By Ariane Tanner
By Alisha Rankin
By Russell McCormmach
By Burton Feldman,Katherine Williams
As international warfare II wound down and it turned more and more transparent that the Allies may emerge positive, Albert Einstein invited 3 shut friendsall titans of up to date technological know-how and philosophyto his domestic at 112 Mercer highway in Princeton, New Jersey, to debate what they enjoyed bestscience and philosophy. His visitors have been the mythical thinker and pacifist, Bertrand Russell; the boy ask yourself of quantum physics, Wolfgang Pauli; and the intense truth seeker, Kurt Gödel. Their informal conferences came about faraway from the terrible battlefields of the warfare and the (then) mystery lair of experimental atomic physicists in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Using those ancient conferences as his launching pad, Feldman sketches the lives and contributions of the 4 acquaintances, colleagues, and rivalsespecially Einstein, innately self-confident yet pissed off in his try to get a hold of a unified idea, and the aristocratic yet self-doubting Lord Russell. Masterfully researched, this booklet accessibly illuminates the sentiments of those extraordinary males concerning the global of technological know-how that was once then starting to go them through, and concerning the dawning atomic age that terrified them all.
By Edward R. Landa,Christian Feller
SOIL: underneath our toes / meals and fiber / ashes to ashes, dirt to dirt / dirt!Soil has been known as the ultimate frontier of environmental examine. The severe function of soil in biogeochemical methods is tied to its houses and place—porous, established, and spatially variable, it serves as a conduit, buffer, and transformer of water, solutes and gases. but what's advanced, life-giving, and sacred to a few, is traditional, even grotesque, to others. this is often the enigma that's soil.
Soil and tradition explores the conception of soil in historical, conventional, and smooth societies. It seems on the visible arts (painting, textiles, sculpture, structure, movie, comics and stamps), prose & poetry, faith, philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, wine creation, health and wellbeing & nutrition, and sickness & warfare.
Soil and tradition explores excessive tradition and renowned culture—from the work of Hieronymus Bosch to the movies of Steve McQueen. It seems to be at old societies and modern artists. members from numerous disciplines delve into the brain of Carl Jung and the bellies of soil eaters, and discover chinese language work, African dust cloths, Mayan rituals, eastern movies, French comedian strips, and Russian poetry.
By Ervin Laszlo
• offers vital facts for the authenticity of nonmaterial touch that humans have with one another and with the cosmos
• Demonstrates that the expanding frequency and depth of those stories is facts of a frequent religious resurgence
• contains contributions through Alex gray, Stanislav Grof, Stanley Krippner, Swami Kriyananda, Edgar Mitchell, and others
Knowing or feeling that we're all attached to one another and to the cosmos via greater than our eyes and ears isn't really a brand new suggestion yet one as outdated as humanity. conventional indigenous societies have been totally conscious of nonmaterial connections and included them into their lifestyle. the fashionable international, in spite of the fact that, maintains to brush aside or even deny those intangible links--taking as actual basically that that is bodily appear or proved “scientifically.” therefore our mainstream tradition is spiritually impoverished, and the area we are living in has turn into disappointed.
In The Akashic Experience, 20 top specialists in fields comparable to psychiatry, physics, philosophy, anthropology, common therapeutic, close to loss of life event, and spirituality provide firsthand money owed of interactions with a cosmic reminiscence box that could transmit details to humans with no need to move during the senses. Their stories with the Akashic box at the moment are proven and supported by way of proof from state of the art sciences that indicates that there's a cosmic reminiscence box that comprises all information--past, current, and destiny. The expanding frequency and depth of those Akashic stories are a vital part of a large-scale religious resurgence and evolution of human realization that's less than method today.
By Marjolijn Bijlefeld,Robert L. Burke
What do anthrax safety, golfing golf equipment, and cordless energy instruments have in universal? each one used to be invented or superior with expertise first constructed for the distance software. seeing that NASA's inception forty five years in the past, enormous quantities of daily units and items have emerged from the study and improvement required to place rockets into area and people at the moon. To extend our wisdom of the universe, scientists and engineers with the gap software regularly confront new demanding situations in automobile layout, lifestyles aid, communications, and astronaut well-being and health and wellbeing. The strategies to those demanding situations have frequently benefited these people who stay in the world. This e-book tells the tale of sixty seven of the main consumer-friendly items born of space-related research.
Discover the interesting histories of average goods that we now take with no consideration. One version of ergonomic chairs used to be in response to the placement of astronauts at relaxation in Skylab. advancements in health-rate displays resulted from the necessity to music adjustments in an astronaut's middle cost. Even swimsuits and ballpoints pens were greater by means of house know-how. This booklet additionally contains broad details at the historical past of NASA, and at the technology-transfer facilities that assist in making such product advancements occur. Lesson plans and assets provide extra assets of knowledge in this notable subject.
By Holmes Rolston
opportunities been larger for fertile interplay among those fields, with mutual merits to both,” states Rolston. The re-publication of this book provides present researchers and scholars within the box a useful, timeless methodological resource.The new advent bargains up-to-date insights based on new medical research.
By Peter Wilberg
to Peter Wilberg’s e-book ‘The QUALIA Revolution’.
Today either technology and faith nonetheless fail to supply us with a philosophically constant knowing of the elemental nature of fact. faith replaces such an knowing with symbols of this truth. in the meantime, physics has retreated into its personal kind of quasi-religious fundamentalism - treating its personal merely quantitative symbols as extra essentially ‘real’ than any of the tangibly skilled, ‘empirical’ phenomena that they're purported to ‘explain’.
What by myself will be referred to as ‘fundamental’ technology has not anything in universal with both spiritual or clinical fundamentalisms. Its beginning lies in its place in a measurement of truth that's missed in either technological know-how and faith. this is often the world that Peter Wilberg calls the ‘Inner Universe’. the interior Universe besides the fact that, isn't essentially made up both of ‘matter’ or fields of ‘energy’ yet particularly of fields and field-patterns of wisdom.
Since we will be able to in simple terms understand of any phenomenon at the foundation of an know-how of it, it follows that information as such can on my own be thought of the main ‘fundamental’ truth of all – being irreducible in precept to an insignificant ‘property’ or ‘product’ of any phenomena which we in simple terms be aware of of via it (whether subject or power, a God or gods, bodies or our brains).
By introducing a ground-breaking philosophical knowing of primary technological know-how as a ‘field-phenomenological’ technological know-how of understanding, Peter Wilberg demanding situations today’s ‘fundamentalist’ medical and spiritual taboo on realizing the elemental nature of fact in a fashion that's itself essentially new.
By Esther Leslie
For the first actual time, Liquid Crystals tells the background of this anomalous and little understood part of topic with regards to a ‘liquid crystal’ epoch, spanning from 1820 to this present day, detailing the major interminglings of the liquid and crystalline positioned in politics, philosophy and paintings in this time. There are insightful and memorable readings of cultural kinds from Romantic panorama portray to snow globes, from mountain movies to Hollywood eco-disaster video clips, from touchscreen units to DNA, chilly wars and political thaws, media meltdowns and ice within the wilderness. Expertly written in an obtainable variety, Liquid Crystals recounts the unheralded yet highly major emergence and functions of this precise matter.