Tag Archives: Knowledge

Science and the Subjective

The word science is derived from Latin, scire, meaning to know. Man’s quest to unravel the secrets of reality began as natural philosophy, a branch of philosophy proper. Philosophy (from Greek philosophia, love of wisdom) had a wider scope, including … Continue reading

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Then they threw God out of Eden..

The myth of creation in Bible contains a very powerful motif. Unfortunately, it is stated in a manner that is blatantly unfair to man. The story appears as told from God’s own point of view, which we ordinary mortals cannot … Continue reading

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Scientific progress and the Pineal gland

I grew up in a village at the foothills of Western Ghats mountain range in southern India. Set in the lush greenery of pepper and coconut groves, it was a community of over one hundred families. Every morning, children of … Continue reading

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Candles under the Bushel

Isn’t it amazing that human intelligence can send spacecrafts to remote planets but find no solution for more down to earth problems such as poverty? I am frankly puzzled by our philosophy of science. Why is science unable to address … Continue reading

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The Magic Of Materialism

21st century will turn out to be an important landmark in the history of mankind. We live at the threshold of a great scientific breakthrough. Science has uncovered several important facts about the nature of reality in last two centuries, but … Continue reading

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What is this ‘Mind’ stuff?

Materialism has an irresistible logic. How do we know something is real unless another person can independently verify it? Real stuff must be objectively represent-able. Measurability is the acid test for reality. Atoms and galaxies pass the test but mind … Continue reading

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Man, Center of the Universe

It would appear ridiculous to make such a claim in this age of science. Isn’t uniqueness of man a discredited idea from Europe’s Christian past? Man was the center of creation according to bible. God created the universe in six … Continue reading

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