Interview: Uncovering New Ideas and Truths by Integrating Science and Religion

In this wide ranging and fascinating interview with Ira Pastor, ideaXme exponential health ambassador and founder of Bioquark, Ilia first shares her background and how she developed an interest in science and theology. She goes on to discuss the crucial intersection of science and religion in our time, the special role Omega Center plays in this dialogue, and considers timely topics ranging from her concept of “relational wholeness” to transhumanism, and from the limits of science to “playing God” in the laboratory.

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  1. center4joy on January 31, 2020 at 8:35 am

    Yes and may I add…perhaps persons yearning, asking listening, hearing in what feels like fracture can shine out, reach out, step up and outwore and as they can.

  2. Alice MacDonald on November 24, 2019 at 6:24 pm

    This was an incredible interview on so many levels. I found it resonating at every point. Thank you so much for making it available. The one area in all of this that really interests me is the connection between the body and mind when it comes to our health. You mentioned a special interest in healing Atzheimers disease. I am especially concerned about the amount of prescription medications, their side effects, the whole way health is understood. I believe the body was created to heal itself. When the whole mind, body, Spirit, Soul is dis-eased it shows up in the body as a warning or as a messenger with a clue to healing ourselves. Where it shows up in the body and what is going on in our lives at the time are also clues. With Alzheimers I wonder if it’s rise comes at a time in our history when we have forgotten who we are because we are cut off from our Source. And many other diseases. There are spiritual meanings to all dis-eases I believe. If I look for a connection I almost always find one and can heal myself. We have pathologized the body, and we treat it like a machine with parts. What meditation/Silence does for me is to open that Space where I can access the Love that birthed us all and that is whole, balanced, in harmony and coherent. If we came from wholeness and can be present to it in Silence then we eventually can heal and bring into harmony our whole body, mind and Spirit. The large dis-eases rising up are symptoms of this disconnectedness. Even the current climate change conversation is about what actually is happening in the body of the earth. The “climate” IS changing. We are more polarized than ever, living in the extremes of anger and fear and this is manifesting on the earth in the extremes of fires, floods, earthquakes. The inner climate has to be in balance in order to manifest it in the macro world. Something like this is what I think is happening in the world. The only answer I have is inner work. Only whole persons can help heal the suffering world..

  3. Joe Masterleo on November 24, 2019 at 11:20 am

    There are more things in heaven and earth that are conjured in any one discipline or science, including theology and religion. All disciplines, like all religious and philosophical traditions are integral facets of one another — a multifaceted Rubik’s Cube awaiting a mythical synthesis. Such is the holy grail of knowing. Historically, its to the detriment of dualistic human thought that, to date, there has been no transdisciplinary-transreligious consciousness that connects all the dots between disciplines, or identifies with specificity the single energic line that connects and hold each of them together. Such is your definition of God, the Singularity and the inter-categorical essence that holds them all together in unity. In the future there will be no theologians, just ecologians.


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