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Thursday, 17 June 2010

The Science of Synchronicity: A New Way to See and Experience the World

The Science of Synchronicity: A New Way to See and Experience the World

Constructing and Deconstructing Reality Constructs


Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end, by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for insects as well as for the stars. Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper.”
Albert Einstein

The “official definition” of synchronicity is vague and filled with concepts even more nebulous - concepts that lie at the foundation of the Western world’s core reality construct. A core reality construct (CRC) is comprised of concepts describing how we think the phenomenal world operates.

It is how we explain the how, when and why of what happens, has happened or will happen to entities or between entities.
Welcome to the tenuous world of causality or cause-effect. Synchronicity speaks about events that do not follow the linear cause-effect reality model upon which the classical Western worldview is built.

Synchronicity defined as an acausal (not having a direct observable cause) occurrence begins to wreak havoc on the linear model of Western cause-effect thinking.

Carl G. Jung was dismissed as a mystic and his synchronicity model was considered insufficient for the rigors of scientific testing. But that does not dismiss the phenomena of coinciding events which seem meaningful in some way to the observer.

Jung’s definition does not explain synchronicity. His explanation is only a definition of what characterizes a synchronistic event. Certain other psychological frameworks attempt to explain the phenomena according to the human propensity for certain cognitive biases. [2] 

In either case, neither the scientific dismissal nor the psychological treatment explain away every instance of synchronicity. There are some instances that simply fly in the face of a “rational” explanation. The argument of last resort for the “classical rationalist” is chance coincidence according to the “law of large numbers” which states that almost anything is possible given a large enough field of play and enough time. [3]

Synchronicity: What is it?





synchronicity-by-cg-jung

Most of us have a sense of what synchronicity means and have had experiences referred to as being synchronistic. It is common for people to say that “things happen for a reason” when referring to coincidences - though we may not know what the “reasons” are, or we may attribute a “reason” when an outcome manifests or when a meaningful connection is made in the classical sense of synchronicity. 

The following is an excerpt from Wikipedia and it includes some comments by the famous psychologist Carl G. Jung, the man who coined and defined the term synchronicity. 

"Synchronicity is defined as the experience of two or more events that are causally unrelated occurring together in a meaningful manner. To count as synchronicity, the events should be unlikely to occur together by chance.

The concept does not question, or compete with, the notion of causality. Instead, it maintains that just as events may be grouped by cause, they may also be grouped by their meaning. Since meaning is a complex mental construction, subject to conscious and subconscious influence, not every correlation in the grouping of events by meaning needs to have an explanation in terms of cause and effect.

The idea of synchronicity is that the conceptual relationship of minds, defined as the relationship between ideas, is intricately structured in its own logical way and gives rise to relationships that are not causal in nature. These relationships can manifest themselves as simultaneous occurrences that are meaningfully related — the cause and the effect occur together.

Synchronous events reveal an underlying pattern, a conceptual framework that encompasses, but is larger than, any of the systems that display the synchronicity. The suggestion of a larger framework is essential to satisfy the definition of synchronicity as originally developed by Swiss psychologist Carl Gustav Jung.
Jung coined the word to describe what he called "temporally coincident occurrences of acausal events." Jung variously described synchronicity as an "acausal connecting principle", "meaningful coincidence" and "acausal parallelism".] (1)

Puddle by M.C. Escher

Puddle by M.C. Escher: 
A human being is a part of the whole called by us 'the Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He expresses himself, his thoughts and his feelings as something separated from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. "This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and affection for a few persons nearest to us." Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty."-- Albert Einstein

The Illusory Sense of Separation
The hidden assumption of Western rationalism is that what we call reality could not be so intimately and meaningfully connected to our mere thoughts. Many of us have experiences to the contrary even though we may not know the full meaning of the synchronicity nor know how it works in exact scientific detail.
Discoveries in physics over the last 75 years have begun to reveal that the observer is an integral feature of the experiment and must be accounted for as part of the experimental set. Physics has discovered many other curiosities about nature that cannot be explained by our classical understanding of causality. [4]
 

The topic of synchronicity opens up a can of worms of Biblical proportions for it begins to question some of the Western world’s most basic assumptions and subconscious attachments to our ideas about time, cause-effect and the essential nature of reality and the universe. It also calls into question our notions of God, chance, gender-social roles, destiny, free will, personal responsibility and the concept of culpability among others.

