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What We Cannot Know

March 23rd, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

Science promises answers to the fundamental questions. But does knowledge have limits


Physics, Biology, and the Multiverse

March 6th, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

The multiple universe argument is very much similar to the argument establishing evolution by natural selection as the centerpiece of biology


Consciousness and Dreamless Sleep

December 26th, 2016 | by Harmonist staff

Deep, dreamless sleep has long been thought of as a state of unconsciousness, but in a new paper, several researchers suggest that consciousness may not completely disappear when the mind recedes into deep sleep


The Non-Physical is Real

December 1st, 2016 | by Harmonist staff

Post-material science is an area of study dealing with the non-physical realm and it’s challenging the modern scientific worldview of materialism that’s dominated mainstream science


Consciousness and Quantum Mechanics

November 24th, 2016 | by Harmonist staff

Our thoughts, our will, our consciousness and our feelings show properties that could be referred to as spiritual properties. No direct interaction with the known fundamental forces of natural science, such as gravitation, electromagnetic forces, etc. can be detected in the spiritual


Consciousness Lives In Quantum State After Death

October 17th, 2016 | by Harmonist staff

Testimonials from prominent physics researchers from institutions such as Cambridge University, Princeton University, and the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Munich claim that quantum mechanics predicts some version of \"life after death.\"


It’s Hip to Be Sober

October 3rd, 2016 | by Harmonist staff

Booze culture is beginning to fall by the wayside, with a wide range of sober, mindful, after-work activities—making happy hour a little more meaningful, and the morning after a lot more happy


Allergies, Amish Dairy Cows, and Raw Milk

September 29th, 2016 | by Harmonist staff

European scientists identified livestock, particularly dairy cows, fermented feed and raw milk consumption as protective in what they eventually called the “farm effect.” Many scientists argued that the abundant microbes of the cowshed stimulated children’s immune systems in a way that prevented allergic disease


The Problems Facing Science, According to Scientists

August 11th, 2016 | by Harmonist staff

Today, scientists\' success often isn\'t measured by the quality of their questions or the rigor of their methods. It\'s instead measured by how much grant money they win, the number of studies they publish, and how they spin their findings to appeal to the public


Insects Have the Capacity for Consciousness

May 30th, 2016 | by Harmonist staff

As scientists lean increasingly toward recognizing that nonhuman animals are conscious in one way or another, the question becomes: Where does consciousness end


The Biology of Right and Wrong

May 26th, 2016 | by Harmonist staff

Even when humans are considering hypothetical moral scenarios or calculating abstract probabilities, they rely to some extent on emotions for guidance



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