What is More Real – Experience or Measurement?

What's the temperature outside right now? How would you check it - look out the window, perhaps open it to get a feel, or look into your prefered weather app? I'm from a generation that still remembers life without mobile phones and the internet, but that got quickly used to all the comforts these technologies …

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Spreading the Word: “Does Consciousness End?”

The topic of Nothingness has always captivated human minds. Death, darkness, void, abyss, no-thing, no-sense, no-experience, oblivion. However, our talk of nothingness as a state betrays an ancient misconception, one discussed by Parmenides ~2.500 years ago in his teaching that Being Is and Non-Being is not. We fall for the myth of nothingness when we contemplate …

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Let’s Talk Miracles – What Are They?

Last year around this time I wrote about miracles. More specifically, the 18th century Scottish philosopher's David Hume's views on them. It is that season again when my thoughts, at least sometimes, turn to the topic of miracles. Perhaps especially this year. Wouldn't the world really need a few good miracles now! It turns out, …

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