The Shape of Global Peace: Chapter Four – Seeing Circularly
SPOILER ALERT: The featured image is from the movie “Arrival.” The delightful surprise ending is examined in this chapter.
Seeing Circularly Portrayed in Art
- 600 BC Lau Tzu writes the Tao Te Ching an algorithm for living based on seeing circularly.
- 1999 Walter J. Freeman publishes measurements and analysis suggesting that our brains primarily process in circular time.
- 2008 the movie Red Cliff based on the Battle of Red Cliffs (AD 208–209) debuted feature a winning battle strategy because of an ability to see circularly.
- 2014 the movie The Admiral debuts based on historical Battle of Myeongnyang (October 26, 1597) debuted featuring a winning battle strategy because of an ability to predict future events from seeing circularly.
- 2017 Arrival debuts featuring a winning strategy because of an ability to predict future events from seeing circularly.
Evolution’s Universal Repeating Pattern (URP): Circles within Circles
Life catches up to art as we see there is a “point” to evolution. It is the creation of increasingly diversified and and integrated cooperative systems. This trajectory can be graphically illustrated as circles within circles as a universally repeating pattern (URP).
Living After Gluttony
Follow the embryo after gluttonous growth.
Structure After Gluttony
Go backward to Chapter Three – Balance Is Circular
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