“The God Factor” –Human Encounters With ‘Ultimate Reality’ Transformative

2010 Space Odyssey

 

“Experiences that people describe as encounters with God or a representative of God have been reported for thousands of years, and they likely form the basis of many of the world’s religions,” says lead researcher Roland Griffiths, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. “And although modern Western medicine doesn’t typically consider ‘spiritual’ or ‘religious’ experiences as one of the tools in the arsenal against sickness, our findings suggest that these encounters often lead to improvements in mental health.”

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Planet Earth Report –“Amazon Paranoia, Insect Apocalypse, Transmissible Alzheimer’s”

Our Planet

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to headline news on the science, technology, discoveries, people and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

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“Planet Earth Report” –Neanderthal DNA Still Shapes Us to Close Encounters

Earth from Space

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the days’ headlines on the discoveries, people, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

 

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Sunday’s “Planet Earth Report” –Our Quantum Existence to U.S. Congress Investigating UFOs

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the day’s news headlines on the discoveries, people, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

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Aboriginal Green: Ancient Hunting and Burning Enhanced Australia’s Desert Biodiversity

A Stanford research team is exploring what makes aboriginal hunting grounds molded by fire more biologically diverse than lands untouched by humans.

Aboriginal  Martu hunter-gatherers light fires to smoke out giant monitor lizards called goanna that can grow up to 6 feet long. These millennia-old Martu hunting practices have reshaped Australia’s Western Desert habitats, according to Stanford University anthropologists Douglas and Rebecca Bird.

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