The real reason we have conflict in the Middle East.
Atheism 2.0. A TED Talk from three years ago. It must be seminal for a lot of people. I’m always surprised by how many of my friends, both theist and atheist, refer to it and post links to it.
Always interested in how the human brain processes information. In this study, they found that “When jazz musicians ‘trade fours’ they use parts of the brain linked to the structure of spoken language, but not those tied to spoken meaning.”
In other words, “it’s syntactic and not semantic processing that is key to this type of musical communication.”
My college Communications prof told there is a difference, but I’m not sure I believed him until now.
He says, “in 70% of the cases the previous person died by unnatural means, meaning murder, suicide, or accident” and ” a quarter of the natural death cases is under the age of 15.”
I wonder if that says anything about who is reincarnated, or just who remembers.
Long-time fan of the Holographic Universe theory. What’s amazing to me is that I understand as much of it as I do, being a Humanities person and all …
Shouldn’t there have been a dragon guarding it?
DNA mapping is giving us a new look at how the past lingers in the present.
“Now, for the first time, scientists have mapped the DNA of 95 different populations to see if they can paint a clearer picture of major historical events.
“This incredible interactive map looks at the mixing of genes in major populations in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America spanning over the last four millennia.“
- Ellie Zolfagharifard, “From Mongol warriors to Silk Road traders: Interactive map reveals how fallen European empires have left their lasting stamp on the world’s gene-pools“, Daily Mail <dailymail.co.uk> (Feb. 13, 2014).
If these are the bones of Charlemagne, let’s move on to the next step — DNA testing!
“With this new technique, scientists will now be to analyse many archaic human fossils which were discovered a long time ago.”