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Empédocles, filósofo grego do século V a.C., acreditava que de dentro dos olhos saíam raios luminosos que tacteavam os objectos e retornavam aos olhos com a informação dos objectos tocados, informação essa que, depois de interpretada pelo cérebro, geraria a sensação visual. 97 palabras más


8x17: Empedocles

“And I know what I saw. There’s a reason these things are happening. There is something at work here, and it all began with the man killed in the car crash.” — Monica Reyes… 1.365 palabras más

The X-files

Buddhas In Snowflakes, Enlightenment In A Bathtub

This year’s Tibet House Benefit Concert coincided with a snowstorm in Manhattan and though snow is not uncommon in Manhattan (especially this past season), it is particularly associated with Tibet and its high, perennially snow covered peaks.   1.060 palabras más


ancient theory

According to Empedocles, everything in this world is the result of the aggregation of imperceptibly minute ingredients which are set side by side without thereby changing their nature. 409 palabras más

Philosophical Me

We are immortal


οὐκ ἂν ἀνὴρ τοιαῦτα σοφὸς φρεσὶ μαντεύσαιτο,
ὡς ὄφρα μέν τε βιῶσι, τὸ δὴ βίοτον καλέουσι,
τόφρα μὲν οὖν εἰσίν, καί σφιν πάρα δειλὰ καὶ ἐσθλά, 45 palabras más

Never happened

Empedocles foeterde 2500 jaar geleden tegen Aristoteles: “Bepaalde schepselen verwerven op toevallige wijze zekere lichaamsdelen die het meest waardevol bleken te zijn om te overleven.” 18 palabras más


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