Everything is the whole in itself, at the same time, the part of the whole in the next level. Arthur Koestler called this concept holon. Holon signifies a hierarchical component that can be simultaneously both part and whole depending on the context of each layer. And he defines this hierarchical relationship among all holons as … Continue reading The Infinite Holarchy
Month: January 2022
Gravitas is one of the virtues emphasized among ancient Romans. It means seriousness, responsibility, dignity, and so on. It is also the origin of the word gravity, one of the forces we articulate in the field of physics as we feel it physically in our everyday life as a sense of weight and heaviness. As … Continue reading Gravitas
Who are our Neighbors?
One of the most fundamental components of life is a relationship. Without relationships, we can't find the existential reality that we live in this world and beyond. The very start could be our relationship with our mother. As one of the earliest life memories, we can't help but recall our interaction with our parents. Without … Continue reading Who are our Neighbors?
Omnipotence, Omnipresence, and Omniscience
During the Christmas season, as small children, we often wondered how Santa Claus could manage to deliver his gifts to every child all over the world within one single night only, didn't we? We also thought of how he handled to understand the wishes of every single child in the world. If you are fond … Continue reading Omnipotence, Omnipresence, and Omniscience