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There is a Beautiful Simple Description Of Nature Underlying Everything - Steven Weinberg. P vs. NP and the Computational Complexity Zoo. David Hume: Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion - Summary and Analysis. Isaac Newton’s Lost Alchemy Recipe Rediscovered. Combine one part Fiery Dragon, some Doves of Diana, and at least seven Eagles of mercury, and what do you get?

Isaac Newton’s Lost Alchemy Recipe Rediscovered

A key precursor to the Philosopher’s stone, according to a rediscovered manuscript handwritten by legendary physicist Isaac Newton. I^2 Intelligence Squared - Spoken by Robert Anton Wilson (Video) Terence McKenna on James Joyce's Finnegans Wake. Robert Anton Wilson on the Irish Language. A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace by John Perry Barlow. on Vimeo. Grant Morrison Disinformation lecture on magick and the Universe. Carl Gustav Jung & The Red Book (part 1) Scientists at Large Hadron Collider hope to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days. The staggeringly complex LHC ‘atom smasher’ at the CERN centre in Geneva, Switzerland, will be fired up to its highest energy levels ever in a bid to detect - or even create - miniature black holes.

Scientists at Large Hadron Collider hope to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days

If successful a completely new universe will be revealed – rewriting not only the physics books but the philosophy books too. It is even possible that gravity from our own universe may ‘leak’ into this parallel universe, scientists at the LHC say. What is a Warrior? The Mythic Symbology of Release. The Man Who Spit in Buddha's Face.

The Buddha was sitting under a tree talking to his disciples when a man came and spat in his face.

The Man Who Spit in Buddha's Face

He wiped it off, and he asked the man, “What next? What do you want to say next?” The man was a little puzzled because he himself never expected that when you spit in someone’s face he should ask “What next?” He had no such experience in his past. He had insulted people and they had become angry and they had reacted. But Buddha’s disciples became angry, and they reacted. Buddha said, “You keep silent. “If you think on it deeply,” Buddha said, “he has spit on his own mind. The man was even more puzzled! Puzzled, confused, the man returned home. The next morning he went back. The man looked at Buddha and said, “Forgive me for what I did yesterday.” Buddha said, “Forgive? “And you also are new. How The Nature of Information Could Resolve One of The Great Paradoxes Of Cosmology — The Physics arXiv Blog. Stephen Hawking described it as the most spectacular failure of any physical theory in history.

How The Nature of Information Could Resolve One of The Great Paradoxes Of Cosmology — The Physics arXiv Blog

Can a new theory of information rescue cosmologists? One of the biggest puzzles in science is the cosmological constant paradox. This arises when physicists attempt to calculate the energy density of the universe from first principles. Using quantum mechanics, the number they come up with is 10^94 g/cm^3. Alan Watts - Tribute to Carl Jung.

Carl Jung - Anima Projection. Carl Jung - The Self. Imagining 10 Dimensions - the Movie. Million Dollar Math Problem - Numberphile. What is a bodhisattva? Bodhipaksa What is a bodhisattva?

What is a bodhisattva?

The word “bodhisattva” is a compound word formed from bodhi (spiritual awakening, enlightenment) and sattva (a being, essence, spirit). The word can then be translated as “A being set upon enlightenment,” “One whose essence is perfect knowledge,” or “A being whose essence is enlightenment.” The word, however, has several shades of meaning, and we will explore these below. Here’s Monier-William’s Sanskrit-English Dictionary definition of the word “bodhisattva.” — Sanskrit Dictionary entry for “Bodhisattva” There is a possibility that the Pali word “satta” was actually a back-formation from the Sanskrit word sakta, meaning “committed to, fixed or intent upon, directed towards.”

Monte Carlo method. Monte Carlo methods (or Monte Carlo experiments) are a broad class of computational algorithms that rely on repeated random sampling to obtain numerical results; typically one runs simulations many times over in order to obtain the distribution of an unknown probabilistic entity.

