To be, or not to be, That is the question…
Why do we exist? Isn’t it any easier not to exist? If we do exist, shouldn’t there be a reason for this?
We want to think that we are special, that we were created for a reason and even have a sublime mission if possible. If we live and have a special reason for our existence, we also think that we should not perish, but exist forever. We are looking for God, we question him… We always seek Him/Her in extraordinary things, angels, demons, devil, light, energy. We think He/She is perfect. However, we believe, as a matter of fact, we want to believe that we are privileged for some reason, that He/She will hear us, our prayers and perform a miracle for us. Actually, we like “miracles”, we don’t like routines, we like excitement.
Part 1: If the width of the space between the buttocks of two adjacent horses determines the dimensions of a spaceship, how come Gutenberg invented print while crushing grapes to make wine?
“François, you stingy pig!” Beautiful Esmeralda gathered her skirts up to her shapely hips while washing her legs and talking to her husband. Her cheeks were blushing with rage. She made her jet black hair into a bun under a piece of cloth she wrapped around her head, but still … Continue reading Part 1: If the width of the space between the buttocks of two adjacent horses determines the dimensions of a spaceship, how come Gutenberg invented print while crushing grapes to make wine?
“Necessity, weight and value are three concepts inextricably bound; only necessity is heavy and only what is heavy has value.” Milan Kundera -The Unbearable Lightness of Being “Her drama was a drama not of heaviness but of lightness. What fell to her lot was not the burden but the unbearable … Continue reading Part 2: The Unbearable Lightness of Fractal Being…
The room was dark. You walked in to the kitchen, turned on the lights and saw few cockroaches on the floor… As soon as the lights are turned on, they immediately flee, start zigzagging at a crazy speed but in a meaningless pattern. What could be the purpose of life … Continue reading Part 3: Beasts on the beach?
I don’t see the point in old stories and fairytales. They may be relevant to the era when they originated but how does one justify telling them to children? Let’s take a look at the plot of Grimm Brother’s most famous tale, Hansel and Gretel for instance. Mom and dad … Continue reading Part 4: Jack and the Magic Tomato.
Q: What might be the common denominator of Milan Kundera, Jack’s bean tree, and a cockroach? A: Lightness. Pyramid cauliflower, snowflake, fern, bismuth crystal, sunflower, peacock, kale, turtle, pinecone, seashell… I have explained on previous chapters how plants, animals, or even inanimate organic or inorganic entities achieve their shapes that … Continue reading Part 5a: Are all creaturs just ‘beasts on the beach’?
Among the philosophers that made history by attempting to define life, Aristotle, Descartes and Kant have made three different interpretations. Aristotle: Life is animation. Descartes: Life is a mechanism. Kant: Life is organization. How come our cells make a decision to become a brain cell, a bone cell or a … Continue reading Part 5b: Are all creaturs just ‘beasts on the beach’?
I would like to elaborate on what I’ve been meaning to say. Let’s assume that under standard conditions human beings live to be a hundred. The embryo starts to proliferate its cells since it is created, meaning when the DNA design is decided. Think of all stages of life of … Continue reading Part 5c: Are all creaturs just ‘beasts on the beach’?
Whenever we read something scientific somewhere, we begin to feel like we know everything about science, myself included. So I hope I have been able to explain myself thoroughly and convey accurate information to my readers. Nonetheless, I need some theory background in physics to explain what I want to … Continue reading Part 6: Fellowship in Physics is provided in 15 minutes, with care.
Part 7: Since I became a professor of physics, why wouldn’t I get my degree in quantum mechanics as well?
After having encountered quantum thought, quantum breath, then finally quantum massage on the internet, I can tell with confidence that me, massage therapists and everyone else understands the quantum phenomenon completely except for professors specialized in quantum physics. And once you read this article, you too shall be a quantum … Continue reading Part 7: Since I became a professor of physics, why wouldn’t I get my degree in quantum mechanics as well?
Animals and insects eat plants or other animals & insects to live. But are you aware that, with a few exceptions, plants do not eat other plants, animals or insects to live? In general, plants survive by processing the energy they collect from the sun through photosynthesis, the carbon dioxide … Continue reading Part 8: Setting up the spring