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Samkhya Philosophy – Another Golden Age Gone Wrong

Samkhya is one of the six main schools of Hindu philosophy. Most agree that it has conceptual roots in the Rig Veda but it is usually attributed to the legendary sage Kapila (circa 6th century BCE).¹ Kapila postulated a fundamental distinction between … Continue reading


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Erwin Schrödinger

Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961) was an Austrian physicist who attempted to overcome the apparent particle- wave duality with his now famous wave equation. Various interpretations of Schrödinger’s wave equation have arisen. For some, particles are seen as wave packets. Others suggest … Continue reading


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Temporal Paradoxes, Retro-Causality, Time…

Most theories about temporal paradoxes, retro-causality and time can get pretty complicated. Wikipedia outlines many current philosophical positions on temporal paradoxes, so rather than go nuts by trying to rewrite what’s been said there, I’ll just link to it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temporal_paradoxContinue reading


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Thomas Young (1773 – 1829)

Thomas Young (1773-1829) was an English scientist, physician and Egyptologist. He made important contributions toward deciphering the Rosetta Stone, has been called the father of physiological optics, and has made other significant contributions in the history of ideas,¹ but he’s … Continue reading