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The Difference Between Religion And Spirituality

Ken Wilber, America’s most cited philosopher, makes a case for separating the 2 “modes of knowing” that we see in all religions — relative and absolute (or, myths and spirituality).

Separating the two, he says, is essential for ...

Sister Veni Cooper-Mathieson: Pioneer Thinker & Metaphysical Teacher

Australia has a long tradition of self-help literature and much of it was written, in the early years, by colourful characters who embraced a hodgepodge of new and progressive ideas which included Theosophy, New Thought, Swedenborgian...

Religion vs Spirituality: 7 Major Differences

A lot of people mistake Spirituality for Religion or some mysterious, supernatural occurrence. Some even think of it as a sect but this is because of their lack of knowledge and their fear of being manipulated.

If we move past t...

Ambitious Metaphysics – How To Have Better Ideas

Paul Laffoley shifts in his seat.

The Palace at Westminster and the London Eye are visible behind him.

“My primary concern is how you connect mass to consciousness. That’s where visionary art has its home base.”

Swoo...

Anthroposophy: The Scientific Exploration of the True Nature of the Human Spirit

Anthroposophy, like Metaphysics, was originally approached as a purely philosophical study.

Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) is best known for his application of the scientific method to the subject of human spirituality. To read an e...

Combining Healing and Metaphysics Can Yield Effective Results

The term "healing", over time, has come to be misunderstood as a process of "fixing" or "curing" something that is broken, ill, or diseased.

The word "heal" is actually derived from Gaelic meaning "whole".

Who we really ar...

Why Are So Many Scientists So Wrong About Philosophy?

There’s no doubt that Bill Nye “the Science Guy” is extremely intelligent. But it seems that, when it comes to philosophy, he’s completely in the dark.

The beloved American science educator and TV personality posted a video las...

Spirituality Without Religion — But What About The Sacred?

There is a current trend toward ‘Religion without God’ — churches are cropping up without God as the center of attention and simply building community. This is not entirely new, Ernest Holmes’ Science of Mind has been in this area, al...

Quantum Weirdness is Everywhere in Life

Weird quantum effects are so delicate it seems they could only happen in a lab. How on Earth can life depend on them?

The point of the most famous thought-experiment in quantum physics is that the quantum world is different<...

Science and Spirituality: Two Aspects of One Reality

The scientific quest and the spiritual quest have been the two great quests of humanity but somehow a feeling has developed that science is antagonistic to spirituality. We should examine whether this is really so or it is because we ...

Reclaiming Spirituality for Lovers of Life
Does spirituality pertain exclusively to the realm of religion? Many people think so. But this is an error—and a spiritually destructive one at that.

A spirit is the nonphysical part of a person, t...
Neuroscience Confirms that Spiritual Intelligence (SQ) is ‘Hard-wired’ in the Human Brain

Neurological research has found that the brain has three distinct processing modes, called serial, parallel and synchronous. Serial processing is associated with IQ functions in the left brain. Parallel processing is associated with E...

The Egg – This Story will Blow Your Mind and Expand Your Consciousness Just Like It did Mine

Yes. It is true. The story I am about to tell you will be probably one of THE BEST

The Dawn of New Consciousness: AI, Robots and Religion

It would be hard to confuse Daniel Dennett for anyone other than a philosopher. With his voluminous white beard, imposing frame, and jolly demeanour, he cuts a distinctive figure in the sleek restaurant atop London’s National Portrait...

Mind Over Matter: How Thoughts Influence Physical Reality

"Mind Over Matter" is how thought processes can influence our physical reality. To understand how this works, we need to define what "Mind" is and the relationship of Mind and thought to "Matter".

One definition of Mind I found ...

Buddhist Ethics has a good day: on Philosophy, East and West

Almost 3 years ago exactly, 3 AM Magazine interviewed Jay Garfield, one of the best-known Buddhist philosophers in academia today. I wrote about that interview and still look back fondly on the comments and conversations that ensued.<...

Magick and Quantum Physics

Chaos Magick emerged at the end of an era whose Grand Narrative was Science and Progress. However, the ‘weird science’ narrative of Quantum Mechanics has opened the door to phenomena that would previously have been rejected. Chaos Mag...

At a Time of Zealotry, Spinoza Matters More than Ever

In July 1656, the 23-year-old Bento de Spinoza was excommunicated from the Portuguese-Jewish congregation of Amsterdam. It was the harshest punishment of herem (ban) ever issued by that community. The extant document, a lengthy and vi...

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