Tag Archives: Philosophy of Science

Do you believe in God?

Q: Do you believe in God? A: Yes. Q: You think there is a supernatural power controlling the universe? A: No. There is no supernatural power. Q: But you said you believe in God! A: I said there is no … Continue reading

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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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Unexamined Life

‘The unexamined life is not worth living’, said Socrates. Life is a blessing, a gift that comes with huge responsibilities. I believe the greatest of all responsibilities is to make an effort to understand life itself. Life is beautiful. It … Continue reading

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Am I Really A Computer?

People often complain about life being mechanical. It is true that I could drift through life functioning like a machine – especially if I am living in a city and spending most of my waking hours at work. Human relations … Continue reading

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Knowledge and Ignorance

Man is driven by the need to create patterns from his experience of reality. Pattern seeking is instinctive to human beings. It is the driving force behind our search for meaning and order. Individuals pick up a variety of ‘pattern … Continue reading

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