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Why is it, that SOMETHING exists in the universe, rather than NOTHING AT ALL?

Peter reviews Jim Holt’s new book on this subject, “Why does the World Exist?” and concludes with a nested series of questions, Yes, why does anything exist, but even if it does, then why is it so vastly complicated and … Continue reading

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Will quantum biochemistry ever be able to explain consciousness?

Dr. Deepak Ranade, a Consultant Neurosurgeon from Pune, India, is interested in the possibility of being able to model consciousness using Quantum Mechanical phenomena.  The essay below is from his blog at http://neuroconsciousness.blogspot.com/2011/07/bose-einstein-samadhi.html Bose Einstein Samadhi Scientific Basis Of Meditation … Continue reading

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Dr Deepak Ranade

Dr Deepak Ranade

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Dr. Alfred M. Prince, M.D., aged 82, has Died — 18 October 2011

Fred Prince 1929-2011

Fred, in his home office in Pound Ridge in 2009

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Brain Shows Transition Between Conscious and Unconscious State, Using functional Electrical Impedance Tomography

The BBC News website, reporting on results presented at the European Anaesthesiology Congress in Amsterdam on June 14th, show a  tomographic video of a  patient loosing consciousness following the administration of anesthesia. Below are some still images from the video … Continue reading

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Stenger and Dianelos Georgoudis – 6 june 11

Yesterday I saw a video of the retired physicist, Victor J. Stenger.  His host provided a detailed introduction that took almost 5 minutes to go through.  Why was it so long, I wondered.  It did not occur to me, at … Continue reading

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