The Theory Of Celestial Influence

The Theory Of Celestial Influence Author Rodney Collin
ISBN-10 9781787200753
Year 2016-08-09
Pages 410
Language en
Publisher Pickle Partners Publishing
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Originally published in 1954, The Theory of Celestial Influence is an exploration of the universe and man’s place in it. Drawing extensively on the teachings of Russian mathematician and esotericist P. D. Ouspensky and Greek-Armenian Esoteric doctrine teacher George Gurdjieff, author Rodney Collins examines 20th century scientific discoveries and attempts to unite astronomy, physics, chemistry, human physiology and world history with his own version of planetary influences. He concludes that the driving force behind everything is neither procreation nor survival, but expansion of awareness. Collin sets out to reconcile the considerable contradictions of the rational and imaginative minds and of the ways we see the external world versus our inner selves.

The Theory of Celestial Influence

The Theory of Celestial Influence Author Rodney Collin
ISBN-10 0394723910
Year 1984
Pages 392
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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Discusses the relationship between humanity and the universe and argues that the purpose of life is the achievement of a higher level of consciousness

The Theory Of Eternal Life

The Theory Of Eternal Life Author Rodney Collin
ISBN-10 9781537892252
Year 2017-05-16
Pages 163
Language en
Publisher Pronoun
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The Theory of Eternal Life by Rodney Collin absorbs the teaching and the wisdom of great mythological, religious, and spiritual sources into a coherent and complete framework on what is uniquely possible when consciousness comes into human form. Within the framework of his theory, the mystery and meaning of death are revealed and both life and death are placed in larger context within which to work and grow. Anyone who can see beyond their own personality will be fascinated and inspired by Mr Collin’s work

Planetary Types

Planetary Types Author Anthony Cartledge
ISBN-10 1906834032
Year 2009
Pages 254
Language en
Publisher
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Do you believe in astrology? This ancient art has persisted as a tool of self-discovery for thousands of years, yet has not fared well under the unforgiving scrutiny of science. In Planetary Types: The Science of Celestial Influence, author Tony Cartledge charts a unique course between the true believers and the hard-core sceptics, to try and determine, once and for all, whether the planets influence human life. Tony Cartledge is an author and researcher and has published articles with WellBeing International, Conscious Living, and other magazines and web sites within the alternative fields. He is a features writer and sub-editor and writer for his local newspaper and lives in Queensland, Australia. A.T. Mann is a leading astrologer and author of many books including The Round Art of Astrology and Life Time Astrology.

The Theory of Conscious Harmony

The Theory of Conscious Harmony Author Rodney Collin
ISBN-10 9781537893808
Year 2017-05-11
Pages 283
Language en
Publisher SunGazer Publishing
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Collin was a student of P.D. Ouspensky and was with him from 1936 until Ouspensky’s death in October of 1947. The biographical note explains that the experiences Collin went through at the time of Ouspensky death “Profoundly affected his whole being.” Collin gained a perception of what and where his work was to be. For a period he remained in London and began writing “The Theory of Celestial Influence.” In June of 1948 he went to New York, en-route to Mexico—the place where he felt he was to begin his work. By 1949 he had moved to the outskirts of Mexico City and began translating of Mr. Ouspensky’s books into Spanish. In the book, Collin challenges the reader to penetrate one’s inner world by working to achieve unity and harmony, with the ultimate aim of escaping time. Collin writes, “In all experiments and efforts and disappointments, we must never forget the idea of self-remembering. No matter whether one is scientifically or mystically inclined, or whether one finds oneself mired in one’s old life or in the middle of quite new experiences, this provides one’s compass. This will show the direction in which to go and prevent one from ever becoming lost.” The book was compiled by his wife, Janet Collin, following Collin’s sudden death in May, 1956. He had climbed 98 steps up a church tower and suffered a heart attack, hit his head on the tower and fell to his death in the town square in Cuzco, Peru while visiting work groups he had helped establish in South America. Luckily, Collin had kept copies of his letters he had written over the years to people all over the world. “Conscious Harmony” is an emotional vignette drawing on key points related to the work in answer to individual’s queries and notes to him from 1944 to 1956. Janet Collin compiled these and edited notes to create 35 different selections of major work ideas. Of particular note is the quality of positiveness that marks his writing throughout. “There is so much to do in preparation for the future, so many different fields in which harmony must come, and all by means of ordinary everyday men like ourselves...In individual men, harmony among functions; harmony between body, soul and spirit; harmony among its different members, harmony between its leader and its origin; in the great esoteric impulse launched through Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, harmony among all lines and groups; harmony between them, their founders and God; in the world, harmony among all branches of knowledge, all peoples, all esoteric lines,”

