Today I venture into opinion based writing once more, as I express old views in light new events. Inherent in the nature of this post I do not present absolute fact.
What really is a coincidence? Is there one unified way in which all of the coincidences in the universe can be understood, or are we left with an uncomfortable illusion of luck?
Today is a “big post” which ties together some of my recent posting activity; we tackle consciousness, how that impacts our window on the universe and the fuzzy reality before us. These are by no means discrete topics; as I hope you will appreciate as the thoughts develop.
Mathematics is the unspoken language of nature, in which we must strive to achieve fluency if we are to bask in the richness of the universe in which we are marooned.
Of great interest to me is the seeming correlation between depression and intellect. That is not to say one must be intellectual to suffer from depression; and conversely being intellectual […]