Thoughts: Pictures or Words?

Think of an Elephant. What comes in your mind? An elephant, or the word “Elephant”? What comes in my mind is the picture of an elephant, because that’s how I think. Pictures, not words. Visualisations, images and seeing through space, rather than words or language. Elephant might have been easy enough, but what if I…

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.…

Is there life out there?

I found no better discussion as the first post in the Philosophy of Being and Existence. But before I answer your question, answer me this: ‘Why is the Universe the way it is?’ I am asking this from a purely philosophical point of view, not fully scientific. One may argue that the Universe is as it…