General information about myselfBorn a Hindu. Attended Anglican schools.I have a PhD in Engineering and I value the progress of science. In addition to science, I am asking questions and trying to…Continue
First we celebrate Xmas, just as a happy moment. Nothing to do with any religious belief.
It does not matter we have a tree or not, but I may give a gift to the kids directly.....not pretend that Santa Claus exist. They know that santa does…"
"My sincere condolences to you.
Your father is within you. So let him go happily with the good memories. Do not feel upset about it, since being upset and unhappy make many people look for something to hold on to.
On “Richard Dawkins -…"
I will try to create another discussion on the concept of "GOD". The menaing of GOD is different, we cannot just assume teh Abrahamic definition as teh creator. If I say, for me GOD is energy. Does it make me Atheist…"
"The problem we are trying to solve/understand is beyond human. we are taking about the universe.
Let say, as Neil degrasse Tyson has pointed out, if the difference between human and chimp is 1% and we do not care what they think. Evolution may have…"
"Well yes. I would agree on it that the second one we can call it interactions or laws. I would also agree that for the second law we can somehow build a model, which may have predictive value in most cases we are faced in this world. It is…"
In a bigger sense and for people, yes. But I am trying to look/understand in a larger sense. If everything was predictable then there would be no religion.
I would say that the 2nd assumptions about the laws (or interactions) about the…"
"I've decided that I have two options - one is to trust that my experiences are 'authentic' and the universe is 'real' - the other is that I am in some way being deceived by this 'reality'.
I really have no way of…"
"Welcome shyam! You have a really interesting perspective. I'm sure we will learn a lot from you. I hope you enjoy yourself here on TA. People can get pretty passionate, so don't ever take anything personally! :-)
For a long time I also…"
"I think first I agree with the assumptions Thunderfoot is making.
You can't do this unless you were able to be this animals. In essence you can all look at these in human terms and project them to other animals.
I don't hold a view…"
"I have decided to put these laws, because then the way we gather information is different.
In Thunderfoot assumptions, it is relative to the human being trying to build predictive models.
We do not necessary need to make models that fit…"