Category Archives: Science

Here go all the interesting bits and bites that point towards the Dharma.

Book tip:THE COLLAPSE OF CHAOS

This is one of the most important books I ever read in my life (actually, that goes for all books of these two guys). It starts along the lines of “One apple and one apple is two apples”, but don’t … Continue reading

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Morality is a Culturally Conditioned Response | Philosophy Now

Morality is a Culturally Conditioned Response | Philosophy Now. And still more on morals. This is one area where we really are locked into our own value system. Is it important to know whether it is genetically hard-wired or culturally … Continue reading

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The blurred reality of humanity – Science, News – The Independent

The blurred reality of humanity – Science, News – The Independent. I’ve seen missives from scientists grandly declaiming that yes, Buddhism might more or less be right. It’s really the other way round though: Buddhists sit back and watch science … Continue reading

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CultureLab: Near-death neurologist: Dreams on the border of life

CultureLab: Near-death neurologist: Dreams on the border of life.

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Can You Live Forever? Maybe Not–But You Can Have Fun Trying: Scientific American

Can You Live Forever? Maybe Not–But You Can Have Fun Trying: Scientific American.   Very Interesting thought experiment,,,, I think u could call it a koan.

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Book Review – Self Comes to Mind – By Antonio Damasio – NYTimes.com

Book Review – Self Comes to Mind – By Antonio Damasio – NYTimes.com. One more in the long line of :What exactly are we talking about, when we say consciousness?” Rather interesting from the Zen point of view.

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Genes marked by stress make grandchildren mentally ill – health – 03 November 2010 – New Scientist

Genes marked by stress make grandchildren mentally ill – health – 03 November 2010 – New Scientist. I have to laugh each time Lamarck rears his ugly head. What is interesting from the viewpoint of a Buddhist is: who are … Continue reading

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