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Guest Post: “What Is Spirituality?” by Thomas Metzinger

An excerpt from Spirituality and Intellectual Honesty by Thomas Metzinger Here’s something to spend the weekend contemplating… Can something like a completely secularized form of spirituality exist? Or is this idea perhaps incoherent—something that on second sight cannot be described consistently and without getting lost in obvious contradictions? Continue reading

My Favorite 2017 TED Talks #4

The Science of Cells That Never Get Old by Elizabeth Blackburn Another highlight for me at the last TED conference… Click here to watch the video

The New York Times Well Guide—Mindfulness for Children

David Gelles has created a mindfulness meditation guide for children, featuring some of my work with Susan Kaiser Greenland. I’m delighted to share this wonderful resource for parents and children! Click here to see the guide in The New York Times    

Read an excerpt from Jim Baggott’s new book, “Mass”

Mass: The quest to understand matter from Greek atoms to quantum fields by Jim Baggott What we have discovered is that the foundations of our universe are not as solid or as certain and dependable as we might have once imagined. They are instead built from ghosts and phantoms, of a peculiar quantum kind… Continue... Read more »