Everything from the desk you’re at to the computer you’re banging on to you yourself; waves, particles and open space. But if that’s not enough, try to imagine the tune that all those particles and waves are dancing to. Who — or what — in the hell is conducting this symphony? And how!?
Photo by Henry Hustava on Unsplash Turn the other cheek? Let’s make no mistake: weakness is not a virtue. The inability to retaliate against an oppressive force is not a virtue. No matter how we may romanticise and anthropomorphize animals, they cannot be virtuous. A mama bear defending her cub is acting out of instinct, not choice…. [More…]
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep. ~ Saul Bellow I’ve been thinking of late about the pits we dig for ourselves due to a fundamental misunderstanding of the first two laws of thermodynamics. Or if not so much a misunderstanding, at least botched application…. [More…]