Category Archives: Book of the Dead

The Ganzfeld effect

The  Ganzfeld effect (from German for “complete field”) is a phenomenon of visual perception caused by staring at an undifferentiated and uniform field of color. The effect is described as the loss of vision as the brain cuts off the … Continue reading

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The Science of Consciousness: Consciousness as a Phase Shift?

Ya okay…all these opinions….it still begs the question of “What makes you you?“ Cells are just the building blocks of our body, like the bricks of a house, but who is the architect, who coordinates the building of this house. … Continue reading

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Life After Death Question

It’s obvious that some humour can make light of a dead situation?:) Stephen Hawking dismisses belief in God in an exclusive interview with the Guardian. Photograph: Solar & Heliospheric Observatory/Discovery Channel In the interview, Hawking rejected the notion of life … Continue reading

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Quantum suicide and immortality

But for the first time, quantum physicist Seth Lloyd of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology suggests that memories of entanglement can survive its destruction. He compares the effect to Emily Brontë’s novel Wuthering Heights: “the spectral Catherine communicates with her … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule: Heart as Feather, is a Heart in Measure

Der Barmherzige Samariter(The Merciful Samaritan) 1632-1633Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 15 July 1606, Leiden – 4 October 1669, Amsterdam) was a Dutch painter, engraver and draftsman. The Good Samaritan “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he fell … Continue reading

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The Soul=λόγος,θυμος,ἔρως

21 Grams The title of the movie comes from the work of Dr. Duncan MacDougall, who in the early 1900s sought to measure the weight purportedly lost by a human body when the soul departed the body upon death. MacDougall … Continue reading

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The center and the whole-what it means?

If conceived as a series of ever-wider experiential contexts, nested one within the other like a set of Chinese boxes, consciousness can be thought of as wrapping back around on itself in such a way that the outermost ‘context’ is … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Death is one of Life?

Yes of course the entries like this one are philosphical in nature. So I thought I would try and explain it as I understood it? Whether it’s right or not, is how much you want to believe it? That’s up … Continue reading

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More thoughts on Enlightenment?

While that book is not available there, it has many other books listed for inspection. Richard Maurice Bucke and cosmic Conscousness was one of the first books that I read about almost 35 years ago. It was long ago simmilated, … Continue reading

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Books for the Dead are Really, Books for Life?

The Papyrus of Ani (The Egyptian Book of the Dead)Translated by E. A. Wallis Budge Tibetan Book of the Dead Teachingswith Lama Kusang Norbu I mean most certainly that if such historical context can be “so clouded” by this introduction … Continue reading

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