The idea of ‘absolute time’ is an illusion. Physics and subjective experience reveal why.
Physicists find hints that entanglement explains Einstein’s equations for gravity.
Quarks are the subatomic particles thought to make up nearly everything we can see. Now it turns out they could be an illusion created by quantum trickery.
The only real way to “hurt” a psychopath is to completely refuse to play the game they entice you with. Psychopaths ego’s are based on the fact that they “think” they are more intelligent than you and that all non psychopaths are vulnerable and easily manipulated.
Happiness is a serious business. Inspired by the positive psychology movement, corporations hold positions for “chief fun officers” and esteemed institutions like Stanford and Yale offer classes on happiness. But this infatuation with good times is only creating confusion about what it means to succeed, and what skills we need to thrive.
Did you forget to pick up the milk?!
We often curse our lack of recalling what we just heard, such as forgetting one of the items that a significant other told us to pick up at the grocery store.
Neuroscientists are using the “mirror box” illusion, a classic trick used by magicians, to reveal how the brain processes multiple sensory inputs to perceive our bodies and the world around us.
Conforme uma famosa teoria da física quântica, o comportamento de uma partícula altera-se dependendo se há ou não um observador. Basicamente, ela sugere que a realidade é um tipo de ilusão que só existe quando estamos olhando. Inúmeros experimentos quânticos foram realizados no passado e mostraram que de fato é bem isso que acontece.
Evan Thompson of the University of British Columbia has verified the Buddhist belief of anatta, or not-self.