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DIMENSIONS, DENSITY AND SPACE
There has been some talk these days about the earth ascending in space to a higher dimension. I explored this topic briefly a few weeks ago just as many astrologers were alleging that the Age of Aquarius was to begin on December 21st, that being the winter solstice. Also, this was the day of the Great Convergence when Jupiter and Saturn aligned for the first time in almost 800 years.
Many say that this means the earth has moved or is moving, into the Fifth Dimensional frequency which might be understood as an energetic step up into a higher, refined zone of reality.
Since we remain physically in the third dimension and emotionally in the fourth, this would suggest our earth still has a way to go, especially if there are eleven or twelve dimensions in this universe as some physicists suggest. But maybe that’s about to change confirm to earth’s higher field of energy. I hope so since that would mean peace, love and happiness on earth… with or without a VW bus.
I make some speculations about the Age of Aquarius in a couple of other posts that you may wish to review.
Ascending into 5D https://digitalbloggers.com/relationships/are-we-moving-to-5d
The Dawning of the Age of Aquarius https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/dawning
As I understand it, each dimension is an octave on the spectrum of reality that experiences physicality differently since energy crystalizes in its own holon frequency. For more information on the topic of holons, go to the post: What's a Holon? https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/what-is-a-holon
This brings us to the enduring questions of the relationship between matter and spirit. Some of the most insightful quotes I have come across on this are by Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976), Nobel Prize in Physics (1932). Here are some of my favourites by him.
I assert the nature of all reality is spiritual, not material or a dualism of matter and spirit. The hypothesis that its nature can be, to any degree, material does not enter into my reckoning, because we understand now that matter, the putting together of the adjective material and the noun nature does not make any sense.
Is the nature of reality material or spiritual or a combination of both? I will first ask another question. Is the ocean composed of water or waves, or of both? Interpreting the term material (physical)… corresponds to the waves, not to the water of the ocean of reality.
The solid substance of things is another illusion. It too is a fancy projected by the mind into the eternal world. We have chased the solid substance from the continuous liquid of the atom, from the atom to the electron, and there we have lost it. Actualities have been lost in the exigencies of the chase.
Insofar as supernaturalism is associated with the denial of strict causality, I can only answer that that is what the modern scientific development of the quantum theory brings us to.
In comparing the certainty of things spiritual and things temporal, let us not forget this: mind is the first and most direct thing in our experience, all else is remote inference.
There are several other quantum physicists who had statements similar to this. I have collected a number of these quotes in this blog post.
Physicist's Quotes https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/quotes
In this post, I have included a couple of excerpts from my yet unpublished Elysium’s Passage novel series to illustrate how density is relative to the dimensional field energy exists. As indicated in The Summit below, water is a good analogy, where it might be experienced as either vapour, liquid or solid. But rather than restate these observations, I will leave these considerations to the discussions below.
For those not familiar with Elysium’s Passage (novel series), let me clarify that most of these discussions happen in an alternative Sixth Dimension reality. James, the protagonist, finds himself in this world with a couple of others, even while his physical earth plane body remains in a coma in London.
Excerpt from chapter 8 of Elysium’s Passage: The Ascent
‘As I’m sure you know,’ Mo said, ‘Aristotelian metaphysics was called First Philosophy or the Principles of Being, which addressed the question of being, qua being, and the integration of all knowledge, both within and without.
‘For millennia, it was a respectable academic discipline, but now the concept of metaphysics is largely dismissed by both science and religion. Perhaps they fear their separate orthodoxies will be compromised by becoming admixed with the other’s dogma.
‘They have very different and disparate containers for their separate and mutually exclusive cosmologies which often causes them to war against each other. Rather than determining who’s right, they would be better off and more whole by discovering how their perspectives may inclusively fit and balance each other.
‘Metaphysics, being interdisciplinary by nature, could facilitate this integration. That’s what the prefix meta does when conjoined with the word physics. But unfortunately, in this era of separation and alienation, neither camp wants to have any of this.’
