|Ozone Depletion contributes to Ocean Acidification|
Forty percent: That is the share of annual oceanic carbon dioxide uptake accounted for by the Southern Ocean. Given that oceans comprise Earth's largest carbon sink, that is not an insignificant figure; indeed, this sole region is responsible for absorbing a staggering amount of anthropoge ...
|Did Magnetic Blip Trigger Mass Extinction?|
Dec. 12, 2008 -- It was a dying on a scale never seen before or since on Earth. The slaughter was everywhere; the fertile ocean and balmy supercontinent Pangea were transformed into killing fields, littered with the bodies of ancient animals. By the time the dust had settled on the Permian ...
|Why the veggie burger tastes just as good as a non-veg one|
While a big, juicy steak may indeed be culinary nirvana for many, your taste for beef could be based in part on expectation rather than reality.
On the assumption that meat is associated with social power in some peoples' minds, researchers rated study participants on what they call a ...
|SOS International Climate Change Conference - Save Lives|
| Where: Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, California|
When: July 26, 2008 from 11:30am to 5pm
Why: To discuss the eminent problems of global warming and the solutions
Who: An expert panel consisting of scientists, politicians, environmentalists and media
• Ken Smokoska, ...
|Darwin Tears: The Devolution of Man|
| Darwin Tears: The Devolution of Man |
In natural selection, favorable heritable characteristics of a species tend to survive the unfavorable heritable traits, allowing for an enhancement of that species. This evolution ultimately influences survival rates as the species evolves to successfull ...
|A quick question about this forum|
| Matyw wrote:Why is the spiritually mismatched forum only for women?|
|Chimps beat humans in memory test|
| Here is an interesting article By Roger Highfield, Science Editor I've read on |
Young chimps have been pitted against university students in laboratory tests of working memory and - overall - the chimps won.
The assumption that the brain of a human can outperform that of close relatives ...
|Views on Energy|
| Another interesting question - perhaps :) |
The UK government recently released a white paper on energy production. It suggested some wind and tidal energy production, and a commitment to using british coal once again. However, there was a very controversial point: essentially we need to bui ...
|What makes a good person?|
|Hmm, it's a bit quiet on here - everyone must be out enjoying the summer :D Had an interesting discussion with someone the other day. They supposed that people who do martial arts or boxing (like me!) cannot be nice people, because they are "hitting people for a hobby" :o The pe ...|
|Excellent Discussion on Free Will|
|Hey. *I'm having a very, very good discussion on free will and consciousness with some people on another forum, and this is the kind of stuff that we would talk about on this forum. So I'll link to the discussion. *Any comments, etc. just post here and we can talk about it on this forum. http ...|
|My Power Thought Quotes|
|"In life, risks must always be taken given the opportunity that a good chance for considerable reward will be achieved. Not taking such a risk would be a risk in itself that should never be taken." "Individuals have many talents. However, the key is to focus on a talent that has t ...|
|Bible and Veganism|
|"I have had enough of the roasted carcasses of rams and of the fat of fattened beasts. I take no pleasure in the blood of calves, lambs and goats . When you spread out your hands, I close My eyes to you; despite however much you pray, I will not listen. Your hands are full of blood! Wash yours ...|
|Yama/Niyama - Mike D not|
|Yama and NIyama are prescriptive and proscriptive rules of conduct in the 8 fold path of Patanjali. They are like the 10 commandments without the dogma. Mike Dubbeld claims to be self-realised. Self-realised persons in history have never claimed this ever. If Mike really was Self-realize ...|
|Idiot Savant and Synaesthesia apoptosis|
|Rita Carter "apoptosis"--- 'Inside the developing brain individual neurons race about looking for a linked team of other neurons to join as though in some frantic partiy game. Every cell has to find its place in the general scheme, and if it fails it dies in the ruthless pruning proces ...|
|The method of search?|
|I have been pondering the method of searching. We as individuals have our own way of searching for whatever. I use the English language and my knowledge of it. I try to combine the question related to the answer and vice versa. I have also noticed that each individual has there own method of search ...|
