Things were much simpler in the old days. The ancients didn’t categorize everything into the many fields and specialties that we have today; they didn’t even have the scientific method. There was just the unknown and the people who investigated it. There were supernatural explanations (religion) and rational ones (philosophy). “Natural philosophy” later became all […]Read more "Philosophy and science"
Philosophy is the bedrock on which all else of significance can be built. When you understand how the world works, your place in it, and why you believe what you do, greater things become possible.Read more "Philosophy is the bedrock"
For a period in my life, I was very attracted to religion because it seemed to offer the answers to the important questions: why are we here; what are we suppose to be doing; and what happens after we die? I studied different religions intensely for many years and struggled to find the “right fit.”Read more "Religion’s stumbling blocks"
Light is life – Without light, there would be no photosynthesis and therefore no oxygen. Without oxygen, life as we know it would not exist. Not I, nor you, nor anyone else. Can you imagine that? Plants use sunlight to make food, other creatures eat plants, and we eat them both! All life is one. […]Read more "Light is life"
The Creationism vs. Evolution debate is an unproductive use of resources. One can only hope that intelligent people on both sides will one day realize that their time and energy could be spent doing something more profound and significant like finding the cure for cancer or new insights into their faith.Read more "Creationism vs. Evolution"
If you boil everything down, you will find that virtually every significant endeavor of ours since the beginning of human history has been a manifestation of these three things. To truly understand the meaning of life, we must harmonize truth, love, and beauty.Read more "Truth, love, beauty"
I recommend reading Truth, love, beauty before reading this article. Some theories and concepts of science seem to transcend the physical world to become universal and spiritual. Science and religion have been fighting for a long time, but it’s time to make peace. Cutting edge science is showing us that they have more in common […]Read more "Science is spiritual"