Is Atheism the same as Humanism? If not, what is the difference? Who are the major atheist thinkers of history and what are some of the different approaches or lines of inquiry for studying atheism further? 540 more words
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The fragility and robustness of the self is therefore no paradox, but another riddle that makes perfect sense when you understand enough about it. In short, the robustness of the self lies in the fact that it is not a thing at all, but a product of the complex interaction of parts of the brain and body.
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Jñanamitra‘s story is compelling testimony against those who insist that issues of gender dysphoria can be dealt with without physical change. She tried to do just that, armed with tools of mindful meditation that psychologists who don’t necessarily buy into Buddhist metaphysics nevertheless find so powerful that they have adopted them for secular goals.