|Citizen as Policy Board Member|
|Citizen as Policy Board Member How would an ideal nation determine public policy regarding this problem we label as Global Warming? When I try to understand a particular matter I try to start with a model and then modify that model as I gain in understanding. My model represents my understan ...|
|"The trouble with the human race" thundered the Pub Philosopher is that the world is full of ignorant and apathetic people" and nudging the drinker beside him he said "Don't you agree?" "I don't know and don't care" came the reply. Is that not so typical of the ...|
|Forget Elephants!! :)|
|Look at these for size comparisons -- 'A Sense of Scale' http://www.falstad.com/scale/ Some of his stuff at the very top is plain old wrong - the diameters of a proton and a neutron are 1.2 x 10^-15 meters and there is no such thing as a diameter of an electron. But he lists his sources fo ...|
|Common Errors in Popular Etymology http://www.wordorigins.org/errors.htm "The fact is, man is an etymologizing animal. He abhors the vacuum of an unmeaning word. If it seems lifeless, he reads a new soul into it, and often, like an unskillful necromancer, spirits the wrong soul into the w ...|
|The Final Threath - Chocolate For You !!! I Love You Because|
|Mind doesnt exist and the life is dead but we think life is live and moving, but the movement its the illusion. Nirvana is just sleep good. Its the easy way. And is just concentration Buda is sheet and Jesus too. This Masters just complicated the things. One steel explain more.. Why we need Iogana ...|
|The Master's of Madness !!!|
|Hey !!! My friend exist the Master's dead of the pain... don't worry about this... but they exist, exist !!! But is just a question of or past lifes.... and they a energies in a us hehe... no problem, no problem.... god exist's !!! This mss is not to made people completely afraid.... is just a form ...|
|The Bird of Highlander is Reallity !!!|
|The reallity is un material ? Exist the reallity ? Like a music of Dream Theatrer say's.... that's no Reallity ?! What is that sheat ??? Is like Kane in highlander the sorcerer.... in the moment he's in the center of matial arts... He be a bird, and go out the window's ??? ...|
|Swami Ramdev-and his medicines|
|somebody, in one of the threads mentioned that Ramdev's medicine using animal bones. here i am giving information on that. SOURCE-VIJAYA KARNATAKA NEWSPAPER there are many things which some may not understand,but i will explain briefly. first,these allegations are made by BRUNDA KHARAT- a ...|
|Where is miko???? On Demons--- Once in Nov 2002 someone (Dare) posted something that effectively asked if demons were real. It was a philosophy forum and it was a very popular female with a sincere question. But obviously, critical thought will tell you demons are not real Therefore, the next ...|
|All Men by Nature Desire to Know (also women)|
|All Men by Nature Desire to Know When written history began five thousand years ago humans had already developed a great deal of knowledge. Much of that knowledge was of a very practical nature such as how to use animal skins for clothing, how to weave wool, how to hunt and fish etc. A large p ...|
|If you throw a pebble into a raging sea, it will not make a splash. If you throw a boulder into a still pond, it will. This is what is called resonance. Obviously, this is the reason for the experiment of sitting down in an environment free from relative distraction and bringing your attention t ...|
|INDIA-A country full of minorities, with no majority|
|this is an article to show the fact,that,with increase in westren influence and material attachment,india is facing new problems due to its,present political form.after all these minor problems,india still stands at the top. A country full of minorities, with no majority "There is no m ...|
|ARTHASHASTRA[science of wealth],NITISHASTRA[science of moral|
|chanakya-a man who was behind the rise of one the greatest empires of world-mauryan empire.a man who is one of the greatest economists,war-planner,nation builder,who gave,mauryan empire economical policy,military tacticks,state rules of moral code and conduct,practiclly everything.he was the one wh ...|
|The Message of The Medium is The Message|
| The Message of The Medium is The Message|
So an attitude is caused when we think about something the same way over and over until it becomes automatic. The resulting actions in response to the thought also become automatic. Change the habit of thought and you change the attitude. Change the at ...
