Consider Einstein’s gravitational field equations (1) We can perform a trace reversal on this, to obtain the Ricci tensor in terms of the source term : (2) In vacuum, the energy-momentum tensor field vanishes, so the vacuum equations reduce to the very simple form (3) which means that the vacuum, in the […]
So I had some time on my hands the other day, and decided to take an online personality test, just for fun. Unsurprisingly ( to me anyway ), the result was that I am a strong INTP; this site lists the traits of this personality type nicely and succinctly ( I quote ) : As […]
If it is important enough to you, you will find a way. If it is not, you will find an excuse. Here in Ireland – as in most other developed nations -, we live in a very comfortable, very secure society. We turn the key in our door, and step into safe, warm places to […]
As a child I felt myself to be alone, and I am still, because I know things and must hint at things which others apparently know nothing of, and for the most part do not want to know.
Hiraeth (hɨraɪ̯θ), noun | A Welsh, untranslatable feeling, hiraeth is loosely described as a homesickness for a home you cannot return to anymore or a place, which never even existed. Connotations of sadness, yearning, profound nostalgia, and wistfulness are imbued into the state of hiraeth. Overall this beautiful, but painful longing is a an expression […]
There is something very special about Connemara, especially in the winter time. Being out there amidst the windswept, desolate mountains and hills is an experience both humbling and exhilarating at the same time – I find peace there, solitude and equanimity. Somehow, all the sorrows, worries and anxieties of the Rat Race no longer matter […]
Barefooted and naked of breast, I mingle with the people of the world. My clothes are ragged and dust-laden, and I am ever blissful. I use no magic to extend my life; Now, before me, the dead trees become alive. Inside my gate, a thousand sages do not know me. The beauty of my […]