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Metaphysics

Where, How, and What is Ru Metaphysics? - Ruism (Confucianism) is a Mono-pan-en-non-theism

Bin Song (宋斌) | Posted 12.15.2016 | Religion
Bin Song (宋斌)

Metaphysics, as a discipline beyond physics, concerns itself with something more abstract than the concrete stuff of the world. It includes two major ...

Grafting to: Recent works by Joohyun Kangi

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 10.31.2016 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Joohyun Kang, Dream of Broccoli I (2015), ink on paper, 20 x 16 inches A fleeting, five-day exhibition at Gallery d'Arte, curated by the gallery's Di...

What You Don't Know About Your Dreams Can Change Everything

Kim Treffinger | Posted 09.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kim Treffinger

I am finally certain beyond a reason of a doubt that there is much more to reality than we have any idea. And I look forward to seeing the developments in this area. This can change your world view, and who knows where that might lead.

Benjamin Lowder: Words and Deeds

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 09.08.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Benjamin Lowder: Babel "My definition of the universe is the aggregate of all humanity's conscious and aggregate communicating experiences." -- Buckm...

Could We Be Reborn?

James Stoddah | Posted 03.29.2016 | Science
James Stoddah

We humans are fascinating. Our genetic code, which is stored in our DNA, contains about 1.5 gigabytes of information - enough to fit on a standard DVD...

Stumbling Through Lent: My Crush on a Very Dead Poet

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 03.15.2016 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

John Donne was three hundred-plus years dead when I first encountered him, but that didn't stop me from falling for him, passionately. I was twenty years old, an English major at the University of Michigan, and in love with this poet-priest.

How to Manifest Your Greatest Human Potential in Four Easy Steps

Lisa Scott | Posted 03.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Scott

Allow me to share with you in four easy steps, some of what I have come to know for myself about your ability to manifest your greatest human potential.

Getting into the flow for entrepreneurs

Wendy Reese | Posted 01.22.2017 | Business
Wendy Reese

Remember when you had that crazy idea for a new business, product or service, that you felt you just had to do? It tugged at your mind and heart until...

A Whimsical Look at Fallacies: Appeal to Antiquity -- Part 3

Frank Breslin | Posted 01.13.2017 | Education
Frank Breslin

I wish to spirit you away today to the rarefied realm of celestial metaphysics by having you respond to yet another reason why people believe in old ideas.

Dye in the Color of God (Pun Intended)

Sohale Sizar | Posted 12.07.2016 | Religion
Sohale Sizar

Various religious traditions seek to transform the ego and dye it with a Transcendent Reality. But what does this Coloring actually look like? I mean, it is easy to theoretically discuss the process of coloring as a metaphor for spirituality. But, what does it actually mean to us now in this moment?

Why God Is Black

Sohale Sizar | Posted 11.12.2016 | Religion
Sohale Sizar

Limiting God to one color seems to be an epistemological error as it undermines His all-expansiveness. So I started investigating the whiteness of God and it was not until I read Toward a Philosophy of Zen Buddhism that I realized that God might not be white.

Don't Shoot the Messenger: 5 New Thoughts on Gun Violence

Tammy Letherer | Posted 10.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tammy Letherer

I come from a family of gun enthusiasts. My younger brother is a firearms instructor in Iraq. My older brother, who lives in Atlanta, keeps a handgun ...

Where Doubt Is Faith and the Sign Is Spirit. Sarah Charlesworth's Art of Personal Religion

G. Roger Denson | Posted 09.08.2016 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

New York has long been overdo for a Sarah Charlesworth retrospective. Throughout the summer of 2015, the New Museum filled the void with Doubleword a partial-survey of Charlesworth's work curated by Massimiliano Gioni and Margot Norton, a most welcome arrival.

David Birnbaum Cracks the Cosmic Code

Alex Simon | Posted 06.10.2016 | Science
Alex Simon

What drives our universe? The great Greek philosophers were ultimately stymied, as is contemporary physics.

Going Boldly Where No Man Has Gone Before: A Conversation with Metaphysicist David Birnbaum on Leonard Nimoy's Legacy

Shira Dicker | Posted 05.05.2015 | Religion
Shira Dicker

"Onstage and screen, Nimoy leaves an extraordinary legacy of a bold and brilliant cutting-edge explorer of unimpeachable integrity. His inner conviction is manifest. En toto, a man for all seasons, for sure. May his memory be blessed."

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney Drops Out, But He Got Us Good

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.30.2015 | Politics

As it was foretold, here we are on a Friday, and Mitt Romney, baron of the end-of-the-week news dump, is once more tugging the rug beneath our feet: ...

Why Physics Needs God But God Doesn't Need Physics

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.31.2015 | Books
Deepak Chopra

Physicists who scorch with tweets don't bother me. They only expose their isolation, arrogance, and self-willed blindness. The big questions about existence aren't shop talk for mathematically savvy professionals working in arcane specializations.

Writer Eric Kaplan on The Big Bang Theory, Metaphysics and Santa Claus

Nell Minow | Posted 12.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Nell Minow

In an interview, Kaplan explained that the idea for the book came from a mother who did not want her son, who believed in Santa, to go to the zoo with Kaplan's son, who did not.

100 Years On: The Forgotten Founder of JPL

Scott Hobbs | Posted 12.10.2014 | Los Angeles
Scott Hobbs

Last week marked the 100th birthday of Jack Parsons, a founder of Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Aerojet-Rocketdyne and the inventor of the solid fuel that put man on the moon. In a display of pure serendipity this week, his widow Cameron, will be honored with the first-ever retrospective of her art at MOCA Pacific Design Center.

Why the Soul Is Tiptoeing Back Into the Conversation

Stafford Betty | Posted 10.07.2014 | Religion
Stafford Betty

Mind-body dualism, or the belief, roughly speaking, that we are a combination of body and soul, is not exactly coming back into respectability in leading philosophical circles, but it does show signs of tiptoeing back into the conversation.

Rhiannon Paille: Parapsychologist and Author

Loren Kleinman | Posted 10.05.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Rhiannon Paille is a booksmith from the middle of nowhere, Canada. She holds a PhD in Metaphysical Science and Parapsychology, which is to say she happens to know a lot about what goes bump in the night.

Deepak Chopra's "Future of God"

Alex Kip | Posted 10.05.2014 | Religion
Alex Kip

"Here he comes, here he comes..." the collective thought hovered in the air as hundreds of spiritual seekers filled the Marble Collegiate Church in NYC.

Chiropractic: Is it Nature, Medicine or Religion?

Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 09.06.2014 | Religion
Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D.

Many people assume that chiropractic has always been a non-religious health care option much like modern medicine but less interventionist and more na...

The Metaphysics of Mothers Day

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

"God couldn't be everywhere, so he created mothers." -- Jewish Proverb While we know that in truth the Infinite One IS indeed everywhere because It i...

The Difference of Life in Spike Jonze's 'Her'

Marcie Bianco | Posted 03.11.2014 | Technology
Marcie Bianco

Jonze's cinematic discourse is on love, and Her is an exploration of how love can survive when the individuals who are in love not only inhabit different material spaces but different temporalities.