Adherents of most religions believe that God is all-pervasive, omniscient and omnipotent. Islam seems to specify that God exists only at one place, and that is in the Kaabah at Mecca. Perhaps that idea is why all Muslims are directed to face the direction of Mecca while praying, wherever they may be located. Even so, […]
This really is an incredible thing. I remember hearing about the Antikythera Device many years ago – to watch it being unveiled before our very eyes is awesome. The mechanism proves the advanced ancient Greek knowledge of a number of arts, including astronomy, math and engineering.
I’ve posted a new article at Freethought Examiner: Keep the Nativity Scenes at Christmas Naturally, there’s a twist on the theme… And here’s an interesting article from the Boston Globe that confirms the astrotheology of the ancients as well: Religion, science, and the solstice TODAY’S DARKNESS is tomorrow’s light. Contemplations of the winter solstice once […]
A study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) shows that expert advice may shut down areas of the brain responsible for decision-making processes, particularly when individuals are trying to evaluate a situation where risk is involved. The study was published in the March 2009 issue of the Public Library of Science (PLOS One) and was […]