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Like and Dislike

The topic of consciousness and selfhood presents many problems for neuroscientists with their current methodology of explaining mental activity solely in terms of physical processes or through third-person observation. Lately, however, these scientists are looking into the importance of feelings … Continue reading

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The “sacred” within sacrifice

It is curious that the word sacrifice hints at some deeper spiritual principle. The word is usually associated with something “given up” or “lost.” However, upon reflection, it can easily be seen that individuals will give something up for something … Continue reading

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Not All Men And Women Are Equal

In this post-modern world of political correctness and the worshipping of diversity, the notion of people being “unequal” is frowned upon. A worldview that seeks to level the playing field for all humankind is based on a strong sense of … Continue reading

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The Holy Word and Top-Down Causality

Most of today’s theologies and religious doctrines are inadequate for entering into a rational dialog with contemporary science. On the other hand, contemporary science—which embraces a materialistic philosophy and is satisfied with models of reality that provide mere empirical accuracy—is … Continue reading

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Scripture and the structure of reality

Those who have a faith-based worldview believe that God created the manifest universe. In fact, John 1:1-3 informs us that everything in the created world has its origins in the Holy Word. If we contemplate John’s words rationally, rather than … Continue reading

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Spiritual Relativity Theory

Besides his major cosmological idea of the constancy of the speed of light Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity also included another concept called the relativity of simultaneity. This second concept means that everyone experiences simultaneity differently from his or her … Continue reading

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