CONTENTS

Preface 5
Introduction 22

PART 1 - The evolving universe

1. The nature of substance 30
2. A metaphysical gap 36
3. The experiential universe 44
4. The universal code 50
5. Three-dimensional space or four-dimensional aether? 57
6. The fourth dimension 62
7. E=MC2 68
8. The fundamental property of the aether 72
9. The dual nature of time 77
10. Spacetime 81
11. The difference between awareness and intelligence 89
12. Aether waves 94
13. Vortices 101
14. Induced vortices 105
15. A new Periodic Table / Chemical reactions 112
16. The mechanism of gravity / F=MA 122
17. Electromagnetic phenomena 129
18. The secret of DNA 137
19. A four-dimensional model of the brain 144
20. Consciousness is fundamental 160

PART 2 – How an ordinary person came up with an extraordinary theory about the nature of man

21. The universe is sensual, not mathematical 165
22. The illusion of ‘self’ 173
23. Letting go 178
24. Change and no-change 183
25. A pure land 191
26. A question about scientific truth 197
27. Consciousness is fundamental 203
28. Consciousness is a force 210
29. Awareness and survival 223
30. The psychology of happiness 218

PART 3 – The experiential universe. A Buddhist view

31. Thought cycles 230
32. The Karmic universe 238
33. The illusion of identity, or paradise regained 243
34. The nature of suffering 250
35. Overcoming suffering 255
36. No-self (part 1) 262
37. The Four Noble Truths 267
38. Joy 269
39. No-self (part 2) 271
40. Zen Buddhism 274
41. Therapy 280
42. The turning point of consciousness 288
43. The structure of consciousness 291
44. Reincarnation, homosexuality, dreams 300
45. Peripheral consciousness 306

PART 4 - Appendices

Appendix 1. Particle physics, a flawed theory 316
Appendix 2. Universal consciousness 319
Appendix 3. An explanation for Heisenberg’s ‘Uncertainty Principle’ 323
Appendix 4. Visual perception 326

FRONT COVER photo credit: NASA, Hubble Telescope 2006. Antennae Galaxies. Constellation: Corvus. Distance from us: 75 million light years.