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Emergent Chaos

“there is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything…

Understand the psychology of FEAR imposed by the media. For most people it means living in ‘fight mode’, like 40.000 years ago. When you can be eaten by a lion at any moment, what sense does it make to prepare for a better future?. Don't fall into that trap. Keep planning and improving for a better future...

The dualities: material / immaterial, spiritual / scientific, intuitive / rational , etc. are actually a fallacy. Same as matter and energy: its about different points of view. An illusion of opposites that is the result of our own limitations in perceiving the same fundamental reality.

“I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers which can’t be questioned”. – Richard Feynman

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? -TS Eliot  (The Rock)

This wonderful quote from TS Eliot echoes the DIKW model of Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom. The model is pure academicism and therefore useless from the practical point of view, but...

This duality can be pursued further and is related to a duality between past and future and the notions of control and knowledge. Thus we may have knowledge of the past but cannot control it; we may control the future but have no knowledge of it...

Shannon's Information Theory is one of those few books with mathematical, technological and philosophical implications. A true genius that has been little studied.