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2011-02-24 15:12:00

MONTREAL, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ - KRMC dba Cogito Media Group (OTCBB: KRMC.OB) is proud to introduce a diversified catalogue of books for spring and summer release. "We will be releasing over a dozen new books in the U.S., Canada and France. These titles demonstrate our unique capacity as a multilingual publishing house to distribute authors internationally in both print and digital form," said Pierre Turgeon KRMC-Cogito CEO. KRMC-Cogito's 2011 catalog offers compelling genre...

2011-02-16 17:00:53

Great works and praiseworthy behavior may bring respect and admiration, but these won't help us to escape blame when we do something wrong, says a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland and Harvard University. To do that, the researchers say, one needs to be a victim not a hero! In the study, participants responded to a number of scenarios that mirrored real-life moral transgressions, from stealing money to harming someone. Results revealed that, no matter how many previous...

2011-01-24 00:00:40

Dr. Lana Bettencourt, author, Reiki Master, Healing Touch Practitioner and Deeksha Blessing Giver, has performed at least six medically documented Miracle Healings since 2004. The movie Angel Wishes "“ Journey of a Spiritual Healer documents this miracle healer's Spiritual path. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) January 22, 2011 Cincinnatian Dr. Lana Bettencourt, author, Reiki Master, Healing Touch Practitioner and Deeksha Blessing Giver, has performed at least six medically...

2010-11-10 07:10:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heaven at the End of Science: An Argument for a New Worldview of Hope, by Philip Mereton, takes a fresh and bold look at the debate between science and religion -- and attempts to go farther than any other book to unite them. Instead of trying to show that religion is wrong because science is better at finding truth, or that science must be wrong because it leaves out God, this new book shows that if we eliminate the unnecessary assumptions of...

2010-10-28 07:10:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In the newly released film, Hereafter, one character laments how little we know about life after death. In a New York Times interview, director Clint Eastwood states that everyone occasionally wonders: "Is there an afterlife? What is it like?" Actually, says Dr. Mark Pitstick, a vast amount of documented proof shows that everyone lives on after physical death. Further, this evidence can wonderfully transform the way we live and treat one another....

2010-08-05 13:43:04

Thinking about God may make you less upset about making errors, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The researchers measured brain waves for a particular kind of distress-response while participants made mistakes on a test. Those who had been prepared with religious thoughts had a less prominent response to mistakes than those who hadn't. "Eighty-five percent of the world has some sort of religious beliefs," says...

2010-04-28 06:35:00

EVANS, Ga., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookshelves are filled with books on being true, good, right and spiritual through following God and deepening one's faith through religion. But what about the non-believers? Is there a manual that guides the "spiritual" needs of the non-religious? How do atheists and agnostics find greater meaning, peace, solace in their lives? J.K. Fausnight's new book "Going Godless: Rediscovering Spirituality in a Material World" (published by iUniverse) shows that...

2010-04-19 14:38:44

Psychologist finds both good and evil actions improve performance of a physical task New research from Harvard University suggests that moral actions may increase our capacity for willpower and physical endurance. Study participants who did good deeds -- or even just imagined themselves helping others -- were better able to perform a subsequent task of physical endurance. The research, published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, shows a similar or even greater boost...

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2010-03-11 08:35:00

High school and college students who understand the geological age of the Earth (4.5 billion years) are much more likely to understand and accept human evolution, according to a University of Minnesota study published in the March issue of the journal Evolution. The finding could give educators a new strategy for teaching evolution, since the Earth's age is typically covered in physical rather than biological science classes. Researchers Sehoya Cotner and Randy Moore, professors in College of...

2009-10-01 05:45:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "Is Religion Good for the World?" That's the controversial debate featured in Collision: Christopher Hitchens vs. Pastor Douglas Wilson; as journalist and atheist Christopher Hitchens collides headlong into evangelical theologian and author Pastor Douglas Wilson, in an explosive and thought-provoking new film. Collision gives viewers a front row seat to their passionate debate outlining their opposing viewpoints on whether religion is good for the...