Chasing the fundamental nature of reality

The power of psychedelics is gaining increasing interest in several fields of science. Some professional philosophers are attracted to the impact of psychedelics on philosophical thinking, particularly on metaphysics, which is the science of the most fundamental questions of knowledge. In the TED speech below Peter Sjöstedt-H digs up the “psychedelic history” of philosophy andContinue reading “Chasing the fundamental nature of reality”

Universe is smarter than we are – Alan Watts

“Our difficulty is that we have lamentable one-track minds in an infinitely many tracked universe. We may have to come to the alarming conclusion that the universe is smarter than we are.” —Alan Watts Alan Watts (1915-73) was an Americanised British and a disseminator of Oriental thinking in the West. In a film shot inContinue reading “Universe is smarter than we are – Alan Watts”

The hard problem

Well, David Chalmers is right. There is a hard problem in science, but the hard problem is not the object of research, but science itself and researchers with their anthropocentric worldviews and attitudes. Arguments about the mystery of consciousness and the “hard problems” associated with it are exaggerated in this presentation below (What is consciousness).Continue reading “The hard problem”