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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Happiness and EvolutionWhen people are asked what they really want out of life most respond that they want to be happy.  They may think more money, a better job, improved status, social recognition will make them happy.  Or they may think o...

We Neglect Recluses At Our Peril: Proust, Thoreau, and St Jerome in The DesertIn his prolonged solitude Marcel Proust created a new aesthetic out of tea biscuits, stewed chicken, twinges of jealousy, and found the most authentic thing about himself...

Jaron Lanier Disagrees with Richard Dawkins' Meme Theory and Ray Kurzweil's SingularityAs a goat farmer, Jaron Lanier supported his way through college. While growing up, he lived far with his father in tents until they built a house centered around...

Christian Fundamentalist Host Parents from Hell for Polish Exchange StudentMichael GromekLanding in Greensboro, North Carolina, Michael Gromek, 19, stepped off the plane from Poland. He had come as an exchange student and looked eagerly for his host...

Bishop George BerkeleyGeorge Berkeley: A Rock Is A Mental Perception. There Is No Matter. Only Mind and PerceptionsGeorge Berkeley (1685 –1753), known as Bishop Berkeley, was an Irish philosopher whose main theory he called "immaterialism" (later r...

In culling out old links, I isolated Mind Shadows posts on happiness. They are an eclectic lot, about aspects of the subject.  What you will discover for yourself will be a case of serendipity, the term coined by Hugh Walpole about the story of...

Feminism and Abu Ghraib PrisonEngland and Charles GranerGive Thumbs UpOf the seven U.S. soldiers charged with sickening forms of abuse in Abu Ghraib, three were women: Spc. Megan Ambuhl, Pfc. Lynndie England and Spc. Sabrina Harman.Abu Ghraib tells u...