In The Powers of the Universe, cosmologist Brian Swimme identifies eleven powers that are present everywhere and throughout time in the universe. By examining these powers, Dr. Swimme reveals the characteristics of the universe that exist in the sub atomic particles, the elements, the galaxies, stars, supernovas, planets, continents, oceans, life and humans. Program Titles: 0. Seamlessness 1. Centration 2. Allurement 3. Emergence 4. Homeostasis 5. Cataclysm 6. Synergy 7. Transmutation 8. Transformation 9. Interrelatedness 10. Radiance
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If we can learn the inner dynamcis of the universe, we are on our way to understanding who we are and our vital role in the future of our planet; indeed the whole Cosmic Drama. And what better guide to help us understand and access these powers than Brian Swimme? I've always heard that Life is One. Now through these illuminating lectures I'm learning just how connected everything is. Fasten your seat belt. You're in for quite a ride. --Helen Prejean, author of "Dead Man Walking" --Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking
Few are better teacher than Brian Swimme of how contemporary science could enable us to shift our view of the universe and ourselves, and potentially how we live together. Don't be deceived, "The Powers of the Universe, is not just about the stars and galaxies but the universal forces that are within us, individually and collectively, if we become courageious enought to start to work with them. --Peter M. Senge, Founding Chair of the Society for Organizational Learning and Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology --Peter M. Senge, Founding Chair of the Society for Organizational Learning and Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
An urgent pleas to awaken to nothing less than a global-centric perspective and a passionate call to redefine the role we are playing in the drama of creation. Brian Swimme makes it unavoidably clear that this world that gave birth to us sentient humans now desperately needs us to awaken to our true nature as the consciousness of the cosmos itself. --Andrew Cohen, Founder of EnlightenNext magazine. --Andrew Cohen, Founder of EnlightenNext magazine
Brian Swimme is a professor of cosmology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. He brings the context of story to our understanding of the 13.7 billion year trajectory of the universe. Such a story, he feels, will assist in the emergence of a flourishing Earth community. Most recently Swimme co-wrote and hoted the 60 minute film "Journey of the Universe," broadcast nationally on PBS television and winner of the Nothern California Emmy for Best Documentary 2011.
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