Ok, I’m really going out on a limb here, in case I wasn’t already out on the leaves! 😉 But why not. Are we “made in God’s image and likeness”? How might this relate to science? Continue reading “A Theory of Everything?”
I have been following this SAND organization for some time, and I think they do very good work in exploring the interaction of science and spirituality, particularly non-dual mystical spiritualities and traditions.
Starting tonight, October 19, through this Sunday, October 22, they are holding their annual conference, which can be livestreamed online. I recommend it for those who are interested in the dialogue between science and spirituality/religion, but particularly science and mysticism. Continue reading “Science & Nonduality (SAND) Conference”
Yes, that Morgan Freeman, the celebrity actor, producer, and narrator.
He recently recounted a personal experience he once had many years ago that recalls Joseph Smith’s First Vision. This was part of an episode of National Geographic’s television documentary series The Story of God, which he hosted. This multi-part series is full of intriguing ideas about God, an exploration of various cultures and religions’ understanding of what God is, and topics related to God such as the creation, apocalypse, miracles, and evil. The episodes are available for watching on YouTube. Continue reading “Morgan Freeman’s “First Vision” Account”
Max Tegmark, the cosmologist, physicist and author, speaks about the challenges and opportunities in trying to understand what consciousness is, in this Big Think video. Continue reading “Max Tegmark on Consciousness: “The Final Frontier of Science””
I believe that meditation and other related contemplative techniques, including the use of seer stones, can help us become aware of the Divine and enter God’s Presence. This post introduces some concepts from psychology and neurobiology which might begin to help explain how this happens. Continue reading “How Meditation & Seer Stones Might Lead to a Clear Mind & Divine Revelations”
There are many benefits to meditation: spiritual, religious, practical, psychological, emotional, etc. Psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman talks through some of them in this video. Continue reading Daniel Goleman on The Many Benefits of Meditation
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which will soon be ending its mission, recently sent a photograph back to Earth that is quite awe-inspiring. It is an image of us, of the Earth, framed between Saturn’s rings. We are the dot in the center of the photograph. Continue reading “Seeing Ourselves Between Saturn’s Rings”