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USA- It is easier to get richer if you already are

NPR: Economy

“Making it in the US: More than just hard work”
September 15, 2011
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NPR The God Chemical: Brain Chemistry And Mysticism

The God Chemical: Brain Chemistry And Mysticism

by Barbara Bradley Hagerty

May 18, 2009

For much of the 20th century, mainstream science shied away from studying spirituality.

Sigmund Freud declared God to be a delusion, and others maintained that God, if there is such a thing, is beyond the tools of science to measure.

But now, some researchers are using new technologies to try to understand spiritual experience. They’re peering into our brains and studying our bodies to look for circumstantial evidence of a spiritual world. The search is in its infancy, and scientists doubt they will ever be able to prove — or disprove — the existence of God.

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Yoga: Is it exercise religion? (and what Kate had for breakfast)

A five-minute NPR interview with Kate Churchill and Nick Rosen of Enlighten Up.

From NPR:
Film Asks If Nirvana Through Yoga Is Possible

All Things Considered, April 4, 2009 · A new film, “Enlighten Up,” takes a look at whether yoga really is the spiritual experience it’s cracked up to be. Host Robert Smith talks to filmmaker Kate Churchill and subject Nick Rosen about the documentary.   listen here