|Albert Einsten on Socialism ...|
|Is it advisable for one who is not an expert on economic and social issues to express views on the subject of socialism? I believe for a number of reasons that it is. Let us first consider the question from the point of view of scientific knowledge. It might appear that there are no essential me ...|
|Whoa! Paradigm Shift|
|Whoa! Paradigm Shift Long ago I saw a cartoon showing a bug-eyed, long necked chick standing beside a large eggshell and the chick shouting Whoa! Paradigm Shift. Our high schools and colleges have prepared young people to become good producers and consumers. The college graduate has a large s ...|
|The Path of Law-Holmes|
|When Holmes states, "if you want to know the law and nothing else, you must look at it as a bad man, who cares only for the material consequences which such knowledge enables him to predict, not as as good one, who finds his reasons for conduct whether inside the law or outside of it, in the v ...|
|More on DEWEY|
|He also wrote, "Two aspects of this more general and freer availability of former experiences for subsequent ones may be distinguished", and cites as the second of these two aspects the alleged fact taht it "increases the meaning, the experienced significance, attaching to an experie ...|
|"Knowledge is a perception of those connections of an object which determine its applicability in a given situation." What does John Dewey mean by this? How does he explicate this idea through his example of the modern and savage understandings of the "flaming comet"? ...|
|Coulda Been a Contenda|
|I coulda been a contenda. This is the wail from Marlon Brando in the movie On the Waterfront when he discovered that his manager had sold him out. The character Brando played was a prizefighter and he recognized that his sleazy manager whom he loved sold him out. In this movie the Brando chara ...|
|Plato on the Family|
|Please see this site (all text; no graphics to wait on) and help me. I need you opinions very, very much. Thanks. http://home.earthlink.net/~raggedclaw/ ...|
|10 Most Beautiful Physics Experiments in Human Science|
|Robert P. Crease, a member of the philosophy department at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and the historian at Brookhaven National Laboratory, recently asked physicists to nominate the most beautiful experiment of all time. Following is there brief description: ...|
|Culture v Understanding|
|I am an advocate of self-actualized learning as a means to better understand the world and the self. I have been questioned as to the importance or such things when compared to the action that needs to be taken to attack the problems evident and immediate. I think we are dealing with the question ...|
|Cultivating Expression First let us take a look at the word expression. It is the act of expressing, conveying, or representing in words, art, music, or movement; a manifestation. Now there are any number of things we express and a variety of ways in which to express them. Whether we express ang ...|
|help on Hobbes!|
|Hello, this is my first time posting a thread, and I am looking at the possibility of writing a dissertation on Hobbes; I would like to apply the Hobbesian perspective on a modern day issue or event...so if any Hobbes fans are struck by inspiration please do let me know as it would be of great help ...|
|Meno/Knowledge/Can Virtue be taught?|
|In the dialog The Meno by Plato, the question is asked Can virtue be taught? Socrates asks What is virtue? Plato was the mouthpiece for Socrates who never wrote anything down. He wrote 35 dialogues in which Socrates appears as the main character most of the time. By asking a question you implicitly ...|
|Nature of the Life to Me....|
|This world have a billions of years.... the humanity is here only in the actual time... i think the evolution of this planet and of the humanity depend, only the time needed to one cycle of # years. Many persons can did we have choice and we are free... but for me be free depend of the mind and man ...|
|A dervish was sitting by the roadside when a haughty courtier with his retinue, riding past in the opposite direction, struck him with a cane, shouting: 'Out of the way, you miserable wretch!' When they had swept past, the dervish rose and called after them: 'May you attain all that yo ...|
|Dubunking Physics and Discoverng Forever|
| AmeliaR wrote:The essay "Debunking Physics and Discovering Forever" can be viewed at http://members.westnet.com.au/paradigm|
Alternatively, you can obtain a copy by sending a email to email@example.com
There is a bad link, I think that much takes to ...
