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Evolving freedom: the discrete freedom sequence

October 17th, 2008 · No Comments

In a previous post today we looked at the question of ethics, free will, and naturalism, and indicated that the eonic effect gives us a direct picture of the ‘evolution of freedom’. This passage from World History And The Eonic Effect discusses the ‘discrete freedom sequence’, a spectacular outer clue to a deeper dynamic embedded […]

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The eonic effect and scientific fallacies of cultural evolution

October 12th, 2008 · No Comments

How We Evolve A growing number of scientists argue that human culture itself has become the foremost agent of biological change. One thing that isn’t evolving, apparently, is our understanding of evolution. We are stuck in the Darwin mindset, and can’t get out of it. Physics routinely undergoes scientific method, with the resulting multiple transformatons […]

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Has (eonic) evolution stopped? The perspective of the eonic effect

October 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Human evolution stopping? Wrong, wrong, wrong. The whole debate over Jones’ thesis as to evolution stopping is misplaced: we aren’t talking about real evolution here. The scenario of NS/RM or genetic drift just don’t explain the case with human evolution. It is impossible to answer this question, has ‘evolution stopped?’ without considering the eonic effect […]

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Reviewing WHEE 2: a world macro system

October 10th, 2008 · No Comments

The first in a series of two posts, Reviewing World History And The Eonic Effect The first post emphasized the issue of the dynamics of the eonic effect. This resulted in a frequency hypothesis, which is then set aside, as we zoom in on the actual structure that we find, called the ‘eonic effect’. We […]

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Kant and metaphysics

October 9th, 2008 · No Comments

The issues raised by Kant, as discussed in the previous post, are discussed in World History And The Eonic Effect. Here’s a short selection: In an age where science education systematically avoids philosophy,

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Reviewing ‘World History And The Eonic Effect’

October 7th, 2008 · No Comments

A question comes up: reviewing World History And The Eonic Effect The task is not simple, so here are a few things to keep in mind: The prime objective is to describe a beautiful discovery: a non-random pattern in world history. This is called the ‘eonic effect’. The term ‘eonic’ is a pun on ‘eon’ […]

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The eonic effect and the evolution of religion

October 5th, 2008 · No Comments

After the discussion of religion (previous post today), it is appropriate to consider how the evolution of religion is treated in light of the discovery of the eonic effect: we find that the ‘eonic evolution’ (as defined in the text of World History And The Eonic Effect) of religion is clearly tied up with the […]

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Freedom evolving? The ‘discrete freedom sequence’

October 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

The previous post tonight raised the question of how science should handle the idea of freedom. One of the most interesting and enigmatic aspects of the study of the eonic effect is the way in which the ideas of freedom and causality are analyzed in tandem to produce a unified model of their action. And […]

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Distorted review at Amazon

October 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Readers of this blog have noted the many selections from World History And The Eonic Effect, linked to Amazon.com. One of the liabilities of the book information page is a review, several years old, which Amazon wouldn’t take down (they used to take down obvious one-star pseudo-reviews, but stopped), accusing the author (nemo) of all […]

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Enigma of the Axial Age

October 1st, 2008 · No Comments

From World History And The Eonic Effect Enigma Of The Axial Age …the presentation of the eonic effect takes the overall pattern, the transition sequence, as a starting point. That’s the simplest approach in the long run, and the data generates this gestalt upon examination of world history. But that increases the level of complexity, […]

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The Old Testament: teaching the controversy

September 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The current debate over teaching the controversy is the object, no doubt, of unreasonable obstruction from the Darwin establishment, who, however, are understandably afraid the resulting ‘controversy’ being taught will be one-sided, or directed solely at making Darwinism look weak while the ID gambit lurks in the background. But I think dialecticians, in the science […]

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What happened to the science of history?

September 25th, 2008 · No Comments

From John Landon’s Amazon blog: Finding A Science Of History, blog for World History And The Eonic Effect The anomaly that science in its current form cannot produce a science of history is the key to realizing that something is wrong with the Darwinian account of human evolution. Solving it requires asking some basic questions […]

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Schopenhauer and The Caveman Buddhas

September 24th, 2008 · No Comments

World History And The Eonic Effect Schopenhauer and The Caveman Buddhas In the evolution of humans the emergence of the Buddha phenomenon remains one of its most enigmatic aspects, as it appears fully blown in the Indic stream (and elsewhere, often in disguise). Quite apart from the sheer inadequacy of Darwinian scientism to even describe […]

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Toward A Secular Postdarwinism

September 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

From World History And The Eonic Effect Toward A Secular Postdarwinism Darwin’s theory of natural selection borders on fraud, and is the original case of the crank theory. To make natural selection do the whole work of the entirety of metaphysics, in the process resolving all of its antinomies, has to be the biggest tomfoolery […]

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Reply to Dave Scot comment

September 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Dave Scot from UD Your question about historical design and liberalism makes no sense in the english language. The grammar is incorrect. I have no idea what you were trying to ask. If the author of World History and The Eonic Effect wants us to review his book he can contact us with the request […]

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Using theories as ideologies: the Oedipus paradox

September 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Note from the previous post the way that evolutionary/Darwinian theory is being discussed, NOT BY EXTERNAL OBSERVERS ABOUT THE PAST, but agents in present ABOUT THE FUTURE application of the theory, a clear violation of theoretical procedure. The ‘observer’ is in reality an economic agent discussing how a presumed claim about the past should influence […]

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Selections from WHEE

September 18th, 2008 · No Comments

There are a number of Selections from World History And The Eonic Effect here on this blog

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History And Evolution

September 17th, 2008 · No Comments

From World History And The Eonic Effect History And Evolution: The Eonic Effect It is world history itself that shows us the clue to evolution.

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Note to a reader of World History And The Eonic Effect

September 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Note to a reader of World History And The Eonic Effect The book first describes a non-random pattern, the eonic effect, or ‘eonic sequence’, then sets up a simple model to reflect the data. The model can be taken simple as a scheme of periodization, without any theory, but shows a remarkable relationship to some […]

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I’ll be late posting today, …so read this: Art, Evolution, and The Tragic Genre

September 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments

One of the great riddles of world history and of eonic effect is the appearance of the tragic genre in ancient Greece. Here’s a selection from World History And The Eonic Effect Art, Evolution and The Tragic Genre The historian William MacNeill, in Keeping Together in Time, considers the element of dance and song in […]

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New essay at Kant’s Challenge blog: Freedom’s Causality

September 14th, 2008 · No Comments

A new essay at Kant’s Challenge blog, Freedom’s Causality, Teleology, And Politics, a selection from World History And The Eonic Effect

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Rhyme and reason: an eonic riddle

September 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

World History hides a very deep enigma, one that standard historical/evolutionary analysis has failed to grapple with. As we study, using eonic periodization, the emergence of great art across world history, we make some surprising discoveries, and correlations. One of the most interesting aspects of the study of the eonic effect is the way we […]

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Beyond Darwinism and Design: Climbing Mt. Improbable

September 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Climbing Mt. Improbable, an intro piece for World History And The Eonic Effect When you get tired of the Darwin debate, and realize that neither side (only two sides?) is telling the truth…. The eonic effect dispenses with naturalism/supernaturalism debates, dispenses with reductionism or design figments, and simply detects, and then zooms in on, an […]

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Evolution and Ethics–from World History And The Eonic Effect

September 11th, 2008 · No Comments

A selection from World History And The Eonic Effect Evolution And Ethics It is altogether apt that the metaphor of a trial should appear in the Darwin debate,

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