Listen to the podcast… read along below! Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, which encompasses both his Special Theory of Relativity (1905) and General Theory of Relativity (1915), fundamentally changed our understanding of the physical world. Special Relativity Special Relativity deals with objects moving at constant speeds relative to one another and says that the laws… Read More Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity is brilliant but not everything – Now with podcast!
The Heap of Sand Paradox is a problem posed in philosophy, originally attributed to the Greek thinker and harsh critic of Aristotle, Eubulides (4th century BCE). Eubulides conceived of many different types of paradoxes, including the Liar paradox, which is similar to the well-known Cretan Liar paradox. In a nutshell, Eubulides’ heap of sand paradox… Read More The Heap of Sand Paradox – Not just abstract thinking but relevant to today’s ‘science crazed’ world
Researchers and scientists recently expressed their horror at Musk’s goal to connect human brains to computer chips just as Neuralink enters human trials. Source: Scientists Express Concern at Elon Musk’s Neuralink Brain Chip Opinion: Hear hear! Glad to see that I am not the only one who thinks this is rather Frankensteinish. I talked about… Read More Scientists Express Concern at Elon Musk’s Neuralink Brain Chip | Opinion
Elon Musk’s Neuralink has implanted a device into a monkey that allows it to play video games in its mind. Learn more about this new device. Source: Neuralink Monkey Plays Video Games in Mind, Elon Musk Says | Futurism Opinion: I think the real headline here should be: Richest man in the world has enough… Read More Neuralink Monkey Plays Video Games in Mind, Elon Musk Says | Futurism | Opinion
Location: Nairobi Kenya Photo Credits : Unknown Today’s yesterday tomorrow… Source: Quote 185 – Falcon Put Redemption Opinion: Please follow the above link for full quote. What you see here is only the leading title. I have reblogged this with a WordPress browser app that scrapes some of the original text. Usually, it’s a small… Read More Quote 185 – Falcon Put Redemption | Opinion
Are religious people more moral? Dimitris Xygalatas, CC BY Dimitris Xygalatas, University of Connecticut Why do people distrust atheists? A study we conducted, led by psychologist Will Gervais, found widespread and extreme moral prejudice against atheists around the world. Across all continents, people assumed that those who committed immoral acts, even extreme ones such as… Read More Are religious people more moral? | Dimitris Xygalatas, University of Connecticut
Hinduism has several forms of yoga. The yoga most of us are familiar with, where one breathes and does bodily postures, is properly called hatha-yoga. Yoga simply means ‘uniting with God’ or ‘merging the personal will with God’s will’ and there are different ways of achieving this. The Sanskrit noun योग yoga is derived from the sanskrit root yuj (युज्) “to… Read More Karma-yoga – The Hindu take on holy action
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was a profoundly influential German philosopher, born in the university city of Königsberg. He was Professor of Logic and Metaphysics at Königsberg in 1770 and worked as a private tutor in nearby towns. Never traveling too far, most of his life was spent within 10 miles of the city of his birth.… Read More Immanuel Kant – A smart guy with his head in the clouds?
ETGBS discusses power of worlds most valuable resource and how to deal with data regulation Source: ETGBS 2019: ‘In future, data protection could be about good AI fighting bad AI’ – The Economic Times
In Catholic teaching, mortal sin is a grave¹ rebellion against the Laws of God made with full knowledge and consent, and which cuts the soul off from sanctifying grace. The official Catholic teaching is that unforgiven mortal sins condemn a person to hell but lay Catholics debate whether this really is true or not.² The… Read More Mortal Sin – Nothing ‘cool’ about it?