“All spiritual experiences are based in the brain. That statement is truer than ever before, according to a University of Missouri neuropsychologist. An MU study has data to support a neuropsychological model that proposes spiritual experiences associated with selflessness are related to decreased activity in the right parietal lobe of the brain.”
This article, from the ScienceDaily (Dec. 22, 2008), shows that the distance between spirituality and science is getting smaller, and also shows the ONEness in our faiths and practices.
I am on a whole bunch of different email lists for one thing and another, and I rarely find time to read all the emails. I have the best intentions when I sign up, really I do. Usually there is something I want to learn from the writer, or I like his or her style, or I resonate with the topic. Many times I will read the first few diligently, but eventually, I end up trashing the messages unread. I just don’t have the heart to unsubscribe, at least until my mailbox maxes out.
Well, I’m glad I read this one before I trashed it. There was a link to this incredible video. It’s 20 minutes long, which may as well be 4 hours for the short attention span on the internet, but it is undeniably worth the time. See for yourself: