https://www.labmate-online.com/news/news-and-views/5/breaking-news/how-accurate-is-carbon-dating/30144 excerpt: "Essentially, this means that carbon dating, though a useful tool, is not 100% reliable. For example, recently science teams at the British Antarctic Survey and Reading University unearthed the discovery that samples of moss could be brought back to life after being frozen in ice. The kicker? That carbon dating deemed the moss… Continue reading Carbon Dating
What does it mean to be a human in society ?
Individual Rights vs Functional Society I start with this quote, because it speaks of a downward spiral from humans living ethically in society, to living by our animal instincts. So we could say that human society is at the top end of this, and animal instincts are at the bottom.This quote form Dostoevsky rings bells… Continue reading What does it mean to be a human in society ?
The Worldview of the antlike miniscule “me” experienced by this person: For what it is worth
i am making a "faith statement" here.It is what it is.It may help someone else, but should only help, in that the person reading would double down in their diligence to experience THEIR kaleidoscope life to the fullest.As far as i know, we only have this one physical life to do that in.Anything else is… Continue reading The Worldview of the antlike miniscule “me” experienced by this person: For what it is worth
There is room for all people of all ideologies,beliefs and ethnicities to live together ... but each of us needs to learn that we must respect the others and limit our opinions and rules, at living our own lives in cooperation with society. This is what society means: the rules protect me from you, but… Continue reading NEWS FLASH:
An Essay on Redemption
Folks all have a different read on this. In most churches, they have fixed doctrines. Most of the doctrines were made as reactions against issues of that period. What we have today is the total sum of those reactions, cast into beliefs.... Preachers don't teach this, and so their audience doesn't know it nor teach… Continue reading An Essay on Redemption
Xin Xin Ming – Chant into your subconscious
Out of all Zen teaching, XIn Xin Ming - Seng Can, has been the chant that has sunken into my subconscious, slowly peeling the layers of wrong thinking away. i know that many will want to discuss if our "light" suddenly shines through, or if it is a gradual process, as well as perhaps conflicting… Continue reading Xin Xin Ming – Chant into your subconscious
Everything is as it should be
If I am doing one thing and thinking about another, the whole world is upside down (DMN). Attention attention attention. (Then TPN kicks in.) Everything is as it should be. (Was in the first place, but my mind forgot to check in....)
Self-Inquiry – Quick 123
In the midst of my anxiety or anger, Find a quiet place Ask deeply what is going on Let it all pour out like i am a best friend listening. Finished? Is it true false or exaggerated? Let the answer be clear. Am I willing to let this whole story go? Drop it (Arm goes… Continue reading Self-Inquiry – Quick 123
A new framework for Democracy
"If we wish to live in a multi-cultural, multi-belief system, multi-ideology society,perhaps our leadership model needs to change to reflect all the various groups being given a representative to vote for them, instead of a one leader, multi-party system? i.e. A Council coming to multi-partisan decisions. It might help to stop us from the tendency… Continue reading A new framework for Democracy