The Psyche As Interaction: Electromagnetic Patterns of Conscious Energy began as a journey to explain one person’s paranormal experiences. Manya Long's initial intention focused on answering questions about her own unique experiences. However, through her research, she quickly realized her conclusions had the potential to change the way we all view the world. She looks closely at the fields of mathematics, physics, psychology, music, religion, neurophysiology and parapsychology, and ruminates on their greater purpose in application to philosophy. This book explains her journey, findings, and conclusions.
The purpose of this work is to encourage mastery of one's own destiny, and free thought. The importance of this work lies not only in the conclusions drawn, but in the methodology employed by the author. By questioning the established understanding of disciplines, and linking them to one another in order to boost comprehension of their underlying meaning, we as human create new planes of enlightenment. The Psyche As Interaction examines how interdisciplinary blending brings intellectual and intuitive expansion. Through a-typical interdisciplinary research, Manya Long fearlessly tackles gaps in standard academic explanations, and uses research from multiple fields to conclude: a wide lens assists in creating a full picture of the universal consciousness. Sometimes, this creates more questions than are answered. But this is fundamental in the quest for universal understanding. Through questioning, we expand our consciousness.
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Essential Terminology, Research, & Further Reading
"Intellectual curiosity is the foundation of free thought", says Manya Long. "They are symbiotic, willing one another into greatness."
From the Bilbliography of The Psyche As Interaction:
Transformations of the Myth Through Time, Joseph Campbell, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York (1990) (ISBN 0-06-055189-5). A collection of lectures from Joseph Campbell - they give insight into how myth has shaped and defined human civilization.
Quantum Theory, David Bohm, Dover Publications, Inc., New York (1951, 1979), (ISBN:0-486-65969-0). This work takes the discussion of quantum theory to more creative territory, allowing quantum physics to be more accessible.
Wholeness and the Implicate Order, David Bohm, ARK Paperbacks, London and New York (1983) (ISBN 0-7448-0000-5). Another work on theoretical physics, this book delves into the connectivity of the universe.
The World According to Wavelets: The Story of a Mathematical Technique in the Making, Second Edition, Barbara Burke Hubbard, A. K. Peters, Ltd., Wellesley, Massachusetts (1998) (ISBN 1-56881-072-5). A work on the latest field developments in advanced applied mathematics, it connects mathematics to digital mathematical needs.
The Science of Sound, Thomas D. Rossing, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Reading Massachusetts (ISBN 0-201-06505-3). This is a introductory text to the science of acoustics.
Sensory Inhibition, Georg von Békésy, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ (1967) (Library of Congress Card Catalog Number 66-17713). This work approaches the science of brain inhibition and motor function from psychological roots.
Presence of the Past (Morphic Resonance and the Habits of Nature), Rupert Sheldrake, Vintage Books, New York (1988) (ISBN 0-394-75990-7). This book discusses the shared experienced of nature in the context of a historical collective consciousness.
The Special Theory of Relativity, David Bohm, W.A. Benjamin, New York (1965). Written in the form of recorded lectures, this work carefully explains the Theory of Relativity in accessible terms.
The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of Language and the Brain, Terrence W. Deacon, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, (1997) (ISBN 0-393-03838-6). This book approaches the collected consciousness from the context of historical shared experience through evolution over time.
Synchronicity: The Bridge Between Matter and Mind, F. David Peat, Bantam Books, New York ((1987) (ISBN 0-553-34321-1). Peat discusses physics theory in historical context and applies it to modernity, focusing on the power to create with thought.
The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism, Second Edition, Fritjof Capra, Bantam New Age Books, New York (1983) (ISBN 0-553-26379-X). Capra discusses physics in terms on the spiritual connectivity to the universe, and ancient religious such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Taoism.
The Psychology of Ritual, Murray Hope, Element Books Limited, Longmead, England (1988) (ISBN 1-85230-043-4). This book delves into the ritualistic behavior of humanity being derived from collective thought over time, and a psychological need for pattern.
The Nature of the Chemical Bond, Third Edition, Linus Pauling, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York (1960) (ISBN 0-8014-03330-2). A groundbreaking work which defined molecular structure in the context of quantum theory.
Number and Time, Studies in Jungian Thought, Reflections Leading Toward Unification of Depth Psychology and Physics, Marie Louise von Franz (translated by Andrea Dykes, James Hillman, General Editor), Northwestern University Press, Evanston (1974) (Library of Congress Card Catalog Number 73-84647, ISBN 0-8101-0532-2). This book brings together the science of psychology and mathematics in order to apply actualization to though and unity.
The Mystery of the Aleph, Amir D. Aczel, Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, NY (2000) (ISBN:0-7434-2299-6). Aczel writes about the mind, thought, mathematics, and spirituality.
