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  Topic: Positive thinking is a surprisingly risky strategy
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:37 pm   Subject: Positive thinking is a surprisingly risky strategy
https://aeon.co/essays/thinking-positive-is-a-surprisingly-risky-manoeuvre?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d64dcc4d90-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_01_06&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e5 ...
  Topic: The Wisdom of the Ageing Brain
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:37 pm   Subject: The Wisdom of the Ageing Brain
http://nautil.us/issue/36/aging/the-wisdom-of-the-aging-brain
  Topic: Over time Buddhism and science agree
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:12 pm   Subject: Over time Buddhism and science agree
http://nautil.us/issue/9/Time/over-time-buddhism-and-science-agree
  Topic: Cultivating doubt and finding pleasure in mystery.
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:04 pm   Subject: Cultivating doubt and finding pleasure in mystery.
http://nautil.us/issue/2/uncertainty/certainly-not
  Topic: Why it is good to be wrong
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 1:58 pm   Subject: Why it is good to be wrong
http://nautil.us/issue/2/Uncertainty/why-its-good-to-be-wrong
  Topic: How a philosopher challenged Einstein
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 1:21 pm   Subject: How a philosopher challenged Einstein
http://nautil.us/issue/35/boundaries/this-philosopher-helped-ensure-there-was-no-nobel-for-relativity
  Topic: Why Science Needs Metaphysics
Steve Allpress

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Views: 1637

PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 1:05 pm   Subject: Why Science Needs Metaphysics
http://nautil.us/issue/29/scaling/why-science-needs-metaphysics
  Topic: Why Science Should Stay Clear of Metaphysics
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:55 pm   Subject: Why Science Should Stay Clear of Metaphysics
http://nautil.us/issue/40/learning/-why-science-should-stay-clear-of-metaphysics
  Topic: Reasoning, profundity and nonsense
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:44 am   Subject: Reasoning, profundity and nonsense
https://aeon.co/ideas/why-bullshit-is-no-laughing-matter?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=405809b46b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_12_21&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-405809b46b-6938 ...
  Topic: Bertrand Russell quote re wisdom - fools and fanatics
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 4:16 pm   Subject: Resistance to change in the face of evidence - fools & f
Interesting research into resistance to change in the face of evidence:-

https://www.samharris.org/blog/item/when-the-brain-wont-change-its-mind

http://www.nature.com/articles/srep39589?utm_sour ...
  Topic: Dalai Lama - comments re sleep
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 4:04 pm   Subject: Dalai Lama - comments re sleep
Sleep is the best meditation.

Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/d/dalailama111631.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/14/dalai-lama-arianna-huffington-interview_n_15 ...
  Topic: Bertrand Russell quote re wisdom - fools and fanatics
Steve Allpress

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Views: 967

PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 3:39 pm   Subject: Bertrand Russell quote re wisdom - fools and fanatics
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/b/bertr ...
  Topic: Questions about the purpose of life - ask the aged
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 3:36 pm   Subject: Questions about the purpose of life - ask the aged
https://aeon.co/essays/why-we-should-all-ask-our-elders-about-how-best-to-live?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=8abb4941a5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_12_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a ...
  Topic: E E Cummings love poem reaches towards transcendence of self
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 3:34 pm   Subject: E E Cummings love poem reaches towards transcendence of self
https://aeon.co/videos/how-e-e-cummingss-most-famous-love-poem-reaches-towards-transcendence-of-self?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=87302bfc1b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_12_08&utm_medium=ema ...
  Topic: There is no death only a series of eternal nows
Steve Allpress

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PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 3:31 pm   Subject: There is no death only a series of eternal nows
https://aeon.co/ideas/there-is-no-death-only-a-series-of-eternal-nows?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=07d7a45c24-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_12_09&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-07 ...
 
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