Tag: Theory

Galaxies

The Multiverse

Alan Guth, the discoverer of cosmic inflation, gave a talk at MIT on November 1, which convinced me, a natural sceptic about these issues, that the multiverse may very well exist. Two routes to the multiverse were never to my liking.

Time: Linear or Not? Cause & Effect

On a journey like this one it is difficult to know where to begin, to define the singularity which is the source of this conjecture. It is really a tale of many related parts, each affecting the other, and a tale that tells itself through these ot…

Remembering Past Lives

If we can get past the debate about reincarnation for a moment and assume that it does happen, we are often posed the question “why can’t I remember past lives?” (Of course, if reincarnation doesn’t happen and each life is a new existence then …

Transpersonal Psychology

Towards a Unified Theory of Everything

On a journey like this one it is difficult to know where to begin, to define the singularity which is the source of this conjecture. It is really a tale of many related parts, each affecting the other, and a tale that tells itself through other as…

Language Barriers

The English language is a problem. True it is quite a simple language, but to discuss complex issues it does not provide an adequate information transference conduit. Try describing clever, or black without reference to their opposites. English re…

Further thoughts on time travel

If we accept the postulate of linear time as a dimension, then we must accept the postulate of time travel. After all, if we can walk back and forth on a white line in one dimension, then why can’t we move back and forth on the line of time? Hard …