Posts Tagged ‘infinity’

Multiple Universes My Ass

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

What’s the opposite of a razor?  Because lately I’ve seen a lot of presumably sane scientists express enthusiasm for the “multiple universes” interpretation of quantum physics, discarding their standard-issue Occam’s Razor in exchange for Occam’s Duct Tape.  In so doing, they reveal the difference between physicist and metaphysicist and the ongoing need for the latter.  (more…)

What’s Memetics, Game Theory, Free Will, and Transfinite Math Got to Do with It?

Monday, August 18th, 2008

“What’s love got to do, got to do with it? What’s love, but a sweet old-fashioned notion?” –Tina Turner

I’ve previously spent a lot of digital ink exploring the nature of love. And I’m fairly confident that most of what I wrote holds together and offers a nucleus of wisdom or ethical knowledge, with a platinum and golden rule at the core. But humanity has been discussing the nature of love for millennia; the real task seems, to me, not just to establish a firm and credible and inspiring sense of what love is, but also to establish some firm theoretical connection between this wisdom and the realm of hard science and analysis and math. (more…)

Harmony & Diversity: Joy, Collective Love, and the Two Ends of Love

Monday, April 28th, 2008

“Joy is the serious business of heaven.” –C.S. “Not Carl” Lewis

“There will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.” –Jesus “Not Quintana” Christ (more…)