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A Secular Evaluation of Rebirth

| May 29, 2013 | 179 Comments
A Secular Evaluation of Rebirth

Rebirth: it’s one of those topics that defines the Secular Buddhist approach. Practitioners who accept the traditional Buddhist notions of rebirth and the kammic causation that accompanies it will be less interested in a naturalistic ‘secularization’ of the dhamma. Discussions along the frontiers of belief tend not to be very fruitful: people find their beliefs […]

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Episode 80 :: Dr. Elizabeth Loftus :: False Memory Creation

| September 2, 2011 | 0 Comments
Episode 80 :: Dr. Elizabeth Loftus :: False Memory Creation

Dr. Elizabeth Loftus Dr. Elizabeth Loftus speaks with us about false memory creation. Many of us have had very compelling experiences during meditation. We’ve cleared away the mental noise, calmed our brains, and — supposedly — we’re seeing things as they are, we’re penetrating into Truth with a capital T. The term “direct knowing” is […]

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