Religion and Spirituality

Synchronicity and the Secret of the Co-creator

Jul 1st, 2015 | By

Synchronicity and the Secret of the Co-creator Synchronicity: is the experience of two or more events that are apparently causally unrelated occurring together in a meaningful manner [to the observer]. To count as synchronicity, the events should be unlikely to occur together by chance. If you believe synchronicity is simply coincidence, then you haven’t read

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Can education boost our sense of religiosity?

Aug 29th, 2011 | By

The findings of a new study carried out by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the USA challenges the notion that modern education can lead to a dramatic fall in religious participation. This study (1) about to be published in the journal Review of Religious Research, actually found that in America, education actually bolstered people’s affiliation

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Scientology : The pseudoscience that built a Church out of science fiction

Aug 14th, 2011 | By

While speculative fiction is entertaining and creative in its own right, a fiction writer giving rise to a new religion is surely an unique phenomenon in its own right. Often characterized as one of the most controversial religions of the 20th century, as evident from the numerous lawsuits and convictions for fraud (1), this phenomenon

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Why the witches have had the last laugh

Jul 26th, 2011 | By

After centuries of which hunting by the Church, it finally seems that the pagan practice of witchcraft is now a legitimate and official religion. The name ‘Wicca’ has been in use since the 1960s, after an official resurrection as a neo-pagan system of practices and beliefs. While it is true that the Wiccan system mainly

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Why atheism is crucial for modern religious practice.

Jul 13th, 2011 | By

The word ‘faith’ perhaps best describes the monolithic religions of yesterday, when it was important to believe in a supernatural being, for the sole purpose of staying functional in society. Great doubts did occur in people’s minds, but as there was no socially acceptable channels for expressing them,