Half a drugs power comes from thinking it will work via NPR Proof that group meditation can change the world via spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco Schools via sfgate.com Scientists finally show thoughts can cause specific molecular changes to your genes via tunedbody.com Can you actually get sick from being cold? via gizmodo This … Continue reading what I’ve been reading: this post will make you happy!
The following is a list of resources for those who wish to further explore the topics of Sex, Homosexuality, and Marriage within the context of Christian Science and Ms. Eddy's views. It is by no means an extensive list of resources, merely a starting point for further reading. All links shared below worked at the … Continue reading Mary Baker Eddy and Christian Science Perspectives on Sex, Homosexuality & Marriage
A must-read piece from the HuffPost Science Blog God Created Gravity: Why the U.S. Can't Keep Pace With Slovenia (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-schweitzer/god-created-gravity-why-t_b_4387942.html) Somewhat related: 33 jaw-droppingly bad multiple-choice questions from Accelerated Christian Education (http://leavingfundamentalism.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/33-jaw-droppingly-bad-multiple-choice-questions-from-accelerated-christian-education/) Image from the internet somewhere, I think I found it on facebook somewhere.
Regular commenter Bill S. left me a link proclaiming "Scientists say they've proved God exists, and then it gets complicated" (1). I followed that link to the logical conclusion, through four more links (see below, 2) until I came across the abstract of the paper (3): Goedel's ontological proof has been analysed for the first-time … Continue reading Praise be unto He
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the New Testament: Christian group air-drops Bibles over North Korea using 40-foot hydrogen balloons Does worship divide or unite? Conservative U.S. Catholics Feel Left Out of the Pope’s Embrace Atheist 'mega-churches' take root across US, world
Megachurch pastor tells his congregation his newly built 16,000-square-foot house is gift from God* German 'Bishop of Bling's multi-million euro mansion to be used to serve needy Scientology's fraud conviction upheld in France Incredible skeletal remains of Catholic saints still dripping in gems and jewellery discovered by 'Indiana Bones' explorer Sort of related, when you … Continue reading what I’ve been reading – money & the church
Worried Sick - the Nocebo Effect From The Scientist: Worried Sick - Expectations can make you ill. Fear can make you fragile. Understanding the nocebo effect may help prevent this painful phenomenon. Excellent article about the nocebo effect and how what we think can directly influence our health. http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/36126/title/Worried-Sick/