Mind Shadows

Blog URL:http://spiritrambler.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Consciousness, Neuroscience, Brain, Spirituality, Science of Happiness, Philosophy, Unusual Lives, Buddhism, Religion

Between the emotion and the response falls the shadow. I take wide license, with primary focus on neuroscience, consciousness, brain, and spirituality.



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Poppa Neutrino was the free spirit (or lunatic according to some) who sailed across the Atlantic with his family on a raft made of trash scraps.In his book The Happiest Man in the World, Alec Wilkinson chronicles the life of Poppa Neutrino. Poppa was...

There was a young man who said "Damn!"It grieves me to think that I amPredestined to moveIn a circumscribed groove:In fact, not a bus, but a tram. "One fear of determinism is a gaping existential anxiety: that deep down we are not i...

Non-Duality is the term for a view of the world as not two, nor one but undivided  and without a second—not the duality of a person and the world outside him or her, but instead a totality which is wholly subjective. Oneness, or unity, itself impl...

“In Hamburg in 1834, a handsome young army officer named Baron von Trautmansdorf challenged a fellow officer, Baron von Ropp, to a duel. The precipitating offense was a poem that von Ropp had written and circulated among his friends about von Traut...

Descended from the legendary Dukes of Alba, daughter in a wealthy Cuban family, Mercedes de Acosta was born in 1893 in New York, raised near Fifth Avenue, and had a beautiful sister Rita de Acosta who was a model for artists John Singer Sargent and G...

Time's Arrow and EntropyWhat then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know. St. Augustine (354—430)Theologists could help support their theologies if they did more thinking about the...

In Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon, Daniel Dennett hopes to break the spell--not of religious belief, but of the conviction that it is not a fit subject for scientific inquiry. Never the twain shall meet--this is a bad idea accor...