Self Remembering

Self Remembering Author Red Hawk
ISBN-10 1935387928
Year 2015-06-01
Pages 260
Language en
Publisher
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Self Remembering: The Path to Non-Judgmental Love is a companion piece, volume ii, to the authors previous book Self Observation: The Awakening of Conscience, also from Hohm Press, which is fast becoming a classic. Taken together, they present the most detailed examination of the practice available in English. Red Hawk clearly points out that self remembering is only one half of a foundational spiritual practice called self observation/self remembering. Where other authors/teachers have gone wrong in the past is to take only one half of this practice and consider it the whole, entire unto itself. There has not been a booklength study on self remembering that examines the practice from the many angles that Red Hawks does. His chapters cover such diverse yet integrated topics as: the Removal of Self Importance; Kaya Sadhana or the wisdom of the body; and Separation Grief, i.e., addressing the terror of our current situation without denial or dramatics. Red Hawk offers detailed practical guidelines that allow one to know with certaintynot from imagination, theory, thought, or lyingwhen one is Present and Awake; it details the objective feedback mechanisms available to everyone for attaining this certainty: Am I awake now? How do I know? Sincere readers will find that help in answering these two questions is invaluable and life-changing.

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions Author Thomas S. Kuhn
ISBN-10 9780226458144
Year 2012-04-18
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher University of Chicago Press
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A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging its ideas once were—and still are. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions is that kind of book. When it was first published in 1962, it was a landmark event in the history and philosophy of science. Fifty years later, it still has many lessons to teach. With The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Kuhn challenged long-standing linear notions of scientific progress, arguing that transformative ideas don’t arise from the day-to-day, gradual process of experimentation and data accumulation but that the revolutions in science, those breakthrough moments that disrupt accepted thinking and offer unanticipated ideas, occur outside of “normal science,” as he called it. Though Kuhn was writing when physics ruled the sciences, his ideas on how scientific revolutions bring order to the anomalies that amass over time in research experiments are still instructive in our biotech age. This new edition of Kuhn’s essential work in the history of science includes an insightful introduction by Ian Hacking, which clarifies terms popularized by Kuhn, including paradigm and incommensurability, and applies Kuhn’s ideas to the science of today. Usefully keyed to the separate sections of the book, Hacking’s introduction provides important background information as well as a contemporary context. Newly designed, with an expanded index, this edition will be eagerly welcomed by the next generation of readers seeking to understand the history of our perspectives on science.

The Secret Influence of the Moon

The Secret Influence of the Moon Author Louis Proud
ISBN-10 9781620551653
Year 2013-12-01
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The Moon is not a cold, dead rock but a rich, fascinating world just as alive as Earth • Investigates the Moon as the home of an alien intelligence who controls humanity • Examines several of NASA’s Apollo missions and the findings they concealed • Reveals the many holes in the “Giant Impact” theory about the Moon’s origins and the evidence for a hollow, artificial Moon • Explores the deep influence of the Moon on the collective mind of humanity and occult teachings about the Moon from the Qabbalah, tarot, and other sources Despite being the most prominent celestial body after the Sun, the Moon has many qualities that science has yet to explain. Lunar rock samples reveal the Moon once had a magnetic field like the Earth, and seismic experiments by NASA suggest the Moon is at least partially hollow. For centuries people have observed lights, moving clouds and shadows, and even the disappearance of entire craters via telescope. Apollo astronauts repeatedly felt the presence of a “non-human intelligence” during their Moon visits, and many indigenous traditions speak of malevolent visitors from the Moon. A growing body of astrophysical and geological evidence shows the Moon is not an entirely natural world--that someone or something altered it long ago. Louis Proud explores the phases and movements of the Moon along with its ancient and mysterious features--its craters, maria, rilles, tunnels, and domes. He examines several of NASA’s Apollo missions, showing not that NASA faked the Moon expeditions but that they concealed what the astronauts found there. He explains the many holes in the commonly accepted “Giant Impact” theory of the Moon’s origins and reveals the evidence for a hollow, artificial Moon placed in orbit eons ago to observe Earth. Examining the deep influence of the Moon on the collective mind of humanity, Proud looks at what the Qabbalah, the tarot, and other occult traditions say about the Moon and interprets G. I. Gurdjieff’s teachings that “we are food for the Moon.” He investigates the Moon as a gateway to another realm, as the Purgatory of Christianity, and as the home of an alien intelligence who controls and exploits humanity. Examining the Moon from both scientific and esoteric perspectives, Proud shows the Moon is not a cold, dead rock but a rich, fascinating world just as alive as Earth.

