Lawrence Krauss: Is Xenophobia Inherent in Organized Religion?

It’s hard to lump religion which comes in many different forms, shapes, sizes and viewed many ways by different people in a single framework. Ultimately, I think religion is a negative force for humanity because what it does – at least organized religion around the world is it implies things about the real world that…

DMT – Everything You Need to Know – ( The Experience | Trip Report | Science | Spirituality )

Hello Everyone, I’m Daniel Love, The Lucid Guide. Today we’ll explore everything you need to know about the powerful and potentially life-changing experience of dimethyltryptamine, aka DMT. We’ll cover the basics, law, saftey, experience, myths and a whole lot more… So, let’s get started. For anyone interested in the exploration of consciousness, there is simply…

Religion as a virus – 60 Second Adventures in Religion (4/4)

Sixty second adventures in religion. Number four, religion as a virus. Richard Dawkins is an atheist, evolutionary biologist and probably not someone you should ask to be a godfather. He said that religion and science can’t sit side by side because belief in God doesn’t stand up to scientific scrutiny. But religion is still so…

Religion has nothing to say about climate change, right?

(upbeat synth music) – In June, 2015, the pope issued a formal report called an Encyclical, on climate change. Some were puzzled, he’s not a scientist, they said. Why is a religious leader weighing in on climate change? Climate change isn’t just a scientific issue. It is also a question of right and wrong. And…

When Does The US Legally Recognize A Religion?

The first amendment protects our freedom of religion, but it doesn’t say anything about how a group in the US legally goes from being an organization to being a religion. So, how does that work? Well, the short answer is, it doesn’t. There is no actual way for the US Government to legally recognize a…

Questions in philosophy – science and religion

Many people think that science and religion are in conflict. Certainly, some religious beliefs can be in conflict with some scientific beliefs, but the question we’re going to discuss is whether science and religion, in general, are necessarily in a conflictual relationship. The issue depends partly on whether we take the claims of religion literally….