There are many hypotheses of brilliance and elegance that have been rejected because they did not survive a confrontation with experiment. The human condition would be greatly improved if such confrontations and willingness to reject hypotheses were a regular part of our social, political, economic, religious, and cultural lives.
Posted January 30, 2009 08:00 AM
The very purpose of meditation is to discipline the mind and reduce afflictive emotions.
Posted January 10, 2009 08:00 AM
Freedom is the real source of human happiness and creativity. Irrespective of whether you are a believer or nonbeliever, whether Buddhist, Christian, or Jew, the important thing is to be a good human being.
Posted January 9, 2009 08:00 AM
Human beings are of such a nature that they should have not only material facilities but spiritual sustenance as well. Without spiritual sustenance, it is difficult to get and maintain peace of mind.
Posted January 3, 2009 08:00 AM