Archive for the 'Scientific Background' Category

Particles And Possibilities – A Brief Look at Quantum Reality

Monday, May 5th, 2008

In Newton’s mechanical view of the cosmos, the universe is thought of in terms of particles whose behavior can be known and predicted at any moment in time. It’s like balls on a pool table: If we have the information that describes the force of a ball as it strikes another (speed, angle, and so […]

Quantum Physics – A Key to Understand Consciousness?

Friday, April 25th, 2008

The exploration on consciousness will be an increasingly subject in Quantum Physics as any observation is changing the results of the experiments we perform. At the very small the illusion of matter becomes more obvious and the realization that nothing is independent from each other more conclusive. Dualism seems to be the biggest concept in […]

Stroke of Insight – A Story of Recovery And Awareness

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened – as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding – she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story of recovery […]

The Scientific Proof of the Existence of God

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

Before you read any further, stop and close your eyes for a moment. Now consider the following question: for the moment your eyes were closed, did the world still exist even though you weren’t conscious of it? How do you know? If this sounds like the kind of unanswerable brain teaser your Philosophy 101 professor […]