The Rainbow and the Worm

The Physics of Organisms

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Author: Mae-Wan Ho

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9812832599

Category: Science

Page: 380

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This highly unusual book began as a serious inquiry into Schr”dinger's question, ?What is life??, and as a celebration of life itself. It takes the reader on a voyage of discovery through many areas of contemporary physics, from non-equilibrium thermodynamics and quantum optics to liquid crystals and fractals, all necessary for illuminating the problem of life. In the process, the reader is treated to a rare and exquisite view of the organism, gaining novel insights not only into the physics, but also into ?the poetry and meaning of being alive.?This much-enlarged third edition includes new findings on the central role of biological water in organizing living processes; it also completes the author's novel theory of the organism and its applications in ecology, physiology and brain science.

The Physics of Reality

Space, Time, Matter, Cosmos : Proceedings of the 8th Symposium Honoring Mathematical Physicist Jean-Pierre Vigier, Covent Garden, London, UK, 15 -18 August 2012

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Author: Richard L. Amoroso

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814504785

Category: Electronic books

Page: 552

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A truly Galilean-class volume, this book introduces a new method in theory formation, completing the tools of epistemology. It covers a broad spectrum of theoretical and mathematical physics by researchers from over 20 nations from four continents. Like Vigier himself, the Vigier symposia are noted for addressing avant-garde, cutting-edge topics in contemporary physics. Among the six proceedings honoring J.-P. Vigier, this is perhaps the most exciting one as several important breakthroughs are introduced for the first time. The most interesting breakthrough in view of the recent NIST experimental violations of QED is a continuation of the pioneering work by Vigier on tight bound states in hydrogen. The new experimental protocol described not only promises empirical proof of large-scale extra dimensions in conjunction with avenues for testing string theory, but also implies the birth of the field of unified field mechanics, ushering in a new age of discovery. Work on quantum computing redefines the qubit in a manner that the uncertainty principle may be routinely violated. Other breakthroughs occur in the utility of quaternion algebra in extending our understanding of the nature of the fermionic singularity or point particle. There are several other discoveries of equal magnitude, making this volume a must-have acquisition for the library of any serious forward-looking researchers.

Meaning Of Life And The Universe: Transforming

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Author: Ho Mae-wan

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9813108886

Category: Science

Page: 500

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The scope of this extraordinary selection of essays, distilled from nearly a thousand works that the author has written, is literally the entire universe and universe of knowledge. It charts the author's quest for the meaning of life faced with a dominant knowledge system she regards as incoherent, meaningless, and often acting against people and planet. She shows how contemporary scientific findings across all disciplines already provide an authentic knowledge system that's coherent with life and the universe. The aim is to transform science thoroughly from inspiration to research to applications that work for people and planet. This book is simply unique in its scope and content. There is no equivalent. The author surveys and explains contemporary science in depth ranging over philosophy, anthropology, quantum physics and chemistry, neurobiology, psychology, genetics and epigenetics, cosmology, art, humanities, and mathematics. It presents a truly holistic view of nature, with profound implications for life in the social, political, and personal realm.

The Philosophical Foundations of Ecological Civilization

A manifesto for the future

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Author: Arran Gare

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134866062

Category: Philosophy

Page: 260

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The global ecological crisis is the greatest challenge humanity has ever had to confront, and humanity is failing. The triumph of the neo-liberal agenda, together with a debauched ‘scientism’, has reduced nature and people to nothing but raw materials, instruments and consumers to be efficiently managed in a global market dominated by corporate managers, media moguls and technocrats. The arts and the humanities have been devalued, genuine science has been crippled, and the quest for autonomy and democracy undermined. The resultant trajectory towards global ecological destruction appears inexorable, and neither governments nor environmental movements have significantly altered this, or indeed, seem able to. The Philosophical Foundations of Ecological Civilization is a wide-ranging and scholarly analysis of this failure. This book reframes the dynamics of the debate beyond the discourses of economics, politics and techno-science. Reviving natural philosophy to align science with the humanities, it offers the categories required to reform our modes of existence and our institutions so that we augment, rather than undermine, the life of the ecosystems of which we are part. From this philosophical foundation, the author puts forth a manifesto for transforming our culture into one which could provide an effective global environmental movement and provide the foundations for a global ecological civilization.

