Jacob Needleman: Probing Higher Intelligence

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Jacob Needleman: Probing Higher Intelligence

Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams – they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do — they all contain truths.

– Muhammad Ali –

Jacob Needleman: Probing Higher Intelligence

Renowned writer and philosopher, Jacob Needleman, talks about his life: “I began to feel, without knowing how to say it, that when I was looking at a grasshopper or a frog, I was looking at a great idea. The ideas were like living beings! And the living beings were ideas! And so I wanted to go into this field. I wanted to be a philosopher.” Further on in this interview, he says, “No matter how many explanations you make of how things work mechanically, there’s no explanation, really, about why? And there’s no explanation, really, about how? I’m just not impressed by the belief that the brilliance of science means we can conclude that there’s no higher intelligence in the universe.” { read more }

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