Category Archives: Science and Religion

Faith is NOT belief. Here’s why:

by Michael Maciel Faith is actually a technical term and has nothing at all to do with belief. Let me give an example: Robert Heinlein once wrote a novel called “Orphans of the Sky,” in which a huge, cylindrical spaceship … Continue reading

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The Hard Problem of Consciousness

by Michael Maciel Scientists are grappling with the phenomenon of consciousness. They call it The Hard Problem. The problem as I see it is in the way it conflates mind and consciousness or, more specifically, intelligence and consciousness.  Intelligence is … Continue reading

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Science is inching towards a theory of universal consciousness:

by Michael Maciel Scientists have come up with a new theory of consciousness, the CEMI field theory. (See the link below.) Publishing his theory in the journal Neuroscience of Consciousness, Professor Johnjoe McFadden posits that consciousness is in fact the brain’s … Continue reading

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The Problem with Really Smart People

by Michael Maciel I once knew a man, brilliant and highly educated, who was also a spiritual teacher, and a good one, but he tried to tell me that God created Adam out of the dust of the earth – … Continue reading

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