Navigating a Fractal World: Civilisational Renewal towards Sustainability

Eric Winkel, Independent Researcher


Abstract


There is a conception of the Earth, the cosmos, and reality lost sometime in the 17th century (replaced by quantity, rationality, and attacks against the spiritual, the feminine, and the mythical). The present article seeks to view and consider the details of the old conception and their intriguing connections to bits and pieces of new sciences, new physics, and mathematics that deal with a world which does not look like the modern one (and which actually looks quite old).

Keywords


earth, cosmos, spiritual, the feminine, the mythical, fractal, phase space, Möbius strip, quaternions, geometries of space-time

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