Martin Kaptein is a person interested in a wide variety of things. On this page you can explore the books that he recommends, spanning various topics and fields such as Religion, Philosophy, Music, Literature and Science.

German Translation of the Tao te Ching (Taotse) by Richard Wilhelm for personal reference.

Explore the profound teachings of Tao Te Ching Chapter 1 and discover practical wisdom for navigating today's world. Delve into the mysteries of Taoism, find balance in existence, and unravel the secrets that shape our perception of the universe. Join us on a journey to decode the timeless insights of Laotse and embrace a harmonious way of living.

Comparing the process of looking with the Heart, as it appears in the little prince (by Saint-Exupery) with Chinese and Taoist philosophy, as it is stated in the book the secret of the golden flower. This book deals with interesting meditation practices. All of this also appears to have parallels with Christianity, like the persistence of Demons and an immortal soul.

Analysis and explanation of the quote life is paradoxically coincidental to the ironical tyranny applicable to the unparalleled definition of reverse entropy.

In this blog post, we will, quite literally, take a look inside a dream of a computer and I will talk about the meaning of dreams, both, human dreams and computer dreams. For that I will use DeepDream by Google. Also, I will philosophise about the topic of whats to come after that.