Psychedelic and ‘spiritual experiences’ are an intensely interesting topic and one deserving of a great deal more scientific study. It’s not that there has been a lack of interest in the scientific community regarding the nature and potential of these experiences. Draconian drug laws have made it difficult for scientists to have access to the ‘tools’ … Continue reading Psychedelics And Spirituality: A Frontier Of The Science Of Mind And Consciousness
There exists a great range mental states that humans can experience. Often the language we use to describe these states of mind bring conflict within the atheist community, and find a more comfortable space for discourse in either religion or new age groups. These experiences are often described as ‘spiritual’ in nature, and therein lies … Continue reading Is There A Place For Spiritual Discourse Within Atheism?
If we cannot see something, does that mean that it does not exist? If you were to examine a graph of the electromagnetic spectrum, such as as the one in the article ‘A Stab at the dark at Tinnitis‘, you can get a sense of how little of our world we’re actually consciously perceiving. If … Continue reading The Paranormal: Ghosts And The Concept Of A Continuity Of Experience After Death