Why do all the world’s religions emphasize giving thanks? What are the spiritual benefits of giving thanks? The physical benefits?
Nigel Cameron is president of the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies in Washington, D.C., as well as leader of the Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He has presented a TEDx Talk on the implications of a world without human labor.
Buddha comes from the Sanskrit language, meaning “awakened.” Simply put, the basic teachings of Buddhism are: first, to do no harm to any living being; second, to do good; and third, to purify the mind from impurity. Buddhist religious practice is the formal discipline of sitting meditation and mindfulness in everyday life. Today .7 percent […]
A portal for social groups, professional groups and synagogues, which cater to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Jewish community.
Survey results released Aug. 6, 2013, by the Pew Research Center indicate that most Americans would not choose to dramatically increase their life spans even if scientific breakthroughs made that possible. A slim majority, in fact, said radical life extension would be bad for society. Pew also released two companion reports, “To Count Our Days: […]
Yoga of Love is an organization in Jerusalem that encourages mental and physical improvements in daily life through the integration of daily yoga. The website provides information and resources on the philosophies of yoga, such as vegetarianism, education for universal values, relationship building, community life and social contribution.
Robert L. Brown is a professor of art history at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has written about Buddhism, asceticism, health and the body.
Jill Dubisch is a professor of anthropology at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. She has written about religious aspects of the health food movement in a journal about magic, witchcraft and the supernatural.