‘That’s another fascinating subject for discussion,’ I said. ‘But let’s first go back and clarify things: my body, my clothing and this unlit cigar – are you saying they’re nothing more than spiritual substance? How can Spirit have substance? I’m not so sure many scientists would agree with that.’
‘I’m sure not many would,’ Mo said. ‘But most of the really smart ones do… at least in a fashion. They understand the word substance means much more than what is considered material. So, let’s briefly go over this again to help you understand things.
‘As we’ve said, all that’s experienced, whether in heaven, earth or somewhere else, originates as a conscious thought. Only Spirit knows itself because that’s all there is even when manifested as crystallized perception in unlimited ways. Professor Bohm referred to this as frozen light enfolded within the hidden, implicate domain that expresses itself in the explicate order we understand and experience as reality.
‘A rather interesting description don’t you think, James? Now consider where Genesis states, let there be light, in as much as it is understood to give form to the void, we could, with Bohm, call all form frozen light. Could we not refer to your spirit body as a light form, rather than just biological adaptation for the earth plane.
‘A rather intriguing mix of metaphysics, religion and science,’ I said. ‘Which reminds me of something I read while working on my thesis; I think it was Berkeley saying something about a choir and furniture in heaven. These objects, he suggested, are examples of thoughts existing in the Mind of God.’
‘In a roundabout way, that’s the point we’ve been trying to make,’ Eli said. ‘What’s considered to be physically solid, be it choirs or furniture, or anything else with discernible qualities, is but a temporal, electromagnetic pattern. The problem with objects is that their patterns don’t hold, be it a chocolate bar, an iceberg, the scent of perfume, your planet, or with your body. The perceived doesn’t last. But Mind, as the universal perceiver, well, that’s another matter.’
Attempting to inject some wit into the conversation, I said: ‘You mean to say, Mind… now that’s a different matter.’
‘Provided it is understood,’ Mo said, ‘that mind is not matter but what perceives matter as real, or what might be regarded as particle matter manifesting through the interpretation (collapse), of quantum wave patterns. In essence, Mind is one with Source, and therefore, unlike matter, non-substantial, unconditional, ineffable, and undefinable. We experience it as consciousness. It is through the mind’s thoughts that we become aware of our existence.’
‘No matter what,’ I said, attempting another clever play on words.
‘That’s correct, no matter what,’ Mo said with a smirk. ‘There’s nothing more real than that which gives form to all outward existence, or should I say, what creates outward appearances. Without conscious thoughts, there is no sensation.’
‘So, you’re saying that when you come right down to it, nothing else is real… is that right?’
‘Let me ask you if your material body in London is any more real than the body you are now experiencing; the one I’m looking at? If so, for how long is it real? And when it dies, how real is it? Can you even say it was real while it remained in form?
‘At best, we might say it was a temporal pattern of mind-stuff. Forms are patterns that constantly change until the bond no longer holds. In that sense we may say forms don’t exist per se, they’re only temporary arrangements of energetic essence patterns that manifest, reconfigure then dissolve.
‘Even planets cease to exist in their form, but their essence always exists in an etheric timeline, as does your spirit essence since it’s a thought-form of the divine Spirit. What Source has thought can never be unthought or forgotten. Forever you remain an evolving, or perhaps at times a devolving, expression of Source contained within various dimensions in which you currently reside, such as this spirit body.’
‘Considering, all this, are you telling me what most of the world believes about physical existence is wrong?’
‘It depends on what you mean by physical,’ he said. ‘Most seem to believe that physicality is limited to various material expressions, which explains why the world’s understanding of reality remains so upside down, inside out and backwards. The illusion sees matter, not spirit; it sees effects, not causes; it sees what’s temporal, never what’s eternal; it sees the plain, never the Mountain; it sees with the eyes, but never with vision.
‘This perception Mo speaks of is not divine,’ Eli said, ‘but a phantom of the distorted ego-mind.’ You will soon understand everything comes back to Consciousness, which is not separate from Source but is Source, the One of all that is.
