Monthly Archives: December 2011

Zeno’s Motion Paradoxes and Modern Physics

The problem of motion becomes a big quandary and a deep contemplation for the ancient people. For them, nature is an inner principle of change which needs further explanation of  motion’s underlying reality. For over 2 millennia nobody offered better … Continue reading

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Eternalism vs Presentism

The relativity theory unifies space and time into a single 4-dimensional continuum called the spacetime.  Albeit their unity, however, the theory inexplicably assumes that the nature of  dimensions at every point in the continuum differentiates into those of the space … Continue reading

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Genesis’ Firmament and the Babylon Oil-Water Interface

Most people who have tried to get a deeper insight on the basic concept of the ancient cosmology either from a general scientific or philosophical point of view are doubtful about the truthfulness of such knowledge and regard them as … Continue reading

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The ancient concept of time

“I know what time is until someone asks me about it,” said St. Augustine (400 AD). Many philosophers and scientists have tried to explore the nature of time in terms of solar, biological or atomic time 1) but hardly anybody has touched … Continue reading

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Enmenduranki Cosmology

A very long time ago before the Flood inundated the earth there lived a wise king named En-men-dur-an-ki a) who ruled the city of Sippar, Mesopotamia 1).  He was believed to have ascended into heaven and given the secrets of gods. He was … Continue reading

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Ancient Heavens and Earth

In the ancient creation myths the cosmos was commonly described as having a tripartite structure expressed in various ways as the separation of heaven-earth-heaven a), water above-firmament-water below, water-dry land-water such as cited respectively in Genesis 1.1, 1.6 and 1.9. In … Continue reading

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