Henry Stapp quotes

  • An elementary particle is not an independently existing, unanalyzable entity. It is, in essence, a set of relationships that reaches outward to other things.
    -- Henry Stapp

    #Essence #Vegetarian #Entity

  • Our beliefs about ourselves in relation to the world around us are the roots of our values, and our values determine not only our immediate actions, but also, over the course of time, the form of our society. Our beliefs are increasingly determined by science. Hence it is at least conceivable that what science has been telling us for three hundred years about man and his place in nature could be playing by now an important role in our lives.
    -- Henry Stapp

    #Men #Years #Roots

  • growth requires purposeful division. Responsible dissent is the essence of democracy.

  • The field is a halfway house, halfway between the detail of those intimately known places and the ignorance of a landscape view ... The essence of a field is that the cultural accommodates the natural there. The human being makes room for and makes use of those organisms that are not him. In that way the field is a poem to symbiosis, and a human contract with the natural.

  • A pacifist between wars is like a vegetarian between meals.

  • Flesh eating is unprovoked murder.

  • I'm not a vegetarian.

  • There are over 100 entities in the federal government that have something to do with homeland security.

  • Disease is a disturbed condition, not a thing or entity.

  • Geometric calculus consists in a system of operations analogous to those of algebraic calculus, but in which the entities on which the calculations are carried out, instead of being numbers, are geometric entities which we shall define.

  • The Congress has now become a fairly evenly divided entity.

  • We know from science that nothing in the universe exists as an isolated or independent entity.