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Hyper-Real Religion: Pastafarianism and Beyond

 Hyper-Real Religion: Pastafarianism and Beyond

When does a protest religion become an actual faith? What happens when purely fictional modes of belief leak off the page or screen? Join Robert and Joe as they discuss modern religious movements, the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster and the rise of so-called hyper-real religions. See more »

How much does the soul weigh?

 How much does the soul weigh?

Is it possible to measure the energy lost when the "soul" departs the body? Take a tour of soul-weighing and the quest to make what is immaterial material in this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind. See more »

Is God conscious? Is God aware?

 Is God conscious? Is God aware?

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Does Islam forbid one-way death trips to Mars?

 Does Islam forbid one-way death trips to Mars?

Is it suicide to take a one-way trip to Mars? What does god think about that? Is he/she/it even in charge on Mars? Let's discuss... See more »

Does belief in a god aid psychiatric treatment?

 Does belief in a god aid psychiatric treatment?

Can belief in a higher power help your psychiatric treatment plan work? Find out in this blog post. See more »

Blow Your Mind: The Scientist and the Shaman

 Blow Your Mind: The Scientist and the Shaman

Inspired in large part by Emory University's "For I am the Black Jaguar" exhibit (get the book here), we explore some of the common ground between psychedelically-fueled spirituality and scientific research into the effects and nature of psychedelic experience. Here's what we have for you... See more »