Tensegrity Revisited

The term “tensegrity” was coined by futurist Buckminster Fuller to describe a principal of design.  This principal states that in order for a structure to maintain its integrity, it must balance the forces placed upon it, inside and out.  His famous geodesic dome is a human-made example of tensegrity. Tensional integrity describes structures that are kept stable by  the...
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Cellular Buddhism

  A strange idea for sure until you learn how cells ‘decide’ what to do. First of all, a cell EITHER reproduces OR matures.  It can only do one at a time. What influences the cell’s choice is the physical tension on the cell and whether it’s ATTACHED to a surface.  When I used to grow cells in the lab, in plastic dishes, only when the surface was coated with certain...
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Using the “Law of 3″ to Make Change

Investigating the links between science and spiritual traditions, I’ve discovered an uncanny quality in biology, architecture and spirituality I call threeness. A code of 3 is hidden in our cells and molecules. The genetic code is  made up of 3 letters.  AAA     ATA   GCT Our brains are called TRIune constructed of 3 anatomically and functionally different areas – brain stem,...
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Letting go

A while back a friend and I were talking about cancer. He’s a long-term survivor and has groups for people with cancer.  As a medical scientist who did  cancer research for years (funded by NIH, ACS) I like to learn about people’s healing experiences.  He told me the one common factor in the folks who went into remission, who ‘shouldn’t have’ – they let go...
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