Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Technology!!!!!!!

I believe the first tenet of the modern maths and sciences falling under "rationalism" is objectivity. You have to be objective.... Numbers aren't like humans... wow!!! this must've been one of the greatest inventions man has ever done after inventing numbers(forming the base of maths).. you may say that first they invented numbers and then went into a world without numbers... into abstract theorems people can rarely spell, let alone unerstand some day. My idea is , there's some kind of emotional bond with maths among humans... even aliens... Basically, if we are similar and living in the same universe, we'll be governed by the same rules and hence the universal language can only be maths.......
The need of ojectivity in reneissance was to send humanity away from the clutches of the church. Hence, many of the revolutionary movements took shape.... namely, the Romanticism... and most importantly the revival of maths and sciences... After the 19th century when people got a bit bored out of doing the numerical calculations and the giant universities of the US, GB and Germany were gaining prominence, we started to go more into the confusing and abstract side of maths.. I really respect euclid... his proofs are legendary... however, this was a revolution on a global scale. Maths has always been the base of a science... even economics and more recently biology, a subject I never got interested into (why should I dissect a frog and remember all the phylums? yuck) Maybe biology teaching in Nepal sucks... these teachers try to make us memory sticks than thinkers... Lets extrapolate it to the whole education system shall we?
Now where was I? Aaahhh!!! Objectivity at its extreme can be absurd... the reason for it being that you cannot ignore emotions coming to you... I personally feel so elated on seeing a number like "pi" or "infinity" and "e"... Because they make up the fabric of the universe... I've always believed that a number can hold the secret of the universe... yeah sure... I've always taken maths as the ultimate form of reality... sadly I was wrong... they are just representations of reality, a step towards understanding the bigger questions pertaining to the better understanding of the universe...
How can science not be subjective when it affects so many lives..? I hate a culture of personification of anything.. There are kids in kindergarten wanting to be Einsteins and a little older kids thinking "Neils Bohr" was God... haha.... Technology has progressed further than anybody ever imagined... why should we stop now? I feel sick over the people who say that we have destroyed this planet... why can't we? after all we will now "need" to go to outer planets.. and hence occupy the universe... Afterall, it surely is an awful waste of space if the universe was just inhabited by us.... I think human life should be dictated by rationalism... but still there are people who fear the same rationalism... Hey, all the things saisd by bible were wrong... why didn't all the religious books give real predictions if god is as almighty as people say... if a teory goes wrong at one point, we change it or just throw it out.. why don't we do the same with all the religious books like bible and all... Yea!! we get morals from those books but so do we from Aesop's fables...
Wow!!! where have I come!!!! Upto now you surely know who I am.....

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