Shamsuddin Jim Norton
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My personal story:
Is personal and open to all.
Why I want peace:
It is a better, funner way to live.
Interests and activities:
Tai Chi
Something you didn't know about me:
I am ordained in 2 traditions
How I found
can't remember
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The Noosphere of Light and Life Is Here - Part 2 History of Concept

Posted on November 8, 2008 at 3:35am 1 Comment

History of concept

One of the original aspects of the noosphere concept deals with evolution. Henri Bergson (1907) was one of the first to propose that evolution is 'creative' and cannot necessarily be explained solely by Darwinian natural selection. L'évolution créatrice is upheld, according to Bergson, by a constant vital force that animates life and fundamentally connects mind and body, an idea opposing the dualism of René Descartes. In 1923, C. Lloyd Morgan took this work… Continue

The Noosphere of Light and Life Is Here - Part 1

Posted on September 30, 2008 at 4:09pm 1 Comment

In the thought of Vladimir Vernadsky and Teilhard de Chardin, the noosphere (sometimes spelled noösphere) can be seen as the "sphere of human thought" being derived from the Greek νούς ("nous") meaning "mind" + σφαίρα (sfaira) meaning "sphere", in the style of "atmosphere" and "biosphere." In the original theory of Vernadsky, the noosphere is the third in a succession of phases of development of the Earth, after the geosphere (inanimate matter) and the biosphere (biological life). Just as the… Continue

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At 9:42pm on July 17, 2008, Eyal Raviv said…
Lots of light...
At 9:10pm on July 17, 2008, Eyal Raviv said…
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