Light, R. W. Ditchburn, Ph.D., Unabridged Republication of 1961 Interscience Publishers Edition, Dover Publications, Inc., New York (1991) (ISBN 0-486-66667-0 (pbk.)). Ditchburn reconciles seemingly oppositional theories of light into one theory based in quantum physics.
Human Navigation and the Sixth Sense, Robin Baker, Simon and Schuster, New York (1981). This book discusses the Earth's magnetic fields in relation to the sixth sense of humanity, attempting to reconcile science and spiritualism.
Language and Mind, Enlarged Edition, Noam Chomsky, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1972) (Library of Congress Card Catalog Number 70-187121, ISBN 0-15-549257-8 (paperbound) and 0-15-147810-4 (hardbound)). This is a groundbreaking work in linguistic theory, focusing on the mind, thought, and human experience.
The Holographic Universe, Michael Talbot, Harper Perinnial, a Division of Harper Collins Publishers (1991) (Library of Congress Card Catalog Number 90-55555, ISBN 0-06-092258-3). Talbot's book uses mysticism to theorize about the realities of the universe's structure, discussing the universe in terms of a hologram metaphor.
The Gnostic Gospels, Elaine Pagels, Vintage Books (a division of Random House), New York (1979) (ISBN 0-679-72453-2 (pbk.)). The 52 alternative gospel texts discussed by Pagels illuminate further revelations about the historical Jesus, putting them in conflict with Christian tradition.
The Fractal Geometry of Nature, Benoit B. Mandelbrot, W. H. Freeman and Company, New York (1977, 1982, 1983), (ISBN 0-7167-1186-9). A book which discusses the patterns of light in the mathematical context of geometry.
The Physical World of Late Antiquity, S. Sambursky, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey ((1962) (ISBN 0-691-08476-9). A historical work focused on the Classical scientific theories.
Sacred Geometry: Philosophy and Practice, Robert Lawlor, Thames and Hudson, Ltd., London, 1982 (Reprinted 1997) (Library of Congress Card Catalog Number 88-51328, ISBN 0-500-81030-3). A work in which spirituality is the source of mathematical perfection, this book blends the religious with the scientific and mathematical.
The Origin of Satan, Elaine Pagels, Random House, New York, (1995) by Elaine Pagels (ISBN 0-679-40140-7). Pagels explores the roots of hatred against other groups by the Christian traditions, weaving a historical, spiritual and anthropological tale of Christian evolution over time.
Philosophical Foundations of Physics: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, Rudolf Carnap (Edited by Martin Gardner), Basic Books, Inc. (1966) (Library of Congress Card Catalog Number 66-16499). Carnap makes the history of science approachable with this work which blends the philosophical roots of scientific theory with the application of science.
Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Science, Hermann Weyl (Revised and Augmented English Edition Based on a Translation by Olaf Helmer), Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey (1949). This book grapples with the reconciliation of philosophy and science in a foundational text of the philosophy of science.
The Cosmic Code: Quantum Physics as the Language of Nature, Heinz R. Pagels, Bantam Books, New York (1982) (ISBN 0-553-24625-9). A book to help everyone navigate physics, even without a mathematical background.
"Ever since I was a child, I have always had a thirst for knowledge. I read voraciously, and covered a wide range of topics. This spectrum of interests set the stage for a love of academic research. The Psyche As Interaction is a culmination of my personal pursuit to understand the root of conscious thought. This book ties together transformative research of multiple disciplines, discusses the reason for existence, and hypothesizes how my source material ties together, creating a network of truths. I hope my book causes you to think, no matter your conclusions. If you are inspired to seek out further reading, I have complied a list of books, accompanied by short annotations, to help you begin. Remember: we are all products of our own reality. Make yours great." - Manya Long
More books of interest since the 2014 Revision of The Psyche As Interaction:
DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Dr. Rick Strassman - This work outlines, discusses and analyzes the origins and purpose of the DMT molecule. Scientist Rick Strassman theorized a spiritual component to this organic molecule, bridging the spiritual, philosophical, and scientific divides.
Consciousness and the Universe by Roger Penrose - Penrose focuses on the question of whether consciousness is the creator of the universe, or whether the universe exists without it. This work blends scientific inquiry with philosophical theory, as well as physics.
Thought as a System by David Bohm - Bohm discusses how thought is at the root of all human activity, throughout time and its critical role in creation of reality.
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking - From the most acclaimed theoretical physicist of our time, Hawking discusses the expanse of the universe, cosmology, and the origins of the universe.
Conscious Acts of Creation by Dr. William Tiller - This work discusses a new physics, one in which thought is the creator of reality.