 

A Fractured and Traumatized Worldview

Chaos then and chaos now. What went wrong in the cradle of civilization? An artistic rendering of the birth of Western civilization according to Peter Breughel the elder. We do know what went wrong. The world view of the Judeo-Christian Complex was forged in the crucible of one of the greatest disasters to befall humankind. The rapid and abrupt desertification of North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia that occurred about 6000 years ago. Biblical reference to this event is mythosymbolically expressed "Fall of Man" and the "eviction" from the Garden Of Eden. Prior to the catastrophe the region mentioned was green and food sources were abundant with plenty of land to go around. The process of desertification was so abrupt and sustained that the former Garden of Eden was transformed into a fight for survival hell zone know as the cradle of civilization. At the end of this article [via link below] there are two links to more in-depth information on the subject.

It is for the reasons just mentioned that I feel it important to first examine what I call the decrepit, crumbling and fractured mental house of Western civilization. 

The science of synchronicity cannot be fully understood until the perceptual roadblocks inherent in Western thought are deconstructed and dispensed with. I will therefore devote some [time] to the question of the Western World’s core reality construct (CRC). (SOS pts 3,4)
 
The CRC of the Western worldview is fraught with mental blind spots and ideological landmines of every sort. I do not have a single reservation about singling out the Western worldview as the most ideologically incoherent and as the most incompatible with the natural world.

To be fair the modern Western worldview is now a dizzying amalgam of hundreds of interpenetrating and competing worldviews. My primary point is to say that they all stem from the same core cultural matrix of incoherent and artificial ideas about nature and the nature of reality.

The Western world’s legacy of environmental indifference is staring it square in the eyes at this very moment.
Do over 38,000 Christian denominations qualify as a fragmented mythosophical worldview? [5]
 
Do over 200 Western branded political ideologies qualify as a factionalized socio-political worldview?[6] 

Do over 200 streams of philosophical thought qualify as a fractured philosophical worldview?[7]
 


Physics, the self proclaimed “king of the sciences” is mired in dozens of theories about how to explain the essential nature of energy-matter and its attendant phenomena. [8] 

They have cut up Humpty Dumpty into so many pieces and are at a loss to put him back together again.  The ever elusive Theory of Everything or Grand Unified or is it the Unified Field Theory is nowhere to be found in the Temple of Physics. Whatever the theory, there are plenty of them and again my point of the essentially fractured worldview of Western culture is confirmed. 

The very foundation of Western thought is askew and therefore everything built atop a faulty foundation is in turn defective to some degree or another. 

This is not to say that Western science as a whole is askew. The many branches of science have discovered many useful, beneficial and accurate descriptions of nature. What I am saying is that physics is in a quandary and that its inability to “sum it all up” in one nice neat equation is hampered by some of the most insidious and hidden assumptions of the Western worlds core reality construct. More about those assumptions in SOS pts 3 and 4.


Not the Mayan Calendar. But a the primary subset cycle

The Tzolkin Code. That this chart could represent a Unified Field Model or "Theory of Everything" is not as far fetched as it may seem. The Digital Physics model involving cellular automata has the support of some very notable physicists including Nobel laureate Gerard T'Hooft. A digital physics model could easily look like the Tzolkin Code. See refs. # 12 -13

 Was the “Theory of Everything” Discovered over 3500 Years Ago?


In contrast cultures that discovered the natural laws and processes governing synchronicity possessed a singular worldview spanning the entire eco- socio-political, scientific and mythosophical spectrum. 

In other words they could relate the working principles of nature (science) with the workings principles of society (socio-political science) and thus unite their worldview into a single seamless continuity of being within the whole of nature. 

The result was a holistic worldview/cosmology and the entire social order functioned by it. The worldview of the cultures in question was developed over 3500 years ago. I am referring the cultures of Meso-America or modern day Mexico and Central America, the Aztecs and Maya being the most well known of 80 or so groups inhabiting pre-Columbian Meso-America.


The Western worldview on the other hand has been anti-nature and anti-other ever since its inception about 6000 years ago in the deserts of the Middle East. Western culture has for some ungodly reason viewed itself as somehow separate from nature. [9]  As somehow unique and set apart from the rest of “creation”. Let’s just say that the Judeo-Christain Culture Complex (JCCC) has set itself apart from ALL other cultures of the world by being anti-nature at the core of its philosophical roots. [9] More about the JCCC in SOS parts 3 and 4.
 
It must acknowledge that the Europeans possessed nature-based worldviews prior to the Christianization of the European continent.
 
Nature based worldviews have been systematically snuffed out by the steamroller advance of the JCCC. The forgoing sentence explains why we don’t know very much about the science and worldview of the Meso-Americans. 

The invading Christianized Europeans burned all, but 4 of Maya manuscripts and essentially destroyed their culture - in the process forcing those who survive the ongoing massacres and genocide to convert to the worldview of the JCCC. [10] 

The Romans did basically the same to all of Europe. The Europeans in turn have exported the JCCC to whatever country they have “colonized”. So when I speak of the Western worldview I am speaking about the imposed Judeo-Christian worldview - a worldview from the desert region known as the Middle East. A worldview distanced from nature could not possibly understand the workings of nature and therefore could never be expected to arrive at an integrated worldview of humanity with the whole of nature. The result is the horrendous socio-environmental predicament we find ourselves in at this very moment.

The Western worldview is incomplete, fractured and essentially dysfunctional.  Its non-integrated worldview of things could never be expected to put all of the pieces together in order to arrive at an understanding of how synchronicity is in actuality an intrinsic feature of nature and not the aberration or curiosity it is now presumed to be.

Time for a New and Coherent Worldview

lake-and-landscape


"Look deep, deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." ~ Albert Einstein

25 years of intensive study into the cultural phenomenon known as Western civilization and I am thoroughly convinced that it must be radically modified in order to accord with ecological principles. 

Millions of others around the world will concur with my assessment. They are people who either support or participate in activities that espouse such causes as gender balance, environmentalism, peace, socio-economic justice, law reform, criminal justice reform, disarmament, government reform and human rights.


When you add them all up you will find that every major socio-environmental domain is in question and the list is far from being complete. But it does cover the major issues.
Each issue stems from a socio-cultural predisposition which finds its ideological basis in the CRC of the Western worldview.


We all know something is terribly wrong. Endless wars, global warming, rampant GovCorp corruption, resource depletion, pollution, social inequity-decay and unrest are growing problems on limited resource planet

There are two choices. Run everything into the ground or transform Western culture into an ecologically respectful entity. 

In my writings [found in other sections of the Emergent-Culture website] I pinpoint and Identify where the main source of the problems are to be found and who the main perpetrators are. [14] But we must also understand where the problems lie ideologically for our subconsciously embedded ideas function as software instructions.

We are Born into the System
born into the matrix

Enculturation begins the moment we are born. It is an unavoidable process that has thus far proven to be a serious detriment to the progressive evolution of culture. In and of itself enculturation is not a bad thing so long as what is being encultured is healthy for the individual, others and the environment. 
We will make it harder for our children to create a better world if we teach them ideas that are in effect detrimental to themselves, others and the environment. 

Our failure to recognize and correct the misguided ideas inherent in the Western worlds CRC spells doom for itself and for the rest of the planet. 

The Science of Synchronicity is so radically different from what we’ve been taught to believe about how our world works, that my rationale is to first deconstruct the Western worldview before I introduce the Science of Synchronicity.

My approach is akin to the removal of an obsolete computer operating system so that a new and improved version maybe installed in its place. 

The following is a brief overview of what is meant by the Science of Synchronicity, along with your first preview into another perspective of what it means to be a member cell of a super organism called humanity.

 

Synchronicity Explained: A New Way to See and Experience the World

The science of synchronicity can be defined as the knowledge and study of how energy-matter (EM) comes together, develops and evolves (events) and moves about (events) to create increasingly complex systems of organization (multiple simultaneous events) and the resultant coherent interaction among the various systems. 

Beginning with the sub-atomic world, atoms, then molecules, cells, multi-cellular organisms and finally multi-organismic systems. Humanity would be at the top of what I call a multi-organismic system. 

We will find that humanity’s activity is no less determined than the organized activity of atoms, molecules and cells.  We will learn that randomness is one of those delusional ideas of the Western world’s CRC.

Ultimately the Science of Synchronicity will show how every event no matter how insignificant is a function of the essentially synchronistic and orderly nature of energy-matter (EM) at every level of manifestation. 

What we have become accustomed to calling synchronicities are in actuality only the most obvious examples of synchronicity. Our world teems with synchronicity and the science I will be revealing will enable anyone to detect the hundreds of humanly meaningful and relevant synchronicities that take place every day of our lives.


The fractal nature of things is what I mean a recurrent theme.  Fractal nature applies to events and process as much as the shape of  things



Each colour of this tree represents the same system characteristics at different scales. Fractal nature applies to events and processes as much as to the shape of things. Do a simple google image search of "fractal nature" and you will see what I mean in still greater detail.

I want to emphasize that my examination of the Western world’s CRC and its present condition falls within study of synchronicity and is not an irrelevant politically motivated divergence of mine. 

Synchronicity pertains to the meaningful movements, states and interactions of systemic entities/organisms (human beings/nations) who are in turn comprised of sub-systems (cells/citizens). 

Western civilization is a systemic entity with traceable and definitive movements and states.  By movements we can say that Western civilization started in the Middle East and has since spread across the globe. 

By states I mean to say that Western civilization can be characterized as having pathological or harmonizing properties or as being ecologically integrated – or not. By interactions we can see how Western civilization relates to other systemic entities i.e. nature and other cultures.   [ To be Continued ]


Universalizing the Tzolkin Code

The report you have just finished reading is part one of a series of reports in which I will reveal the intricacies and inner workings of the Tzolkin Code, the core cycle of the Maya Meso-American calendrical system (MMAC).

MMAC is the fundamental knowledge underpinning what we call synchronicities. It is the underlying pattern and framework that Jung spoke of to necessarily exist if synchronicities were to be more than chance coincidence events obeying the “law of large numbers”.

This information is relevant to everyone for the Tzolkin Code reveals the order to the flow and quality of events surrounding the evolution and development of our individual and social lives and of the greater body known as humanity. It would be to everybody’s advantage to be aware of naturally occurring bio-rhythms and cycles having a direct bearing on our experience and appreciation of life.

Understanding, learning and tracking the Tzolkin Code will enable the following:

    * A Coherent Worldview (CRC).
    * Develop your intuitive sense.
    * Enhance your appreciation of life.
    * Assess prospective relationships.
    * Understand relationship dynamics.
    * Understand your place in the universe.
    * Understand your fundamental character.
    * Enhance your understanding of how life unfolds.
    * Increase you ability to adapt to changing situations.
    * Increase your awareness of how and when situations develop.
    * Plan events and occasions at the most advantageous and propitious times.
    * Know in advance the thematic and qualitative content of a given period of time.
    * Understand the science of relationships and why some us of get along and other not in the purely “energetic” sense.
Note: By relationships I mean all relationships inclusive of lovers, spouses, friendships, parents, children, siblings, associates, colleagues and coworkers etc.

References

1. Classical Synchronicity Definition
2. Confirmation Bias
3. Law of Large Numbers
4. Quantum Entanglement
5. List of Christian Denominations
6. List Political Ideologies
7. List of Philosophies
8. Physics is a Mess
9. The Judeo-Christian Curse: Separation from Nature
10. Ongoing Genocide against the Maya of Guatemala
11. Digital Physics
12. Saharasia and Catastrophe: The Cradle and Crucible of Western Civilization
13.Deconstructing the Biblical “Fall of Man”: Insight into the Source of our Misery–Ancient and Modern pt 1

Excerpted from @ Emergent Culture: http://emergent-culture.com/the-tzolkin-code-and-the-science-of-synchronicity-a-new-way-to-see-and-experience-the-world-pt-1/

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1 comment:

  1. fantastic article & research, thank you :)

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