Science & Technology

The Primacy of Consciousness

The fundamental nature of reality is actually consciousness. In his documentary Peter Russell explores the reasons why consciousness may be the fundamental essence of the Universe. Many have made such claims from metaphysical perspectives, but the possibility has always been ignored by the scientific community. In this talk, he discusses the problems the materialist scientific […]

Darth Vader’s motherland discovered

Darth Vader’s motherland discovered

Professor Kaspar von Braun and his colleagues at the University of California at Berkeley and the State University at San Francisco discovered another interesting exoplanet in the double star system 55 in the constellation Cancer. There is a great likelihood that there is some type of life on the planet. Now this discovery causes heated […]

Humans became human because of viruses

Humans became human because of viruses

Why do human beings and chimpanzees have the identical genome in spite of the fact that we are completely different creatures in our nature? Such a difference can not be based on mutations. Scientists have recently unveiled the mystery. It turned out that it all happened because of the viruses. It is an open secret […]

The Internet in Society: Empowering or Censoring Citizens?

Does the internet actually inhibit, not encourage democracy? In this new RSA Animate adapted from a talk given in 2009, Evgeny Morozov presents an alternative take on ‘cyber-utopianism’ – the seductive idea that the internet plays a largely emancipatory role in global politics. Exposing some idealistic myths about freedom and technology (during Iran’s ‘twitter revolution’ […]

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