“The Universe shivers with wonder in the depth of the human.”
Mathematical cosmologist, professor at The California Institute for Integral Studies
An Introduction to
One of the most exciting ideas that unites physics, cosmology, and the mystery of life is the very ancient and yet for some, the very new theory that Consciousness is primary. Whatever Consciousness is, it has always been here, timelessly aware.
“It was said by Epicurus, and he was probably right, that all philosophy takes its origin from philosophical wonder…it is precisely the common features of all experience, such as characterize everything we encounter, which are the primary and most profound occasion for astonishment…”
Nobel Prize winning physicist and philosopher
from My View of the World
PhD Candidate at the California Institute of Integral Studies
Francie White is a theorist and practitioner in the science and art of nutritional psychology as well as a creative force investigating and teaching about philosophies of consciousness. She has a 35 year history at the forefront of treatment for all types of disordered eating, which parallels her abounding interest in the deeper questions about the nature of reality, and the importance of resurrecting wonder within the journey of human life.
Dare to trust that self-inquiry is a portal to your Truth.
Within that truth, right smack within your inner life, is the golden thread to your emergence, as ideas, imagination, your form of genius takes your life to a new level.
Latest Musings on Consciousness
AN INTEGRAL RECOVERY MODEL FOR EATING & BODY IMAGE : A Dissertation Proposal in Consciousness Studies & Eating Disorder Recovery
Based on Jean Gebser and Brain Swimme's Evolution of Consciousness and Cosmology Theories Francie A. White California Institute of Integral Studies Abstract Anorexia nervosa will be explored within the context of consciousness evolution, using Jean Gebser's unique...
Consciousness: There are several different types and definitions of the use of the term consciousness. Here are a few: 1) To be awake and aware versus unconscious as in asleep or passed out. 2) To have an advanced, studied perspective of something like…. “she is very...
Kindness Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, what you counted and carefully saved, all this must go so you know how desolate the landscape can be...
“Our world view and cosmology, which defines the context for everything else, is profoundly affected by the degree to which all our faculties–intellectual, imaginative, aesthetic, moral, emotional, somatic, spiritual, relational–enter the process of knowing.
How we approach ‘the other,’ and how we approach each other, will shape everything, including our own evolving self and the cosmos in which we participate.”
Cosmos and Psyche :
Intimations of a New World View
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