Living Energy Resonators: Transcending the Gene to a New Story of Light and Life

Living Energy Resonators: Transcending the Gene to a New Story of Light and Life

Science has yet to solve major mysteries concerning life’s spontaneous selfassembly into intricate patterns. While explanations may one day be found by focusing entirely on genes and molecules, an elegant alternative already exists. For living beings have the capacity to behave as energy resonators, trapping spatially patterned light (electromagnetic energy) within them. This patterned energy […]

The Gaian Bottleneck (or why Earth is special)

The Gaian Bottleneck (or why Earth is special)

In 1950, Enrico Fermi reputedly exclaimed to his colleagues at Los Alamos National Laboratory, “Well, where are they?” He was talking about alien civilizations. If there’s nothing special about Earth, and there are millions of similar rocky planets in our galaxy then surely carbon-based life would have arisen many times, given rise to intelligent civilizations […]

Research Project on NDE/OBE – Request for Participants

Research Project on NDE/OBE – Request for Participants

A research team at John Hopkins university headed by experimental psychologist Alexander DeFoe is looking for verifiable cases of Near Death Experiences or Out of Body Experiences for a research project. Alexander De Foe received his PhD from Monash University. In 2015 he founded the Centre for Exceptional Human Potential in Melbourne, Australia. He is […]

Hagger, N ‘The New Philosophy of Universalism: The infinite and the law of order’ – Metaphysics as a Possible Open System

Hagger, N ‘The New Philosophy of Universalism: The infinite and the law of order’ – Metaphysics as a Possible Open System

  This book offers a comprehensive philosophy of the universe. At these words one’s heart sinks. Here is yet another elaborate metaphysical cloud castle which seeks to tie together science, religion, God, and matter all in one formula. Fortunately this book is better than its pretensions. Although it does offer elaborately structured answers to metaphysical […]

Centre for Spirituality, Theology and Health – Newsletter

Centre for Spirituality, Theology and Health – Newsletter

The Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health is based in the Center for Aging at Duke University Medical Center and focuses on conducting research, training others to do so, and supporting dialogue and discussion on spirituality, religion, and health as related to public health and clinical practice. Their highly recommended newsletter provides updates on research, news […]

Lord Jonathan Sacks awarded Templeton Prize

Lord Jonathan Sacks awarded Templeton Prize

Lord Jonathan Sacks, Britain’s former chief Rabbi was awarded the 2016 Templeton Prize for his work in promoting inter-faith toleration and a dialogue between religion and science. Jennifer Simpson, chair of the Templeton Foundation’s Board of Trustees, said that the award recognised Lord Sacks’s response to the challenge posed by radicalisation and extremism. “Lord Sacks […]