Connectedness and Consciousness

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.   Albert Einstein Image from: Listphile I’ve quoted Einstein here before.  I find him particularly interesting, only because he seems to have a spiritual side as well as a scientific side.  When growing up I always guessed that scientists had no…

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The Essence of Creativity

People who consistently engage in more daydreaming score significantly higher on measures of creativity.  (To evaluate daydreaming, the subjects were given a slow section of War and Peace and then timed how long it took them to start thinking about something else.)  “What these tests measure is someone’s ability to find hidden relationships that can…

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Carl Sagan’s Contact

Contact, the movie starring Jodie Foster is something I believe would benefit all of my readers from seeing.  Ostensibly, the movie is about Ellie Arroway, the character played by Jodie Foster and her quest to discover extra terrestrial activity.  Science and religion typically don’t a marriage make.  Contact is no different.  There are constant clashes…

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