‘Crealism is the historical time when action, no longer the imitation of a patriarchal God, becomes, thanks to esprit de corps and the constant fruition of a cosmic Creal, an artistic and holonic self-nutritious ripening.’ Luis de Miranda, author of Is a New Life Possible?
Monthly Archives: June 2015
Creation of reality versus discovery of reality
Source n-gram (google digitised books)
‘Accountants are constructors of reality’
by Bassam Maali and Osama Jaara — in International Journal of Accounting and Financial Reporting Economic reality is a social construct that is affected by many cultural factors. Many accounting researchers (e.g. Hines 1988 and 1991; Morgan 1988; Tinker, 1991; Lukka, 1990 and 2010) have challenged the view of external realism. They argue for a […]
What if Bergson was right, and Einstein wrong?
Jimena Canales, historian of science, tells about her discovery of an explosive 20th century debate that changed our view of time and destroyed a reputation. ‘I was very shocked to go to the Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy’s entry of time and see that Bergson was not even mentioned,’ says Canales. ‘It’s an incredible reversal. April […]
How Emotions Are Mapped On The Human Body
Finnish scientists have for the first time mapped areas of the body activated according to each emotion (happiness, sadness, anger, etc). This map was compiled following a study of 700 Finnish, Swedish and Taiwanese volunteers. They used a topographical self-report tool to reveal that different emotional states are associated with topographically distinct and culturally universal […]
Hyperhistory, or the Epic of Bit
If History is defined by writing, as the textual moment of Earth evolution, then we are not experiencing an ‘end of History’, but conversely we have entered the era of hyperhistory, where the colonisation of nature by text is progressing every day, mostly in the form of algorithmic coding. Even if there was never such […]