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the best of both realities

  According to an ancient Japanese myth… …the Moon began as a tear from the god Izanagi’s right eye.  The Sun was a tear from his left. Before these tears fell, Izanagi had gone to the land of darkness, hoping … Continue reading

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tiny mind, big thoughts

  One sleepy afternoon, in my sixth-grade class, Mrs. Trail allowed us to blow our own minds… This grand event happened during science session… We began to speculate on the nature of the Universe.  In particular, we asked: what was … Continue reading

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Testing the Worm’s Faith

  “What type of God would allow such a thing to exist?” We’ve all heard some version of that question.  Maybe we’ve asked some version of it ourselves. It’s an age-old religious-philosophical dilemma.  But perhaps science can now help us with … Continue reading

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A Fable from Science

  Often psychological studies are used to prove something that has long been obvious to us… Sometimes what is “discovered” by scientifically studying human behavior has already been told—and told better—by fable, legend, or myth. However, on occasion, science delivers a … Continue reading

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