“A human being is a part of the whole, called by us “Universe,” a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. The striving to free oneself from this delusion is the one issue of true religion. Not to nourish it but to try to overcome it is the way to reach the attainable measure of piece of mind.”
–Albert Einstein; Source: Wikiquote page on Albert Einstein; License: Creative Commons Attribution/Share–Alike License
- Freeing and Opening Information, Knowledge, Society, Software, and the World (EcoC²S)
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- Liberating Knowledge: Mae–Wan Ho (ISIS)
- Who Owns Scientific Knowledge? Professor Peter Saunders calls on all scientists to resist the privatisation of scientific knowledge by refusing to publish in journals belonging to publishers profiteering from closing off free access to scientific archives. (ISIS)
- The “Academic–Industrial–Military Complex” Engineering Life & Mind The “academic–industrial–military complex” is shaping every aspect of our lives, beginning with the kind of science and scientific research that gets done and gets reported. We are not only losing our right to self–determination and self–sufficiency, but most seriously of all, our right to think differently from the corporate establishment. The suppression of scientific dissent threatens the survival of science and endangers lives. Dr. Mae–Wan Ho and Jonathan Matthews call for open debate on the scientific evidence of hazards inherent to genetic engineering. The future of food security and the survival of our planet are at stake. (ISIS)
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- “Sustainable Systems as Organisms” by Mae–Wan Ho and Robert Ulanowicz
- “To Science with Love: How science and scientists can contribute to the sustainability agenda” by Dr. Mae–Wan Ho
- “Thermodynamics of Organisms and Sustainable Systems” by Dr. Mae–Wan Ho
- “Why Are Organisms So Complex?: A Lesson in Sustainability” by Dr. Mae–Wan Ho
- “Science of the Organism & Sustainable Systems”: Implications for Agricultural Policies: Dr. Mae–Wan Ho calls for a shift away from the obsolete mechanistic science that has helped create the current food, fuel, and financial crisis in the midst of climate change. The new science of the organism re–establishes our connection with nature and with indigenous knowledge systems worldwide. Europe's agricultural policies must rise to the challenge, to support and promote organic, localised agriculture and food and energy systems that offers the most effective way out of the current crisis, to deliver health, wealth and happiness to the world's nations.
- “Sustainable Agriculture, Green Energies and the Circular Economy”: Sustainable organic agriculture could cut China's greenhouse emissions and save fossil fuel use by more than 40 percent; decentralised, distributed green energies would do the rest for the circular economy. Dr. Mae–Wan Ho
- “Sustainable Agriculture: Critical Ecological, Social & Economic Issues”: Various ecological, social and economic challenges must be addressed if agriculture is to be truly sustainable. Martin Khor, Director of the Third World Network, discusses the choices facing developing countries and policy makers, and suggests some ways forward.
- “Mitigating Climate Change through Organic Agriculture and Localized Food Systems”: Organic, sustainable agriculture that localize food systems has the potential to mitigate nearly thirty percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and save one–sixth of global energy use. Dr. Mae–Wan Ho and Lim Li Ching
- “How to Beat Climate Change & Post Fossil Fuel Economy”: Dr. Mae–Wan Ho tables a proposal around a zero–emission, zero–waste farm after a highly successful workshop with living legend George Chan, who created dozens such farms to eradicate poverty in third world countries
- “The Need for Another Research Paradigm” by Michel P. Pimbert, Seedling, Vol.11 (2), pp. 20–26
- “How to Beat Climate Change & Be Food and Energy Rich – Dream Farm 2”: Proposal for an integrated food and energy rich farm to beat climate change and the energy crisis, and a path to social revolution
- What Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, Synthetic Biology, Cloning, Nanotechnology, High–Technology (High Tech), Conventional Renewable Energy Technologies (Solar, Geothermal, Wind, etc.), and Related Technologies are missing (Irucka Embry)
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- “Three Fundamental Limitations of Modern Science (Part 1): A limitation in modern physics” By Du Won Kang, Epoch Times Staff
- “Three Fundamental Limitations of Modern Science (Part 2): A Limitation in Formal Logic” By Du Won Kang, Epoch Times Staff
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- Sustainability and the Social Sciences: A cross–disciplinary approach to integrating environmental considerations into theoretical reorientation. Edited by Egon Becker and Thomas Jahn [United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)]
- Enhancing Social Scientific Understanding of Sustainability: Declaration on the occasion of the conference “Sustainability as a Social Science Concept” within the UNESCOMOST Programme, held in Frankfurt, November 1996
- Sustainability science: The emerging research program. by William C. Clark and Nancy M. Dickson, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
- “Towards a New Vision of Social Sustainability.” by Helene Hilger and Irucka Embry, EWRI Currents Volume 12, Number 4, Spring 2009 — [Requires PDF Software]
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- “Researcher explains mystery of golden ratio”: PhysOrg.com/Nanotech Insight
- “Golden Ratio Discovered in the Quantum World” By Rakefet Tavor, Epoch Times Staff
- “Quantum Criticality in an Ising Chain: Experimental Evidence for Emergent E8 Symmetry” by R. Coldea1, D. A. Tennant, E. M. Wheeler, E. Wawrzynska, D. Prabhakaran, M. Telling, K. Habicht, P. Smeibidl and K. Kiefer in Science Vol. 327 no. 5962 pp. 177–180, 8 January 2010
- “The Divine Proportion: An Indecipherable Code” By Leonardo Vintiñi, Epoch Times Argentina Staff
- Sacred geometry: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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- Brian Greene. The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the
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- David Bohm. Wholeness and the Implicate Order. New York: Routledge, 2002.
- Emilio Moran. Environmental Social Science: Human – Environment interactions and Sustainability. Twentieth–Anniversary Edition. Malden, Massachusetts: Wiley–Blackwell, 2010.
- James Gleick. Chaos: Making a New Science. Twentieth–Anniversary Edition. New York: Penguin, 2008.
- Alan Weisman. Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World. 10th Anniversary Edition. White River Junction, Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2008.
- Fritjof Capra and David Steindl–Rast with Thomas
Matus. Belonging to the Universe: Explorations on the Frontiers of
Science and Spirituality. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco,
- Fritjof Capra. The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the
Great Genius of the Renaissance. New York: Doubleday, 2007.
- Fritjof Capra. The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the
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- Fritjof Capra. The Turning Point: Science, Society, and the
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- Fritjof Capra. The Web of Life: A New Synthesis of Mind and
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- Mae–Wan Ho. The Rainbow and the Worm: The Physics of Organisms. New Jersey: World Scientific Publishing Company, 2008.
- Rupert Sheldrake. Morphic Resonance: The Nature of Formative Causation. Rochester, Vermont: Park Street Press, 2009.
- Rupert Sheldrake. A New Science of Life: The Hypothesis of Formative Causation. London: Icon Books Ltd., 2009.
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- David W. Orr. The Nature of Design: Ecology, Culture, and Human Intention. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
- Ervin Laszlo. The Systems View of the World: A Holistic Vision for Our Time. Cresskill, New Jersey: Hampton Press, 1996.
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- William McDonough & Michael Braungart. The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability—Designing for Abundance. New York: North Point Press, 2013.
- Michael Braungart and William McDonough. Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. New York: North Point Press, 2002.
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