The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote in the middle of the 20th century: “If a lion could speak, we could not understand it.” The language of the lion would be completely alien to us, but not only because the lion is a lion and not a human, but because it exists in a completely different life world.
Consequently, even his language, which is always context-dependent for Wittgenstein, must be fundamentally different, even if it matches the grammar and vocabulary of ours. Some humanities scholars accused Wittgenstein of drawing lions on account of such aphorisms. Continue reading “Long Distance Call to Mars”
American astronomers have discovered a whole class of space objects about which scientists previously had no idea. We are talking about dwarf black holes, which occupy an intermediate position between the most massive neutron stars and black holes of small mass, whose existence was not in doubt.
However, in recent years, more and more reports have appeared about unusual cosmic phenomena that can be caused by completely exotic objects. Lenta.ru talks about hypothetical stars whose existence may never be proved. Continue reading “Space Monsters”
The language can be learned. Child French-speaking parents living in France, not born with the ability to speak French. However, barely reaching the age of five years, the child can easily learn to speak French. The child is the German-speaking parents living in Germany, just as easily learn to speak German.
And it is not because of any child born with special abilities to the language of their parents. If the children of French and German families would have been exchanged in infancy, a small, Pierre learned to speak «Auf Henderson, a baby Hans could be equally at ease to say “Au revoir». And if the young Pierre, and Hans were in the early years his life in America and would grow with American children, they both learned to speak «Good bye», without any accent.
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Why do Jews read grieving Kaddish at the funeral? Why do Jews read Kaddish, crying at a funeral? The Kaddish prayer of death is one of the most famous prayers during and after the burial service
It is important to remember that, like Catholics, we often criticize other religions, because we pray for the deceased. It is often overlooked that Christianity not only opened one day, its roots can be found in the Jewish religion and practice of the temple. The Jewish practice of praying for the dead can be found in the original Hebrew text of the Old Testament. Moreover, Jesus Christ, the founder of Christianity, came to this world as a Jew, and was raised and practiced the Jewish traditions according to 2 Mk 12: 44 because if I had not expected the fallen ones to rise, it would be futile and foolish to pray for them in death, the prayer for the resurrection of the dead was already accepted by Jewish practice. Continue reading “The Kaddish Prayer Of Death”
Numerology brought a formula of the beast and reported on the imminent coming of the Antichrist. They derived a formula: 666 + 666 + 666 + 6 + 6 + 6 = 2016.
According to the Old Testament, 666 is the number of the Beast – the Antichrist who will come the Day of Judgment. The world feared end of the world for many years, but recently the threat of the apocalypse has become very real. Continue reading “Mysterious have announced the imminent Apocalypse”
Experts around the world have long said that they manage to capture the unknown signals are presumably other extraterrestrial civilizations. But now scientists say that these signals are born in the depths of neutron stars in the space of complex actions, they are also called star.
A scientist at the University of Vancouver, said: Such outbreaks of rhythmic display quite similar to pulsars, but they also have differences from the permanent emission neural stars, they can be seen only once. Continue reading “The secret of the mysterious radio Aliens”
The biblical story of the grand structure. Tower of Babel still is haunted by numerous scientists who are trying to disprove any, or to prove the truth of the story. According to the well-known legend, one day people wanted to build a tower that would reach to the sky, and it’s not like God, who as a punishment for human pride and self-confidence of people deprived of a common language.
Cease to understand each other’s builders abandoned their venture, and the place where there is a significant historical event was called Babylon, which in Aramaic means confusion. Continue reading “Mysterious History of Babylon”
According to a very popular theory of organic compounds, which have become the building blocks for the first life forms were delivered to Earth by comets. But if this theory is correct, then in theory this should reduce the chances of the emergence of life in the subsurface ocean satellites of gas giants, which are securely hidden from space visitor’s kilometers of the ice shell. But judging by the results of a recent study, it is possible that the barrier is not such an insurmountable obstacle as previously thought. Continue reading “Comets are able to break through the ice shell of Europe”
New data from the spacecraft Cassini, suggests that the geologically active moon of Saturn – Enceladus – there is a continuous ocean beneath the icy crust, according to NASA. These findings researchers have analyzed the behavior of the motion of Enceladus around Saturn.
The existence of indirect evidence ocean geysers ejecting water vapor, ice particles and simple organic molecules, which Cassini discovered near the South Pole of the satellite. According to scientists, it can be assumed that the source of the geysers is a huge ocean of liquid water. Continue reading “Under the ice shell of Enceladus splashing vast ocean”
In the night from 6 to 7 March 1916 Twin-Tube Dutch steamer Tubantiya left Amsterdam and headed for Buenos Aires. In Europe, the First World War was raging, but the passengers’ Tubantii felt comfortable enough under the sea breeze fluttering the flag of neutral Holland. Nobody knew that the ship hidden secret cargo of gold … By one o’clock under the sighs of steam engines all boat except standing on duty sailors plunged into a deep sleep. Continue reading “The mysterious of golden cargo Tubantiya”