Paradigms, Thomas Kuhn, Weltanschauung, Robert Schoch, New Earth Lady

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    Oxford English Dictionary. Paradigm, NOUN A world view underlying the theories and methodology of a particular scientific subject. For example : ‘the discovery of universal gravitation became the paradigm of successful science’ More example sentences ‘Leg blood flow … Continue reading

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The Sublime, Lucid Dreams, Meditation, Siddhis, Sinister Aspects

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        In short, the Beautiful, according to Burke, is what is well-formed and aesthetically pleasing, whereas the Sublime is what has the power to compel and destroy us. The preference for the Sublime over the Beautiful was … Continue reading

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Culture, Divinity, Sanctity, Sorcery, Otherworld, Marina Warner, Sharon Blackie

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        It is true that cobras are worshipped by many Hindus, especially on a specific festival dedicated to them (just as there are specific festivals for mountains, rivers, cows, trees, and hundreds of other gods and goddesses … Continue reading

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Oera Linda Bok, Meditation, Enlightenment, Gurdjieff

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  In the 19th century, ascendant nationalism in Europe used local folklore and ancient legends to bolster a sense of identity. One curious example of this is the Oera Linda Book, a controversial manuscript, dated 1256, from the Frisian region … Continue reading

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Ulvfugl Trolls Himself, Vinay Gupta (again), The World, Planet Earth, Nature

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      The current depletion of megafauna is also due to overhunting and persecution: shooting, snaring, and poisoning by humans ranging from individuals to governments, as well as by organized criminals and terrorists (Darimont et al. 2015). Megafauna are … Continue reading

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Let Nature Decide, Vinay Gupta, Euclid, Mary Shelley’s Monster

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    Can the same be said of rewilding? George Monbiot’s compelling Feral (2013) dragged the concept of rewilding towards the UK mainstream. The book foregrounded the ecological depletion of the uplands and oceans and – in a brutally polemical … Continue reading

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Psychosis, Insanity, Madness, Stupidity, Craziness

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      The Polar Star was also named “The Smoke Hole Of The Sky” as it acts as a passageway between two worlds. This is the story of Timer Kazyk; There was a time when the Sky and Earth … Continue reading

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Postmodern Soup, Mcpherson, Kevin Moore, Jay Dyer, Darwin, God

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      Through Darwin, we discovered that man’s ancestor was not the Adam of Eden but a series of increasingly ape-like primates stretching back to an ancestor common between us and the gorilla, during the late Miocene epoch, 8 … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson, Shakespeare, Akhenaten, Nassim Taleb

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    Nonlocality and the shamanic state of consciousness Abstract. Healing methods based on the altered states of consciousness common to spiritual or shamanic traditions escape neuroscientific explanations based on classical physics and classical cognition–denoted here as ‘perceptual-cognitive’ (characteristic of … Continue reading

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Bats and Pitchers, Mutual Aid, History, Doom, Multifractals

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Mutualisms between plants and animals shape the world’s ecosystems [ 1, 2 ]. In such interactions, achieving contact with the partner species is imperative. Plants regularly advertise themselves with signals that specifically appeal to the partner’s perceptual preferences [ 3–5 … Continue reading

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