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  • Many researchers believe that skin darkening was an adaptation that evolved as a protecti Current research establishes that human beings are highly genetically homogeneous, meaning t
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  • ...ellectual, novelist, essayist and critic, best known as the author of ''In Search of Lost Time'' (''À la recherche du temps perdu,'' also translated previou ...ssociations is rendered through notoriously long sentences. Some stream of consciousness associations continue for 20 pages or more on the most ephemeral impression
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  • ...ir immediate faith experience, is largely a mythical construct of naïve research. By its very nature, the human mind includes an element of reflection, no m ...s belief. From the times of the [[pre-Socratics]], Greek philosophers have searched for the ultimate origin of things in ways clearly distinct from polytheis
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  • ... translation of the Greek ''[[Psyche|psychē]]'' (ψυχή- "life, spirit, consciousness") by missionaries such as [[Ulfila]], apostle to the [[Goths]] (fourth cent ... of Spirit (breath of life) and body, defying the view that the soul has a consciousness or sentient existence of its own. They affirm this through Genesis 2:7 "And
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  • ...t known for a series of novels and the modernist play, ''Six Characters in Search of an Author.'' This play demonstrates the impact of [[relativism]] in mode ...o Niccomedi'' staged, at the Valle di Roma, the play ''[[Six Characters in Search of an Author|Sei Personaggi in Cerca d'Autore]]''. It was a clamorous failu
    35 KB (5,664 words) - 21:42, 3 August 2018
  • ...eligion to the Hindu is the eternal search for the divine [[Brahman]], the search to find the One truth that in actuality never was lost, only hidden. ...take the soul closer to the divine supreme and lead to a birth with higher-consciousness. Evil actions hinder this recognition of the divine supreme and mislead the
    61 KB (9,515 words) - 20:30, 24 August 2019
  • ...n recent decades suggest strongly that the great apes have a level of self-consciousness as well. ...ng this mainstream view, a small group of neuroscientists has persisted in searching for evidence suggesting the possibility of a human mind existing and ope
    35 KB (5,241 words) - 18:53, 8 October 2018
  • ...ture of the mind, mental events, mental functions, mental properties and [[consciousness]], and their relationship to the physical body. The ''mind-body problem,'' ...escartes</ref> Descartes was the first to clearly identify the mind with [[consciousness]] and [[self-awareness]], and to distinguish this from the brain, which was
    49 KB (7,632 words) - 19:49, 25 March 2019
  • ...fe in a philosophical sense, but some studies bear on related questions. Researchers in [[positive psychology]] study factors that lead to life satisfaction ...(and every other type of animal as well). Again, science is limited to the search for elements that promote the purpose of a specific life form (individuals
    50 KB (7,767 words) - 16:32, 11 September 2018
  • ...lysis, the "Third Viennese School" of [[psychotherapy]]. His book, ''Man's Search for Meaning,'' chronicled his experiences as a [[concentration camp]] inmat ...n Psychologe erlebt das Konzentrationslager'' (in English entitled ''Man's Search for Meaning''), wherein he tried to objectively describe the life of an ord
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  • A '''near-death experience''' ('''NDE''') is the event of maintaining a [[consciousness|conscious]] recognition of sensations, visions, or events after having been ...tended near-death situations.<ref>Kenneth Ring, ''Heading toward Omega. In search of the Meaning of Near-Death Experience.'' (New York: W. Morrow, 1984. ISBN
    19 KB (2,751 words) - 16:15, 14 November 2018
  • ...us observers throughout history have argued that there are influences on [[consciousness]] from other parts of the [[mind]], invoking notions such as [[intuition]]. ...els of mind." <ref>Alexander Charles N. et al. "Growth of Higher Stages of Consciousness: Maharishi's Vedic Psychology of Human Development." Higher Stages of Human
    34 KB (4,932 words) - 16:44, 7 January 2016
  • ...w.ultralingua.net/index.html?action=define&nv=0&text=mathematicus&service=&searchtype=stemmed&service=latin2english Definition of “mathematicus.”] Retrie ...ition as it has failed empirical tests in controlled studies.<ref> WordNet Search 3.0, [http://wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=astrology Definition of “
    39 KB (5,572 words) - 16:09, 21 April 2016
  • ...eration” was first used in 1964,<ref name="sarachild">Kathie Sarachild, "Consciousness-Raising: A Radical Weapon," in K. Sarachild, C. Hanisch, et al. (eds.) ''F ...red the public arena in fields such as politics, business and scientific research. Contemporary Indian feminists are fighting for individual autonomy, politi
    79 KB (11,127 words) - 16:13, 5 April 2017
  • ...to such thinkers, miracles, Jesus' foreknowledge of his own fate, his self-consciousness as divine, the resurrection and ascension, were all pious additions. Much o ...nd women because he achieved a complete state of dependence on God, of God-consciousness.
    77 KB (12,219 words) - 16:11, 4 May 2018
  • ...him the inner meaning of the dharma that he lacked. After a long period of searching he found Tilopa, and became the ideal devote to his master, creating a m ... hell realm, let alone thirty-five) and began wandering the countryside in search of a lama who could help him. A [[Nyingma]] guru directed him toward Marpa,
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  • ... from two of his children.<ref name="Searchstonesmult">M. Scott Peck, ''In Search of Stones: A Pilgrimage of Faith, Reason and Discovery '' (Hyperion, 1995). ...s "[[divine grace|grace]]," the powerful force originating outside human [[consciousness]] that nurtures spiritual growth in human beings. He describes the miracles
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  • ...., see Bodhi 2000a, 78), ''phassa'' is a mental factor, the means by which consciousness "touches" an object.</ref><ref>Traditional Buddhist texts do not directly a
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  • ...ate it was possible that control of the global biomass could occur without consciousness being involved. ...armful waste, becomes low energy food for members of another guild. This research on the Redfield Ratio of Nitrogen to Phosphorus, shows that local biotic pr
    30 KB (4,598 words) - 15:00, 5 July 2008
  • ...perceptual processing, but does seem to be necessary for an event to enter consciousness or to be remembered. Contemporary theories of attention have sprung from th ...gaged, or focused onto the new location (Eysenck & Keane, 2005). Current research, regarding neural correlates of these physical shifts of attention, specifi
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