How much does a thought weigh ?

Posted: April 23, 2008 in Theo/Philo
Tags: , , ,

 

 

 

‘I am very astonished that the scientific picture of the real world around me is very deficient.

It gives us a lot of factual information, puts all of experience in a magnificently consistent order, but it is ghastly silent about all and sundry that is really near to our heart that really matters to us. It cannot tell us a word about red and blue, bitter and sweet, physical pain and physical delight; it knows nothing of beautiful and ugly, good or bad, God and eternity. Science sometimes pretends to answer questions in these domains but the answers are very often so silly that we are not inclined to take them seriously.’

 

Erwin Schrödinger

Advertisements
Comments
  1. Tom Gilson says:

    Well, that was certainly a weighty one!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s