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Prayer Power

BY PATRICK MARSOLEK

In its broadest terms, prayer refers to any kind of communication with a Higher Power, the Absolute, or God. For millennia, humans have been making requests to a higher entity in the form of gifts, actions, or verbal supplication. Prayer is still alive and well in the world today in its many different and fascinating forms. People believe in it, use it, and sometimes rely on it for guidance and healing. Perhaps you know someone who has gone to an energy healer and come away…

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Out-of-Body Experience

BY PATRICK MARSOLEK

Have you ever had the experience of being out of your body? If it hasn’t happened to you, it’s likely that it has happened to someone you know. People from all walks of life have experienced feeling detached from their body and able to ob­serve it and their surroundings with lucidity. For many people this happens during or at the threshold of sleep, but it can also happen when highly aroused such as during a rock-climbing fall, a traffic accident or to a mother during…

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Dr. Quantum’s Big Ideas

BY CYNTHIA LOGAN

Google the name “Fred Alan Wolf” and you get the semi-astronomical figure of 2,410,000 responses in 0.24 sec­onds—an appropriate representation for the theoretical physicist who appeared in the runaway indie film “What the Bleep Do We Know” and who calls himself “Dr. Quantum.” Also a writer and lecturer, Wolf earned his Ph.D. at UCLA in 1963 and subsequently a reputation for simplifying science by putting complex concepts into layman’s terms. His book, Taking the Quantum Leap, won the National Book Award (1982) and is still…

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The Mysticism of Physics

By David S. Lewis

A child staring at the clear night sky beholds the wonder of the universe and its mystery. How, after all, to such a simple mind, to any mind, can the starry expanse go on and on, never ending? For if it were to end, we imagine, there would always be something beyond. And then what about the beginning, and before that, and so on? The two appar­ent extremes describe what the French philosopher and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, called les deux infinis, the two infinities. As…

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