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”

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”

Richard Dawkins and the nuisance of religion

Richard Dawkins, an evolutionary biologist known for launching the concept of meme which can be understood as unit of cultural information spread by imitation, seems to criticise religion and belief because these are based on mass hysteria and the use of fear as a political tool. Science seems to work in another way: science isContinue reading “Richard Dawkins and the nuisance of religion”