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What is Eidetic Memory?

By |2019-06-04T09:50:03+03:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Eidetic memory sometimes called photographic memory, is an ability to recall images from memory vividly after only a few instances of exposure, with high precision for a brief time after exposure, without using a mnemonic device. Although the terms eidetic memory and photographic memory are [...]

Extrasensory Perception – The Sixth Sense

By |2019-05-20T16:37:21+03:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Extrasensory perception or ESP, also called sixth sense, includes claimed reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses but sensed with the mind. Jain usage of the term goes back to 2,000 years and encompasses three types of possible extrasensory perceptions: telepathy, clairvoyance, [...]

10 Roger Bacon Quotes on Sciences

By |2019-05-12T04:27:42+03:00May 12th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Roger Bacon was a medieval English philosopher and Franciscan friar who placed considerable emphasis on the study of nature through empiricism. In the early modern era, he was regarded as a wizard and particularly famed for the story of his mechanical or necromantic brazen head. [...]

12 Johannes Kepler Quotes on Nature, Geometry, and God

By |2019-04-20T14:09:58+03:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

Johannes Kepler was a German astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer. Johannes Kepler is a key figure in the 17th-century scientific revolution, best known for his laws of planetary motion, and his books Astronomia nova, Harmonices Mundi, and Epitome Astronomiae Copernicanae. Kepler was born on December 27, the [...]

The History of Penicillin

By |2019-02-26T17:50:03+03:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

The history of penicillin follows a number of observations and discoveries of apparent evidence of antibiotic activity in molds before the modern isolation of the chemical penicillin in 1928. There are anecdotes about ancient societies using molds to treat infections, and in the following centuries, [...]

Kekulé’s Ouroboros Dream and the Structure of Benzene

By |2019-02-25T17:02:26+03:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Friedrich August Kekulé, later Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz was a German organic chemist. From the 1850s until his death, Kekulé was one of the most prominent chemists in Europe, especially in theoretical chemistry. Kekulé's most famous work was on the structure of benzene. In 1865 [...]

The Relationship Between Religion and Science

By |2019-02-16T03:44:12+03:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Various aspects of the relationship between religion and science have been cited by modern historians of science and religion, philosophers, theologians, scientists, and others from various geographical regions and cultures. Even though the ancient and medieval worlds did not have conceptions resembling the modern understandings [...]

What is Active Imagination?

By |2019-01-30T04:02:39+03:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Active imagination is a cognitive methodology that uses the imagination as an organ of understanding. Disciplines of active imagination are found within various philosophical, religious and spiritual traditions. It is perhaps best known in the West today through C. G. Jung's emphasis on the therapeutic [...]

Precognition: The Ability to See Events in the Future

By |2019-01-06T17:50:57+03:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Precognition also called prescience, future vision, future sight is a claimed psychic ability to see events in the future. As with other forms of extrasensory perception, there is no accepted scientific evidence that precognition is a real phenomenon and it is widely considered to be [...]