A couple of years ago, I took a deep dive into exploring some of the patterns in nature and ended up stepping away from Christian Science, the religion that I was raised in, as a result.
The only person that I knew who had traversed all that same terrain (both the philosophical explorations as well as the Christian Science upbringing) was Arthur Brock, so I reached out to him for a chat.
This hour plus conversation was the result. In it, we explore some of the insights that I had stumbled upon during that recent foray, as well as Christian Science, and the limits of western rationalistic science.
I start by talking through some of my recent philosophical explorations, then
- reductive worldviews, platonic forms, membranes, flows, perception, coherence, identity, the downside of transparency, social collective intelligence.
- entropy and perspective + abundance as the wrong goal
- thermodynamics and order + and the overapplication of that metaphor
- and more…