[Advaita-l] logic and shastra
mahesh.ursekar at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 11:48:05 CDT 2005
Welcome back. Hope you had a good vacation!
>> The beauty of science comes from believing with closed eyes that
>> revolve around the nucleus, etc, and that can't really be pratyaksha too!
But it can be anumana!
>> I forget the name of the scientist who said something to the effect that
>> "whats proven in a lab is no proof at all".
But at least is can't be shown wrong (till a newer truth comes along) by
means of knowledge that we have have currently..
>> The GUT (grand unification theory) supports the argument that there is
something thats common
>> between all the acting energies and they're trying to find what.
But do they take the support of any sruti in all this?
>> This commonness may well be called consciousness or something else, it
still remains so!
That it's consciousness is pure conjecture!
Humble pranams, Mahesh
On 6/15/05, praveen.r.bhat at exgate.tek.com <praveen.r.bhat at exgate.tek.com>
> praNAm all,
> Sorry I'm jumping right into this interesting set of exchanges, being a
> little picky though. (I'm reading this list after a long while, Maheshji;
> happy to see you back.)
> Maheshji said:
> > However, the beauty of science is that it does not suffer from
> > It is independent of caste, colour, creed...interpretation!
> The beauty of science comes from believing with closed eyes that electrons
> revolve around the nucleus, etc, and that can't really be pratyaksha too!
> I forget the name of the scientist who said something to the effect that
> "whats proven in a lab is no proof at all".
> Shruti gives conclusions, while Science is on a seemingly endless journey,
> listing facts as one sees them standing and the other proving something
> contrary, of course being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. Now
> facts are bound to change while the Truth remains one.
> Maheshji said:
> > In fact, most scientists today would question very very strongly claims
> > consciousness being the ultimate reality. Even the good Dr. Goswami's
> > assertion that the universe is self aware with consiousness as the
> > substratum is based largely on conjecture. His explaining the Alain
> > experiment is just one interpretation of the phenomenon but there are
> > others (multiple univserse theory, string theory to name two).
> Many scientists questioning this doesn't really mean that it is wrong.
> why science is still on the journey. The GUT (grand unification theory)
> supports the argument that there is something thats common between all the
> acting energies and they're trying to find what. This commonness may well
> called consciousness or something else, it still remains so!
> jai bajrangabali,
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