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Our Democracy Needs Science Now More Than Ever (Jul 2018) From the hunk of solid-state technology currently beaming this commentary into your consciousness to driverless cars, Botox, quantum mechanics, and quick-dry boxer briefs, science and the technology t
Will Science Ever Solve the Mysteries of Consciousness, Free Will and God? (since Jun, 2018) In 1967 British biologist and Nobel laureate Sir Peter Medawar famously characterized science as, in book title form . on the vertiginous ontological cliffs of three great mysteries—consciousness, f
Superheroes Onscreen: The Evolution of an American Ideal (Jul 2018) The actor responsible was George Reeves, who brought the Man of Steel and his alter ego, Clark Kent . it’s right up there with “Easy Rider,” by her brother, Peter. Today, the science-fantasy genre-b
Mashiach through the eyes of science (Jul 2018) as the Alter Rebbe discusses at length in Tanya. So while there are logical arguments within science leading one to conclude that the universe was created from nothing, when scientists have tried to e
Politics and Psychiatry: the Cost of the Trauma Cover (Jul 2018) Despite what the general public repeatedly hears from the mass media, there is no actual science behind proclamations that . drug abuse, experiencing altered states of consciousness, extreme and int
The Science of Altering Consciousness (many weeks now) Scientific American Scientific American Pollan dives into brain science, the history of psychedelics (and our tortured attitudes towards them) but his larger subject is the nature of human consciousness. Eventually Pollan decides to try psychedelics himself — and documents, beautifully, a .
It’s time to focus on the connection between biology and consciousness (since Jun, 2018) Salon Salon You’ll find some computational and human research groups working on the science of consciousness, but it’s not mainstream neuroscience. For some reason, most neuroscientists don’t want to touch it. And it’s not because . phenomena, we also need to be .
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No-BS Advice For Men About Drugs, Alcohol, and Sexual Consent on 19th of Jul 2018 The Good Men Project (blog) The Good Men Project (blog) Having a safeword in place during sexual activity does not guarantee consent (someone can be in too altered a state of consciousness to be in touch with their boundaries or remember to use their safeword, an extremely dangerous state for all involved .
40 books, TV shows, and movies for people who care about the future of tech (Jul 2018) Quartz Quartz In an interview earlier this year with the New York Times (paywall), Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said he could have never imagined a future in which the software he developed would be used to interfere with elections. But many have warned about .
How To Change Your Mind – RadioWest (since Jun, 2018) RadioWest How To Change Your Mind RadioWest Pollan says we have this drive to change our consciousness, and he wanted to understand why it is that mind-altering drugs have been used for thousands of years. Thursday, Pollan joins us to talk about the history, myth, and science of psychedelics .
Hallucinogens and Depression – Psychology Today (blog) (since Jun, 2018) Psychology Today (blog) Hallucinogens and Depression Psychology Today (blog) Hallucinogens, or “psychedelics,” are substances that induce a “non-ordinary” experience of consciousness. In use for thousands of years (at least), the medical potential for potent mind-altering substances has come in and out of vogue. Mescaline was .
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