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Active Meditations 

Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say. They followed 125 long-distance cyclists, some now in their 80s, and found they had the immune systems of 20-year-olds, as reported by BBC News. Professor Norman Lazarus, 82, of...

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Conquering Nature

"The very framework of science is to conquer nature. That is the very terminology of science – conquest of nature. We have to overpower nature and we have to destroy all mysteries of nature, and we have to find all the keys of power, wherever it is. But the...

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Cause and effect is a relationship between events or things, where one is the result of the other. There's even an Axiom of Causality which states that nothing takes place without a cause – something has to happen in order for there to be an effect. But what if it’s the other...

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Fear of the Future

Fear of the future is a thing. Google the phrase and you get 285,000,000 results. Increasing threats to public safety from terrorism, renewed focus on nuclear capability, and climate change – things made possible by newer and better technologies – can seem like restrictions on our freedom. are we...