SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH – NEUROSCIENCE: “A Very Hard Question for Religious People” ☮

In this short video Vilayanur Ramachandran describes experiments with split brain patients, people who have had their corpus callosum cut. It is very interesting when he describes what happens when the question of belief in God is posed.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “The Great Flood” / truthdig / Chris Hedges / 09.10.2017 ☮

How many times will we rebuild Florida’s cities, Houston, coastal New Jersey, New Orleans and other population centers ravaged by storms lethally intensified by global warming? At what point, surveying the devastation and knowing more is inevitable, will we walk away, leaving behind vast coastal dead zones? Will we retreat even further into magical thinking to cope with the fury we have unleashed from the natural world? Or will we respond rationally and radically alter our relationship to this earth that gives us life?

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PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Hillary Clinton’s Book ‘What Happened’ is a Slap in America’s Face” / TBTV / Tim Black ☮

What Happened is the title of Hillary Clinton’s Biography/Memoir of the 2016 Presidential Campaign. Excerpts of Secretary Clinton’s book are critical of Bernie Sanders labeling him a “disruptor” and how she was eager to debate Bernie during the Primaries. Tim Black addressed the Hillary Clinton book and how it needlessly further stirs the pot on the Left and minimizes how Secretary Clinton loss the Election to Donald Trump.