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Albert Einstein On God: “Nothing More Than the Expression and Product of Human Weakness”

05/12/2018 Σχολιάστε

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With dependable frequency, the religious views of Albert Einstein get revised and re-revised according to some re-discovered or re-interpreted quotation from his scientific work or personal correspondence. It’s not especially surprising that Einstein had a few things to say on the subject. As the pre-eminent theoretical physicist of his age, he spent his days pondering the mysteries of the universe.

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What Did Nietzsche Really Mean When He Wrote “God is Dead”?

12/04/2018 Σχολιάστε

 

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8.11.2016

The quote inspired an anxious 1966 Time magazine cover, and a preachy 2016 movie franchise that works hard to inoculate the faithful against atheism’s threatening seductions: “God is Dead,” wrote Friedrich Nietzsche in his 1882 book of incisive aphorisms, The Gay Science, and unwittingly coined a phrase now inseparable from 20th century culture wars. Of course, Nietzsche knew he was tossing a Molotov cocktail into the fraught culture wars of his own time, but he didn’t blow things up for the sheer pleasure of it. Instead, his blunt assertion lay at the heart of what Nietzsche saw as both a tremendous problem and a necessary realization.

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A Voyage with the Gods: ATHENA

15/04/2016 Σχολιάστε

Η γέννηση της Αθηνάς, Λούβρο

 

 

What is it about classical mythology that still haunts us? Why is it that we can recount the battles of Ancient Greece when prompted, even though we may not really believe in either ancient deities, nor mythological heroes – or even heroic deeds – any more? How come names such as Zeus, Poseidon, Apollo, Hades, Atlas and Aphrodite are still very much in our vernacular, and, even if we only really come across these characters in a museum or from a story book, we are still able to recognise their attributes, and still wonder at their endeavours?

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Artificial intelligence could spell end of human race – Stephen Hawking ‘There is no heaven; it’s a fairy story’

17/12/2014 Σχολιάστε

Artificial intelligence could spell end of human race – Stephen Hawking

 

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Prof Stephen Hawking has been in partnership with Intel for over 25 years. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA

Technology will eventually become self-aware and supersede humanity, says astrophysicist

Stuart Clark and agencies, The Gurdian, Tuesday 2 December 2014

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Greek Gods / digitalgallery.nypl.org

01/09/2013 Σχολιάστε

Le nozze di Telefo e d'Hiera.

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Gods of science: Stephen Hawking and Brian Cox discuss mind over matter

03/06/2011 Σχολιάστε

 

We paired up Britain’s most celebrated scientists to chat about the big issues: the unity of life, ethics, energy, Handel – and the joy of riding a snowmobile

  • Stephen Hawking and Brian Cox
  • The Guardian, Saturday 11 September 2010

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