An Egg is a Chemical Process

An egg is a chemical process, but it is not a mere chemical process. It is one that is going places—even when, in our world of chance and contingency, it ends up in an omelet and not in a chicken. Though it surely be a chemical process, we cannot understand it adequately without knowing the kind of chicken it has the power to become.


But one with a long, complex history ahead of it.

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 The Changing Impact of Darwin on Philosophy
Periodicals>Journal Article:  Randall, Sir John (1961), The Changing Impact of Darwin on Philosophy, Journal of the History of Ideas , (1961), 22, 457. , Retrieved on 2012-06-21


25 AUG 2012

 Science Koans

Riddles and paradoxes of existence that might crack your noodle on which to meditate.
Folksonomies: meditation koan riddle
Folksonomies: meditation koan riddle