Tony Adeosun

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Our Motion Through Space Isn't A Vortex, But Something Far More Interesting

There are a lot of moving parts to the Universe, as nothing exists in isolation. There are literally trillions of large masses in our Solar System, all orbiting around the galactic center on timescales of hundreds of millions of years. But there’s a viral video, parts 1 and 2, that claims that as …

Solar System

Fingers Pointing to the Moon: A Small Reflection on Zen Buddhism, Zen Christians, and Christian Nonduality

July 18, 2018 by James Ford<p>The direction of my life has been following a path laid out by the masters of the Zen way. The practices of shikantaza and …

What Is Consciousness?

Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Consciousness is everything you experience. It is the tune stuck in …

What do blind people "see" on LSD?

In a case study published in the journal Cognition and Consciousness, a 70-year-old musician who has been blind since birth reports on his …

Why Did Sterile Salt Water Become The IV Fluid Of Choice?

During a recent walk around the emergency room where I work, I noted the number of patients with bags of intravenous fluids hanging above them. Almost everyone had one.<p>Our ER in Boston isn't unique. IV fluids are among the most common medical interventions worldwide. Several kinds are available, …

Health

The Unselfish Art of Prioritizing Yourself

Most of us are taught from an early age that being selfless is a good thing, and there are many proven benefits of altruism, to both our mental and …

Brainless Embryos Suggest Bioelectricity Guides Growth

The tiny tadpole embryo looked like a bean. One day old, it didn’t even have a heart yet. The researcher in a white coat and gloves who hovered over …

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms

Mark was a sophomore at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he began mining cryptocurrencies more or less by accident.<p>In November 2016, he stumbled on NiceHash, an online marketplace for individuals to mine cryptocurrency for willing buyers. His desktop computer, boosted with a graphics card, was …

Emptiness doesn't have to mean nothingness: it could mean happiness

What remains of us when we no longer think or feel anything? Are we then – nothing?<p>I was green around the gills. Only minutes earlier, I had been chattering away happily with a more-or-less healthy hue to my complexion as I boarded the plane – with a plan to demonstrate how our wireless technology …

Participate Fully

When we just function, just act, just work, with no idea of a “me” that is functioning or acting or working, the dharma is fully expressed, for then …

Meditation

Comment on What Did the Buddha Say About Prayer? by Michael Finley

Over the years, I have sometimes wished I could believe in prayer. These have mostly been occasions when I have feared for my children or …

Bitcoin Storms Wall Street

Bitcoin traders have no time to pop the champagne anymore.<p>The crypto-rocket shot past $11,000 last week just hours after eclipsing $10,000, which …

What is Right View?

<i>This is part of a series on the eightfold path. You can read the other articles</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>What is right view, and why does the Buddha place it first in the …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

14 Psychological Tricks Everyone Should Know

The internet is awash with amateur psychology and body language tips, from ludicrous, life-affirming self-help mumbo jumbo to beginner-level …

The Truth Behind Cancer that You Will Never Hear From Your Doctor

Noble prize Winner Dr. Otto H Warburg , who discovered the real cause of cancer, has found that the root cause of cancer is oxygen deficiency. Oxyhen …

A Tough But Not Impossible Act to Follow

I believe that awakening is possible in this very lifetime. I know this is one of the ideas we, as modern secular Buddhists, are invited to discard, …

Why the Toppling of Confederate Statues Is Natural Evolution, According to Plato

A great deal of trouble and debate has recently taken place around monuments to Confederate leaders and soldiers in the United States. Both sides …

Jimi Hendrix

Perception: Our useful inability to see reality

There's some deviant thinking behind perception, discovers Douwe Draaisma.<p>Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently<p>By Beau Lotto<p>Hachette: 2017. …

What Psychedelics Really Do to Your Brain

Hallucinations. Vivid images. Intense sounds. Greater self-awareness.<p>Those are the hallmark effects associated with the world’s four most popular …

Divide Numbers Easily Using Vedic Mathematics: Fast and Easy Division Techniques

Divide Numbers Easily Using Vedic Mathematics: Fast and Easy Division Techniques<p>Updated on November 14, 2014<p>What Is Vedic Mathematics?<p>Vedic …

Why Buddhism can be Helpful for you—regardless of your Religion.

<i>“Buddha cannot save us, cannot make us enlightened. We have to do it ourselves, by following his advice, practicing his teachings. So Buddha is like</i> …

Breathing modulates brain activity and mental function

New research shows that the rhythm of breathing directly impacts neural activity in a network of brain areas involved in smell, memory and emotions<p>The rhythm of breathing co-ordinates electrical activity across a network of brain regions associated with smell, memory, and emotions, and can enhance …

The Brain

6 Buddhist Movies That Will Teach You The Seasons Of Life

September 7, 2016<p>Sit down in absolute silence, suspend all judgmental thinking, and let all the words, images, and ideas flutter through your mind; …

The Illusion of Time and Space

<b>Categories</b>Consciousness, Down the Rabbit Hole, Energy & Vibration, Our Universe, Recommended Reading, The Matrix, Wake UpSeptember 25th, 2016 By Jeff …

The Playful Universe • A Playful Path

Let us imagine it to hold that the free exercise of an entity’s most complex powers or capacities will, under certain circumstances at least, tend to …

Keep this Old Taoist Mantra Handy for the 2016 Election

Worked up over the election madness? Sure that you know what terrible things will befall us if your candidate loses? Or the wonderful consequences of your favorite winning?<p>We believe we can predict the likely outcome of good or bad events and how we will feel as a result.<p>We’re actually quite bad at …

Taoism

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