Chaos makes a scream seem real
Researchers dissect movies to learn what fear sounds like
By Rachel Ehrenberg
Web edition : Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
As horror-flick titles go, Night of the Living Chaos and Rosemary’s Nonlinearity aren’t the catchiest. But filmmakers know that chaos — the mathematical kind — is scary. Now scientists...
In this day and age, our use of numbers tend to reach certain quantitative values that the human mind can no longer make any sense of. I'd say it's because most of us can't conceive of a model to put exceptionally large numbers into context with. We simply cannot fathom the profound meanings of astronomically large numbers.
For example, numbers...
To begin; I actually believe I can shape my own future, as a person, an individual.
To challenge that; (As far as I know) everything inside of me is made of atoms. Atoms are made of quarks and leptons blah blah blah. Atoms behave in a very particular and predictable manner, (aside from radiation) - even though some of the intricacies of matter...
I know this is rather crude but I'll attempt to differentiate the two by defining emotion as things we feel, and logic to be things we understand. Logic requires and tends to take the form of an explanation, emotion simply is. Yeah, if you're having problems already just read through and hit me with it. I want some damn answers. Or maybe just more...
From dragon 2 comments3
Time, space and silence are to be classed as the third dimension. Time is in space, silence resides in space.
A flame must have emptiness around it in order to give light. Without space there is no light.
The Space Collective is a place for new ideas, and as such, some of them may be elusive even for forward thinking terrestrials.
This dictionary is meant to be a collaborative effort help familiarize members of the collective (and possibly curious foreigners) with terms native to or born within the SC.
If you happen upon something that needs...