Spokes 8: Table of Contents

Spokes 8: The Hub of Being   Table of Contents   364 pages   {Notes}

Foreword
            Nisargadatta Maharaj

Reality
            Beyond Conception
    Perception
        Phenomena
    Energy
        The History of Energy
        Parsing Energy
        Bodily Energy
    Matter
    Space
    Time
    Forces
    Virtual Reality
        The Ground State
            Cold Running Hot
    Architecture
        Theory
        Dualism
            The Mind-Body Problem
        Monism
            Matterism
                    Plants Take A Chance
                    Slime Molds
                    Brainless
                Placebos
                    Mr. Wright
                    Knee Pain
                    Parkinson’s Disease
                    Poison Ivy
                    Associative Placebos
                    Shocking Expectation
                    White Coat
                Nocebos
                    Prisoners of War
                    Relief Without Belief
                    Sugar, Willpower & Belief
                    Happy Bones
                    Lonely Hearts
                    Subconscious Awareness
                    Sleepwalking
                Out-of-Body Experiences
                    Remote Viewing
                Near-Death Experiences
                    Terminal Lucidity
                    Pupil Dilation
                Vision
                    Blind Spot
                    Visual Acuity
                    Squirrel Eyes
                    Avian Eyes
                    Owls
                    Motion Detection
                    Blinking
                    Dragonflies
                    Robber Flies
                    Houseflies
                    Insect Night Vision
                    Scallops
                    Fruit Fly Larvae
                    Vision Systems
                    Warnowiids
                    Photoreceptors
                    Vocalization
            Energyism
                Idealism
                Neutral Monism
                    The Language of Reality
                    Complexity
                    Natural Order
                        Wasan
                        Complex Numbers
                        Phase Transitions
    Principles
        Diversity
            Variability
        Continuity
        Entanglement
            Quantum Entanglement
            Ambient Entanglement
                Evolutionary Entanglement
                    Plant Metabolites
                    Mind Meld
                    Synchronized Heartbeats
            The Theory of Everything
                Information
            Interfaces
                Quantization
                Thermalization
                Molecules
                    The Spectral Gap
                    Gas-Liquid Interface
                    Semiconductor Sandwich
                    Photosynthesis
                Abiogenesis
                Evolution
        Desire
        Ignorance
    The Biology of Existence
        Life
    Coherence
    Noumenon
    The Nature of Reality
        Eastern Essences
            The Tao
            Yoga
        Subjectivity & Objectivity
    Synopsis

The Mind
    Restlessness
        Daydreams
    Mind-Body Association
    The Descent of Ignorance
    Synopsis

Consciousness
    States of Consciousness
        Awareness
        Transcendence
        Enlightenment
            Bliss
        Toward Realization
    The Mechanics of Consciousness
                    First Impressions
        Constural in Unity Consciousness
    Synposis

The Soul
    Afterlife
            Memories
                Ghosts
                    White House Ghosts
        Reincarnation
    Presences
    Synposis

Realization
    Gurus
            Paramahansa Yogananda
            Meher Baba
            Anandamayi Maa
            Nisargadatta Maharaj
            Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
            Eckhart Tolle
            Ishi Nobu
    Teachings
    Praxis
        Being Present
                    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
        Belief
        Desire
        Emotions
            Praxis
        The Mind
            Meditation
                How to Mediatate
                    Pranayama
                    Choosing a Mantra
            Minding
                Mindfulness
            Concepts
        Lifestyle
    Legend
    Synposis

Conclusion

Glossary
People
Index