Archives for January 2013
Post title: "Something Other Than"
(Jan 15 2013 at 01:00 PM)
Godel's incompleteness theorem is not only accepted mathematics, but the first theorem to be subjected to formal proof by means of a computer. The theorem says that maybe 2 + 2 is not always 4, which is hard for many mathematicians to swallow (google "Is Arithmetic Consistent?"), and the reason arithmetic may contain some contradictions is the axiom of extension, the method of proof used to demonstrate that the finite case implies all cases.
If we have assumptions that produce no contradicti
Post title: From the Temples in Egypt
(Jan 11 2013 at 11:44 PM)
I've been studying a couple of illustrations Apech turned me onto- from the temples in Egypt, a long time ago. You might find this useful, with regard to the sacrum and L5:
"I would suggest that the reed that the god is holding on either side of the pillar represents the horizontal ilio-lumbar ligaments, that engage as the spine is relaxed upward from the sacrum in the movement of exhalation. The presence of the
Post title: Walking on the Ground of Reality
(Jan 9 2013 at 07:35 PM)
I'm writing lately about proprioception and sitting the lotus; I write for myself, first and foremost, but I'm hoping this approach will also serve for Westerners who want to learn to sit the lotus. I don't sit many sesshins, and I don't care if my sitting is ten minutes or 50; maybe I average about 30. It's about stretch, but it's also about subtle activity that takes place because of the stretch in the ligaments and fascia. These tissues can generate nerve impulses to contract muscles to re
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