Monte Carlo method

They are often used in physical and mathematical problems and are most useful when it is difficult or impossible to obtain a closed-form expression, or infeasible to apply a deterministic algorithm. Monte Carlo methods are mainly used in three distinct problem classes: optimization, numerical integration and generation of draws from a probability distribution. Carl Jung & Gnosticism. William Blake - God Is The Imagination - Gnostic. SHARANAGATI: The True Meaning of Surrender from the Bhakti Yoga Tradition. KK Sah has been a close family friend of Ram Dass since he first met Maharaji in 1967.

SHARANAGATI: The True Meaning of Surrender from the Bhakti Yoga Tradition

It was KK who translated for Ram Dass in his meetings with Maharaj-ji and who also took Ram Dass into his home and introduced him to Indian family life. When the other westerners arrived in India during Ram Dass second trip KK served as mentor, friend and brother to all and showed them true compassion and love… In the West the word “surrender” means the act of yielding to the power of another or the acknowledgement of defeat. This does not, in any way, reflect the true meaning of the process of surrender in the Hindu spiritual tradition. As far as my own knowledge, I have not found an equivalent English word for the process which, in Hindi, is called sharanagati – the process of surrender.

Sharanagati is a combination of the two words shara, meaning shelter, and agat, meaning one who has come to be sheltered. Absolute Power can be defined as ‘God’, ‘Ishwar’, ‘Allah’, ‘Paramatma’ and so on. ~by K.K. » Dimensionality: The Manifestation of Fate Official Paul Laffoley Website. © Paul Laffoley 1999.

» Dimensionality: The Manifestation of Fate Official Paul Laffoley Website

Rick Roderick on Baudrillard - Fatal Strategies [full length] Simulacra and Simulation. Simulacra and Simulation (French: Simulacres et Simulation) is a 1981 philosophical treatise by Jean Baudrillard seeking to interrogate the relationships among reality, symbols, and society.

Simulacra and Simulation

Simulacra are copies that depict things that either had no reality to begin with, or that no longer have an original.[1] Simulation is the imitation of the operation of a real-world process or system over time.[2] On Exactitude in Science. "On Exactitude in Science" or "On Rigor in Science" (the original Spanish-language title is "Del rigor en la ciencia") is a one-paragraph short story by Jorge Luis Borges, about the map/territory relation, written in the form of a literary forgery.

On Exactitude in Science

Plot[edit] . . . In that Empire, the Art of Cartography attained such Perfection that the map of a single Province occupied the entirety of a City, and the map of the Empire, the entirety of a Province. In time, those Unconscionable Maps no longer satisfied, and the Cartographers Guilds struck a Map of the Empire whose size was that of the Empire, and which coincided point for point with it. The following Generations, who were not so fond of the Study of Cartography as their Forebears had been, saw that that vast map was Useless, and not without some Pitilessness was it, that they delivered it up to the Inclemencies of Sun and Winters. Hacker ethic. While some tenets of hacker ethic were described in other texts like Computer Lib/Dream Machines (1974) by Ted Nelson, Levy appears to have been the first to document both the philosophy and the founders of the philosophy.

Levy explains that MIT housed an early IBM 704 computer inside the Electronic Accounting Machinery (EAM) room in 1959. This room became the staging grounds for early hackers, as MIT students from the Tech Model Railroad Club sneaked inside the EAM room after hours to attempt programming the 30-ton, 9-foot-tall (2.7 m) computer. The hacker ethic was described as a "new way of life, with a philosophy, an ethic and a dream". Youtube. Nietzsche on Art and Life // Reviews // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame.

This collection comes with high expectations. Not only has Came published important papers on the topic,[1] the contributors he has assembled include some of the leading figures in the field. With a number of substantive essays well worth engaging, the volume largely lives up to these expectations. However, it does omit some important aspects of Nietzsche's understanding of art and its capacity to affirm life, and so it seems to fall short of the promise, on the back cover, to discuss "all of the major themes of Nietzsche's aesthetics. " Will to Power - Nietzsche.

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