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The 6 Most Fascinating Studies on Consciousness [Infographic]

Consciousness is an area scientists and psychologists struggle to understand and with the topic being so hard to measure, it has always been one area …

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

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Cymatics, Sound, And Consciousness

By In5D on May 4, 2015 in Science<p>Ladies and gentlemen, if you have a golf-ball size consciousness when reading a book, then you will have a golf-ball …

Is LSD About to Return to Polite Society?

Imagine a family of drugs that could treat addiction, depression and post-traumatic stress: sicknesses of the soul for which modern medicine, in all …

This is what your brain looks like on magic mushrooms

A new way of looking at brain activity may give insight into how psychedelic drugs produce their consciousness-altering effects.<p>In recent years, a …

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Tons of Free Online Philosophy Courses from Leading Universities

April 28, 2015<br>In today’s post we are sharing with you a terrific resource we uncovered through Open Culture. This is especially useful for philosophy …

Science and Chinese Philosophy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Two cultural genes have passed through generations of Chinese intellectuals for more than 2,000 years. The first is the thoughts of Confucius, who …

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30 Albert Einstein Quotes that will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

When a person dies, many things can happen to them. I choose to believe that a deceased person has the ability to come back to Earth without taking a …

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Theses on the philosophy of human rights history

[I wrote these for the exciting upcoming Princeton conference; comments welcome below.]<p>The “history of human rights” is not a field I personally …

I met with the world’s leading Atlantis expert: Will we ever locate Plato’s sunken city?

Stavros Papamarinopoulos could’ve been a character in a John le Carré novel. He had arranged for us to meet at an empty suite of offices belonging to …

How Do You Know You Exist? A Mind-Bending Animated Homage to Descartes Exploring the Conundrum of Reality

“When you’re awake, you know you’re awake. But when you aren’t, you don’t know you aren’t.”<p><i>“We don’t need to credit an all-seeing God with the creation of life and matter,”</i> wrote Douglas Rushkoff, <i>“to suspect that something wonderfully strange is going on in the dimension we call reality.”</i> But what …

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Psychedelics, Consciousness & the Birth of Civilization

<i>**Note: This article is excerpted from the introduction of The Divine Spark: A Graham Hancock Reader: Psychedelics, Consciousness, and the Birth of</i> …

4 Ways Mindfulness Can Enhance Your Happiness

"It is the mind that translates good and bad circumstances into happiness or misery. So happiness comes with the purging of mental toxins, such as hatred, compulsive desire, arrogance and jealousy, which literally poison the mind. It also requires that one cease to distort reality and that one …