Saturday, June 27, 2009

World of light?

If the uttermost particles are twists of energy, then matter is made of energy and energy is not made of anything else (though it must be, perhaps) then the world is made out of energy and if light is energy too, then you could say the world is made out of light. Then light doesn't just illuminate and reveal the world, it is the world. Which primitive Greek philosopher was that one? They took turns at saying the world was made out of different things: fire, water, air, butter, lemon drops...