Posts Categorized: mind and body

RECONCILING SCIENCE AND RELIGION (Part 2)

Posted by & filed under consciousness, Douglas Sloan, fundamentalism, Govinda, Logical Positivism, matter spirit, meaning of life, meaninglessness, mind and body, New Age, Peace, Science and Religion, Transcendance, Zen.

(Please Read Part 1 first! You’ll find it just below) Tweet Share In reaction to the emptiness that often seems to pervade modern life, there have been several unsuccessful attempts to reconnect us with the spiritual tradition. Let’s look at three of these first, and see why they do not work, before moving on to…
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RECONCILING SCIENCE AND RELIGION (Part 1)

Posted by & filed under consciousness, matter and spirit, meaning of life, meaninglessness, mind and body, Peace, Science and Religion.

Tweet Share According to historical tradition, western civilization began in ancient Greece when radical thinkers began to look for rational explanations of what they observed, rather than relying on invisible gods or demons. A line was thus drawn between two realms of life: the realm of matter and the realm of spirit.  The resulting rift…
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