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Having experiences, doing experiments.

I find it more understandable than ever that consciousness, thought, will, morality, spirituality... are simple empirical phenomena that should not pose any problem to positive science. It is true that for some strange reason scientific positivism has generally been conceived as totally antagonistic to the study of faith, spirituality and to the sensitivities of the human soul in general. But, are these psychological phenomena not like any other? Why must not science study them? Did not about objective facts of experience? Spirituality is a fact manifested in subjective experiences (all psychological manifestations are subjective) that can be the subject of scientific study, like any human behavior. These are personal, measurable, real experiences, beyond the dogmas of religion. It will seem paradoxical, but science and religion, in the background, they share the same objective: to know the truth, understand the working of reality. Simply. The raw material for scientific research are…