IV. The Wingbeat of the World - Nicolas Benjamin - Medium
Δ. The Crystallised Mind and the Fractal of Essentialism This series explores the intersections of science and philosophy. The recurring metaphor is the pixel, the building block of knowledge. We see the world through pixel lenses. Curiosity drives us to boost our pixel count and see further.
IV. The Wingbeat of the World
What happens when we consider our scientific mindset to be the ultimate truth? In this article, I explore how scientific complacency crystallises our minds, how deep research might restrict our perspective to a narrow field of view, and how simple shifts in perspective can create paradigm shifts in science.