Ultra-reductionism (Hmolpedia)
A 2016 take on Hmolpedia, as being an "ultra-reductionist" website, and the defunct theory of life view, first expounded on by Alfred Lotka (1925), as being "absurdly ultra-reductionist", yet a view wherein no disagreement is found. [1]
In hmolscience, ultra-reductionism, aka "extreme reductionism", refers to []

In Mar 2016, the anon writer of scientific dogma skeptical website TheBiggestPicture.net, a seeming DMT-taking Canadian new atheism advocating philosopher, a site devoted to a mix of new atheism, e.g. Lawrence Krauss, new age, e.g. Alan Watts, Rupert Sheldrake, etc., fringe philosophy, e.g. Terence McKenna, and skepticism, e.g. Michael Shermer, posted the following summary (Ѻ) of Hmolpedia on their skeptics page, referring to the site thematically as ultra-reductionism and the defunct theory of life as "absurdly ultra-reductionist", as shown adjacent. [1]

Sekhar | Maxwell
The following shows the theism-siding views of Indian chemical engineer DMR Sekhar, according to which he believes he is self-controlled, which gives wind of the theist-siding view:

“Arrogants like Eddington, despite his achievements, are the cause as to why people like Libb Thims fall from one position to another lower position. First Libb argued that life is a defunct theory to justify the application of classical version of the second law of thermodynamics to living systems, ignoring statistical thermodynamics. Then to justify ‘life is a defunct theory’ he argues that his actions and behavior or not ‘self-controlled’ or ‘self-driven’ [see: self-motion] but are governed by external electromagnetic forces. Arrogance leads to ignorance and scientific blindness as we noted from the example of Eddington and Nobel laureate Chandra Sekhar. Thims’ science is laced with extreme atheism and materialism and hence his precarious position. Science needs to be kept at equal distance and away from both atheism and theism. I can’t stop but laugh at myself when I think that I am not alive or I am not moving myself.”
DMR Sekhar (2011), “Eddington’s Psycho-Syndrome” [2]

The following shows the alternative atheism-sided views of Scottish mathematical physicist James Maxwell, the founder of the theory of the electromagnetic force, which gives wind of the so-called ultra-reductionist view:

“I cannot help thinking about the immediate circumstances which have brought a thing to pass, rather than about any ‘will’ setting them in motion. What is done by what is called my-self is, I feel, done by something greater than myself in me.”
James Maxwell (1879), “Comment to Fenton Hort when terminally ill” [3]


1. Anon. (2016). “§:Skeptics: §§Ultra-Reductionism” (Ѻ), TheBiggestPicture.net.
2. Sekhar, DMR. (2011). “Eddington’s Psycho-Syndrome” (Ѻ), Sulekhu.com.
3. (a) Hort, Fenton J.A. (1882). “Letter to Lewis Campbell”, Feb 4.
(b) Fenton Hort – Wikipedia.
(c) Campbell, Lewis and Garnett, William. (1882). The Life of James Clerk Maxwell: with Selections from His Correspondence and Occasional Writings (pg. 421). MacMillan and Co, 1884.
(d) Anon. (1888). “Review: Natural Causation by C.E. Plumptre”, Journal of Education (pg. 479), Oct 1.

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