Category Archives: Alchemists

Ruminations on Alchemy of Sir Isaac Newton

Newton’s Translation of the Emerald Tablet It is true without lying, certain and most true. That which is Below is like that which is Above and that which is Above is like that which is Below to do the miracles … Continue reading

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About Knowledge

“As to you, Life, I reckon you are the leavings of many deaths, No doubt I have died myself ten thousand times before.” “Leaves of Grass” by Walt Whitman Justified true belief…..does it matter what knowledge could exist in or … Continue reading

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The "Dark Night" of the Soul

‘Tis yours a Bacon or a Locke to blame,A Newton’s genius, or a Milton’s flame:But oh! with One, immortal one dispense;The source of Newton’s Light, of Bacon’s Sense.(Dunciad, III, 215-18) THE POETICAL WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE I would write this … Continue reading

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Emotion and Reason Balanced: The Mind’s Consequence?

For example, in 1704 Sir Isaac Newton struggled to devise mathematical formulas to equate the vibrational frequency of sound waves with a corresponding wavelength of light. He failed to find his hoped-for translation algorithm, but the idea of correspondence took … Continue reading

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Science’s Responsibility While Investigating Consciousness?

Our attempt to justify our beliefs logically by giving reasons results in the “regress of reasons.” Since any reason can be further challenged, the regress of reasons threatens to be an infinite regress. However, since this is impossible, there must … Continue reading

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The Colour of Gravity

I am not sure how this post is to unfold, yet in my mind different exercises were unfolding as to how I should explain it. Can I come from an artist’s perspective I wondered? Say “by chance” anything that seems … Continue reading

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Crucible

True creativity often starts where language ends. Arthur Koestler How many of you had thought the body you inhibit as a “vessel or a crucible?” I related in the previous post to ““Democritus had Passion and Heat?” to the idea … Continue reading

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Change that Had Consequences

In the post, Hermetic Ties, I showed how historically information was engraved, crafted, into the woodcuts, for knowledge based on alchemist interests. I further explained the process as I have come to know of it in terms of developing this … Continue reading

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Hermetic Ties: Art to Esoteric Form

The father of all perfection in the whole world is here. Its force or power is entire if it be converted into Earth. Separate the Earth from the Fire, the subtle from the gross, sweetly with great industry. It ascends … Continue reading

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Man Looking into Outer Space

“We all are of the citizens of the Sky” Camille Flammarion In 1858, by the set of its relations, it will allow Camille Flammarion, the 16 years age, to enter as raises astronomer at the Observatory of Paris under the … Continue reading

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