Although traditional religion has declined in Europe, recent studies have shown that spiritual experiences are surprisingly common even among those who are non-religious, including near-death experiences and spontaneous mystical insights. Meanwhile, the effects of spiritual practices are now being investigated scientifically as never before, and many studies have shown that such practices generally make people happier and […]

Prof. Jerry Kroth introduces the idea of that the dark side of the human condition: war, genocides, tyrannies, terrorism, nuclear Armageddon may actually have an antidote. Is it possible we have a psychic immune system which operates outside of consciousness just like the physical immune system does? Kroth travels from evolutionary psychology to neuroscience , […]

A skilled physician and psychiatrist, LARRY CULLIFORD has now turned his gifted attention to the ailments of society. “Where is humanity heading, towards misery and destruction or a far more glorious future?” “How can people – as individuals – make a difference?” With commentaries on politics, leadership, religion, education, health and social care, capitalism, and […]

Modelling of the universe as a processing output of a computation is a new approach being considered increasingly seriously by scientists, philosophers and technology leaders.  Suppose the universe can be modelled as a computer simulation, the following questions need to be resolved before the idea can be developed into a new scientific theory; Where is […]

Because of the way we prioritise the left hemisphere’s take on the world, we have ceased to appreciate the meaning of continuity and flow, instead prioritising discrete chunks of experience we call things.  This has serious consequences for how we see our selves as human beings and our relationship with the wider world.  I will […]