Play: The ultimate scientific endeavour

Scene and Setting In a research organisation, somewhere in the states, the scientist Brian is going about his day. He pours chemicals in beakers, measures stuff on a scale, writes down numbers he reads off of metal boxes with red numbers on them.. you know, sciencey stuff. Brian wears a white lab coat and protective … Continue reading Play: The ultimate scientific endeavour

The Hard Problem Is…Soft And Upside Down?

Have you ever heard of the "Hard problem"? The Hard problem is a popularized name for the struggle it is to fathom how conscious reality emerges from the physical world around us; It specifically comes down to how electrons moving around in our brain can give rise to our subjective, phenomenal experiences of taste, touch, … Continue reading The Hard Problem Is…Soft And Upside Down?

Time = Movement (Ft. Einstein’s Dream)

Time is considered a linear, constant, fundamental, physical parameter that we so obviously can observe. And we feel very certain about what time is; we feel like we really, truly know what time is. Right? But when one really investigates it, time can show itself to be totally illusive, lending itself to being all kinds of things which … Continue reading Time = Movement (Ft. Einstein’s Dream)

Do I have free will?

Exactly this question, was what initially triggered me to start investigating my mind through daily meditation, philosophizing and contemplating seriously. I had been thinking a bit about it for a few days in a row, which resulted in an all night long discussion with a friend when I came over for dinner during those days. After … Continue reading Do I have free will?