What is Being? A child’s answer…
Once I asked a child what Being is… (Once I asked my self what Being is…) And the child answered… “It is just a word dad” (And I laughed…) And my dad was impressed… And the whole world of philosophy kept on going… Trying to figure out what Being is.
The evolution of… evolution.
New research identifies a previously overlooked global event which changed the course of the evolution of life in the oceans. It coincided with a rise in calcium carbonate-secreting plankton and their subsequent deposition on the ocean floor. The ocean as we understand it today was shaped by a global evolutionary regime shift around 170 million […]
Humans trying to find the meaning of life. Humans trying to understand existence. Trying to decipher being. Philosophers trying to understand change. Physicists trying to define time. Biologists trying to know life. We were kids.Trying to play. But the game is no longer a game.Angered by our failures to know.Insisting to know more and more… […]
Seeing through your eyes…
Everyday life is full of situations that require us to take others’ perspectives – for example, when showing a book to a child, we intuitively know how to hold it so that they can see it well, even if it is harder to see for ourselves. Or when performing before an audience, we often can’t […]
Slowly… Dying… Living for ever…
A big earthquake occurred south of Istanbul in the summer of 2016, but it was so slow that nobody noticed. The earthquake, which took place at mid-crustal depth, lasted more than fifty days. Only a novel processing technique applied to data from special borehole strainmeter instruments and developed by researchers from the GFZ German Research […]
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