The Cosmic Serpent has ratings and reviews. D.M. said: Jeremy Narby’s Cosmic Serpent is a densely academic book that is 50% footnotes. This not. Swiss-Canadian anthropologist Dr Jeremy Narby argues in his book, The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge, that the twin. This adventure in science and imagination, which the Medical Tribune said might herald “a Copernican revolution for the life sciences,” leads the reader.
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This is the kind of book that can be an eye-opener.
I like that he framed his theory in the context of a story. This adventure in science and imagination, which the Medical Tribune said might herald “a Copernican revolution for the life sciences,” leads the reader through unexplored jungles and uncharted aspects of mind to the heart of knowledge.
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Pangea made sense to every school child who’d studied a globe but took most of a century to become accepted science. His hypothesis is falsifiable and is therefore “scientific” but it is a poor hypothesis rooted in metaphor.
Jan 19, Emily rated it liked it. Reading Narby’s experience of taking hallucinogens was eerie, but I could relate to some of his sensations. Contains 40 pages worth of interesting things to say.
Almost half the book is made up of end notes and bibliography, and Dr. Dec 03, Walter rated it did not like it Recommends it for: She and other scientists were humbled by the extent of his knowledge, asking repeatedly how indigenous experts come by it.
The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge
The Cosmic Serpent is a powerful book synthesizing the spiritual, biological, and cosmic connections of the DNA through many civilizations, including Ancient Egypt, Australian, China, and the native societies of the Amazonia, to name a few. Open Preview See a Problem? serpfnt
You have said that people are having trouble summing up your book. Judging from the responses, a surprising number of people have got the message loud and clear. Return to Book Page. Meanwhile, a cognitive psychologist called Benny Shanon is writing a book about ayahuasca; his work deserves attention.
You have a hypothesis nafby a hidden intelligence contained within DNA. Books such as Narby’s, and programmes like the fifth-world project, are at a cutting edge of contemporary thought because of their respect for indigenous science.
I strolled into the Peruvian Amazon in for these rather theoretical reasons. Too much to list here, but I annotated about half of it: Open your mind and read on. He proposes that Nqrby crystals in cells can receive information from biophotonic emissions and that all life is interacting in this way. Still, it was definitely an interesting read.
Proteins and enzymes were described as ‘miniature robots,’ ribosomes were ‘molecular computers,’ cells were ‘factories,’ DNA itself was a ‘text,’ a ‘program,’ a ‘language,’ or ‘data. Cells send one another signals, in the form of proteins and molecules. I think zaney unexpected ideas in science are fascinating and can lead to jefemy breakthroughs and major paradigm shifts.
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I didn’t actually finish this. Are you taking the conclusions from your book further in your research? As an aside, biophotons appear to be released from the lipid membrane, which is the main area of cell-cell communication via visible light– not DNA. My disappointment isn’t that his hypothesis is so unexpected which can be great! At times Narby seems to get too carried away with his part of the argument, but that also makes this book a very humane one, as it carries us through a simplified stream of consciousness as an idea evolves This is the kind of book that can be an eye-opener.
Admittedly, I was on the lookout for anything unusual, as my investigation had led me to consider that DNA and its cellular machinery truly were an extremely sophisticated technology of cosmic origin.
The Cosmic Serpent
This is the first audiobook where I want to keep a review short because I don’t want to post spoilers. Jun 24, Stefan-Iulian Tesoi rated it liked it Shelves: Anthropology books books Shamanism of the Americas Molecular biology Entheogens Anthropology book stubs Biology book stubs.
I mean, read it.