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My Struggle With One form

My struggle with one form Continue reading

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More On Being Formless

A short break from drafting up business documents is complimented by a follow up to my former post. Being formless allows the notions of friend and foe to dissolve; it makes it known that there is no such thing as an external enemy or ally. These concepts, although intangible, are forms themselves and can only … Continue reading

Formlessnes 

Sitting in this place where I once found familiarity and comfort, I am reminded of the power of the illusion by those who carelessly navigate it: reality is something we are meant to live in without understanding it. In fact, attempting to understand it is counterproductive in the pursuit of happiness. Ignorance is bliss.  I … Continue reading

Quote of The Week – Powerful

I found this quote by someone I had not heard about before, and it struck something I had not given much thought about before. The idea of getting lost in a mystery, in the need to understand it without solving it has always been “something” important to me: a state in which I can entertain … Continue reading

The Need for Accessible Language in Science and Philosophy

We have not yet filled The Need for Accessible Language in Science and Philosophy. Though it is much better than about 5 years ago, the language of science is still heavy and difficult to follow. Continue reading

Quote of The Week – May 26 2017

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Continue reading

Brussel declaration on principles for science & policy making | Climate Etc.

Brussel declaration on principles for science & policy making | Climate Etc. Continue reading

Philosopher thinks panpsychism (“all matter has mind”) is probably true

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Panpsychism has a long history in philosophy, and is defined by the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy as “the doctrine that mind is a fundamental feature of the world which exists throughout the universe.” In other words, everything has a mind, with some philosophers, like Philip Goff, claiming that objects like…

René Descartes Remembered

A well put together homage to Descartes, the father or modern philosophy. Continue reading

A Place to Think

Do you have a place in which you find it easier to think? Continue reading

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Weekly Science Quotes

"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence."

Louis Pasteur

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"Science is a way of life. Science is a perspective. Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding in a manner that's precise, predictive and reliable - a transformation, for those lucky enough to experience it, that is empowering and emotional."

Brian Greene