Science

The universe may have existed forever

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015

The widely accepted age of the universe, as estimated by general relativity, is 13.8 billion years.

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Metaphysics

The Girl Who Saw Through her Illusions

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015

What she saw was this: each person had a treasure they were protecting. A beautiful gem that no one else could see, but that they felt was really valuable and that needed guarding. An Inner Gem.

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Theology

Will Religion Ever Disappear?

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015

A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death.

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Inspirational

Are You Winning At Life?

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015

Are you winning at the game of life or are you just simply playing not to lose?

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