The Cosmic Egg

The ancients imagined that the universe was hatched from a primordial egg.  The egg has captivated humans and it has become a symbol of life, fertility, generation and re-generation.  To the Alchemists it was analoguous to the Macrocosm, the universe. This embryo of the universe has been called the world egg, cosmic egg or mundane … More The Cosmic Egg

The Voyager Golden Record: A Cosmic Message in a Bottle

Voyager Golden Record This is the first of a three part series on the Voyager Golden Record, a cosmic message in a bottle to sentient life in the universe. This post will be on the origins and nature of the record and spacecraft which carried it. I – The Voyager Spacecrafts and the Origins of … More The Voyager Golden Record: A Cosmic Message in a Bottle

Matter.: Energy :. Life

It is the central urge in every atom, (Often unconscious, often evil, downfallen,) To return to its divine source and origin, however distant, Latent the same in subject and in object, without one exception.   -Walt Whitman Life/energy has a certain order and impetus;   life tends towards growth, greater intelligence, greater complexity, greater self-awareness/consciousness. Energy is matter, … More Matter.: Energy :. Life

The Laws of Life

The Kosmos is a whole.  It is ordered, it has certain natural laws which are perceivable from the microscopic to the macroscopic.  Understanding these laws and living accordingly is necessary for living in harmony with the whole, and for going beyond. The Law of Equilibrium – Cause and effect, Karma.  All things are in harmony … More The Laws of Life