Clear and Vivid: Can Science Explain Spirituality?

  • Alan Lightman: Can Science Explain Spirituality? | Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda
    A physicist whose world has no room for spirits, but who has experienced many eerily transcendent moments – both in nature and in his work – sets out to…

    Clear and Vivid episode on "spirituality" and transcendence from a material universe perspective.

  • I appreciate the distinguishing between "spirituality" as is usually conceived (a derivative of ancient metaphysics, or an ideology based on magic and ghosts, or a comforting pseudo-science that plays to self-absorbed egos) versus a "spirituality" as Epicurus might have seen it (something closer to critical psychology and neurology).