Our centrality in the cosmos – Case of human arrogance

“The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos.” – Stephen Jay Gould

Your own thinking has done this because of its power, but your own thinking can also save you from this

The mind that accepts attack cannot love. That is because it believes that it can destroy love and therefore does not understand what love is. If it does not understand what love is, it cannot perceive itself as loving. This loses the awareness of being, induces feelings of unreality, and results in utter confusion. Your […]

When there are two mysteries, it is tempting to suppose that they have a common source -David Chalmer

When there are two mysteries, it is tempting to suppose that they have a common source. This temptation is magnified by the fact that the problems in quantum mechanics seem to be deeply tied to the notion of observership, crucially involving the relation between a subject‘s experience and the rest of the world.‖ – David […]

Einstein on Free-Will

“If the moon, in the act of completing its eternal way around the Earth, were gifted with self-consciousness, it would feel thoroughly convinced that it was traveling its way of its own accord….

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The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence

The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence. ~ Nikola Tesla, inventor and engineer, b. 1856