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Aside from iRise, Sarah busy helping Steiner School in Baguio City, Philippines, gain its ground. One of her goals this year (2018) is to learn permaculture and implement it in a future project.

Rewriting the Origin of Life

The article discusses the amyloid hypothesis, a theory proposing that amyloid proteins, often associated with diseases like Alzheimer’s, played a crucial role in the origins of life on Earth. This hypothesis challenges conventional ideas about the role of RNA and DNA in early life forms. It suggests that amyloids may […]

The Shifting Terrain of Scientific Inquiry

The conversation with David Kaiser on the shifting terrain of scientific inquiry offers a thought-provoking exploration of the evolving dynamics within the scientific community. Kaiser adeptly navigates through various topics, including the influence of technology on research practices, the impact of interdisciplinary collaborations, and the role of social and political […]

Thinking and Problem Solving Are Not Exclusive To Brains

The article presents fascinating research challenging conventional notions of cognition by suggesting that even simple cells possess problem-solving capabilities akin to those observed in more complex organisms. This research, conducted by scientists at the University of Paris, highlights the remarkable adaptability and intelligence of single-celled organisms like yeast. By demonstrating […]

Music Truly Is A Universal Language

The article on music evoking similar emotions and bodily sensations across cultures sheds light on the universality of musical experiences. By analyzing data from over 80,000 listeners across 60 countries, researchers discovered that despite cultural differences, people from diverse backgrounds consistently associate similar emotions and bodily sensations with specific musical […]

The Physics of Spirituality

Nassim Haramein and Vishen Lakshani discuss the potential of controlling gravity, leading to flying cars and space travel. Haramein suggests that within 10 years, we could control gravity to some extent, revolutionizing transportation and potentially colonizing distant stars. They also explore the concept of particles entangling and forming micro wormholes, […]

David Lorimer on Challenging the Assumptions of Western Science

In this interview, David Lorimer discusses the intersection of science, spirituality, and consciousness, highlighting the importance of evidence-based knowledge. It critiques the weaponization of terms like “pseudoscience” and the cultural policing in fields like parapsychology and complementary medicine. The conversation emphasizes the need for open-mindedness, humility, and respect for diverse […]

Cambridge-Trained Philosopher of Science Dr. Stephen Meyer Answers 10 Questions on Fine Tuning

Dr. Stephen Meyer, a philosopher of science, discusses the concept of fine-tuning in the universe, arguing for the existence of a transcendent intelligence as the best explanation. He critiques materialism and atheism, asserting that they fail to adequately explain the universe’s origin and intricacies. Meyer also addresses objections to fine-tuning, […]

Why do we dream?

In this article for the Scientific American, Roberta McLain interviews David Eagleman, a neuroscientist at Stanford University to attempt to explain why humans dream. Eagleman gives a materialistic explanation. He says that dreaming is a way for the brain’s visual cortex to prevent other sensory functions from taking over. Editor’s […]