‘When you understand that union is the one in the many and the many in the one, you will understand your hidden reality. But that’s another topic for another time when you are ready.’
From Chapter 1, Elysium’s Passage: The Summit
‘It all started with Descartes, but as I said before, it was not long after his arrival on our side, he recognized the folly of unwittingly created a dual distinction between matter and spirit. After that, it was only a matter to time before intellectuals in philosophy and science dropped the spiritual, and embraced the material. As I’m sure you realize, that’s why no one speaks of spirit in your philosophy and science departments anymore.’
‘So, are you telling me matter doesn’t matter?’ I said, wishing to take Mo in a less political direction.
‘Let me jump in to answer that,’ Eli said. ‘Matter does matter, depending on how we understand it. When we think of it as something inert and separate from spirit, we banish ourselves from Eden’s garden.
‘However, when it’s rightfully understood to be a vibratory manifestation of spirit, then Spirit is rightly understood to be the substrate of what’s material, and that is. Your spirit body appears to have physical existence because it does, albeit in a higher vibratory octave than your earth plane body.’
‘I know you often say that,’ I said, ‘but I think that’s something one might find in the Bhagavad-Gita!’
‘And why should that be a problem,’ Mo said, ‘as if the West has the only valid perspective on reality. But if you prefer the Western bias, let’s use an analogy from empirical science. Think of the iceberg that sank the Titanic. Can you see it? Icebergs are like floating concrete blocks. And yet, in truth, the ice is only an aggregation of crystallized hydrogen and oxygen atoms which at one time were just vapour mists in the air having no material form.
‘But notice what an invisible electromagnetic pattern can do when colliding with another electromagnetic pattern called the Titanic. When the vapour form is altered to a liquid form and eventually a solid form after freezing, we sudden call this collection of molecules physical. Which, of course, it is. In fact, physical enough to sink ships! And yet, it was just H2O vapour that manifested into a dense electromagnetic pattern of molecules, much like your body in London is a manifested pattern of your soul.’
‘Likewise,’ Mo said, ‘thought in the mind of God, when perceived through the filter of our consciousness, crystallizes, by analogue, like an electromagnetic pattern of dense ice. It’s what we do, whenever we collapse the wave into what many still believe are particles of material substance.
‘So now, if you will, try to imagine matter as being patterns of crystallized thought-forms derived from our divine Source through the agency of our minds, which in turn, are of the divine Mind. When you think about this, it’s the only logical explanation that explains empirical reality. Not surprisingly, that’s because only it is true. And so, there’s no need for turtles all the way down.
‘Unfortunately, the world is in the habit of interpreting material manifestations as tangible particles, inherently real, independent and separate. Anything to the contrary seems too ridiculous to consider from the earth plane’s perception of reality. And yet the New Physics, with its tentative understanding of conscious entanglement, is beginning to take the world beyond its fixation with material solidity.
 Meta might be defined as the abstraction between the thing and the event, or the physical (thing) with the spirit (event). When used as a prefix from its Greek origins, it has the meaning of beside, among, with or after.
 Entropy is the second law of thermodynamics, also defined as the tendency for things to deteriorate from a state of ordered complexity to simplicity, fragmentation and demise.
 The word ego is the Latin word for I, popularized by Freud, first written about in Germany in 1787. See Appendix ‘D’ for further discussion on this
 I refer again to David Bohm’s term frozen light.
 The old expression: It’s turtles all the way down, is in reference to the supposed philosophical problems of infinite regression based on the logical Unmoved Mover paradox.
I"ll conclude this post with an article that I think is relevant to this topic of dimension, as it relates to our brain.
The Human Brain Builds Structures in 11 Dimensions
Groundbreaking research finds that the human brain creates multi-dimensional neural structures.
