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Dreams as journeys to depths within us – Amalia Carli

By Amalia Carli In the following pages I want to share some notes on a short presentation I did at Paul’s SMN wine bar in June where I discussed some thoughts about dreams, particularly with views from Carl Gustav Jung, James Hillman as well as from work by Dr. ...

Why a ‘genius’ scientist thinks our consciousness originates at the quantum level

Do our minds have quantum structures that give rise to consciousness? Sir Roger Penrose, one of the world’s most famous scientists, believes this and can explain how he thinks it works. By PAUL RATNER 15 January, 2018 Human consciousness is one of the grand...

Complementing reductionism: Goethean science. Part 2

Part 2: Life’s unique principles By AliciaLandman-Reiner   Abstract Life sciences today approach nature through a reductionist lens. A broadened methodology, known as Goethean science, complements that one-sided perspective. Building on the elements of the...

Complementing Reductionism: Goethean Science. Part 1

Part 1: Qualities and wholeness By AliciaLandman-Reiner Abstract While integrative practices in health care have grown over the past half-century, life sciences still view nature almost entirely through a reductionist lens. Contemporary research is described that...

A big lesson from the ‘Oumuamua alienware controversy

  A big lesson from the ‘Oumuamua alienware controversy Scientists should be cautious when expressing an opinion based on little more than speculation. MARCELO GLEISER 05 May, 2021 Artist’s impression of ʻOumuamua Credit: European Southern Observatory/M....

The Scientific World-Picture of To-Day.

THE SCIENTIFIC WORLD-PICTURE OF TO-DAY BY GENERAL THE RT. HON. J. C. SMUTS, P.O., C.H., F.R.S. PRESIDENT OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE. THE PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. After what I said at the opening this afternoon it is unnecessary for me to...

Consciousness, Cognition and Behavior

Mukhopadhyay AK*   ABSTRACT The readers and authors of the journal are all neuroscientists. The purpose of such review in this journal is to make them familiar with an emerging worldview that the brain is not the source of consciousness and cognitive faculty...

The neurobiology of resilience – Professor David Peters

Neuroscience makes possible a new understanding of human nature. The practice of medicine is particularly stressful, and neuroscience helps explain why this is the case. When work is demanding and recovery poor, persistent stress begins to distort our view of...

Recognising the Matrix of Consciousness – Stephan Schwartz

Source: Schwartz, S. A. (2020). What would the world be like if the matrix of consciousness were recognized. The Journal of Science and Healing, 16(2), 81-84. In almost all discussions of the future that I see, hear, or read, the central theme is the coming crisis of...

The Science of Divinity – A. K. Mukhopadhyay

Introduction The world has been taking a new turn. Humanity has been crossing the threshold to emerge as Homo spiritualis! Spiritual quest of a large number of scientists has been taking the science beyond materialism; science with space time matter and visible...

The Self and the Mind

Introduction “The self” is one of the most frequently used terms whether in professional or common language, but a consensus is still needed as to its meaning. Opinion is growing that it is merely a delusion, a model generated by the brain to help us cope with the...

What happens if we admit that we are thinking about thinking?

    (The points are numbered to aid quick reference and refutation.) 1. The argument of this paper is that if we actually admit that we are self-conscious, and that when we are doing consciousness research we are actually thinking about thinking, then a...

How Private are our Thoughts?

The nature of the human biological field (Biofield) and its relationship to the Earth’s field is a rapidly developing area of neuroscience research. Several recent studies of Michael Persinger and others at Laurentian University indicate that our thoughts may not be...

Shaping our Evolution

Taking up some themes in John Broomfield’s article, Chris Thomson proposes that consciousness is still evolving and needs to do so. He suggests that this will include the wider development of what he calls teleconsciousness and paraconsciousness, faculties that...

We Are Not Alone, The Shamans Tell Us – Part 2

Continued from part 1 Reconnecting with Nature Effective education must have a large experiential component, I said. Given the current critical imbalance between humans and other species, nature should be a primary area of experiential education. We should balance the...

Understanding C.G. Jung’s Red Book – Part 2

 Roger Woolger continues his analysis of Jung’s Red Book, a landmark in the history of psychology and for philosophical thinking in Western Culture. The book is contains calligraphy and symbolic paintings provided by Jung himself. Anyone seriously interested in Jung...

Understanding C.G. Jung’s Little Red Book – Part 1

As Roger Woolger observes below, the appearance of Jung’s Red Book is not only a landmark in the history of psychology, but also in Western Culture. The book is exquisitely produced in a large format and contains beautiful calligraphy and symbolic paintings by Jung...

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