Science and Human Transformation by Dr. William Tiller - This book falls into the category of a science dependent upon the ability to alter reality with consciousness. Pillard discusses how the awareness of this consciousness will enable humanity to evolve.
"I encourage all of those interested in pursuing a deeper understanding of the source of existence to read extensively. Agreeing with what you read is not significant - in fact, you should seek out what you deem controversial in order to stimulate personal growth. Expanding your consciousness is also about challenging your own perceptions. Read what you do not know, and do not limit yourself to what you think you may or may not understand. Struggle to achieve a new level of thought. Persistence and an absence of fear will be your guides to elevating the mind."
- Manya Long
Glossary Terms as defined in The Psyche As Interaction:
E/M Electromagnetic spectrum: Composed of electromagnetic waves, which are able to propagate without a medium, ranging from 101 (power and telephone waves) to 1024 (gamma rays). This spectrum includes what is perceived as visible light to humans, 1014 - 1015, which is in cycles per second (cps) or as is commonly known as frequency.
Electrons: The only stable elementary particles, which don’t have an internal structure (i.e., can’t be broken down any further, taus, muons and neutrinos, all of which are composed of, decay to or are the interaction of an electron) belonging to a family of particles called leptons, which includes photons.
Emotion: Noun, from the Latin emovere; verb, e-out; movere - to move, stir up, agitate, psychical excitation, to move out of the psyche.
The Fourier Transform, Analysis, Series: The transform shows that any wave can be written as an unique sum of sinewaves. The analysis shows that any wave, when confined by boundaries, is a rotating (circular) informational pattern composed of infinite coordinate points and can be decomposed into the frequencies (events/images) that compose it. The series shows that any periodic function (one that represents itself), such as a wave, can be expressed as a sum of sines and cosines.
Fractal geometry: An extension of classical geometry, whose author, French mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot, uses it to describe nature’s irregular shapes; for example, coastlines, lighting, leaves, etc.
Bell’s Theorem: A mathematical proof that demonstrates that reality is non-local, i.e., an event at a distance can influence an event locally. This interconnectedness of reality, i.e., Jung’s Unus Mundus, is the basis for the superluminal transfer of information, i.e., telepathy.
Brain wave clusters: Rhythmic electrical impulses arranged in frequency patterns; for example, fast beta waves, at 16 - 40cps, constitute the conscious state and slower alpha waves, at 8 - 15cps, constitute a relaxed state; whereas theta waves, at 5 - 8cps, constitute a meditative or near sleep state (this frequency also represents the base resonant frequency of all worldly phenomenon) and delta waves, at 0 - 4cps, represent the sleeping state.
Chakra: Sanskrit for “wheel”; these are seven energy centers located along the spine (our axis of symmetry), which are rotating energy vortices roughly corresponding to the colors red through purple (1014 on the electromagnetic spectrum as visible light to the human eye) and our organs from the base of the spine to the head.
All citations in the excerpts reference the full Bibliography in The Psyche As Interaction.
"“Who formed the things of sense after the pattern of the ideas?” was a question posed by Plato in one of his dialogues. Also, in Timaeus, Plato states “that the Creator of the world did this in looking on the eternal archetypes.”16
Just as Plato proposed in his theory of forms that ideas or thoughtforms were the models or archetypes from which objects were structured, his Doctrine of a World Soul is tantamount to Jung’s collective unconscious and Seth’s Framework 2.
Plato states in Timaeus that “there was a massive simultaneity of mathematical forms present in the ‘body of ideas’ following the example of which the visible world was created. Since these could not be translated into actual reality all at once, the demiurge created a revolving model so that the individual forms could manifest in a temporal succession, and in fact in accordance with the sequential arrangement of the natural numbers,” wrote Marie von Franz in Psyche and Matter.17
The immortality and transmigration of the soul is hinted at in the Meno Dialogue, along with the concept that ideas or thoughtforms were associative -- implying that they are circular and consequently magnetic by nature. The concept of the transmigration of the soul implies that ideas or thoughtforms are circular (i.e. a rotating electron as a circle produces simultaneously both electricity and magnetism) and consequently recurring in a linear sequence (i.e. time).
In The Essential Plato by Alain De Botton, the author in his introduction to Meno, one of Platos dialogues, summarizes that “This Dialogue contains the first intimation of the doctrine of reminiscence and of the immortality of the soul. It may be observed that the fanciful motion of preexistence is combined with a true view of the unity of knowledge, and of the association of ideas.”18 Socrates, in the dialogue is addressing a question posed by Meno:
Meno: What did they say?
Soc: They spoke of a glorious Truth, as I conceive.
