Tag Archives: PBS

Sentient Beings

What makes a being sentient?   That is a very interesting question, and any answer is bound to be fascinating. PBS recently premiered a NOVA Nature documentary series titled “Inside Animal Minds.” The third segment of the series — “Who’s the … Continue reading

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Islam’s Sufism

  Sufi Whirling Dervishes Sufism, the mystical branch of Islam, emphasizes universal love, peace, acceptance of various spiritual paths and a mystical union with the divine. It is associated with the dancing of whirling dervishes, who originated in the 13th … Continue reading

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Animal Odd Couples

  The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) premiered a remarkable documentary recently on an episode of their Nature program titled “Animal Odd Couples,” about unlikely animal cross-species relationships.  The featured animal relationships baffle the scientific mind. But to the spiritual mind, … Continue reading

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Far From the Tree

  Fresh Air, a regular feature program over KQED Public Radio, today broadcasted a most informative and totally engaging interview with researcher and author Andrew Solomon regarding his new book Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for … Continue reading

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