"... the idea from eastern philosophy that in certain states of
consciousness the subjective states of mind closely reflect objective
reality ... and ... the parallel between quantum and biological views
is not that the former underlies the latter on a human scale, but that
both are in fact manifestations of some other underlying physics.“
Quantum physics and eastern philosophy on a human scale – from a serious
scientific source !
Did not compute – then the penny dropped.
Michael Talbot >> Fritjof Capra >> ???
…what was the name of that book again, ???
…. the one about engineering with Zen in the title… ?
Quality – the most fundamental “atoms” of stuff are interactions. (In
some sense the interactions themselves are simply communications of
Dynamism – the most fundamental world-view is a process view. (Treat all
“fixed” situations as meta-stable equilibrium of dynamic events.)
Evolution – the long-run overview of the “organisation” of all these
static and dynamic things is evolution. (The patterns of things that
exist long enough to be given names are “species”, both genetic and
memetic. The vast majority of ongoing evolution in human scale affairs
is memetic – It’s Evolutionary Psychology, Stupid.)
“All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty
recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but
the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream
with open eyes, to make it possible. ” (T E Lawrence/ Faisal ibn Saud)