Cowards… Seeking meaning in life…
Over the last three decades, meaning in life has emerged as an important question in medical research, especially in the context of an aging population. A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that the presence of and search for meaning in life are important for health and […]
Why people suffer? – Call for philosophical essays
Humans are averted to suffering. We do not wish to ache or cry. Yet, life is full of pain. Why? Of what use is that pain? How could good people suffer while others are spared the day? Is there a plan behind all this or are we just trying to discover meaning where there is […]
Phantom reality… Affecting reality…
In breakthrough research led by neuroscientist Olaf Blanke and his team at EPFL, Switzerland, the scientists show that phantom body pain can be reduced in paraplegics by creating a bodily illusion with the help of virtual reality. The results are published in Neurology. “We managed to provoke an illusion: the illusion that the subject’s legs […]
Sleep. Walk. Feel no pain…
A new study of sleepwalkers found an intriguing paradox: Although sleepwalkers have an increased risk for headaches and migraines while awake, during sleepwalking episodes they are unlikely to feel pain even while suffering an injury. Results show that sleepwalkers were nearly 4 times more likely than controls to report a history of headaches (odds […]
Pain. How can you live without it?
Is pain something positive or not?  Try to feel a moment of happiness. Without being unhappy. And you will see it is impossible.
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