Spokes 8: Table of Contents

Spokes : The Hub of Being   Table of Contents   229 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 Evaluation
        Dualism
        Monism
            Matterism
                Matterism Debunked
                    Plants Take A Chance
                    Slime Molds
                    Brainless
                    Placebos
                        Placebo Belief
                        Mr. Wright
                        Knee Pain
                        Parkinson’s Disease
                        Poison Ivy
                        Associative Placebos
                        Shocking Expectation
                    White Coat
                    Nocebos
                        Prisoners of War
                    Sugar, Willpower & Belief
                    Happy Bones
                    Lonely Hearts
                    Cellular Effects of Meditation
                    Sleepwalking
                    Out-of-Body Experiences
                        Near-Death Experiences
                    Pupil Dilation
                    Vision
                        Blind Spot
                        Visual Acuity
                        Squirrel Eyes
                        Owls
                        Motion Detection
                        Blinking
                        Dragonflies
                        Robber Flies
                        Houseflies
                        Insect Night Vision
                        Scallops
                        Vision Systems
                Epistemology
            Energyism
                Idealism
                Neutral Monism
                    The Language of Reality
                    Complexity
                    Natural Order
                        Wasan
                        Complex Numbers
                        Phase Transitions
    Principles
        Diversity
            Defects
        Continuity
        Entanglement
            Quantum Entanglement
            Ambient Entanglement
                Evolutionary Entanglement
                    Plant Metabolites
                    Mind Meld
                    Synchronized Heartbeats
            The Theory of Everything
                Information
            Interfaces
                Quantization
                Thermalization
                Physics & Chemistry
                    The Spectral Gap
                    Semiconductor Sandwich
                    Photosynthesis
                Abiogenesis
                Evolution
        Ignorance
    The Biology of Existence
        Life
    Coherence
    Noumenon
    God
        Monotheistic Idealism
    Empiricism
    The Nature of Reality
        Eastern Essences
            The Tao
            Yoga
        Subjectivity & Objectivity
    Synopsis
The Mind
    Restlessness
        Daydreams
    Mind-Body Association
    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
        Reincarnation
    Synposis
Realization
    Gurus
            Meher Baba
            Anandamayi Maa
            Nisargadatta Maharaj
            Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
            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
    In Perspective
    Synposis
Conclusion
Glossary
People
Index