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As a species we have started to unshackle ourselves from the great behemoths of corporeal uncertainty. But, in the same stride we’ve attached ourselves to lesser, but more devilish concerns that keep evolving at a blistering pace.
Are non-biological creatures capable of consciousness? If so, does that mean that we humans might one day be able to upload our own minds to computers?
No matter how many objective, scientific facts we may discover … we can never access subjective, personal experience.
Although the current scientific paradigm is based on the belief that the world has an objective observer-independent existence, real experiments suggest just the opposite.
Pope Francis states that marriages that without children ends in “in old age in solitude, with the bitterness of loneliness.”
Despite the power of our reasoning (including science), we can not get direct access to some perfectly objective, perfect “God’s eye” view of universe.
Religious communities serve as icons of the Christian life. Today more than ever, we need their witness of poverty, chastity, and obedience to counteract our contemporary excesses.
Beyond the observable universe, spacetime may still be inflating, with other “bubble” universes forming whenever inflation stops in one location.
Mathematics is indispensable to scientific theories describing our universe. And yet there are many mathematical concepts — from esoteric numerical systems to infinite-dimensional spaces — that we don’t currently find in the world around us. In what sense do they exist?
The average believer’s search for meaning and understanding is any less rigorous or valuable—it just ends with a different conclusion: that God exists.
In order to get a more complete picture of this great endeavor to share the Good News, we must explore the rich gift of cultural witness, prayer, and personal holiness that the monastic orders have given to the Church throughout history down to the present day.