My name is Andrew Campbell, I live in a small village in the heart of
The most creative and original aspect of scientific work has generally
been in the development of theories, especially those having such a broad
sweep and deep significance that they are felt to be universally relevant.
We may obtain a significant hint or clue to what is involved here by
noting that the word 'theory' derives from the Greek 'theoria', which has
the same root as 'theatre', in a verb meaning 'to view' or 'to make a
spectacle'. This suggests that a theory is to be regarded primarily as a
way of looking at the world through the mind, so that it is a form of
insight ( and not a form of knowledge of what the world is). Thus in a
field of science the extreme imaginative insight can best be giving
attention to the origin and development of fundamental theories which aim
at some universal sort of significance.
In that spirit of learning I invite the opening of the attached file
(Rick, I have attached a PP file for the consideration of this learned
community of souls).
[Host's Note: Please see below... ..Rick]
I sent a rose, full of Angels.
Now I request 'her' with<>held from you, my 'friends'.
The book has 200 pages and, splitting it open it reads:
Since she whom I lov'd hath payd her last debt
To Nature, and to hers, and my good is dead,
And her Soule early into heaven ravished,
Wholly on heavenly things my mind is sett.
Here the admyring her my mind did whett
To seeke thee God; so streames do shew the head;
But though I have found thee, and thou my thirst fed,
A holy thirsty dropsy melts thee yett.
But why should I begge more Love, when as thou,
Dost wooe my soule for hers; offering all thine:
And dost not only feare least I allow
My Love to Saints and Angels things divine,
But in thy tender jealousy dost doubt
Least the World, Fleshe, yea Deville putt thee out.
[Host's Note: Andrew's PowerPoint file is at
Andrew always makes us think, but I want to add a few words of
explanation... In that PowerPoint document, Andrew includes an exchange
with me. On the death of Francisco Varela, I was able to send to Andrew a
draft of Otto Scharmer's very interesting interview with Varela. Andrew
then created a painting to relate to each page of the interview and gave
them to the project. The whole set of paintings is, I think, remarkable.
The paintings are at
The Varela interview and many others are on that same site. ..Rick]
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