Influences

Influences Author Mary Quinlan-McGrath
ISBN-10 9780226922850
Year 2013-02-20
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher University of Chicago Press
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Today few would think of astronomy and astrology as fields related to theology. Fewer still would know that physically absorbing planetary rays was once considered to have medical and psychological effects. But this was the understanding of light radiation held by certain natural philosophers of early modern Europe, and that, argues Mary Quinlan-McGrath, was why educated people of the Renaissance commissioned artworks centered on astrological themes and practices. Influences is the first book to reveal how important Renaissance artworks were designed to be not only beautiful but also—perhaps even primarily—functional. From the fresco cycles at Caprarola, to the Vatican’s Sala dei Pontefici, to the Villa Farnesina, these great works were commissioned to selectively capture and then transmit celestial radiation, influencing the bodies and minds of their audiences. Quinlan-McGrath examines the sophisticated logic behind these theories and practices and, along the way, sheds light on early creation theory; the relationship between astrology and natural theology; and the protochemistry, physics, and mathematics of rays. An original and intellectually stimulating study, Influences adds a new dimension to the understanding of aesthetics among Renaissance patrons and a new meaning to the seductive powers of art.

The End of Time

The End of Time Author Julian Barbour
ISBN-10 9780199881895
Year 2001-11-29
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press
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Richard Feynman once quipped that "Time is what happens when nothing else does." But Julian Barbour disagrees: if nothing happened, if nothing changed, then time would stop. For time is nothing but change. It is change that we perceive occurring all around us, not time. Put simply, time does not exist. In this highly provocative volume, Barbour presents the basic evidence for a timeless universe, and shows why we still experience the world as intensely temporal. It is a book that strikes at the heart of modern physics. It casts doubt on Einstein's greatest contribution, the spacetime continuum, but also points to the solution of one of the great paradoxes of modern science, the chasm between classical and quantum physics. Indeed, Barbour argues that the holy grail of physicists--the unification of Einstein's general relativity with quantum mechanics--may well spell the end of time. Barbour writes with remarkable clarity as he ranges from the ancient philosophers Heraclitus and Parmenides, through the giants of science Galileo, Newton, and Einstein, to the work of the contemporary physicists John Wheeler, Roger Penrose, and Steven Hawking. Along the way he treats us to enticing glimpses of some of the mysteries of the universe, and presents intriguing ideas about multiple worlds, time travel, immortality, and, above all, the illusion of motion. The End of Time is a vibrantly written and revolutionary book. It turns our understanding of reality inside-out.

An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change

An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change Author Richard R. Nelson
ISBN-10 0674041437
Year 2009-06-01
Pages 454
Language en
Publisher Harvard University Press
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This book contains the most sustained and serious attack on mainstream, neoclassical economics in more than forty years. Nelson and Winter focus their critique on the basic question of how firms and industries change overtime. They marshal significant objections to the fundamental neoclassical assumptions of profit maximization and market equilibrium, which they find ineffective in the analysis of technological innovation and the dynamics of competition among firms. To replace these assumptions, they borrow from biology the concept of natural selection to construct a precise and detailed evolutionary theory of business behavior. They grant that films are motivated by profit and engage in search for ways of improving profits, but they do not consider them to be profit maximizing. Likewise, they emphasize the tendency for the more profitable firms to drive the less profitable ones out of business, but they do not focus their analysis on hypothetical states of industry equilibrium. The results of their new paradigm and analytical framework are impressive. Not only have they been able to develop more coherent and powerful models of competitive firm dynamics under conditions of growth and technological change, but their approach is compatible with findings in psychology and other social sciences. Finally, their work has important implications for welfare economics and for government policy toward industry.

Enneagram Studies

Enneagram Studies Author J. G. Bennett
ISBN-10 0877285446
Year 1983
Pages 133
Language en
Publisher Red Wheel
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This living diagram is a consciousness device, capable of transforming the person who uses it. The principles of this symbol are applied to everyday situations to show that the Enneagram is the key to the structure of human intelligence. Includes the Enneagram of the Lord's Prayer.