Tag: evolution

  • Evolution and German Idealism

    Ken Wilber, The Marriage of Sense and Soul: Integrating Science and Religion “In all these tales, the overall direction of the universe’s unfolding is unmistakable: as if following some second law of religious thermodynamics, the spiritual universe is running down. In the actual unfolding of the universe’s history, we humans (and all creatures) were once…

  • Evolution vs. God

    Some time ago sergei_sh has brought to my attention the works of Jeffrey A. Gray and I have decided to read his book, Consciousness: Creeping up on the Hard Problem. I will definitely write more about it, as I like it a lot. Right now one statement not that related to the main content of the…

  • Principles of Life

    Chapter 13 from A Different Universe by Robert Laughlin. Life is especially fun to talk about from a physical perspective because it is the most extreme case of the emergence of law. In fact, the entire idea of emergence was invented by biologists to explain why some aspects of living things – the rodlike shapes…