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What happens to knowledge when it places man not outside nature, but part of it?[edit | edit source]

Cosmology: Thomas Hertog[edit | edit source]

De kosmos evolueert, de realiteit wordt gevormd door waarneming, het universum is participatief - niet objectief, de oorsprong van de tijd en het verband tussen het leven op aarde en de wetten van de kosmos zijn de diepste mysteries. We zitten bovendien middenin een kosmologische revolutie die de blik op het universum en onszelf net zo op zijn kop zet als Copernicus of Newton deden.


  new version of the self a sort of the future of the self a way of thinking about the self ... about porosity and post-organism network thinking...

 Merlin Sheldrake[edit | edit source]


I think that these Notions of individuality which are ultimately fictions because they disregard and pretend away all of the ways that we are inextricably embedded within fluxes and flows and processes that make up the living world and the illusion of separation has led us into great trouble... an important way to frame this examination of individuality because there are good reasons to try and find um other perspectives here ...

we are always engaged in symbiotic relations we might think about the microbes that live in and on us and without which we couldn't grow and behave as we do, but we might also think about all the other organisms that don't share a body with us but that we depend on either by consuming their bodies or in the ways that they produce things that we need like the oxygen produced by photosynthetic creatures.