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The Power of Belief

The year was 1999. I was 22 years old and travelling East Africa. On this particular day, I was in Tanzania and about to attend a birthday party with some friends (one of whom was Tanzanian). Prior to attending the party, we all met…

Human Spirituality & Belief

For thousands of years we humans have known we are special.  When we compare ourselves to other animals, it becomes clear that we are somehow different, somehow unique. We can build almost anything we need from all that we find…

Science as a Faith

The chief characteristic which distinguishes the scientific method from other methods of acquiring knowledge is that scientists seek to let reality speak for itself. Through the consistent, systematic, observation, testing, measurement, experimentation, formulation and modification of hypotheses we get to…

Does God Exist?

As a child growing up in the west, my first and perhaps only encounter with God was in a picture book that I was reading during a Sunday school class. In this book, Michelangelo’s depiction of God is looking down from…