL NATURE?

“By the formal, rational, rules of science, which have worked so well in understanding the physical world, human beings occasionally have experienced and show certain behaviours that cannot be reduced to materialistic explanations and that look like fundamental aspects of … Continue reading

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THE END OF MATERIALISM?

Are we at the beginning of the next stage of human evolution? Dr. Charles T. Tart explains why he wrote his seminal book: The End Of Materialism – How Evidence Of The Paranormal Is Bringing Science And Spirit Together, published by … Continue reading

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MYSTICISM VERSUS RELIGION AND SCIENCE?

I read Thomas Merton* many years ago and came to the conclusion he had not had the Mystical Experience of Reality (MER). He was not a mystic. If he had the MER he would have avoided use of the word … Continue reading

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SCIENTIFIC CASE HISTORIES OF SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCES

  Between them, Oxford University and The University of Wales have archived more than 6,000 case histories of first hand spiritual or religious experiences. Now the collection is archived with The Religious Experience Research Centre at the University of Wales. … Continue reading

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THE SCIENTIFIC FACTS OF HUMAN ILLUSION?

By Professor Glen Olives Thompson | Mexico News Daily Our species is in a sense a victim of our big brains: we seek to understand, and when knowledge is unavailable we make things up and call it knowledge. We are pattern-seekers, explainers, … Continue reading

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SCIENCE CONFIRMING MYSTICISM? Professor Harry Hunt says so.

Professor Harry Hunt of the Psychology Department of Brock University, Canada, suggests in a paper called, “The Truth Value in Mystical Experience”, pub. Journal of Consciousness, that what the mystics know by what he calls “intuition” physicists have to calculate … Continue reading

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