3. Evolution “doesn’t care about our… happiness.” It wants us anxiously striving, thus life brings suffering (=Buddhism’s dukkha = “unsatisfactoriness”). So feeling happy requires “rebellion” against evolution’s values.
Halloween’s a-coming, which means now is the time to explore the creepiest places in the world. Churches made of bones are not exactly a new topic for us. What we weren’t quite prepared for, though, was just how many terrifying churches made from human remains there were out there. These five sacred buildings are straight out of a doom-metal video.
Neuroscientists have successfully hooked up a three-way brain connection to allow three people share their thoughts — and in this case, play a Tetris-style game. The team thinks this wild experiment could be scaled up to connect whole networks of people, and yes, it’s as weird as it sounds. It works through a combination of electroencephalograms (EEGs), for recording the electrical impulses that indicate brain activity, and transcranial magnetic stimulation, where neurons are stimulated using magnetic fields.
— Read on science.slashdot.org/story/18/10/07/0146243/scientists-connect-the-brains-of-three-people-allowing-thought-sharing
The RIA Method
RIA stands for recognize, identify, address. In other words, recognize that you’re afraid, identify the fear, and then find a way to cope.
— Read on curiosity.com/topics/use-the-ria-method-to-control-your-fears-curiosity/
Find could lead to new treatments for obesity, depression
Meditation does not make problems go away; it allows us to face them with a completely different attitude.
Human touch is important. Massages help us relax, hugs comfort us, and it feels like almost every pop song is called “Touch My Body” or something. New research shows just how important touch can be. When you’re in pain, holding hands with your romantic partner makes the discomfort less intense.
11 Tell-Tale Signs You Are Experiencing Enlightenment In Day-To-Day Life – Matthew Ferry
— Read on blog.matthewferry.com/11-tell-tale-signs-experiencing-enlightenment-day-day-life/
Could that psychedelic-induced dreamlike state help scientists figure out how to better treat mental illness?
— Read on tonic.vice.com/en_us/article/7xdgxd/shrooms-could-help-scientists-better-understand-consciousness