|The Universal Map|
|(I present a little exercise in philosophy:) Here is a question that could quite easily be posed by a scientist, and probably has been: "Does a snail have a map of its surroundings?" For a philosopher the question has many hidden premises, which ultimately prove destructive to the se ...|
|Top scientists announce that the human is made of matter. "We have suspected this for some time" says professor Ieuen Radice, "so we know that he is a mechanical being, but now we also know that the human is made of matter shaped into genes." "Now, we can say that being ...|
|Quantum theory breakthrough|
|Quantum physicists have established that the observer is necessary in sub-quantum descriptions. The observer is 'here'. Accordingly, to maintain the total universal sub-quantum balance between 'here' and 'there', a subquantum observation must be matched by an observation vanishing, to maintain the ...|
|Super-targetingwhats the fuss about?|
|Maybe I'm stupid, but what does 'super-targeting of keywords' mean (the one that accoona.com is harping loud about?!) Don't think I've heard of that one before ... ...|
|Thank you. You properly stated what I was trying to say... ...|
|Sunny Days.... By the numbers|
|I found myself needing the specific times and places carbon and oxygen arose in the universe. This led me to fusion in the sun. It turns out our sun will make it as a main sequence star going into red giant phase by smashing helium atoms together. Carbon and oxygen didn't come from the big bang whi ...|
|crimes and misdemeanors|
| Sander lee:|
"...Allen's investigation of the moral decline of society had been limited to acts which, while clearly immoral, were rarely illegal. In Crimes and Misdemeanors....the main character, Judah Rosenthal, comes to 'see' that in a world devoid of divine presence, all acts are perm ...
|Hope is not broken|
|When the literary world disagreed with Mind at the End of its Tether, I believe it was only because it missed the very valid point that Wells was making only because, good writers though many of its critics may have been, they just did not understand evolution and Darwin and his whol ...|
|What would the CTMU have to say about it?|
|Does anyone know (and understand) C. M. Langans "Cognitive-Theoretic Model of the Universe" (CTMU)? Well, here's a multiple question to anyone who does or might do: Is the purpose of our existence, of the whole universe, some kind of hegelian self-awareness-process? If so, where/ how di ...|
|Does any one know know: What is the metaphysics of John Lock|
|Well I am have a philosophy project and I am comparing Kant and Locke. I think Locke has more of political philosophy but does the idea of freedom have anything to do with the "self". ...|
|What are we doing??|
|Brain Areas That Process Reality, Illusion From: http://news-info.wustl.edu/tips/page/normal/652.html Feb. 10, 2004 Marvin Gaye wailed in the '60s hit "Heard it through the Grapevine," that we're supposed to believe just half of what we see. But a new collaborative study involving ...|
|What is heat?|
|Heat is a property of energy. And energy is an axiom. It is something true a priori. ...|
|normality is measured by majority?|
| AndyBa wrote:MomoPeach, vegans aren't normal because they are pioneering a new level of human morale... and normality is measured by majority i.e. by the crowd.|
Not all vegans are vegans for ethical reasons.
I would also argue that normality is measured by majority. ...
|Jesus and Krishna|
|This may be redundant, but does the word christian come from the word Krishna? Like Lord Krishna, Krishna the Lord, Krishna Jesus, or Krishnan? ...|
|From what i know Einstein wrote some philosophic wroks. ...|
|Are you nominal Christian or true Believer?|
Are you a person who wants to be a Christian, perhaps attends the church meetings, but doesn’t have any "oil in his lamp", in other words there is no spiritual life in his heart? Are you in other words only a nominal Christian, who has external Christian habits in his life, but has ...
