"...as far as the propositions of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality."* – Albert Einstein, 1922 A quote remembered for what it says about the limits of human knowledge, but less remembered for what it says about the peculiar powers of a conscious mind, to perceive perfect certainty, such as mathematical proofs, despite living in an imperfect universe.
So that my core assertions may be taken from non-academic realms to the realms of academia, I've created this call for a lead-author and contributing-authors for a scientific paper that is described by the following hypothetical abstract (please consider submitting yourself as an author, or nominating someone else, by commenting or letting me know in any available way):
Updates I recently applied the theories of consciousness from The Pressure of Light to this article: Why teaching a computer to remember computing is the first step to constructing consciousness in AI ...which is also a GitHub project: https://github.com/MalcolmAR/ConsciousHabitTracker There are so far 137 downloads of the Free PDF for The Pressure of Light, consider supporting … Continue reading The Permanence Review Newsletter, Issue #5
How does our world work on a subatomic level? Varsha Y S, CC BY-SA By Glenn Starkman, Case Western Reserve University The Standard Model. What dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings. More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics of the last century are direct inputs to … Continue reading The Standard Model of particle physics: The absolutely amazing theory of almost everything