sickness

the day before yesterday I was with the flu. fever, tired body. slept bad, with alucinations. next day, after sleeping until 15:00, i was almost recovered. i felt as if resurfacing on the other side. the sickness was some kind of death sickness as the dark side (concept by Susan Sontag, ‘sickness as a metaphor’ […]

Apparitional experience

Apparitional experience In psychology[1] and parapsychology, an apparitional experience is an anomalous, quasi-perceptual experience.It is characterized by the apparent perception of either a living being or an inanimate object without there being any material stimulus for such a perception. The person experiencing the apparition is awake, excluding dream visions from consideration.In scientific or academic discussion, […]

science as excluding process

We can compare lock-in to scientific method. The philosopher Karl Popper was correct when he claimed that science is a process that disqualifies thoughts as it proceeds – one can, for example, no longer reasonably believe in a flat Earth that sprang into being some thousands years ago. Science removes ideas from play empirically, for […]

father and son in the shark’s belly

– Oh, Father, dear Father! Have I found you at last? Now I shall never, never leave you again! – The sea was rough and the whitecaps overturned the boat. Then a Terrible Shark came up out of the sea and, as soon as he saw me in the water, swam quickly toward me, put […]

recursion

Recursion is the process of repeating items in a self-similar way. For instance, when the surfaces of two mirrors are exactly parallel with each other the nested images that occur are a form of infinite recursion. The term has a variety of meanings specific to a variety of disciplines ranging from linguistics to logic. The […]