Tags » Natural Philosophy

The Divine Mother

–by Sri Aurobindo (Nov 10th, 2017)

…She is the Force, the inevitable Word,
The magnet of our difficult ascent,
The Sun from which we kindle all our suns, 524 more words


The Basic Delusion

–by Eckhart Tolle (Oct 26th, 2017)

The human mind, in its desire to know, understand, and control, mistakes its opinions and viewpoints for the truth. It says: this is how it is. 342 more words


Gaspar the friendly ghost

This is just a quick post attempting to relate out collections to my favourite time of year, we’ll have a brief look at Gaspar Schott. 247 more words

17th Century

Energy & Space

Space.  The final frontier.  The biggest mystery that confronts science.  But the questions which space poses are not even asked, much less answered.

Theoretical physics has focused almost exclusively on where the energy and matter in the universe comes from, but the real question that has been staring us in the face since Einstein published his first papers on Relativity is “what is space and where does it come from?”  It is mind bending when we consider that the matter and energy in the universe seems to have been created at the point of the big bang from absolutely nothing, but a far more interesting concept, and one which is incredibly difficult to get one’s head around is the concept that there must have been a point when space did not exist.  654 more words

Natural Philosophy


This is the tenth in a series on Franklin’s moral improvement plan, the rest of the posts are available here.

MODERATION: Avoid extreams; forbear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve. 397 more words

American Beer

Science vs Natural Philosophy - What's in a Name?

I’ve been reading Tom McLeish’s fascinating book Faith & Wisdom in Science – and, of course, reflecting on it here. Our first dip into the book looked at the clamor of voices proclaiming the conflict between science and faith ( 1,485 more words



This is the ninth in a series on Franklin’s moral improvement plan, the rest of the posts are available here.

JUSTICE: Wrong none by doing injuries, or omitting the benefits that are your duty. 622 more words

Pale Lager