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Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer
Life[edit] Schopenhauer's birthplace house, ul. Św. Ducha (formerly Heiligegeistgasse) In 1814, Schopenhauer began his seminal work The World as Will and Representation (Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung). He finished it in 1818 and published it the following year. While in Berlin, Schopenhauer was named as a defendant in a lawsuit initiated by a woman named Caroline Marquet.[18] She asked for damages, alleging that Schopenhauer had pushed her. In 1821, he fell in love with nineteen-year old opera singer, Caroline Richter (called Medon), and had a relationship with her for several years. Schopenhauer had a notably strained relationship with his mother Johanna Schopenhauer. Grave at Frankfurt Hauptfriedhof Schopenhauer had a robust constitution, but in 1860 his health began to deteriorate. Thought[edit] Philosophy of the "Will"[edit] Schopenhauer in 1815, second of the critical five years of the initial composition of Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung Art and aesthetics[edit] Ethics[edit]

Golden ratio Line segments in the golden ratio In mathematics, two quantities are in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities. The figure on the right illustrates the geometric relationship. Expressed algebraically, for quantities a and b with a > b > 0, The golden ratio is also called the golden section (Latin: sectio aurea) or golden mean.[1][2][3] Other names include extreme and mean ratio,[4] medial section, divine proportion, divine section (Latin: sectio divina), golden proportion, golden cut,[5] and golden number.[6][7][8] Some twentieth-century artists and architects, including Le Corbusier and Dalí, have proportioned their works to approximate the golden ratio—especially in the form of the golden rectangle, in which the ratio of the longer side to the shorter is the golden ratio—believing this proportion to be aesthetically pleasing (see Applications and observations below). Calculation Therefore, Multiplying by φ gives and History

Cymatics a study of Wave Phenomena by Hans Jenny Kundalini Kundalini Kundalini is a Sanskrit word meaning either "coiled up" or "coiling like a snake." There are a number of other translations of the term usually emphasizing a more serpent nature to the word - e.g. 'serpent power'. The caduceus symbol of coiling snakes is thought to be an ancient symbolic representation of Kundalini physiology. The concept of Kundalini comes from yogic philosophy of ancient India and refers to the mothering intelligence behind yogic awakening and spiritual maturation. Within a western frame of understanding it is often associated with the practice of contemplative or religious practices that might induce an altered state of consciousness, either brought about spontaneously, through a type of yoga, through psychedelic drugs, or through a near-death experience. According to the yogic tradition Kundalini is curled up in the back part of the root chakra in three and one-half turns around the sacrum. This appearance is also referred to as "pranic awakening". ShareThis

Alan Watts Optimal Health, Nutrition, and Psychedelic Drugs Good nutritional support is important if one is planning to undergo a psychedelic journey. A large part of my writing career, and two of my previous books, have been dedicated to reporting on health science, alternative medicine, medical breakthroughs, and increasing longevity. I think that maintaining optimal health is an absolute necessity if one is going to embark on psychedelic journeys throughout one’s life. Eating well, exercising, meditating, avoiding toxins, and taking a good blend of quality nutritional supplements is important for everyone’s health. However, for aspiring shamans and curious mind explorers who are interested in experimenting with psychedelic drugs, taking proper care of one’s health is especially important. In general, the more healthy that one’s body and mind are, the more that one will benefit from a psychedelic experience, and some psychedelics can deplete the body of important nutrients. Taking MDMA (i.e. Research by pharmacologist David E. Here’s why.

Psychedelic Drug Research Renaissance: A Comprehensive Review Science writer David Jay Brown’s controversial new book reviews 22 years of medical research into psychedelic drugs. Long demonized, ridiculed, or ignored by the mainstream media, psychedelic drugs are finally seeing the light of day, and new scientific research is confirming the results of older studies, which suggest that these unusual substances have a myriad of useful medical applications. After eighteen years of no clinical studies with psychedelic drugs, there is now an explosion of research occurring all over the world with drugs such as LSD, psilocybin, DMT, MDMA, ibogaine, and ketamine. How might these controversial, mind-bending drugs be used as therapeutic healing agents? Award-winning, Santa Cruz science writer David Jay Brown--yours truly--has recently published the only book of its kind that summarizes all of the clinical studies into psychedelic drugs over the past 22 years. Here’s what some of the experts had to say about Psychedelic Drug Research: The State of the Field.

“Scientists have discovered Proof of a cosmic connection for the whole Universe!”…. They showed an image that is mind blowing! It looks eerily like the human brain’s neural system! It is what Eric has always said; the Universe is a living thing! What is even more mind blowing is that Eric has spoken about this very moment over a decade ago and said they would figure this micro/macro connection out around this time in history! The day started out as we were all at our desks, business as usual, when Eric walked into our office and said for all of us to pull up a seat at the conference table because he had something to share with us all, and it was important… Its what he said next that left us all stunned… There was a discovery and the world is going to change, We all scrambled for recorders, if this doesn’t sound like it was professionally recorded, that’s because it wasn’t. That was pretty exciting but what followed was even more profound… He explained how this all ties into us….

Spiral Dynamics About the book, Spiral Dynamics . . . Spiral Dynamics reveals the hidden codes that shape human nature, create global diversities, and drive organizational change. This fresh perspective integrates the pioneering work of Dr. Clare W. Now available in Portuguese! Reviews from Amazon.comSummary by Steve Dinan, Esalen InstituteChapter OutlineNEW! Go to Spiral Dynamics Home Page