The Fairytale of Materialism: How ‘Fundamentalists’ Hijacked Science

By DR. BERNARDO KASTRUP The theme of this special issue of New Dawn Magazine is important in more ways than meet the eye at first. The notion of forbidden ideas in science is intriguing for obvious reasons. After all, it is undeniable that the intellectual establishment has historically blacklisted some of the most important breakthroughs in science over the centuries. To mention only one example, for decades Isaac Newton’s then-revolutionary idea that an invisible force called gravity acted at … [Read more...]

Morsels of Knowledge Banquets of Ignorance: Scientific Fallacies Exposed

By RICHARD HEINBERG— [Humankind] approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.  - Aldous Huxley, Wordsworth in the Tropics A state of thoroughly conscious ignorance is the prelude to every real advance of knowledge. - James Clerk Maxwell Culture consists, in large measure, of commonly shared sets of assumptions and expectations about reality. It is a kind of lens through which we look at the world, one that is implanted in us in infancy and childhood and that is … [Read more...]