Posts Tagged ‘ religion ’

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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How the concept of ‘memes’ can help us restructure our thoughts.

Jul 30th, 2011 | By

That there is such an entity as a ‘meme’ is a meme in itself. Although the term meme itself was popularised by biologist Richard Dawkins in 1989 in his book ‘The Selfish Gene’ as an abbreviated form of mimene, an ‘unit of cultural transmission’ or imitation, the idea has been around for considerably longer. (The

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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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God and afterlife : Is it in our genes ?

Jul 24th, 2011 | By

The recent Oxford University study carried out by 57 researchers in 20 countries was aimed to find out whether concepts like God and after-life are acquired culturally, or there is an instinctual basis that in ways that can be traced back to the earliest part of the lives. The study was carried out as several

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