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The Hazards of Well-Intended Ignorance

The Hazards of Well-Intended Ignorance

community, conservatism, contemplation, Creation, critical judgment, culture, Education, epistemology, Ideology, mind, quantum physics, Science, SETI, Skeptic, Spirituality, Wholeness, world
In October of 2014, I published a post on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) in which I distinguished two senses of SETI: scientific SETI and religious SETI. I said that scientific SETI is a legitimate scientific discipline that partakes of all the conventional evidentiary criteria and methodology that attend any other area of scientific research. But I also said that religious SETI is, like virtually all similar misappropriations of science, a pseudo-science in which conclusions are drawn in advance of evidence, with scientific theories being “reverse engineered” to support those preconceived conclusions. This “bass-ackwards” approach thrives in a nation like the United States in which First World communications technology enables people with non- and even anti-scientific...
Sunny Sunday: Twitsperation

Sunny Sunday: Twitsperation

Photography, Quote, Religion, Scripture, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Where is your light today? What is inspiring you? Transforming you? What is allowing you to be love to the world? Today (or yesterday), I was inspired by a poet on Twitter (Twitter+Inspiration)=Twitsperation). This exchange occured with Frank Watson (@followblueflute) and Nathan Vellacott (@natverdi). Frank: Buddha sat quietly amid the hellish march Nathan: And up north his magei was decomposed Frank: from the east came a magi who conjured wisdom stars, magi(c) and lost religion Terri: magi traveled through arid lands searching stars releasing expectations finding magi(c) This exchange and my paltry contribution brought home to me the interconnectivity of all, intersectionality, ubuntu, one. Are we all the same? No. Honor differences. But we can all be one within our multiplicity. ...