Saturday, December 27, 2014

Not All "Demons" Are Demonic

When reading about magic and witchcraft, you are sure to come across self-described occult "experts" warning about the dangers contacting or summoning "demons." However, it's important to realize that not all demons are necessarily demonic..
Hearing the word "demon" tends to conjure up images of bizarre creatures with red, or black skin that is reptilian, or slimy. It brings to mind things with horns, tusks, glowing eyes, and razor-sharp claws. People hear the word "demon", and instantly cringe, imagining horrid creatures from their worst nightmares torturing humans—or their souls—for all eternity.

Reality is far more complicated; not to mention more colorful. Reading the lore on demons tells us that, yes, some of them will appear the way most people tend to expect them to. Stereotypes exist for reasons, right? Some demons are said to manifest as serpents—sometimes with human heads, and features. Others are said to appear as armored knights riding giant wolves, dragons, or other beasts. Some appear armed with huge broadswords. Some manifest looking a great deal like the devils of stories. Some will only appear at night. Read more

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Where Do Our Thoughts Physically Exist?

Do our thoughts physically exist - and if they do, where? Tara MacIsaac explores some theories.
The universe is full of mysteries that challenge our current knowledge. In "Beyond Science" Epoch Times collects stories about these strange phenomena to stimulate the imagination and open up previously undreamed of possibilities. Are they true? You decide.

Philosophers have wondered for ages how mind and matter relate to each other, and modern physics is chiming in on the debate. Here’s a look at a few theories about where or in what way our thoughts physically exist.  Read more