Interested in Science AND Spirituality? Are you curious about the Big Questions and dissatisfied with fundamentalists on both sides of the science vs. faith debates? Do you find the studies being funded by the John Templeton foundation interesting? If so, you would probably like to meet with other open-minded and open-hearted people to discuss questions like...Are creation and evolutionary theories really irreconcilable? What does it mean to be human, i.e. how are we different than our closest primate relatives? Does brain produce mind? How are feelings and emotions produced? What, exactly, is consciousness? Are cells conscious? Why does sleep deprivation lead to cognitive impairments and even death? Is there a God particle or a God neuron? What is the neural basis for spirituality? What physiological changes happen because of meditation? What is dreaming and why does it happen? Why do different species have different longevities? Could dietary or genetic changes allow humans to live hundreds of years? What is the prognosis for life on the planet? Is fasting healthy, and if so what is the limit and why? Do thoughts become things? What is the biology of altruism? What is the role of nature and nurture in the attainment of happiness? Are humans wired for violence or peace – i.e. which one is learned and which one is inherent? What are the limitations of science? What are the limitations of faith? And so on.....

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