Thursday, June 4, 2009

Tao Te Ching Chapter 4-3 Filled emptiness

Today's Tao

Filled, it looks as if it existed. (Ch.4)

Today, we have the famous, and sometimes notorious oriental maxim, "Everything is nothing, and nothing is everything".

Although things fill some space, they do not really exist.

In other words, although things seem to exist and occupy their space, they are empty.

One can understand this according to quantum physics, but I prefer a theory of neurosurgeon Karl Pribram.

He believes that we reconstruct the world in our brains as a holographic image.

This is one step closer to Taoism.

Karl Pribram@wiki

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