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The Mysterious Wisdom of Dark Energy Pt. 2: Lao Tzu vs. Quantum Mechanics

June 23, 2011

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Anyone who has delved even superficially into the great philosophical traditions of the East is familiar with the apparently paradoxical encouragement to “embrace the void.” Indeed, the famous aphorism “Emptiness is form, form is emptiness” vexes and taunts the Western mind. In the TAOTECHING (as masterfully translated by Red Pine) Lao Tzu ruminates in verse […]