Cell to self and beyond Economic Times 28 May 2010
Mukul Sharma, ET Bureau
However, ancestry and descent — though important considerations — are not the main concern. Teleology is. How can something digitised out of artificially derived binary mathematical codes have a perception of some ultimate purpose or design — an end towards which its development continually strives, like most religions maintain all life forces do?
But, said Sri Aurobindo, the first life on Earth was also a single-celled organism fashioned out of ancient, inanimate chemical sludge. Its indwelling significance was cloaked at the outset by a dense material of inconscience into which the “obscure, mysterious creatrix” delivered its secret consciousness little by little in minute infinitesimal drops till it reached its climax and exceeded itself in Man who is now evolving into a superconscious being.
It lived, it knew, it saw its self sublime,/ Deathless, outmeasuring Space, outlasting Time, he wrote. Maybe it's true, who knows. But as people like Venter probably feel: it's worth a shot. [Karma, rebirth, and the problem of evil: an interjection in the debate between Whitley Kaufman and Monima Chadha and Nick Trakakis. An article from: Philosophy East and West, The Destiny Of The Body/The Vision and the Realisation in Sri Aurobindo's Yoga, Sri Aurobindo, or the Adventure of Consciousness, Yoga, Karma, and Rebirth: A Brief History and Philosophy Stephen Phillips]
mukul sharma. [et-sq; mon-140305]. although in the everyday world energy is always unalterably fixed (the law of energy conservation is a cornerstone of classical physics), in the quantum micro-world, energy can appear and disappear out ...
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, one does not recall if he has mentioned the mother and sri aurobindo ever. same is the case with others of his ilk, like narayani ganesh ... india