166 – To Mold the World and the Flow of Time …

In 1905, in special relativity’s e=mc2, Einstein showed that “the mass of a body is a measure of its energy content.” And in 1915, in general relativity, he showed that mass and energy mold the shape of space and the flow of time.

Thanks to these insights we have a greater understanding of some of the laws that govern the physical world. But because we insist on perpetuating the illusion that we … physical beings … are not part of the physical world, we continue to believe in the fallacy that we are beyond these laws, that they do not apply to us; thus we continue to believe that we are a ‘special creation’ with the right to consume and destroy without having to be responsible for the consequences of our actions.

This disengagement from Reality is perpetuating the barbaric greed for control and power that is throwing us head on into an unprecedented collision with the environment in which our lives depend.

This disengagement from Reality is leading Humanity in the wrong direction … constant conflict, migrations, deceit, overpopulation, gross levels of inequality … and although there is a clamor for Change … Knowledge instead of Ignorance, Understanding instead of Intolerance, Love instead of Hate, Peace instead of War … our clamor is being silenced swiftly and with astonishing cruelty by those whose greed it threatens.

This disengagement from Reality cannot be overturned unless the entire scientific community accepts, and disseminates the Fact that their theories pertain to us … physical beings … as elements of the physical world, and for this Fact to be integrated in the curriculum of educational systems all over the world. Because the kind of change needed to lead us in a different direction must be based on Knowledge.

Relativity is one of the most profoundly misunderstood theories in all of science. We apply it to the atomic and astronomical worlds, but not to ourselves. We do this knowing, without a hint of a doubt, that we are self-powered congregations of atomic particles capable to mold the shape of space and the flow of time. And as such, we are powerhouses of energy.

How else can we explain the undeniable, the beautiful Fact, that from within we gather the power to envision a future; and do we not, in its quest, mold our world and the passage of time?

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2 Responses to “166 – To Mold the World and the Flow of Time …”

  1. Mundo says:

    Right on

  2. Barbara says:

    While you tend to be philosophical, this is potentially your most political statement.

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