Tag: against materialism
Why things happen? [OR: The vanity of the mechanistic view]
Forgetting. When it comes to maintaining sanity, forgetting is at least as important as remembering. Without it, the constant stream of stimuli – faces on the street, words read, items glanced at – would quickly overwhelm the mind. But the neural basis underlying the act of forgetting isn’t well understood. A new study found that […]
Abortion: A continuous materialistic crime in an immaterial world…
A woman attempting abortion. An abortion which failed to kill the baby, which was born alive after all. A woman regretting the worst decision she ever took. Having to live forever with the death of her child (which died after all even though in the beginning it was alive – for enough time to make […]
Milk. Cows. Soul. Body. Worms.
Daily infusions with a chemical commonly associated with feelings of happiness were shown to increase calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had just given birth. The results could lead to a better understanding of how to improve the health of dairy cows, and keep the milk […]
We all agree we are conscious beings. But what is consciousness? There are numerous Harmonia Philosophica articles about consciousness and various aspects of that elusive and yet so familiar concept. We know we “are”, we know it is “us” who speak and act, we understand and question everything as persons and yet we fail every […]
Invisible fields… Feathers flying…
You know what your personal space is. Uninvited strangers invading it invoke an immediate sense of unease. A bird flying over but too close to your head may cause you to reflexively duck. It’s like we don’t just end where our bodies end, but a little bit beyond. Now researchers have figured out a way […]
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