Category Archives: meta-theory

A necessary silence

Since there have been no new meditations on this website since April, one might think that the ontoscopy project is bleeding to death. On the contrary, there is new stuff in the pipeline. I have not written anything substantial for a number of reasons, which i shall now point out. Continue reading

The mystery of insight

There are still a lot of common concepts that science cannot properly explain up to this day. “Time” and “consciousness” are perhaps the most intriguing, and i doubt if we’ll ever get to fully explain them. At the same time i also feel that it does not matter that much, because i don’t think an explanation would radically affect our way of living and thinking. The same can be said about the concept of “insight”, something we all have experienced but which is rarely explicitly addressed. Continue reading

The neglected case of David Bohm

During the past century, a relatively small number of highly insightful books have been published among the gigantic piles of senseless information and other bullshit. One of the most comprehensive texts is without a doubt “Thought as a System”, by David Bohm,  which brings together his theories of wholeness & implicate order and the essence of his dialogues with J. Krishnamurti. Since i somehow overlooked the importance of this highly underrated quantum physicist slash critical thinker in my last post, this is a little tribute. Continue reading

“Ontoscopy” what does it mean?

ontos: from Greek on (gen. ontos) = “being” (prp. of einai “to be”)
scopy: from Greek skopos = “seeing,” from skopein = “to watch.”

Some people have been wondering why i named this blog project “ontoscopy 101”, which, of course, i did not choose for no reason. Continue reading