Identity: We are, therefore shall, survive

Descartes once famously said “Cogito ergo sum“, in English meaning “I think, therefore I am”, or “I am thinking, therefore I exist”. Descartes has been long been dead, but his identity, his proposition still survives. Survival. What is survival, and why is it so important to survive? Survival is the struggle to remain or preserve ‘living’.…

Can Time really heal anything?

This post comes from the paradox, created by my last post “Why do things tend to go wrong?”, in which I had discussed that disorder is bound to increase according to the Second Law of Thermodynamics, which states that the disorder (Entropy) always increases, and psychologically speaking, ‘time heals/ mends feelings’, which Entropy doesn’t allow.…

Speed of Life?

You thought of meeting your date in the same place you first met? Well think again, you will never be at the same place ever again. Firstly, Earth is rotating. You can argue that within a day, your position on the Earth relative to the sun will be the same after about 24 hours (1…

What is the ‘slowest’ speed of Light?

Last time, I discussed the Speed of Gravity, and said it is equal to the Speed of Light in vacuum, but what is the Speed of Light? Easy question, 299,792,458 metres per second, or often rounded off to 300,000 km/s. This is the speed of light in vacuum, denoted by the ‘c’. This is the maximum…