Philosophy

Max Planck and The Mind Who is the Matrix of all Matter

A man of science and faith who discovered a world.

Love is a Skeleton Key

Love: the strangest and most profound human experience.

When Hope Is Irrational

Hope is a beautiful thing. Does it have a shelf life?

Psychedelic Consciousness

Does a psychedelic trip distort reality or reveal it for what it really is?

Can Philosophy Prove Anything?

If science can't prove or disprove something, can philosophy?

The Horse: A Path to Peace of Mind

What's the best perspective to be able to keep calm in a turbulent world?

Near Death Experience in Ancient Jewish Sources

Is the Near Death Experience a purely modern phenomenon or are there credible sources that support it in ancient texts?

Mathematical Evidence for Miracles?

Is there such a thing as a mathematically inexplicable event?

Are Humans Hopelessly Corrupt?

Can the human heart be tamed through education or is humanity permanently enslaved to their passions?

Where Do the Laws of Nature Come From?

Why should matter behave in any particular way? Where are these laws written?

Faith: A Lot Deeper Than You Think

What if faith is more reliable than logic?

How Can You Detect God if You Can't See Him?

Science is adept at detecting and measuring that which is not directly detectable.

Math and the Mind of God

According to the German mathematician Georg Cantor, there are three levels of existence: the physical universe, the human mind, and the Mind of God.

How to Become Immortal

The "afterlife" is only what we make of it.

Dylan, Kierkegaard, and the Binding of Isaac

However you slice it, the binding of Isaac is a story that begs for interpretation.

Our Messy Ethical Lives

There are some scenarios in life when no matter what you choose, it's gonna get ugly.

Courage and the Journey to Oneness

Rabbi Adam Jacobs talks with Todd Perelmuter of EastWesticism about his journey to overcome stress.

The Divine Book of Nature

The starry sky is beautiful but is it anything more than that? What other significance might knowledge of the heavens hold for us?

Hillel and Aristotle, Shammai and Plato

There are always two ways to approach life - top down and bottom up. Which one is better?

Can Science Disprove God?

Can anything ever prove something's non-existence?

The Moment Scientists Become Anti-Science

The scientific method is one of the most remarkably accurate tools for comprehending our reality. But when it comes to using it for origin of life, some scientists jump ship.

Love and Absurdity

To Albert Camus, a hero is someone who can accept the bleak meaninglessness of life and press forward nonetheless. Is there no better option?

The Cosmological Argument for God’s Existence

​​From antiquity to the present, there have been many great philosophers who have made "cosmological" arguments for the existence of God. Are they still compelling?

Evolution 2.0: The Coming Darwinian Revolution

Rabbi Adam Jacobs speaks to Perry Marshall about Darwinism and his Origin of Life Challenge for $10 Million.

Is There a Moral Code in a Virtual World?

Artificial intelligence is reshaping the world and our place in it. Are there any real rules in a virtual universe?

Holocaust Souls Who Return: A Discussion With Sara Rigler

Hundreds of people claim to have had a previous life during the Holocaust. Many of them suffer inexplicable dreams and visions of terror and pain. A product of overactive imaginations or an indication of a hidden aspect of reality?

Faith: the Axis Upon Which the Wheel of Science Turns

Beneath every "fact" lies a series of assumptions that cannot be proven. Like it or not, even science requires a leap of faith.

Science Enters the Mysterious Inner World of Consciousness

Does everything in the universe have some sort of consciousness? Some philosophers and scientists say that it does.

Can a Moral Truth Ever Change?

Can a moral truth ever change or does morality need constant upgrading to be truly moral?

The Tyranny of Materialism

Dr. Edward Kelly, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia, discusses the existence of non-material reality.

Ram Dass: The Jew in the Guru

Within the famous Hindu spiritual teacher beat a distinctly Jewish heart.

Science, Spirituality or Both?

Oxford physicist Chiara Marletto shares her thoughts on some of life's deepest mysteries and explores if there can be any true synergy with the spiritual way of considering them.

Prayer: a Strange (Yet Very Popular) Human Activity

If we assume that God is good, He will always do what's best for us. If that's true, then why do we need to pray to Him?

"All Is Foreseen"

There is an ancient conundrum that asks "if God already knows what's going to happen, how can we possibly have freedom of choice?" Could both be true?

Charles Darwin: Anti-Prejudice, Pro-Bible Revolutionary

Darwin was neither the darling of the atheist nor the villain of the theist.

Love: an Artifact of a Higher Dimension?

Where did love come from and what ultimate purpose does it serve? A conversation with Oxford anthropologist Anna Machin.

Help, I Don't Exist!

How can a material entity be consciously aware of itself?

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