|Biblical and historical evidences about Jesus|
|http://koti.phnet.fi/elohim/Bible_and_the_history6 When we begin to examine the texts of the gospels and the Letters of the New Testament, Jesus is the central figure. The four gospels tell us about his life here on earth while the epistles describe the meaning of his death and his resurrectio ...|
|Message of the Bible is very reliable!|
|http://koti.phnet.fi/elohim/canwetrustcriticismoftheBible In this writing we are going to examine the reliability of the Bible, especially concerning the Gospels. For these matters may be problematic for many people and they may lose their faith because of the same matter. Often many researchers ...|
|http://koti.phnet.fi/elohim/spiritualism You may ask, is it possible that in this case, just as in the UFO phenomena, that this is only a question of deceit? Many people who have been dealing with these matters do not take into consideration that it is a great mistake in their life. W ...|
|One marks of coming of Christ is fulfilling soon!|
|http://koti.phnet.fi/elohim/Lastdays2 One important mark, which must fulfil before the public coming of Jesus, is, that the gospel will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations. The fulfilment of this important mark doesn’t so mean, that all nations or ethnic groups would r ...|
|Reincarnation is deception!|
| It's quite difficult to talk about facts and proofs when talking about|
religion. In the end it's more a matter of belief than of proof.
Personally I don't think there is proof of God existence as well as
there is no proof of God nonexistence.
Nevertheless there are some weak ...
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|Sow and reap!|
|http://koti.phnet.fi/elohim/reap_and_sow What you sow, you will reap! ...|
|The flood is biblical event!|
|http://koti.phnet.fi/elohim/theflood.html Certain people who believe in the theory of evolution and do not believe that the Flood had ever taken place have often regarded the Flood as a mere legend. However, it is good to ask whether the Flood really did take place. If we were to make pract ...|
|Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment|
| The link between Mind and Social / Environmental-Issues. |
The fast-paced, consumerist lifestyle of Industrial Society is causing exponential rise in psychological problems besides destroying the environment. All issues are interlinked. Our Minds cannot be peaceful when attention-spans are d ...
|In these days, students, teachers and even scientists face difficulties to find the common ground of all subjects taught in the class room. In this connection, the new subject "invariantology" posted at http://wwf.edula.com comes to make everyone's life easier. Invariantology may help the young ...|
|In the Driver's Seat... joke|
| In the Driver's Seat... |
The Pope lands at an airport just in time to get to an important meeting. His limo driver speedily takes off, but the Pope needs him to go faster in order to get to his meeting on time. The Pope asks the driver to switch places so the Pope can drive.
They spe ...
|Was Darvin Wrong?|
| Here is a small article stating that Darvin was wrong.|
What do you think?
Majority of different investigations proved that Darvin-s Evolution Theory was wrong, to be more precise, it was declared that his thesis on sexual selection was a mistake. Many obvious things disagree wi ...
|Mystery squid helps prove ocean research|
It took only a minute for scientists to discover a new deep-sea species with an experimental infrared camera built in Southern California and light-emitting artificial lure.
Now, the National Science Foundation has agreed to spend $500,000 (U.S.) to refine the concept developed by the ...
|Growing Your Own Snow Crystals|
| I just came upon a website with amazing photograps of snowflakes...|
Like this one:
And here they explain how you can grow your own snowflakes in a bottle.
|A hear a lot of people saying: That is good for your health and this is bad for your health, blah, blah, blah... There are a lot of different diets around promoted as the healthiest diet ever. So what I want to ask is...What is the the process of analyzing how healthy is a diet... Are there any ...|
|Science vs Religion!|
|Just an interesting topic to warm up the forum. :) What can make us really belive in god? ...|
|Veggies and religion|
|What religions promote vegetarian lifestyle? I know of Buddhism. What else? ...|
|Pigs and Chickens Are Smarter Than You Think|
| LEICESTER, England (Reuters) - Pigs and chickens are more intelligent than most people believe, scientists said Wednesday. |
Chickens can learn from each other and are encouraged by example, and pigs use subtle social behavior and signal their competitive strength to rivals, researchers from t ...