Meno: What was that? And who were they?
Soc: Some of them were priests and priestesses; who have studied how they might be able to give reason of their profession: there have been poets also, such as the poet Pindar and other inspired men. And what they say is – mark now, and see whether their words are true – they say that the soul of man is immortal, and at one time has an end, which is termed dying, and at another time is born again, but is never destroyed. And the moral is that a man ought to live always in perfect holiness.19
These philosophic concepts are dusted off and put back in the spotlight 2,500 years later by Jung, a psychologist, and Seth, a channeled energy source.
Possibly alluding to the subconscious and conscious mind, in The Republic, Plato refers to the sphere of the intellect as having two subdivisions, “There are two subdivisions, in the lower of which the soul uses the figures given by the former division as images; the inquiry can only be hypothetical, and instead of going upwards to a principle descends to the other end; in the higher of the two, the soul passes out of hypothesis, and goes up to a principle which is above hypothesis, making no use of images as in the former case, but proceeding only in and through the ideas themselves.”20
Other ancient civilizations also had similar concepts for “the undifferentiated matrix of the unconscious, an existence bathed in the pre-egoid memories of the watery abyss of our life within the womb,”21 describes Jill Purce in The Mystic Spiral. “In ancient Egypt the primordial vibrational field (called nada in India) is called Nun, the primal ocean. It is the One imaged as undifferentiated cosmic substance,”22 explains Robert Lawlor in Sacred Geometry." Page 21-24
"Therefore, language, whether it be forward or backward speech, represents emotional choices, which a human makes as the “sum total of his worldly experiences” and is represented as the “deep structure” of forward speech for the conscious mind, or as the metaphoric expression of the collective unconscious as backward speech." Page 197
"“...there is no exteriorization of nature; everything is the mental, spiritual, and psychic manifestation of All That Is”. The universe is a three-dimensional emotional projection through the senses at 5-8cps. This is the same frequency as the human brain’s theta waves and the base resonate frequency of all worldly phenomenon. So that all worldly phenomenon is a holographic projection viewed on our visual cortex.
This phenomenal world springs into being or actualization within the first 5 billionth of a second during our .95-1s consciousness interval in accordance with inner models. These models are part of collective unconscious archetypal thought/frequency patterns. The patterns represent the 60,000 thoughts per day per person.
Thus, the infinite versions of the sinewave function are collapsed when a decision is made by the individual conscious at 5 billionth of a second. Actualization of what appears to be all worldly phenomenon during this conscious interval is starting to be built-up on individual visual cortexes at 5-8cps.
Consequently, physical forms are the linear, time-oriented succession of 150 images or resolutions being built up on our visual cortex. These images as archetypes then return to the overall energy of All That Is." Page 198-199
"The psyche (soul/mind), of which there is an aura camera photo proving the linear succession of images, which the soul creates as part of the psychological realm of All That Is, emotionally propels conscious energy outward as waves from the thought pattern field of the collective unconscious so that “The sinewave is the sum total of the waveform (thought form),” via the frequency image by the subconscious. These thought images correspond to the frequency range of 5-8 cps, which is the range of our theta brainwave patterns. These represent the materialization of objects for each of our conscious intervals. This actualization of objects starts at 5 billionth of a second or when there is 107 to 108 photons 5 feet away from the source: the source meaning your unactualized body which is pure energy consciousness. (see Part One Chapter Four: Numerical Field Structure of Thought.) These thoughtforms represent all earthly phenomena at their natural resonant frequency. So, in other words, the world of appearances, “the land of 1,000 forms,” is a holographic image that is formed individually and en masse as a physical expression of a spiritual and psychological realm and can be empirically proven with EEGs, EKGs and the aura camera. Our same senses (for example, sight, hearing, taste, touch and feel) that project the energy outward also act as analyzers of that same frequency, again by isomorphically utilizing the Fourier Transform, and transforming it at higher frequencies (by the conscious mind at 16 to 40 cps, beta waves), in order to create the illusion of density, which is matter (i.e., how a whirling propeller appears solid but is really composed of individual blades). Therefore, our conscious minds form a cohesive and coherent framework of the thought/frequency realm due to the limiting and screening ability of the reticular activating system (r. a. s.), (see: neurophysiological concepts) in order to promote effective survival behavior, which depends on linear time reactions. In other words, there is no exteriorization of nature; everything is the mental, spiritual and psychic manifestation of All That Is." Page 12-13
"Vibration, as movement, is the basis of the electromagnetic spectrum and is the result of the interaction, or confinement of a sinewave to the boundary of a spherical surface, or “the crossing of opposites”, which produces the holographic and dual aspects of electricity and magnetism." Page 201-202
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