Now You Know What I Think

9. June 2010 11:37
by nickolay_kolev
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Why do we exist?

9. June 2010 11:37 by nickolay_kolev | 6 Comments

I guess many people ask themselves why life exists and what is the purpose or the idea of life in the first place. I ask myself this very often and I think I found an interesting way to look at the problem and I will try to answer it from a different perspective. This of course will be a mechanical explanation, as anything else in our society.

Some people try to find the reason for their lives and don’t question the existence of life as phenomena at all. Others are trying to outsmart the problem by changing the question, like for example “What is my reason to life”. It is not a bad question and changes the perspective quite a bit and in the right direction too, I think, but still it is just a way for an individual to find one’s reason for existence. More...

26. March 2010 06:02
by nickolay_kolev
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We still are at the center of the Universe

26. March 2010 06:02 by nickolay_kolev | 53 Comments

The other day I was listening to Carl Sagan's Essay audio book and he was discussing the fact that it took few centuries for us humans, to remove ourselves from the center of the Solar system and put the Sun where it belongs.

While I was listening to the audio book and to all of the arguments and facts that Carl Sagan was presenting, I was wondering where did we go, after we removed ourselves out from the center of the Solar System. We can't just float around randomly in space (hmm, aren't we doing exactly that?). We should have positioned us somewhere else, preferably more important place than the center of the Solar System. More...