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We bring out the fact that the essential new quality implied by the quantum theory is nonlocality; i.e., that a system cannot be analyzed into parts whose basic properties do not depend on the state of the whole system. This is done in terms of the causal interpretation of the quantum theory, proposed by one of us (D.B.) in 2952, involving the introduction of the “quantum potential.” We show that this approach implies a new universal type of description, in which the standard or canonical form is always supersystem-system-subsystem; and this leads to the radically new notion of unbroken wholeness of the entire universe. Finally, we discuss some of the implications of extending these notions to the relativity domain, and in so doing, we indicate a novel concept of time, in terms of which relativity and quantum theory may eventually be brought together. Foundations of Physics, Volume 5, Number 1 Foundations of Physics, Volume 5, Number 1
Rational Mysticism: Dispatches from the Border Between Science and Spirituality - John Horgan How do trances, visions, prayer, satori, and other mystical manifestations "work"? What are their neurological mechanisms and psychological implications? John Horgan investigates a wide range of fields — chemistry, physics, psychology, radiology, theology, and more — to narrow the gap between reason and enlightenment. As both a seeker and an award-winning journalist, Horgan is uniquely positioned to profile researchers and their work. Rational Mysticism: Dispatches from the Border Between Science and Spirituality - John Horgan
SF Books Showing Humanity at its Best? | Science Fiction Fans SF Books Showing Humanity at its Best? | Science Fiction Fans This topic is currently marked as "dormant"—the last message is more than 90 days old. You can revive it by posting a reply. 1zinschj Edited: Mar 25, 2011, 3:00am I'm looking for recommendations on SF books that are the opposite of post-apocalyptic or distopian stories --stories that show humanity at its best or, at least, a world in which all human existence is elevated beyond basic survival.
The National Academies Press The National Academies Press Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change is an updated look at the issue of abrupt climate change and its potential impacts on the physical climate system, natural systems, and human systems. This report summarizes the state of our knowledge about potential abrupt changes and abrupt climate impacts and categorizes changes that are already occurring, have a high probability of occurrence, or are unlikely to occur. [read more] In the United States, approximately 14 million people have had cancer and more than 1.6 million new cases are diagnosed each year. However, more than a decade after the IOM first studied the quality of cancer care, the barriers to achieving excellent care remain daunting.
Litrix Reading RoomTitle Index Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, by Arthur Conan DoyleAdventures Of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark TwainAdventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark TwainAeneid, by VirgilAfter London, by Richard Jefferies Afterward, by Edith WhartonAge Of Innocence, by Edith WhartonAlice Adams, by Booth TarkingtonAll's Well That Ends Well, by William ShakespeareAll's Well That Ends Well, by William Shakespeare Allan Quatermain, by H. Rider HaggardAmbassadors, by Henry JamesAn Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, by Ambrose BierceAn Odyssey of the North, by Jack LondonAn Outcast of the Islands, by Joseph Conrad Anna Karenina, by Leo TolstoyAntony and Cleopatra, by William ShakespeareArizona Nights , by Steward Edward WhiteAs You Like It, by William ShakespeareAssignation, by Edgar Allan Poe Reading Room Titles Reading Room Titles
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UC Berkeley Summer Reading List UC Berkeley Summer Reading List Greetings to Berkeley faculty, staff, and students, As we do at the start of each spring term, we're soliciting your suggestions for great books to pass on to incoming Cal freshmen later this year as part of the 2014 UC Berkeley Summer Reading List for Freshmen. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement on campus, we've chosen Free Speech as this year's theme. Of course, we'd love suggestions of readings that have to do with the events and people here at Berkeley back in 1964, but we also encourage you to think of the theme more broadly: any novels, memoirs, historical texts, and other books that touch on the issue of free speech in various times and places. The primary criteria are that the book resonates for you with the theme of free speech, and that it’s a great read you think an incoming freshman would enjoy.
UC Berkeley Summer Reading 2006 The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first CenturyThomas L. FriedmanNew York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005 Although the message can be boiled down into fewer pages, a future President should understand that technology has created the opportunity for anyone in the world to perform tasks that used to be limited by geography.
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