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Sam Harris talks with Michael Pollan about Psychedelics and Mystical-Spiritual Experience

This morning I listened to a podcast conversation between neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris and bestselling journalist and author Michael Pollan about Pollan’s new book  1,262 more words


Are Mystics Atheists?

In an interview with John Gray about his book Seven Types of Atheism, this exchange took place:

You finish with the mystical kind of atheism.

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Waiting for the sign

Waiting for the sign

candle on a shelf




shaded hue

magic blue

dark cloud


looking for the elf

flashing light

lone… 63 more words

Madness And Life

The Traces of My Beloved

My Beloved has come again,

I am light again, light as a feather whirling in the gravity of my Eternal Beloved;

My heart beats again on hearing the familiar echo of Her footsteps; 320 more words


Opportunity to Participate in Study on Psychosis and Spirituality (includes schizophrenia and bipolar disorder)

The Stanford University School of Medicine is conducting interviews with patients who have experienced psychosis—including delusions, hallucinations, or any other departure from reality—and who have had spiritual or mystical experiences. 208 more words


"The Resurrected Eucharist" - Homily by Fr. Nathan

3rd Sunday of Easter (Lk 24:35-48) “The Resurrected Eucharist” https://swordsoftruth.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/resurrectedeucharist.mp3 PDF Version

Homily for the 3rdSunday of Easter, Year B (2018): Lk 24:35-48

When she was but 9 years old, St Teresa of Avila in Spain ran away from home. 962 more words


Video: Where Did Life Come From?

This is the one of the greatest questions which has puzzled humanity for millennia. Where did we come from? What is our origin, our source? PBS Digital Studios and the YouTube channel It’s Okay To Be Smart has put together a great introduction on the topic, a summary of all of our scientific discoveries. 845 more words