The logic of language, narrative thought, explanation and communication finds itself poorly equipped as a method by which to represent or communicate the sophisticated complexity of living systems. Continue reading The Boundaries of Logic, Abstraction and Knowledge
The arrival of conscious observers in the Universe is not so much a miraculous surprise as a probabilistic inevitability hard-coded into the symmetries and logic of matter and physics. Continue reading Is Consciousness Inevitable ?
It is staggering (and blissfully unacknowledged) the extent to which this world of ours and all of its many anthropomorphic catastrophes are all quite simply occurring within and emanating from these brains between our ears. Continue reading A Self-Extinguishing Flame
Investment in inscribed permanence and attachment to continuing body or concept and symbol is the very thing which emphasises and reminds us of the ultimate and inevitable transience-into-disassembly-and-nonexistence of this vessel and mind. Continue reading Impermanence: Tattoo Fascination
Self and subjective psychological depth may be little more than a convenience – a fabrication or persistent fantasy and self-propagating illusion. Continue reading Positive Feedback Loops and the Emptiness of Self
Given sufficient complexity, energy or information flow and time, the logical end-state of any particular process need not itself under analysis appear as though rationally derived or even substantively plausible. Continue reading Impossible Things
Introspection is endless and is for all this – endlessly problematic. Continue reading On Introspection (as Reality)