Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

It is appropriate to look at the issues on Life, death, Life after death from an alternate angle based on the hard earned objective insights gained through scientific thinking that has and continues to revolutionize our thoughts. It must be understood in clear terms that scientific insights are consensus based as they are rooted in objective evidence and rational thinking and hence crosses cultural, religious and racial boundaries. Let me now proceed with these profound questions, What is Life? What is the purpose of life? Is there life after death? Why do we die? These are old questions although the meaning of the questions (and of course the answers) have changed over the years in view of a wealth of insights gained thanks to the revolutionary way scientific thinking has changed human perceptions and knowledge and the remarkable discoveries and insights that it has led to and is still leading to. (more…)


I came across an awesome blog about neuromarketing, which is “where brain science and marketing meet”.  Here’s the link to the top posts of 2010.

Reblogged from this blog.

The vitruvian man

The pen and ink drawing  by Leonardo da Vinci, depicting a man fitting his body to a circle and a square by adjusting the position of his arms and legs, is probably the most famous drawing in the world.  However, few people know its name or the secrets that it contains. It is called Vitruvian Man.  According to Pythagorian tradition, the circle represents the spiritual realm; the square, material existence, so the human body represented the perfect marriage of matter and spirit, which was is reflected in its proportions…

The ancient Roman architect Marcus Vitruvius believed that builders should always use precise ratios when constructing temples. “For without symmetry and proportion no temple can have a regular plan.” (more…)