Posts Tagged ‘ 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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Has Scientific progress helped much in the way of promoting Universalism ?

Feb 2nd, 2013 | By

Universalism, a belief that our sphere of morality should extend to the wider world and beyond, and not limited to ourselves, is not related to our belief systems’; rather they are dependent on a complex interaction between our instinctive sense of morality and our subsequent moral choices. Science or religion are merely used as tools to justify our actions in this regard, but we alone are responsible for them.

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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The pitfalls of positive thinking: a mindful perspective

Aug 4th, 2011 | By

If we browse the self-help section of any bookstore, the vast overwhelming number of self-help manuals and publications promote positive thinking, the product of a million-dollar industry that essentially tells us to turn our negative self-images into positive ones in the pursuit of success. Intrinsically there is nothing wrong with this concept, except that positive

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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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