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Arrow of Time, Entropy and Making Choices
Some thoughts on arrow of time and making hard decisions: Looking out into space is same as looking back in time Death is stopping time and what makes something real is the existence in that current time (Waking Life) Time destroys everything (Irreversible) as making choices eliminates other possibilities There is no right choice, is…Read More
The Black Hole
Scientists produced the first real image of a black hole, in a galaxy called Messier 87 within the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project. It is located 55 million light-years distant and has a mass 6.5 billion times that of the Sun. “The black hole image that made big news at the beginning of this month…Read More
Right and Left Brain
… We are energy-beings connected to one another through the consciousness of our right hemispheres as one human family. And right here, right now, we are brothers and sisters on this planet, here to make the world a better place. And in this moment we are perfect, we are whole and we are beautiful. Our…Read More
Are we living in a simulation?
More on this subject: World Science Festival: Are We Living in a Simulation? 2016 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Is the Universe a Simulation? Superintelligence: Science or Fiction? What is reality and how we construct it: with our senses or our minds?Read More
Free Will and Consciousness
“Libet, however, draws attention to earlier work according to which a short (300-ms) period of appropriate cerebral activity is required to achieve the “neuronal adequacy” necessary for a conscious experience. He proposes that the same is true of the relationship between the readiness potential, RP, and the decision to act at about -200 ms. This…Read More
“Dark Matter”: Why should we call it “dark gravity”?
According to Neil deGrasse Tyson, we should call “dark matter” “dark gravity” as we do not measure the entities of an ordinary matter in dark matter except exerting gravity. … Thus, as best we can figure, the dark matter does not simply consist of matter that happens to be dark. Instead, it is something else…Read More
Four Fundamental Interactions of Forces
Four forces are: Weak force: controlling radioactive decay Strong force: binding the atomic nucleus Electromagnetic force: binding molecules Gravity: binding bulk together  deGrasse Tyson, N. (2017). Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. WW Norton & Company.Read More
Meaningful and/or happy life?
Research showed that: things do not always make us happy helping others makes it more “meaningful” whereas doing things for ourselves makes us more “happy” Baumeister, R. F., Vohs, K. D., Aaker, J. L., & Garbinsky, E. N. (2013). Some key differences between a happy life and a meaningful life. The Journal of Positive Psychology,…Read More
“According to the response styles theory, rumination is a mode of responding to distress that involves repetitively and passively focusing on symptoms of distress and on the possible causes and consequences of these symptoms. Rumination does not lead to active problem solving to change circumstances surrounding these symptoms.Instead, people who are ruminating remain fixated on…Read More