Re: Jesus was not a Great Man
How can you say that Jesus was a great man at all? All that his teachings have done is distract people from real life, they have sent the message that to try to achieve in life is not admirable, that people should focus on pleasing the invisible bearded man in the sky. Messianic religions are nothing but an excuse to detatch oneself from the world instead of working to improve it. Jesus tells people just what they want to hear: that its the thought that counts, it is self aggrandizement at its worst. Jesus is nothing but the ultimate pornography, a preacher of self mutilation in place of self-fulfillment.
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face"
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
Bernardo Kastrup proposes a new ontology he calls “idealism” built on panpsychism, the idea that everything in the universe contains consciousness. He solves problems with this philosophy by adding a new suggestion: The universal mind has dissociative identity disorder.
There’s a reason they call it the “hard problem.” Consciousness: Where is it? What is it? No one single perspective seems to be able to answer all the questions we have about consciousness. Now Bernardo Kastrup thinks he’s found one. He calls his ontology idealism, and according to idealism, all of us and all we perceive are manifestations of something very much like a cosmic-scale dissociative identity disorder (DID). He suggests there’s an all-encompassing universe-wide consciousness, it has multiple personalities, and we’re them.
Once again, our circadian rhythm points the way.
- Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.
- While at rest, they burned 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m.
- Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat.
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