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Weird and Wonderful Scholarships

Recently I set to work researching scholarships on the Internet. I confess that I wasn’t expecting it to be captivating work; just one of those things that has to be done. So armed with a steaming pot of tea, I booted up and went to work on my pedestrian assignment.

My search netted thousands . . . → Read More: Weird and Wonderful Scholarships

The Concept of Evil

The sixteenth century Swiss born French philosopher Jean Jacques Rousseau stated: “Our greatest evil flows from ourselves.” For far too long, we have projected the fundamental causes, and responsibility for, evil outside ourselves; and religion is one of the underlying influences of such psychological projection and rationalization. From the questionable behavior of the Greek gods, . . . → Read More: The Concept of Evil

Tyra’s Witchcraft Adventure!

by Jason Pitzl-Waters

“Tyra’s role as talk show host is to educate and enlighten people about topics that are either relevant to our lives, or just too noteworthy to ignore. But at the beginning of this episode, Tyra admitted she had some reluctance about covering this particular subject. The topic was witchcraft, and the occult, . . . → Read More: Tyra’s Witchcraft Adventure!

Hippocamps – Poseidon’s Chariot Horses

HIPPOKAMPOI (or Hippocamps) were the horses of the sea. They were depicted as composite creatures with the head and fore-parts of a horse and the serpentine tail of a fish. In mosaic art they were often covered with green scales and had fish-fin manes and appendages. The Hippokampoi were the mounts of the Nereid nymphs . . . → Read More: Hippocamps – Poseidon’s Chariot Horses

The Blasphemy Challenge

by JOHN BERMAN, ETHAN NELSON and KARSON YIU

What’s wrong with God? “What’s wrong with the tooth fairy?” asks Brian. “There’s nothing wrong with something that most likely doesn’t exist.” There are an estimated 20 to 30 million atheists in the United States these days, and some of them say they feel like a persecuted . . . → Read More: The Blasphemy Challenge

Unfettered Religious Freedom in Islam – Fact or Fiction? Part 1

By Alamgir Hussain Speaking against the terrible treatment of non-Muslims and violation of their religious and human rights in the Islamic world, many modern educated Muslims, especially those living in the Western countries, often make extraordinary claims that Islam allows unfettered religious freedom to non-Islamic peoples. For example, Brig. Gen. (Retd) Ashrafuzzaman wrote a well-articulated . . . → Read More: Unfettered Religious Freedom in Islam – Fact or Fiction? Part 1

Remains of village found near Stonehenge

Archaeologists have uncovered what may have been a village for workers or festival-goers near the mysterious stone circle Stonehenge in England. The village was located at Durrington Walls, about two miles from Stonehenge, and is also the location of a wooden version of the stone circle. There were about 8-25 houses, built in a style . . . → Read More: Remains of village found near Stonehenge

Jung’s Understanding of the Meaning of the Shadow

by Laurens van der Post

Not the least of Jung’s services to his time was his demonstration of how the dreaming process in man, far from being archaic and redundant, was more relevant than ever. This symbol moving between his dream and daylight self, however, was crucial at this moment. For years Jung had . . . → Read More: Jung’s Understanding of the Meaning of the Shadow

improve aboriginal graduation rates

By Gaeil Farrar

Something as simple as a greeting can help aboriginal students develop a sense of belonging when they attend school away from home, School District 27 principal Joe Pearce says.

And that in turn, can improve achievement, he says.

“We know there is a very strong correlation between having a . . . → Read More: improve aboriginal graduation rates

Scientific Explanations For Remote Viewing

By Gerald O’Donnell Eighteenth and nineteenth century physical science had completed and embellished the “golden age of a mechanistic and deterministic models of the universe” where the universe and its constituents are ruled by rigid interactive forces that can be measured, phenomena that can be predicted using mathematical tools, and where the universe or any . . . → Read More: Scientific Explanations For Remote Viewing