Archive for December, 2009

Organic Whole

Saturday, December 26th, 2009
Organic Whole

|| By: Sripad Bhakti Madhava Puri Maharaja, Ph.D. || There is a nested hierarchy of wholes that characterizes reality, and especially life. The most fundamental principle is that Reality in the Vedantic/Bhagavat conception is based on Personality, as mentioned in the very first aphorism of the Bhagavat Purana, "janmady asya yatho nvayat itaratas charteshu... »

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Do we have a Theory of Evolution?

Saturday, December 12th, 2009
Do we have a Theory of Evolution?

|| By: Sripad Bhakti Madhava Puri Maharaja, Ph.D. || The neo-Darwinian theory of genetic random mutation and Natural Selection, does nothing to explain speciation. Thus, what has been called "natural selection" has come under much scrutiny and critique in recent times. The problem is that natural selection requires the existence of a stable array of... »

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Scientific Humility: Scientific Honesty – Hypothesis and Science

Monday, December 7th, 2009
Scientific Humility: Scientific Honesty – Hypothesis and Science

|| By: Sripad Bhakti Madhava Puri Maharaja, Ph.D. || It is not that scientists make an hypothesis first, and then try to find the data to fit that hypothesis. Rather, the process is first observation, then an hypothes is made to describe the data, then conclude that the data has been described by... »

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Search for an Alternative Paradigm of Life

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009
Search for an Alternative Paradigm of Life

|| By: Srila Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Maharaja, (T. D. Singh, Ph.D.) || Many thoughtful scientists will agree that chemical evolution do not actually study life. They only study how biomolecules such as RNA, DNA, proteins, etc., might have formed early on earth. But their combinations do not seem to lead to life and it is highly... »

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