The brain continues to surprise us with its magnificent complexity. Groundbreaking research that combines neuroscience with math tells us that our brain creates neural structures with up to 11 dimensions when it processes information. By "dimensions," they mean abstract mathematical spaces, not other physical realms. Still, the researchers "found a world that we had never imagined," said Henry Markram, director of the Blue Brain Project, which made the discovery.
The goal of the Blue Brain Project, which is based in Switzerland, is to digitally create a “biologically detailed” simulation of the human brain. By creating digital brains with an “unprecedented” level of biological information, the scientists aim to advance our understanding of the incredibly intricate human brain, which has about 86 billion neurons.
To get a clearer vision of how such an immense network operates to form our thoughts and actions, the scientists employed supercomputers and a particular branch of math. The team-based its current research on the digital model of the neocortex that it finished in 2015. They probed the way this digital neocortex responded by using the mathematical system of algebraic topology. It allowed them to determine that our brain constantly creates very intricate multi-dimensional geometrical shapes and spaces that look like "sandcastles".
Without using algebraic topology, a branch of mathematics that describes systems with any number of dimensions, visualizing the multi-dimensional network was impossible.
Utilizing the novel mathematical approach, researchers were able to see the high degree of organization in what previously seemed like "chaotic" patterns of neurons.
"Algebraic topology is like a telescope and microscope at the same time. It can zoom into networks to find hidden structures—the trees in the forest—and see the empty spaces—the clearings—all at the same time," stated the study’s author Kathryn Hess.
The scientists first carried out tests on the virtual brain tissue they created and then confirmed the results by doing the same experiments on real brain tissue from rats.
When stimulated, virtual neurons would form a clique, with each neuron connected to another in such a way that a specific geometric object would be formed. A large number of neurons would add more dimensions, which in some cases went up to 11. The structures would organize around a high-dimensional hole the researchers called a “cavity”. After the brain processed the information, the clique and cavity vanished.
"The appearance of high-dimensional cavities when the brain is processing information means that the neurons in the network react to stimuli in an extremely organized manner. It is as if the brain reacts to a stimulus by building then razing a tower of multi-dimensional blocks, starting with rods (1D), then planks (2D), then cubes (3D), and then more complex geometries with 4D, 5D, etc. The progression of activity through the brain resembles a multi-dimensional sandcastle that materializes out of the sand and then disintegrates."
The significance of the discovery lies in allowing us greater understanding into "one of the fundamental mysteries of neuroscience - the link between the structure of the brain and how it processes information,” elaborated Kathryn Hess in an interview with Newsweek.
The scientists look to use algebraic topography to study the role of "plasticity" which is the process of strengthening and weakening of neural connections when stimulated - a key component in how our brains learn. They see further application of their findings in studying human intelligence and formation of memories.
The research was published in the Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience.
If you find such topics as spirit, matter and dimensions interesting, there are several other posts similar to these on the Elysium’s Passage Blog site. Find the URL links at Blog Post Links to Elysium's Passage https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/ep-blog-posts
SUMMARY OF ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE: THE SUMMIT
This the first in a series of five Elysium narrations regarding a young British philosopher named James Phillips, who finds himself living in an altered state of reality while still remaining on earth.
After experiencing a near-fatal fall while climbing to the summit of a remote mountain in the Andes, James awakens in a new dimension. He soon encounters two mysterious beings who provide him with a very different perspective on the nature of his existence. Over the next year, before his body recovers from the coma, he is challenged to re-examine his understanding of life’s meaning and purpose far beyond anything he previously believed or could believe.
An engaging and sometime surreal adventure with intimations of impending romance, the narrative explores the most important questions about life, death, reality, and our ultimate destiny.
The Plains of Elysium (Champs-Élysées) was described by Homer, Hesiod, Virgil, and many other poets as the paradisiac afterlife realm reserved for heroes. As the title suggests, this is about a journey through a passage that leads towards Elysium’s exciting realm of existence.
