Progress


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Progress

Essay by Georges M. Halpern, November 2016
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Progress is a word, a concept, an illusion, a dream
(or a nightmare), a myth, and some.
But it is exquisitely and uniquely human.
Homo sapiens created and nurtured Progress.
What it will be belongs to us and our successors.
Be aware and vigilant.

"Fusion Cooking"

My most recent lecture at the "East of West, West of East"  Conference,  
Nanyang Technological University - Para Limes, Singapore 
(October 17-19, 2016)

The Reign of Ignoramuses

Essay by Georges M. Halpern, October 2016

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Ganders parade everywhere: on podiums, screens, airwaves,
social media. They claim to know and offer (their) solutions.
Swimming against the tide is arduous but healthy.
Come and dive!

I Know Nothing...


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... Change Yourself


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To Change the World...

Essay by Georges M. Halpern, September 2016

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Time flies, and our accumulation of available,
trustable, reliable knowledge is accelerating.
If we care for people, we must make sure that
we look at the present, and help build
a bright future.

 

"All Civilizations are Mortal"... (Paul Valéry)
... "What is to be done?" (V.I.Lenin)

Essay by Georges M. Halpern, August 2016

Begun as the Renaissance in the 1400s CE, profit and consuming driven globalized capitalism is now resented as less and less tolerable by the peoples and the planet. What can we do to salvage our wonderful conquests, while making the world a better place for all? 

Civilizations...


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Brain Unlocked


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Brain Unlocked

Essay by Georges M. Halpern, July 2016

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New developments across neurosciences
require a complex networks approach to our brain.
Language creates thought and
multilingualism opens the brain to the universe.
Enough to get your mind wandering!

The Wandering Explorer

Essay by Georges M. Halpern, June 2016

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Does consciousness even exist? 
Consciousness, with quantum physics could be reduced
to equations, and then comes Tantai Buddhism.

The Wandering Explorer


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MY LIBRARY

Selected lectures from the last 3 decades

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Books are obsolete the minute they were printed!
These are indicative only of my journey

BOOKS


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