Dissolving the ego

Photo by Ernst Haas/Getty You don’t need drugs or a church for an ecstatic experience that helps transcend the self and connect to something bigger Jules Evans is policy director at the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary, University of London. He is the author of Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations (2013) and The Art of Losing Control: A Philosopher’s Search for Ecstatic Experience (2017). In 1969, the British writer Philip Pullman was walking down the Charing Cross Road in London, when his consciousness abruptly shifted. It appeared to him that ‘everything was connected by … Continue reading Dissolving the ego

7 Ways to Stay Cool & Prevent Heat Stroke Symptoms

Heat stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the body can no longer cool itself. The body suffers from dehydration  because it can’t release internal heat into the environment, resulting in core temperatures of over 104 degrees Fahrenheit. The scary part is that most people aren’t aware that they are in danger of heat stroke — the most severe heat-related illness — until it’s too late. And by then, they have become confused and delirious as a result of nerve damage. To reduce your risk of becoming ill, the first step is to become aware of heat stroke symptoms and the … Continue reading 7 Ways to Stay Cool & Prevent Heat Stroke Symptoms

Toxic Exposure: Chemicals are in Our Water, Food, Air and Furniture

by University of California, San Francisco When her kids were young, Tracey Woodruff, Ph.D., MPH, knew more than most people about environmental toxics. After all, she was a senior scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). But even she never dreamed, as she rocked her children to sleep at night, that the plastic baby bottles she used to feed them contained toxic chemicals that could leach into the warm milk.  Back then, in the late 1990s, it wasn’t widely known that the chemicals used in plastic sippy cups and baby bottles can potentially disrupt child development by interfering with the … Continue reading Toxic Exposure: Chemicals are in Our Water, Food, Air and Furniture

ANONYMOUS CLAIMS NASA IS ABOUT TO DISCLOSE THE DISCOVERY OF ALIEN LIFE

by Terence Newton, Staff Writer Waking Times  At some point in time, whether now, or a thousand years from now, disclosure of what the government knows about extraterrestrial life will have to happen. A secret this big simply cannot be kept, especially as the space program becomes privatized and more people have access to the heavens and to the data we’ve collected in the past. In many ways, we’ve been experiencing disclosure lite, as information slowly creeps out from many sources. Billionaire Robert Bigelow, a space industry pioneer and NASA partner, recently publicly stated that aliens are real and are already … Continue reading ANONYMOUS CLAIMS NASA IS ABOUT TO DISCLOSE THE DISCOVERY OF ALIEN LIFE