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A New Model of History

January 30th, 2011 · No Comments

A New Model of History: Eonic Evolution The eonic effect shows a spectacular process of evolution in action, but the focus is not on cultures or civilizations, but on a master sequence that transcends those, operating on transitional pivot areas in short different time-slices, as with the Axial Age.

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When/what was the ‘Axial Age’??

October 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Does the Historical Jesus Matter? (yes, he does) …Jesus is certainly among the great axial age figures… This statement is a fallacy: the whole point is that the ‘Axial Age’ or ‘interval’ was a short period in which the seeds of many future elements were sown, among them the creation, later, of Christianity (and Judaism). […]

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History of the Old Testament, for secularists

October 24th, 2010 · No Comments

The Old Testament as ‘eonic data’, scroll down for an outline periodization of Old Testament history. We need to re-understand the Old Testament in secular terms, without the usual ‘god gibberish’ plastered over the account by later theologies. The result is much more insightful. We should note that the Old Testament leaves hints that its […]

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The Eonic Effect and American disintegration

October 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Revolutions Per Second: The Rebirth of Democracy One of the themes of WHEE is that of the ‘discrete freedom sequence’: the way that the emergence of democracy follows a pattern, and the way if fades away in the wake of that. We can see from the example from antiquity that the crisis point comes two […]

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Stream and sequence

October 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Stream and sequence This material on ‘stream and sequence’ was displaced in the fourth edition to the notes, but it can help in looking at the history/evolution in world history to use these concepts to see the way the stream of religion suddenly ‘fixed’ by the eonic sequence. We see two classic cases of that, […]

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Aryans, Hinduism, and a Buddhist Revolution

October 19th, 2010 · 12 Comments

Aryans, Hinduism, And a Buddhist Revolution There is a short take on the histroy of Indian religion in WHEE/4th, with some bibilographical references to Danielou who can be helpful, when you are ready. Til then the whole history is confusing.

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Germany, the eonic effect, the modern transition

October 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments

The German Genius: Europe’s Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution and the Twentieth Century by Peter Watson – reviewJames Buchan enjoys an encyclopedic account of Germany’s ‘idealism with efficiency’ To assess this phenomenon it is important to study the eonic effect and the place of Germany (et al.) in relation to the modern transition. The […]

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Trends toward empire

October 15th, 2010 · No Comments

The Curse of Mideonic Empire Looking at the eonic effect we see that empire arises in the ‘mideonic’ periods, while political advances, lately toward freedom, arise during the characteristic periods of the transitions in the eonic sequence. The American system is showing the two blended in one: the rise of democracy in the modern transition, […]

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Abolition and the eonic series

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Slavery, Abolition, And Eonic Sequence

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In Search of History

October 5th, 2010 · No Comments

Start! In Search of History

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Chapter 6 of WHEE/4th is now online

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Chapter 6 of the Fourth Edition is now online: Transition and Modernity

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Wordnik on ‘eonic’

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

http://www.eonix-papers.com/2010/09/28/wordnik-on-eonic/ My usage of ‘eonic’ was actually a pun on a digital sampling term from the ‘eonix’ brands (check google), next to the adjective creation from ‘eon’, as ‘epochal’ or simply ‘era’. The term has so many echoes that it may have been counterproductive. Wordnik says the word can’t be used for Scrabble (yet!)

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Chapter 5 of WHEE/4th now online

September 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Chapter 5 of World History And The Eonic Effect now online: Symphony of Emergence: World History and the Axial Age! An entire epoch of higher civilization is now reaching its end, and the world of early Sumer is a forgotten legend buried in the oddities of Akkadian cuneiform, while the civilization of Egypt is in […]

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Big Histories, Universal Histories

September 25th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Big Histories, Universal Histories The idea of Big History, histories told since the Big Bang, and Universal Histories, which can be taken as histories that assume the action of human freedom, need to meet and become a new and higher form.

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Are we still evolving?

September 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Are we still evolving? This question cannot be answered by Darwinists, since natural selection didn’t generate the orignal ‘evolution’ of man. Check out the eonic effect, and its take on history and evolution.

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Climbing Mt. Improbable: WHEE/4th edition, Chapter 3

September 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Reposted from yesterday, thanks for large response! New selections online for World History And The Eonic Effect, Fourth Edition! Chapter 3 is now up and online: Chapter #3: Descent of Man Revisited Follow the links to the sections of the whole chapter Chapter 4 coming next week.

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More online selections from WHEE

September 10th, 2010 · No Comments

New selections online for World History And The Eonic Effect, Fourth Edition! Chapter 3 is now up and online: Chapter #3: Descent of Man Revisited Follow the links to the sections of the whole chapter

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Last chance for third edition

September 7th, 2010 · No Comments

Third edition online This edition is going offline tomorrow, to make way for the fourth edition of WHEE (to keep googlebot from getting confused). Some of the material in the theoretical sections won’t return, so you can download what you want.

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Fourth edition: man’s unfinished evolution

September 1st, 2010 · 5 Comments

A Glimpse of Evolution Get started with the online edition WHEE/4th. The point here is that history and evolution overlap, so speak. Further, human evolution is not yet complete, and is proceeding via civilization to the real completion of homo sapiens. The Janus-faced connection of history and evolution allows us to detect evolution in historical […]

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Fourth edition, models, and an evolution formalism

August 31st, 2010 · 3 Comments

A passage from an email to a new reader of WHEE. For the online text, starting up, go to history-and-evolution.com The theory is more in evidence in the third edition, while the fourth uses only what I call an ‘evolution formalism’ which is just to one side next to a world history, starting in Chapter […]

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The post-transitional ear

August 31st, 2010 · No Comments

The Post-Modern Ear By Roger Scruton This article is interesting, although I don’t buy the title’s use of ‘post-modern’. But the mystery of modern music resists easy analysis. I recommend a look at the eonic effect, and its clear demonstration that classical music shows strong correlation with the ‘modern transition’, 1500 to 1800+ , promptly […]

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Online edition of WHEE/4th edition

August 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The issue of a non-profit book on evolution is important. Books on evolution always compromise, even if they are critical of Darwinism. It helps to get out of that racket, and look at the issues without the built in bias. I have put the first two chapters of World History And The Eonic Effect, Fourth […]

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Coming tomorrow: online fourth edition of WHEE

August 29th, 2010 · No Comments

Coming tomorrow, I hope: the (first pages of the) online edition of World History and The Eonic Effect, fourth edition. http://history-and-evolution.com/

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Properly read, the Old Testament should make you–read my book about the eonic effect (pronto)

August 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

Properly read, the Bible should make you … an atheist? So our review of The Christian Delusion continues in fits and starts (though mostly in fits). This time I set out to review John Loftus’s essay “What We’ve Got Here is a Failure to Communicate” (a phrase I first encountered not in “Cool Hand Luke” […]

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