It is not even particularly good science. I think it may be a good example of 
what Mayka and Bill were talking about the religionizatipn of science. 


Thanks,
Chris Austin-Lane
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On Dec 4, 2010, at 13:08, Anthony Wu <wu...@yahoo.com.sg> wrote:

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> ED,
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> I listened 10 minutes. Up to that point, it has been very materialistic, and 
> as Mike say, left out the 'soul'. It is very scientific, and not for one with 
> a view of anti-science. We have a long way to go to complete the journey of 
> science. Or will it be 'completed' at all?
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> Anthony
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> --- On Sat, 4/12/10, mike brown <uerusub...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
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> From: mike brown <uerusub...@yahoo.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain
> To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Saturday, 4 December, 2010, 12:16 PM
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> ED,
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> Very interesting video on many different levels - the penny dropped a number 
> of times re my own thoughts and experiences. I was surprised he left out the 
> 'long dark night of the soul' in his presentation tho. 
> Thanks,
> Mike
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> From: ED <seacrofter...@yahoo.com>
> To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Sat, 4 December, 2010 0:00:46
> Subject: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain
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> Recommendation:
> Listen to five minutes of the 100 minute video below and then make your own 
> choices. 
> --ED
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> http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5474604744218568426#
> Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain. How the brain changes with final 
> liberation
> 1:39:08 - 2 years ago
> Neurotheology 3 - What happens in the brain when a person attains 
> enlightenment? This talk offers an hypothesis. Using concepts in 
> neurotheology developed by Michael A. Persinger (inventor of the God Helmet), 
> Todd Murphy (inventor of the 8 Coil Shakti neural stimulation system) 
> explores the brain's role in enlightenemnt as understood in Buddhism. The 
> talk also looks at the self (or sense of self), and how it's place as a brain 
> function allows it to be flexible enough to change as a person becomes 
> enlightened. It examines a few case histories, including those of Ramana 
> Maharishi, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, The Buddha, and some others.
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