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Integral naked
Integral Naked is a multimedia portal illuminating an integrated approach to life and living. Included are conversations, performances, live broadcasts of influential, provocative, and important think...
Integral Institute
The aim of the Integral Institute is the bring together of a full range of disciplines- the natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology, neurology, ecology), art, ethics, religion, psychology, polit...
The Buddha and the search for evidence
In this very short letter to the editor, the author quotes a sūtra (scripture) spoken by the Buddha in which he encourages the Kalamas people not to simply believe in something simply because i...
A Buddhist contribution to the psychoanalytic psychology of self
The author looks at Buddhist perspectives on the nature of the self and offers ways these relate to and complement psychoanalysis. (Zach Rowinski 2004-07-27)
The koan of cloning : a Buddhist perspective on the ethics of human cloning technology
What is Buddhism's perspective on cloning? While ethicists and review boards have engaged in much discussion on the ethics of cloning from the perspective of the world's great theistic religions, litt...
EEG alpha blocking correlated with perception of inner light during Zen meditation
According to the experimental results and practitioners' subjective experience, we report some hypotheses that may account for meditative phenomena during the practice of Zen-Buddhism. Orthodox Zen-Bu...
Euthanasia : Buddhist principles
Religions provide various forms of motivation for moral action. This chapter takes Buddhism as an example from within the Indian ‘family’ of religions and seeks to identify the doctrinal...
Francisco Varela (1946-2001) : filling the mind--brain gap : a life adventure
One of the most eminent neuroscientists recently passed away in Paris. Professor Francisco Varela was a scholar that approached science with a remarkably broad and integrative perspective, deeply cont...
Altruism in science can learn from Buddhism
Science & Theology News interviews B. Alan Wallace about the Buddhism and science. Topics in this short interview include the Buddhist view of the self, subtle states of consciousness, lucid dr...
No clear Buddhist stance on stem cell work
In this short editorial, Damien Keown discusses Buddhist perspectives on stem cell use. He outlines the conditions under which use of stem cells may be acceptable. Therapeutic use of stem cells is not...
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