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Religion, Spirituality and Science

January 18th, 2009

Spirituality

Spirtuality is many things - Yoga, meditation and personal concepts. Even Reiki can be considered spiritual.

Is it a religion? A life force? Just what is reiki?  “Rei” means “God’s wisdom or the Higher Power” and “Ki” means “life force energy.”

Science

Darwin continues to define the discusion on evolution and creation. Published On the Evolution of Species in 1859. Darin’s theories on evolution were quickly accepted by the vast majority of scientists. The general public, however, was not as eager to accept Darwin’s ideas. Mainly since evolution was in conflict with Religion. Even with 150 years passing since the book, science and religion are still at odds.

Religion

Religion is a bunch of things so what is religion is a tough question - here is what some people think.

“Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of.”
—Mark Twain

“Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.” —Napoleon Bonaparte

“We go into religion in order to feel warmer in our hearts, more connected to others, more connected to something greater and to have a sense of peace.” —Goldie Hawn

“Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence; it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.” —Bertrand Russell

Thinking thankfulness and passing it on

November 28th, 2008

So what was your year like?  Did you do a bunch of fun stuff, share some great time and change who you were?  I haven’t spent any time looking at the past, only the future and that may be an issue.  Thanksgiving was good - lots of food, family and friends.  I was forwarded a link by someone for ideas and how to be thankful, if that is indeed a concept.

I certainly wish everyone a happy black friday and hope to goodness you stimulate the economy, since it apparently needs to be kick started.  So why are you reading this blog?  You should be out shopping - see the light!

light by day # 35

Reads and links for folks

October 11th, 2008

What’s up with this economy? See whats cooking

The growth grid is everywhere - don’t gamble on the republicans.

BBQ a little Fish from the sea!

Economics go farther than you think, it can turn you green.

Go Social with your marketing

Geographic view of things

$700B Up in Smoke, why not build stuff?

October 4th, 2008

This bailout is out of control!!!! How is a common person going to make some cash from this? I don’t know either, but I this one guys seems to have some ideas on how to improve the environment, spread out the population and change the landscape. His rant is over here, but the abridged version is below:

BUSH takes a vacation to see his handiwork

July 6th, 2008

Great video from the onion on bush’s handiwork whilst in office, thanks.

Bush Tours America To Survey Damage Caused By His Disastrous Presidency

Fathers day thoughts..

June 15th, 2008

Not bad stuff on looking at next year….

You may be quite sure you know where you’re going
But sooner or later you’re out of the picture
Too many lost names, too many rules to the game
Better find a focus or you’re out of the picture

Hello world!

June 15th, 2008

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