Author: Ria Baeck

8.2. Wholeness of Knowing

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead said that reality arises through a series of moments which feel into the past moment as they feel for(ward) the next moment. For Whitehead, the action in-between was nothing at all like the tight wire between the physicists’ cause and effect. Rather, Whitehead thought of this feeling-process—which he called “prehension” – as incredibly sensitive, […]

8.1 Dying in Atlantis

Chapter 8. Subtle Simplicity: We-in-Here 8.1 Dying in Atlantis The question “What is Life?” is a linguistic trap. To answer according to the rules of grammar, we must apply a noun, a thing. But life on Earth is more like a verb. It repairs, maintains, re-creates, and outdoes itself. – Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan, […]