To read a sample press review at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/05/prweb15515775.htm
The following comments are excerpts from among the first readers, including a number of Amazon five star reviews. To read the full reviews, go to READER REVIEWS on www.elysiumspassage.com or directly at https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/reader-reviews
"A delightful mix of fantasy, reality, conjecture, and humour; Mr Meyers draws the reader into the story with a gentle narrative that captures the imagination, leaving one anxious to get to the next page drawing you into his exceptional world.”
"Quietly, gently, and without imposition, the Author unfolds the pages, creating an intricate, interlocking bridge spanning the chasm between mind and heart. Renewing, refreshing, restoring. In my bereavement, it was vigil and light…"
“Excellently written with an exceedingly deep understanding of this world and the next. The characters are very well written and engaging. I can't wait to complete this book!"
“Takes the reader on both a philosophical and spiritual journey, a journey that at times is both disquieting and tranquil. James, a British Philosopher, can be irreverent and caustic, traits that should have left me cringing, but instead made me laugh out loud. Elysium’s Passage is a fun, enlightening and remarkable book.”
“This is a masterful fantasy, becoming a real possibility, as the reader is drawn into the story. The Summit leaves you anxious for the next book in the series, yet also leaves you totally satisfied with the world you have just visited. Genius! An exciting yet calming experience that is not to be missed."
"There was hardly a page on which I did not find at least one sentence worthy of hi-lighting for future reference. In addition, I thoroughly enjoyed the main character, James, whose personality and passionate verbal exchanges with the other characters, kept me coming back for more. I am reading the book for a second time while I wait for the next one in this series to be made available."
“N.G. Meyers has clearly put a great deal of research and thought into what the afterlife may look like and I like his perspective. It’s an altogether welcoming and exciting vision. The book gives one a great deal to think about and a reassuring confidence that the end of our lives is truly the beginning of life in the next. I highly recommend it."
"I am really enjoying your book, it’s fantastic! It is so incredible and diversified that I can’t really explain it to other people, so what I say is just read this book. Thank you so much for the blessings that you’ve given the world!"
“The humour interjected into a serious discussion makes me laugh out loud. Totally unexpected....l may be in the presence of at least a master, if not a genius. A fair ride into reality... seeking that which is unseen, yet absolutely real.”
“An engaging story of adventure embracing man's deepest desire to search for meaning and purpose, N.G. Meyers takes the reader on an adventurous thought-provoking journey. This book has substance. It is a perfect blend of adventure and fantasy combined with spiritual philosophy. It ignited my imagination. The author magically weaves a good story laced with wit and humour together with deep philosophical wisdom. This book has it all!”
“An evolution in thought is triggered by many fresh philosophical themes which could inspire readers to re-think their reality and former ideologies that have dictated their lives… the author fires readers’ imaginations to view what could be possible when spirit vacates the body.”
“This is the book spiritual seekers have been waiting for. For me, it granted a great read as well as increased inspiration to live every day with a heightened sense of purpose. I highly recommend it.
“The Summit is capable of hooking readers and luring them to search for Book 2 to discover more about Dr. Philip’s surreal trek into the mysterious unknown universe. This thick book is well worth the read and to share…”
“Mind-blowing statements and speculation (‘…everyone is a non-physical thought form conceived in the Mind of God, preserved for all eternity because God’s thoughts never die…’). Many will find Meyers’ journey up the Mountain intriguing—and possibly even life-changing.” (BLUEINK REVIEW)
“In its effort to grapple with fundamental questions about the meaning of life, it raises questions that have echoed throughout the ages, including about where we come from, where we are going, who we are.” (CLARION REVIEW)
PENDING PUBLICATIONS IN THE SERIES
The Summit is now available for purchase. With the exception of the last novel, the other three have been written but still require more editing before publication.
The following titles in the Elysium's Passage series are projected to be released as follows:
THE ASCENT soon to be available
THE SUMMIT soon to be available
QUANTUM LEAPS summer 2021
SURREAL ADVENTURES summer 2021
MYSTICAL ROMANCE spring 2022
HE ELIXIR spring 2022
THE RETURN sometime in 2023
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