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Evolution—The God That’s Failling

Evolution—The God That’s Failling

Evolution, according to the Vedas, is the process of the gradual development of consciousness from body to body, until the civilized human form is reached.…

What Krsna Conciousness Means to a Secular Youth

What Krsna Conciousness Means to a Secular Youth

A young reader of Back to Godhead expresses his realizations. by Christopher Stewart What is the purpose of living? Why are we here, and what should we do with our…

The Vedic Observer

The Vedic Observer

Transcendental Commentary on the Issues of the Day An Eye For A Nose by Sita-devi dasi “What if scientists could distinguish scents with their eyes?” queries a recent report in…

Srila Prabhupada On Truth, Belief, and Science

Srila Prabhupada On Truth, Belief, and Science

Prove that chemicals make life. Your belief is that life is made from chemicals. So prove it; then it is science. But you cannot prove it; therefore it remains a…

Exposing the Cult of Artificial Intelligence

Exposing the Cult of Artificial Intelligence

Since behind the logic of artificial intelligence there must be a programmer, a director, what is the sense in saying that behind the logic of natural intelligence there is no…

Bhakti-Yoga as Nonmechanistic Science

Bhakti-Yoga as Nonmechanistic Science

Philosophies based on mundane sense perceptions lead us to believe that God must be remote and inaccessible - if He exists at all.…

Nonmechanistic Science

Nonmechanistic Science

Science conceives the brain to be the seat of all mental functions. According to Bhagavad-gita, however, the mind has an additional component (known in Sanskrit as manah, or "material mind")…

Science Can Not Account for Consciousness and Complex Biological Forms

Science Can Not Account for Consciousness and Complex Biological Forms

Modern mechanistic science rests on the premise that reality is ultimately reducible to a simple set of mathematical equations. Such a view fails to account for two important aspects of…

“The Ghost in the Machine” — Science

“The Ghost in the Machine” — Science

The prevailing view among modern scientists is that a human being is in essence a complex machine. According to this view, our life and consciousness have their source in the…

NASA’s Space Shuttle — A Small Step for Mankind

NASA’s Space Shuttle — A Small Step for Mankind

The most advanced spacecraft ever built, the orbiter Columbia, rose from the launching pad at Cape Canaveral last April 12 and propelled the United States back into the space race.…

Evolution — A Doctrine in Search of a Theory

Evolution — A Doctrine in Search of a Theory

"All reputable evolutionary biologists now agree that the evolution of life is directed by the process of natural selection, and by nothing else." With these words Sir Julian Huxley summed…

Chance and the Unity of Nature

Chance and the Unity of Nature

"Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest idea what it means."—Bertrand Russell…

The Computerized Mr. Jones — Can a machine be conscious?

The Computerized Mr. Jones — Can a machine be conscious?

Science fiction writers often try to solve the problems of old age and death by taking advantage of the idea that a human being is essentially a complex machine.…

In Nature There Are No Mistakes — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

In Nature There Are No Mistakes — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

In the laws of nature there are no mistakes. In railway cars there are first-class and second-class sections. If you purchase a second-class ticket but by mistake go to the…

Searching Past the Mechanics of Perception — Scientific Views

Searching Past the Mechanics of Perception — Scientific Views

The process of perception begins when light from an object enters the eye and is focused on the retina. This light stimulates a series of neurochemical reactions that ultimately reach…

Chemical Evolution? — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

Chemical Evolution? — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

The scientists say that at one point the earth, was composed of dust particles floating in some gaseous material. Then in due course this colloidal suspension condensed, and formed the…

On Inspiration — Scientific Views

On Inspiration — Scientific Views

Modern scientists acquire knowledge, at least in principle, by what is called the hypothetico-deductive method. Using this method, they formulate hypotheses and then test them by experimental observation. …

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

We say to the scientists. "Don't waste time trying to make life. Try to make your life better. Try to understand what your actual spiritual identity is, so that you…

Evolution Or Production?

Evolution Or Production?

If we want to determine whether it is the theory of evolution or the theory of production that is scientifically more valid, we must test both against the fossil record.…

Today’s Scientists: Making Life or Taking Life

Today’s Scientists: Making Life or Taking Life

How have they created anything? They take the sand and mix it with some chemicals and make glass. They have not created the sand or the chemicals, they have taken…

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