Heart of Matter: What is Emergence?

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

“Emergence is a combination of holism with novelty in a way that contrasts with both physical reductionism and dualism.”

Ilia Delio, Making All Things New

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“La emergencia es una combinación de holismo con novedad, de  modo que se diferencia tanto del reduccionismo físico como del dualismo.”

Ilia Delio, Making All Things New

What is being asked?
What is being moved?

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  1. GeorgeMarsh on April 19, 2023 at 4:22 pm

    I’m for it! On the other hand, does this idea take hold of the principles which evidently resist the progress implicit in what I have read? Not just my backward orientation to selfishness at the expense of holism, but that of many others less gracefully inclined?

  2. Darryl Nelson on April 22, 2023 at 9:01 pm

    We are an evolving species along with the whole of life on this evolving planet,
    in an evolving universe. We eagerly anticipate the novelty of the unfolding, emerging future in our extraordinary ride called cosmic life.

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