Science in Society 51

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Author: Dr. Mae-Wan Ho,Prof. Peter Saunders,Dr. Eva Sirinathsinghji

Publisher: Institute of Science in Soc

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 52

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In this issue: From the Editors Wireless Damages BrainWireless Phone Radiation “Possibly Carcinogenic”European Environment Agency Highlight Mobile Phone Cancer RisksWireless Phones & Brain CancerMobile Phones Damage the Brain Science for DemocracyMae-Wan Ho on Science & Democracy Deadly E. coli OutbreakHow Genetic Engineering May Have Created E. coli OutbreakE. coli O104:H4 A Newly Emergent Pathogen No NuclearFukushima Fallout Quantum Biology & Medicine DNA Sequence Reconstituted from Water Memory?Quantum Coherent Water & LifeQuantum Coherent water Non-thermal EMF Effects, & Homeopathy Letters to the Editor Technology WatchCold Fusion Ready for Commercial Production?CCS Still Not An OptionThe Promise of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Food CrisisThe New Politics of Food Scarcity Freeing the World from GMOsEU Regulators & Monsanto Exposed for Hiding Glyphosate ToxicityUK Supermarkets to label GM Soybean ‘Sustainable’.African Alliances Challenge Introduction of GM TechnologyNijmegen Declared GM-Free through Citizen Action

Values and objectivity in science

the current controversy about transgenic crops

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Author: Hugh Lacey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780739110454

Category: Philosophy

Page: 287

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This book offers an account of how values play an important role within scientific practices, and how this account illuminates many ethical issues that arise concerning scientific practices and applications.

Energy Medicine in Therapeutics and Human Performance

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Author: James L. Oschman

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 359

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Focusing on the wealth of information emerging in the area of energy medicine, this unique resource explores mechanisms by which mind and body processes influence the body's healing and performance potential. Content draws on an extraordinary range of sources to explore theories of human energy - from physiology and biophysics, to examples drawn from the realms of "spontaneous healing," cutting-edge athletic and artistic performance, the martial arts, and various contemplative and spiritual practices. Providing new insights and theoretical models, it offers ways to apply these concepts directly, practically, and clinically. Provides an understanding of the nature of energy medicine by exploring science and common experience Explains complex scientific concepts in ways that are both vivid and easy to grasp Connects abstract theories with practical applications Addresses technical detail in a manner that allows readers from different backgrounds and with different depths of experience to choose their own level of access Includes detailed references with cutting-edge research and time-tested studies for the most well rounded perspective on the subject Written by a well-known and highly respected author in this complex and emerging field of study

Modern Neuromuscular Techniques

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Author: Leon Chaitow,Judith DeLany,Dennis J. Dowling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443071584

Category: Medical

Page: 263

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Written in easy-to-understand language that's ideal for all bodywork therapists and acupressure practitioners, this popular textbook illustrates how to make precise, systematic evaluations of soft tissue problems. It provides up-to-date information related to a specific range of therapeutic techniques. A new accompanying CD-ROM, complete with video clips that demonstrate how to perform the methods described in the text, offers visual cues for unique, clinically relevant instruction. Clear descriptions of techniques show the reader how to rapidly and accurately identify and assess local soft tissue dysfunction. A clear set of treatment options for these dysfunctions clarify which techniques may be used safely by all bodywork practitioners and therapists. Both European and North American versions of NMT are presented and described. An analysis and comparison of the major reflex systems used in bodywork provides a link between bodywork and acupressure approaches. The author is a highly respected, internationally known teacher, practitioner and author, with contributions from two of the leading practitioners in the U.S.

Energy Medicine

The Scientific Basis

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Author: James L. Oschman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443062612

Category: Medical

Page: 275

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There is a growing interest, worldwide, in the field of mind-body medicine and the effect the natural "energy forces" within the body play in the maintenance of normal health and wellbeing. This book aims to bring together evidence from a wide range of disciplines. The presentation of scientific evidence should help convince skeptics in the medical and allied health fields.

New Realities: Being Syncretic

IXth Consciousness Reframed Conference Vienna 2008

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Author: Roy Ascott,Gerald Bast,Wolfgang Fiel,Margarete Jahrmann,Ruth Schnell

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 360

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Drawn from the contributions to the 9th international “Consciousness Reframed” research conference held at University of Applied Arts Vienna in 2008, this publication aims for a timely re-definition of contemporary syncretic inquiries into the fields of art, science, technology and society through theory and practice alike, reframing the concept of innovation in its relationship to progress and change within the context of perception and its transformation. It comprises a wide range of outstanding expertise and insights of artists, architects, performers, musicians, writers, scientists, and scholars. Among the authors from at least 20 countries are most prominently Roy Ascott, Gerald Bast, Jim Gimzewski, Pierre Lévy, Ryohei Nakatsu, Michael Punt, Ruth Schnell, Barbara Maria Stafford, Alfred Vendl, Victoria Vesna and Peter Weibel. The publication includes full papers and a DVD, edited by Ruth Schnell, with short video extracts of the event and accompanying visual reference.