Because 99.9 per cent
Of everything you think,
And of everything you do,
Is for yourself —
And there isn’t one. Wei Wu Wei, Ask The Awakened (via moreofamore)
Happiness is a learned condition. And since it is learned and self-generating, it does not depend upon external circumstances for its perpetuation. This throws a very ironic light on content. And underscores the primacy of style….
It is content, or rather the consciousness of content, that fills the void. But the mere presence of content is not enough. It is style that gives content the capacity to absorb us, to move us; it is style that makes us care. Tom Robbins - Another Roadside Attraction (via timeislaundry)
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Either way, it would mean that the Universe is fundamentally nonlocal, in the sense that every bit of the Universe can be connected to any other bit anywhere, instantly. That such connections are possible defies our everyday intuition and represents another extreme solution, but arguably preferable to faster-than-light communication.
Researchers look beyond space and time to cope with quantum theory, Physorg, Oct 28, 2012 (via stoweboyd)Our result gives weight to the idea that quantum correlations somehow arise from outside spacetime, in the sense that no story in space and time can describe them.