Cause-Effect: Our unique obsession

Cause-effect relationships are a fundamental concern of ours as goal-oriented creatures. 

Understanding cause-effect relationships is the explicit goal of scientific endeavor and implicit in everything else we do. It’s our unique obsession.

It seems that, in an ironic sense, art and spirituality have a purpose – to teach us an irreverence for cause and effect. Life is experienced sequentially, but we occasionally awaken to its ouroboric circularity.

El Legado del alquimista: El simbolismo del Ouroboros

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