Galileo Galilei (15 february 1564 - 8 january 1642) was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations and support for Copernicanism, that's why he is well known for having dared to defy the Roman Catholic Chur
Homo religiosus and spirituality
No, they do not elect a new Pope. In the light of Benedict the XVIth's retirement last week and th
Many people have commented during the last few weeks, since the pope Benedict the XVIth announced that he was going to retire today, about this decision. Some people started joking about the subject Read more ...
The effect of smoking to the human body and the debates about them are not new, they have existed for decades. As heavily promoted lately, from a medical stand point smoking is undeniably bad for health: it is considered a cause of several types of cancer (esophagus and lung cancer, for example) and other respiratory issues, it can cause cardiovascular disease (as affecting the hearth
As most of you already know, Islam is one of the major religions of the Earth, the Muslims constitute approximately one fifth of the world's population and they are scattered throughout the five continents. It would not be so if Islam would not be considered universal in its teachings and practices and expects adherence and obedience by each and every Muslim regardl
The questions about the life, the Universe (the sfere of knowledge that's becoming bigger and bigger as we know more and more about our world and the worlds sorrounding us), why are we here, are not new. They were put by many generation of man from the beginning of time and the answers varied. A lot. The great number of religions extisting now or extinct over the last fi
I've got the following text as an email, I put it here because even it's written by a United States citizen it's realities can be also found here, in Romania... and probably in a lot other places on Earth.
The saddest thing is, as a plus to the text, that you can explain to some religios people all day