I concur with the Dalai Lama’s premise that science is a form of inquiry and the body of knowledge which gives rise to understanding. A healthy skepticism is required for progressive insight as it is the discernment required in experiencing new discoveries. Acuity combined with the natural human quest for understanding leads us to the expansion of our consciousness and current methodologies. We must always be cognizant of the person wielding the scientific instrument for he may not possess authentic and genuine intentions. It is the cosmological good versus evil paradigm we confront on a daily basis.
The Buddhist’s perspective, and coincidentally the Popperian falsifiability thesis, b...
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...uine human being was that of awe at the encouragement, wisdom and acumen he exudes. Pragmatism and conformity will lead us to the precipice, the fortitude to delve into undiscovered and obscure territories is compulsory for future discoveries and enigmas.
His message of hope, compassion and understanding is illuminated in every word penned in The Universe in a Single Atom. I was raised in a religious doctrine who’s intent was to consummate acceptance and who attempted (and failed) to teach impertinent children like myself to obey and not question convention. My excursions, cognitive acuteness, and humility have led me to traverse the path of enlightenment. I endeavor to be cognizant and apply reason in the face of adversity. To be vigilant and recognize the limits of knowledge, both collective and personal and be conscious of humanity and this planet we inhabit.
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