Neuroskeptic J. Ruth Gendler, Author, Artist, Teacher - The Books The Book of Qualitiesby J. Ruth Gendler Excitement wears orange socks. Despair papered her bathroom walls with newspaper articles about acid rain. The Book of Qualities presents 74 qualities--including Pleasure, Anger, Terror, Beauty, and Change as everyday characters who live among us. About the Qualities When I was a little girl, I made up a story about the store where they sell Qualities. As I committed myself more seriously to writing Qualities, I began to consider the limits of emotional language. During the process of writing The Book of Qualities I felt like an explorer trying to penetrate underneath the layers and stereotypes to experience the Qualities more directly. The Qualities seem to exist in a community of their own, apart from us, and simultaneously, they are very familiar, a part of our everyday world. The Qualities continue to open doors in several directions at once. ^ top of the page Sample Pages Click on the following images to view the sample pages.
Brainwave Entrainment CDs, Brainwave Meditation CDs, Brainwave Generator Whole Brain Catalog LibriVox Visualize Daily You can change the world. It's easy. How? In this video, scientist Gregg Braden explains how the Law of Attraction works. That there is a field around us, a collective consciousness, in which we all participate. The images of Gregg Braden are taken from his video "The Science of Miracles" which can also be found on YouTube. Transcript of the video: "From 1887 until the early 1990's all of western science was based on the principle that what happens in one place, has absolutely no effect on what happens somewhere else. So, I'd like to share with you, three experiments that are absolutely shaking the foundation of western physics. The first was conducted by a Russian physicist, Vladimir Poponin, in the early 1990's. So, Poponin measured the particles, to see how they were distributed. Now, this is precisely what ancient spiritual traditions have always said. The second experiment is a fascinating experiment. So they designed an experiment to test precisely this theory.
LucidQuest Audio Brainwave Entrainment - Sonic Art & Engineering for the Brain/Mind The Books: “A Sport and a Pastime” (James Salter) | The Sheila Variations Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: A Sport and a Pastime , by James Salter James Salter sneaks up on you. His writing is deceptively simple. Kinda like Hemingway. Sport and a Pastime is the story of a romance between an American boy and a French girl. It’s one of those books where woman is completely “Other”. But, like Fitzgerald, Salter has a way of suggesting that the end is coming, even in the midst of the summer blooming romance. To me, Light Years is a superior book – but Sport and a Pastime is what put him on the map – and I’m glad to see it’s been re-released, in a nice new edition, with a preface by Reynolds Price – and it’s given the props it deserves. It’s difficult to excerpt, I have found – but I did adore the following section (here you can see what a great psychologist Salter is as well: his observations about a young Lothario in a bar … and what he SEES in such people. He’s marvelous that way. EXCERPT FROM A Sport and a Pastime , by James Salter Four in the afternoon.
PsychSearch (PsychSearch) The brain scan that can read people's intentions | The Guardian | Guardian Unlimited A team of world-leading neuroscientists has developed a powerful technique that allows them to look deep inside a person's brain and read their intentions before they act. The research breaks controversial new ground in scientists' ability to probe people's minds and eavesdrop on their thoughts, and raises serious ethical issues over how brain-reading technology may be used in the future. The team used high-resolution brain scans to identify patterns of activity before translating them into meaningful thoughts, revealing what a person planned to do in the near future. It is the first time scientists have succeeded in reading intentions in this way. "Using the scanner, we could look around the brain for this information and read out something that from the outside there's no way you could possibly tell is in there. The research builds on a series of recent studies in which brain imaging has been used to identify tell-tale activity linked to lying, violent behaviour and racial prejudice.