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Brains May Teeter Near Their Tipping Point

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness

Your New Anti-Depression Medication: LSD

Shortly following its synthesis in 1938, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) fascinated mystic explorers of consciousness while wreaking havoc on those …

Lsd

How Mindfulness Helps You Find Your Way Through Difficulty

It was about a dozen years ago and I was going through a rough bout of depression. I convinced myself there must be some ready cure I could find, and …

Mindfulness

Process as code: Security ops orchestration for a brave new world

Sandeep Bhadra Contributor<p>Sandeep Bhadra is a principal at Menlo Ventures specializing in investing in cybersecurity startups.<p>Cybercrime is an enormous problem — a nemesis of the federal government, America’s biggest corporations and tens of millions of individuals. But there is now legitimate hope …

Cybersecurity

How Do Theories of Cognition and Consciousness in Ancient Indian Thought Systems Relate to Current Western Theorizing and Research?

Almost unknown to Western academic psychologists, there is a huge collection of ancient Indian thought systems that attempt to describe and explain …

Consciousness

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Meditation

Dalai Lama discusses importance of compassion for global well-being

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on Wednesday emphasized the importance of love, kindness and compassion for reducing violence and improving the …

A mind trick that can break down your brain’s barrier to success

DURING the second world war, the US government found itself wrestling with a meaty problem. It was trying to encourage citizens to eat offal so that …

The Only Thing You Need to Know to Set and Achieve Small Business Goals

In spite of scientific research and hard data to back the importance of goal setting, few business owners actually track goals. In fact, more than 80 percent of the 300 small business owners surveyed for the Staples National Small Business Survey said that they don't keep track of their business …

The Crabitat Channel

Enhanced: Extra-ordinary times need extra-ordinary heroes Kindle Edition

What links a series of seemingly impossible thefts and Britain’s own ‘Roswell’, the Rendlesham Forest Incident? Who are the mysterious Houdini Gang? …

Is There a Way Back to Undeniable Reality and Universally Binding Norms? - Community in Mission

Msgr. Charles Pope • March 6, 2016<p>It is easy to suppose that we think and understand the world in substantially the same way that those who lived in …

How Medieval Islam Influenced Modern Judaism - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

In the modern era, we associate Islam mainly with terrorism, barbarism, and opposition to science. But it was not always so. Long ago, early …

Austerity is good for at least one thing: reducing prison overcrowding

They’re not exactly the most sympathetic citizens, but prisoners—and criminals at risk of going to prison—are finding that there is an upside to austerity. According to new statistics released by the Council of Europe, a human rights group, overcrowding at European prisons is the lowest it’s been …

Council of Europe

Why Does God Allow Bad Things to Happen?

A car crash claims the life of a Christian college student on her way home, a faithful pastor receives a cancer diagnosis, a family is away on …

Jesus Isn't Angry at Your Doubt

The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of The Christian Post or its editors.<p>Expand | Collapse<p>Doubt has …

The Back Story to Trump’s Astonishing “Strong Christian” Lie

“I’m always being audited by the IRS, which I think is very unfair… maybe because of the fact that I’m a strong Christian and I feel strongly about …

How could a good God allow so much suffering?

Dr Sharon Dirckx became a Christian in her early twenties. The journey involved asking many difficult questions of the Christians around her – an …

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