The Problem With Buddhism

It’s strange how one can sometimes have more in common with people that hold opposite views than one does with people who hold very...

Global Inspiration in Costa Rica: INBio

“Costa Rica,” said Dr. Rodrigo Gamez Lobo, longtime President of INBio (National Biodiversity Institute) “is complex enough to be interesting, and small enough to...

The Observer Is a Trick of the Mind

A well-known principle at the quantum level in physics is that an object being observed is affected by the very act of observing it....

Imagining the United States without the Military, Costa Rica Style

Costa Rica abolished its military in 1948 after a rugged civil war. It is difficult to even begin to describe how such a change...

The Juncture of Science and Spirituality

“We believe that Genesis chapters one and two are factual accounts of creation and we, therefore, reject the false teaching of evolution which has...

Syria, For the Love of Humanity

The increasing fecklessness of the so-called international community is on hideous display with another massacre by the Assad regime in Syria. Inter-national institutions are...

Art, Imagination, and Insight

Art derives from the power of imagination, whereas evil derives from the imagination of power. Both have imagination at the center. In one direction,...

Costa Rica’s Exceptionalism

Costa Rica’s exceptionalism goes much further than its natural wonders. Known as the Switzerland of Central America, it has achieved global recognition as one...

Of Pets and People

A strong wind advisory for late morning and all afternoon is all the prompting needed to get out on the bike for a ride...

Regarding Religionists and Atheists

At the core of the Christian faith is the idea of  “God becoming man in Jesus.” When I became old enough to question my...
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