Category Archives: Crucible

Corinthian bronze

“ Man is the most composite of all creatures…. Well, as in the old burning of the Temple at Corinth, by the melting and intermixture of silver and gold and other metals a new compound more precious than any, called … Continue reading

Posted in Crucible, Heart | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Ouroboros:The Left/Right Brain

simbolo alquímico (Ouroboros serpent in old Greek alchemical manuscript) The Ouroboros, also spelled Ourorboros, Oroborus, Uroboros or Uroborus (pronounced /ˌjʊəroʊˈbɒrəs/ or /ʊˈrɒbɔrɔs/), is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon swallowing its own tail and forming a circle. It … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Crucible | Tagged , | 3 Comments


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

Posted in Alchemists, Birds, Concepts, Creativity, Crucible, Synesthesia, Tablet, Woodcuts | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Newton the Alchemist

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

Posted in Alchemists, Birds, Climate, Colour of Gravity, Crucible, deduction, Dirac, Earth, Einstein, geometries, Gravity, Mendeleev, Moon, Sir Isaac Newton, Sun, Tablet, Time Variable Measure | Tagged | Leave a comment

# 184 Metamorphosis

“A Nuance” can be a compelling thing for the soul as it seeks to understand why something has caught it’s attention. IN that case, I pointed out the relation to Einstein’s “early life” and the compass as an example. IN … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Crucible, dark energy, dark matter, Emotion, geometries, Gravity, House Building, Non Euclidean, Quantum Gravity, Smolin, Sound, Standard model, Symmetry, Symmetry Breaking, The Six of Red Spades, Thomas Kuhn, Time Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Alchemist in You?

The blue image is one trajaectory of the Lorenz system with (σ, ρ, β) = (10, 28, 8/3) started from the initial point (0, 0, 1). The yellow image is for the same parameters but a different initial condition, (0, … Continue reading

Posted in Alchemists, Crucible, Klein, Standard model, Symmetry, Symmetry Breaking | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment