April, 2012 Newsletter
WHEN YOU HAVE THE RIGHT VIBE, IT'S NOT A COINCIDENCE
Synchronicity, Energy Healing,
and the Key To Transforming Our World
When it comes to how our world really operates, it may not be all about cause and effect; fundamentally, resonance may have even deeper power. In this lecture, Amy L. Lansky, PhD, former Stanford computer scientist, NASA artificial intelligence researcher, and author of the best-selling introduction to homeopathy (Impossible Cure: The Promise of Homeopathy -- www.impossiblecure.com), will introduce you to material from her latest book, Active Consciousness: Awakening the Power Within -- www.activeconsciousness.com. (See Judy Kitt's review in the October 2011 FMBR newsletter.) Drawing on parallels with the phenomenon of synchronicity as well as scientifically studied aspects of mysterious fields like the psi and morphic fields, Amy will discuss how the power of energy-based healing systems like homeopathy lies in their ability to tap the power of similarity in vibration -- that is, the power of resonance. This power also underlies our human ability to affect outer reality through intention. Whereas medicines like homeopathy utilize resonance in the etheric field, the power of intention utilizes the resonant power of our astral or higher energy bodies to affect our collective trajectory through higher-dimensional space. This talk will provide a fascinating and mind-bending look at Lansky's latest work.
TIME: Friday, 7:00 p.m., APRIL 27, 2012
PLACE: Unity Community Church – Y.E.S. Hall, 3391 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
(doors open at 7 p.m.)
|Amy L. Lansky, PhD, was a NASA researcher in artificial intelligence when her life was transformed by the miraculous homeopathic cure of her son's autism. In 2003, she published Impossible Cure: The Promise of Homeopathy, now one of the best-selling introductory books on homeopathy worldwide(www.impossiblecure.com). Since then, Lansky has broadened her investigations to include ancient and modern teachings about consciousness, psychic phenomena, meditation, and our collective power to evolve and transform our world. The result is her newest book, Active Consciousness: Awakening the Power Within, published in September 2011 (www.activeconsciousness.com). Her website is www.renresearch.com/.|
A $15 donation is asked of non-members, at the door
Students with ID, a $5 donation is asked
An FMBR Meeting on a Special Day
Monday, April 30th, 7:30 pm
Dr. Claude Swanson
will be speaking on
The Akashic Record and Modern Physics
It is our pleasure to have Dr. Claude Swanson come back to the Bay Area next week and give a special lecture next Monday evening, April 30th, about "The Akashic Record and Modern Physics". The lecture will describe the new science of "torsion" and its implications in remote viewing and accessing the Akashic records of events in the past. Dr. Swanson, author of "Life Force, the Scientific Basis", is an MIT educated physicist, who spoke to us in a packed audience last year about "Long Distance Healing the Life Force".
Note that the lecture is not at our usual time and location. Please join us for his talk which will at the Masonic Lodge in Palo Alto, April 30th, at 7:30 pm (Masonic Lodge Dining Room, 146 Main St., Los Altos, Calif. 94022).
The cost is the same -- free for members, $15 for non-members, and $5 for students. If there is interest at the meeting, Dr. Swanson would be happy to give a workshop the following evening; this would be discussed at the end of the lecture.
A SPECIAL FMBR WORKSHOP
Saturday, May 19, 11 - 4
Dr. Liliana Cerepnalkoski
Shamanic Body Talk Workshop:
Conversing with the body and
supporting it's ability to heal itself
Dr. Liliana Cerepnalkoski, medical doctor, will teach a one-day medical intuition workshop. The body is intelligent and possesses intrinsic mechanisms to heal itself. Like everything else in the universe, the body is made of energy all the way to the level of the subatomic particles and beyond. It is energy-consciousness and energy-intelligence; and it contains an extraordinary quantity of information in the form of cellular memories. Learning to talk with our body, ask questions and receive answers, is a very useful intuitive technique as it may provide answers to health problems. Also, applying the 2 principles of energetic medicine - cleansing and recharging - we may optimize the energetic status of organs and systems creating the conditions for the "inner doctor" to do its job, for the body to heal itself.
Saturday, May 19, 2012, 11-4, Pathway to Self-Healing Classroom, 4153 El Camino Way, Palo Alto
Paid FMBR Members: $90. Non-Members: $115.
Synchronicity and Fields of Meaning
Similarity in vibration has been used to explain the phenomenon of synchronicity -- "coincidences" of seemingly unrelated events that share a common meaning. A typical example of synchronicity is when the beloved clock or watch of an individual breaks or stops at the precise moment of his or her death. Another well-known illustration of this phenomenon was described by psychiatrist Carl Jung, the originator of the notion of synchronicity. One of Jung's patients was recounting her dream about a golden scarab beetle when he heard a rapping on the window. When he opened it, a rose chafer beetle-the insect most similar to a scarab in Jung's region-flew into the room. Jung quickly put two and two together. He realized that the mythological meaning of the scarab-an ancient Egyptian symbol for rebirth-was highly pertinent to his patient's problems. And this was also the reason why the insect had appeared in waking life.
Rather than just being abstract concepts or ideas, however, Jung believed that archetypes actually exist and that we interact with them through dreams, the collective unconscious, and synchronicities. Greek philosopher Plato also believed in the existence of archetypes, which he called forms. Along the same lines, consciousness researcher Stuart Hameroff has proposed that qualia -- the qualities or sensations of things, such the "redness" of a flower or the "equanimity" conveyed by a piece of art-are also vibrational patterns in the "fundamental granularity of space-time geometry that makes up the universe." Do archetypes, forms, and qualia actually exist as fields of meaning within the zero-point, morphic, Akashic, or psi fields? And do these distinct fields of meaning interact with us through synchronicities?
Both of these examples of synchronicity demonstrate a key point -- the universe may not be operating like a cold, meaningless machine after all. Instead, the reality we experience each day may be flooded with fields of meaning... Each field of meaning has a particular vibration to it, and objects, individuals, emotions, dreams, and events with similar vibrations will tend to resonate with one another and then co-occur. This is what creates synchronicities...
Think about it. There may be another fundamental mechanism at play in our universe besides cause and effect. Most of us think that everything that occurs in our world is due to some causal mechanism. A causes B causes C. However, synchronicity -- the co-occurrence of events within the same field of meaning -- may be another fundamental reason why things tend to happen. Many things in life that we think are due to cause-and-effect or mere coincidence may actually be due to synchronicity.
Excerpt from Chapter 12 of Active Consciousness: Awakening the Power Within; http://www.activeconsciousness.com by Amy L. Lansky, PhD (R.L.Ranch Press, 2011) http://www.activeconsciousness.com/media.php Copyright (c) 2011 by Amy L. Lansky, PhD; reproduced with permission
Similar ideas also underlie Jung's notion of an archetype -- an idea, concept, or quality with a distinct meaning and significance, which is often represented as a mythological figure. For example, in ancient Egypt, the scarab beetle symbolized the archetype of rebirth. Other archetypes are "the warrior," "the explorer," "the nurturer," and "the destroyer"-each of which is also the subject of many human myths.
Rethinking Our Myths
A few years back, I was listening to Alberto Villoldo, PhD, psychologist, anthropologist and shaman, discuss his work. I had never heard of him at the time and didn't know much about shamanism. But he said something that really struck me.
As we know, much of the modern scientific mindset has been stuck in a materialistic worldview for hundreds of years, one that is so constricted that it hardly allows for discussion of phenomena that do not fit the established paradigm.
He observed that a society's myths inform how that society acts in the world. Seems obvious enough. But then he added, "You know, there are entire civilizations on this planet that were never kicked out of the Garden of Eden." It was as if a gong had been struck inside my head.
Author James Curcio states "science is facing its own post-modern crisis, much as genetic science is, now that it is becoming increasingly clear that genes are more like holograms than a simple straightforward linear "code," with one line of code saying "blue eyes," another saying "red head." If only it were so simple!" Many of us are happy to see this crisis, as we believe that, letting go of the established scientific dogma will lead to an era of unprecedented creativity, discovery and possibility.
"Imagine," he said, "how we in the West would behave if our primary creation myth was not one of rejection by the Divine, separation and punishment, but one of caretaking and creation. What if, for example, we lived by a myth that stated that the creator initiated the creation of the Earth, then created humans and said to them: 'I have started it, now you complete the creation of heaven on Earth'"? How do you think our society would be different?
Myths are narratives created to help people understand their origin, the nature of the universe and their part in it. As we grow and learn, individually and as a species, the stories we tell ourselves must change to reflect our new understanding. We are accumulating and disseminating knowledge at a rate unprecedented in human society and, as a result, we need to rethink the narrative we tell to try to make sense of our universe. Part of that is to recognize and re-examine ideas that have been repeated so often that they have become dogma.
Nearly all of our established systems and belief structures are up for re-thinking during this time of rapid change. As Science stops being a belief system and returns to being a system for inquiry into the true nature of the universe, perhaps we will be able to create a narrative that will work to inform our collective actions in the world, such that we can rapidly create a world that works for everyone in a just and sustainable way.
Judy Kitt, President , FMBR
FMBR Movie Night
Sunday, May 6TH, 7pm
"VISIONS OF A UNIVERSAL HUMANITY"
"Without vision, the people perish... with vision we flourish."
Hidden beneath the breakdowns of modern society are breakthroughs that herald a radically new human condition. While most of these breakthroughs are small, yet vital incremental changes, others are clearly significant new capacities that can fundamentally change our lives forever.
When we view these new capacities with 'evolutionary eyes' as the culmination of humanity's 14 billion year journey from the Big Bang to where we are now, the design or pattern beneath the physical world that activates the continuous emergence of greater consciousness, freedom and order in the universe comes into sharper focus. In essence, we discover the hidden 'Code of Evolution'.
In the pre-scientific era, this Code has been revealed by mystics for millennia. Western traditions have alluded to the last days and intimations of a new life after death as 'a new heavens and a new earth; a new Jerusalem; Paradise'. Now, in VISIONS, we make visible and viable the mystery of the next stage of human evolution as we present the 21st century's potential for the next stage of life based on the harmonious use of our new capacities in the spiritual, social and scientific realms.
VISIONS touches the 'transcendent yearnings' of life itself within us; life that when it hits a limit to its own growth either goes extinct or innovates and transforms itself as it repeatedly has done during our great 14 billion year tradition. In VISIONS, futurist Barbara Marx Hubbard will bring together some of the greatest minds of our time to reveal the potential for the next stage of human evolution, the next turn on the spiral of 'Our Story'. VISIONS will take us across the 'evolutionary gap' from here -- a warring, polluting, over-populating species on the brink of self destruction, to there, -- a cocreative, universal humanity at the dawn of the first Universal Age of Conscious Evolution, a future filled with infinite possibilities.
UPCOMING FRIEND EVENTS
MAY 12: 1:30 pm San Jose Dowsers blog, San Jose: Blueprint for Life--Your Life Purpose at Your Fingertips with Richard Unger.
MA& 17: 7:00 pm Silicon Valley Health Institute, Palo Alto: Robert Jay Rowen, MD speaks on "Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation "
MARCH 15: 7:00 pm RAHM: Metaphysical Exploration Group,Novato: (check their website)
INFORMATION ABOUT THE
FOUNDATION FOR MIND-BEING RESEARCH
The Foundation was established in 1980 to assist in the evolution of consciousness studies and to help bring this new field into wider recognition as a bona fide science. The interdisciplinary nature of the field is reflected in the activities of the organization and in the breadth of interests of its members who currently represent areas of engineering, science, medicine, the humanities, and the arts.
With its major focus on facilitating the development of an integrated model of consciousness, the Foundation provides encouragement and resources to a rather unique group of creative researchers and scientists with the objective of betterment of the individual, the society, and the environment.
Because of the special nature of scientific inquiry in this area, the Foundation is interested in building its regular membership with competent individuals who:
- are open to a multidisciplinary approach to knowledge
- recognize they are an integral part of any experiment in which they choose to participate
- know and are prepared to expand their own level of consciousness
The intention is to develop high standards of credibility in all research activities and publications.
Donations made to the Foundation are tax deductible.
The Foundation is incorporated under the laws of the State of California and operates as a non-profit scientific research organization under IRS code 509 (a)2 with tax exempt status under section 501 (c)3.
Foundation for Mind-Being Research
P.O. Box 449, Los Altos, Ca 94023-0449