Shelves: shamanism Of Darwin he says: "Here was a shaman among scientists. But mostly the book only pages before notes is him digging up intelligence research in journals and visiting the scientists concerned. Bee cognition: "Though bees have brains the size of pinheads, they can master abstract rules Plants learn, remember and decide, without Of Darwin he says: "Here was a shaman among scientists. Plants learn, remember and decide, without brains. The slime investigator suggests that Christianity has put too big a divide between humans and other organisms, and the Western mind is very very reluctant to cross.
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Cancel anytime. People who bought this also bought In a first-person narrative of scientific discovery that opens new perspectives on biology, anthropology, and the limits of rationalism, The Cosmic Serpent reveals how startlingly different the world around us appears when we open our minds to it. Tafur helps us to understand why. Too often, the Western medical approach fails to address the emotional dimension of illness.
This is where traditional plant medicines, with their ability to alter consciousness and open channels of communication to our emotions, offer so much promise. Then, in a dramatic and electrifying change, described by scientists as "the greatest riddle in human history," all the skills and qualities that we value most highly in ourselves appeared already fully formed, as though bestowed on us by hidden powers.
Less well known is that many Western peoples made this same assertion. There are, in fact, two modes of cognition available to all human beings - the brain-based linear and the heart-based holistic. The heart-centered mode of perception can be exceptionally accurate and detailed
Intelligence in Nature: An Inquiry Into Knowledge
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