Day: June 18, 2022

Ancient Stories

The story of Angulimala

Credit: Lead astray by his teacher he became a murderer and collector of severed fingers. He was reformed by the Lord Buddha after he attempted to murder him. The story of Angulimala by Venerable Ajahn Khemadhammo The Buddhist scriptures relate that one day, after his meal, the Buddha went out from the monastery where he was staying and […]

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Scientific Theories

Does the human brain resemble the Universe?

Credit: An astrophysicist at the University of Bologna and a neurosurgeon at the University of Verona compared the network of neuronal cells in the human brain with the cosmic network of galaxies… and surprising similarities emerged In their paper published in Frontiers in Physics, Franco Vazza (astrophysicist at the University of Bologna) and Alberto Feletti […]

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Socrates: Virtue is Knowledge

Credit: One evening in June 399 B.C., an elderly man in his seventies named Socrates was languishing in an Athens jail and was about to be executed. He was ragged in dress, with messy hair and bare feet, yet he appeared calm. After saying farewell to his family, he chatted animatedly with friends, seemingly […]

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