It appears to me that those who
rely simply on the weight of authority to prove any
assertion, without searching out the arguments to
support it, act absurdly. I wish to question freely
and to answer freely without any sort of adulation.
That well becomes any who are sincere in the search
- Vincenzo Galilei (Galileo's father)
The purpose of this website is simply to enable, facilitate, and support the discovery, exploration, and exchange of ideas, concepts, and experiences related to the cosmos, mind and soul and, thereby, to contribute to their unfolding.
Like cosmos, mind, and soul this website is
itself in the process of unfolding. In internet
terms, it is--and will always be--under
The navigation bar appears on every page, providing links to each of the four main topics--Cosmos, Mind, Soul and Theory of Everything (TOE)--and to other website features.
References provides titles, authors, brief annotations (often from the backs or dustcovers of books) and book cover images if available.
Search provides a local word or phrase
search capability for the contents of the website.
is a link to the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) Shift In Action website.
Click on the website name above the navigation bar to go to the title page.
The sidebar will contain related information and links specific to the current page, including version number and date of last revision and a link for submitting comments and suggestions regarding the current topic or page.
The footer provides copyright and update
information for the entire site and links for a page
index and general feedback on the website.
Concept maps are used on this website.
Click the small icon at the bottom of a concept
to browse to related resources. (See
Map for an
Most pages on this website have a revision number
and date. The revision number is a very
subjective indicator of the completeness
of the page. If it is less than 1.0.0, the page is
not considered complete; the closer to 1.0.0 the
more complete it is. A major revision number,
#, is -.#.-; a minor one is -.-.#.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
- Arthur C. Clarke
Any sufficiently advanced psychology is indistinguishable from mysticism.
- Tom Nielsen
I would caution the reader to adhere to a maxim once issued by Warren McCulloch: "Do not bite my finger; look where I am pointing."
- Karl Pribram