Science

  • NPC World

    Are You the Only Real Person in a World of NPCs? Exploring the Solipsistic Simulation Theory

    In the midst of all the philosophical and scientific exploration there is a hypothesis worth noting: what if you, and only you, are the main character in a simulated world, and everyone else around you is merely a Non-Playable Character (NPC)? This particular thought experiment is a staple of science fiction and a major philosophical investigation into the nature of…

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  • ancient civilizations

    Exploring the Possibility of a Predecessor Civilization: Myth or Reality?

    The idea that a civilization much greater than ours once inhabited Earth (or perhaps elsewhere in the universe) and then vanished completely has long captivated scientists and the general public. This concept appeals to our deepest curiosity about origins, history, and place in the universe. But is this notion scientifically backed or is it a hybrid of mythology and speculative…

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  • A simulated world

    Is Deja Vu Evidence of a Simulated World?

    Deja vu, or seeing yourself in a situation you once had is something that philosophers, psychologists and scientists have long considered fascinating. This phenomenon has recently led to a debate: Could deja vu be evidence that we are in a simulated world? Understanding Deja Vu Deja vu is when a person recognizes something familiar yet still thinks it has never…

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  • AstrologyAndAstronomy

    Unraveling the Stars: Horoscopes, Astronomy, and the Simulation Hypothesis

    We look towards the stars when attempting to comprehend the universe and our place within it. From the ancient astrologers of Babylon to the modern horoscope enthusiasts and astronomers, our interest in the cosmos connects cultures and continents. Interestingly, this fascination unites two very different approaches: Astrology and astronomy from an Eastern or Western perspective. Moreover, some pose an even…

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  • ModernMilitaryPower

    The Balance of Military Power: Western and Eastern Dynamics in the Modern Era

    The modern day era of the 1800s to the present day has witnessed significant changes in military capability and technology. From the age of industrialisation to the information age, Western and Eastern powers alternately advanced and changed in a complex web of military strategy, technology, and global politics. We review military power of the West and East from the 19th…

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  • Early Modern Period

    Military Power Comparison: East vs. West in the Early Modern Period

    The Early Modern Period between 1500 AD and 1800 AD saw dramatic shifts in military strategy, technology and global influence. This epoch, marked by the Renaissance, the Age of Exploration and the beginning of colonialism, provides an interesting backdrop to study military contrasts and contests between Eastern and Western powers. How these civilizations compared with each other during this period?…

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  • MedievalEra

    Military Power in the Medieval Era: A Comparative View Between the West and East

    Medieval Era (500 AD – 1500 AD) marks major changes in military strategies, political structures and technologies in both Western and Eastern societies. The military dynamics of the era had been defined by the fall of the Roman Empire, the rise of the Byzantine Empire, Islam and also the rise of great Asian empires. This post examines the military powers…

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  • Ancient Era

    Comparing Western and Eastern Military Power in the Ancient Era (up to 500 AD)

    The ancient world featured great empires and military conquests. Considering military power in this era requires considering the strategies, technologies and resources of both Western and Eastern civilizations. These differences shaped history and are still evident in military doctrine today. Western Military Power: The Romans and Greeks In the West most powerful military forces had been those of the Greek…

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  • Religion

    Is Religion Necessary for Human Development?

    Historically, religion has shaped cultures, laws, and ethical conduct. The issue of whether religion is necessary for human development nonetheless needs an intricate examination of its effects on individual and social advancement. We will examine different perspectives on religion and human development here. Religion as a Catalyst for Moral and Ethical Development The need for religion in human development is…

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  • humanVirus

    Understanding the “Human Virus” Metaphor: A Deep Dive into Our Impact on the Earth

    The metaphor of humans acting like a “virus” on Earth – a living “cell” – is a popular trope that has stuck over time. This analogy invites reflection on our environmental impact and urgent questions on sustainability and ecological responsibility. Let’s dissect this metaphor and consider what it says about the planet and us as its stewards. The Metaphor Explained…

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