Boob Tube And Big Screen Geniuses – More Pop Culture Philosophers

The National Geographic channel offers a great lineup of knowledgeable and entertaining nature shows. This list features the best for all different ages.

My understanding is that for a spirit to materialise takes a massive amount of energy and so this task is not undertaken lightly. One of the early proponents of the near death experience was Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross. Dr. Kubler-Ross recounted an experience in which she was engaged in conversation by a woman she knew had died months earlier. The woman’s skin appeared ‘waxy’ but other than that, she appeared quite normal.

I was a little bemused having just fine-tuned this fun event. Yet at the same time, I was in a place of sweet surrender, and openness to new possibilities.

The Vedas are a collection of 1008 hymns that praises a higher power, they are on ethics, Cosmology news, philosophy, and science. They contain the oldest Yoga basics, techniques and rules. Therefore, we call it Vedic or Pre-classical Yoga. The Rig Veda is a sacred work by Hindu faith. Most of its myths personified the forces of nature. These times, people used to rely on rishis (Vedic Yogis) to teach them how to live in harmony.

Thomas has tapped in on the Problem of Evil which is indeed a massive problem for Christianity. If Christians seriously think about the loving God vs. evil problem, it sets-up a psychological condition called cognitive dissonance. Cognitive dissonance occurs when you behave in some way toward ‘X’ but your thinking about ‘X’ is actually in conflict with your behaviour. The way to satisfy these conflicts is either to change our behaviour or change our thinking.

And I suspect that this is one of the primary causes for the reduction in Church attendance in many Western counties. People are indeed changing their behavior and voting with their feet.

Nigel Calder (former editor of the New Scientist magazine) says that Richard Dawkins can’t even get the facts right in his own area of expertise-Dawkins’ ideas on evolutionary biology are ‘hopelessly out of date’ Calder reports.

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