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Thought Architecture

By Samantha Glorioso We live in a world where our thoughts are still largely viewed as these passive, almost inconsequential passages of ideas or associations that are kept in stasis until physically acted upon—mere electro-chemical reactions that tickle our 100 billion nerve cells via the trillion synapses joining them. As […]

No, machines will never be conscious!

Are we closer to understanding the nature of consciousness than we were twenty years ago? Ever since Chalmers posed ‘the hard problem’ of consciousness, of why sentient organisms have subjective experiences, the debate has gone in circles. Papers on the subject variously conclude, There really is a hard problem, there […]

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Global Warming – We can make a difference

By Paul Kieniewicz A common argument voiced in the media and by many global warming sceptics, is that even if global warming is real, if human sourced carbon dioxide emissions are the cause of it, then the process has gone far beyond the point of no return. Whatever we do […]

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Marcelo Gleiser — Templeton Prize Winner 2019-03-29

The 2019 Templeton prize has been awarded to Marcelo Gleiser, a theoretical physicist at Dartmouth College. Gleiser’s research is in Cosmology, and the origin of life. He is the author of several popular books that deal with the relationship of science to religion and philosophy. In a recent interview with […]

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Frontiers of ‘Acceptance’ – New prospects for the Scientific and Medical Network

By Paul Kieniewicz The SMN Galileo Project was in part launched because of the observation that many areas of research, particularly concerning paranormal effects are still off limits in academia. Mainstream science journals, both professional and popular avoid reporting such research as a matter of policy, unless the research demonstrates […]

Around the SMN Local and National Groups

The Bristol Group continues its regular meetings on the second Wednesday of the month at Sally Lawson`s starting at 8 pm prompt and ending at 10 pm. The format is one based on dialogue, starting the process with a 5 minute meditation. Any members wishing to find out more should […]

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Induced Light Experience During Meditation

There is a long tradition of people seeing holy men or women surrounded by light. St. Francis of Assisi and Theresa of Avilla are two such figures. Some meditation techniques focus on sending light to others, or to nature. Are there observable changes in brain activity during such meditations? A recent […]

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Super consciousness and Ego

Carl Jung on Non Duality — Does the Ego disappear? By Paul Kieniewicz In a letter to W.Y. Evans Wentz, Carl Jung discusses his view on the existence of Super Consciousness, and in particular to the question of whether the human ego — the sense of the “I” ever disappears […]

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5G – A Dangerous Health Experiment

by Paul Kieniewicz How would you like to be instantly connected to high speed broadband — so that you wouldn’t need your home WiFi? So that your car, appliance would have contact with an internet hub at all times? Videos on demand, without buffering problems,  no matter where you are on […]