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Suit Yourself™ International Magazine #34: Archetype - Science Of The Invisible

  

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Suit Yourself™ International Magazine  #34: Archetype - Science Of The Invisible

 

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ARCHETYPE - SCIENCE OF THE INVISIBLE

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This is the 34th in our articles series and I hope this information is helpful.

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Recent events have become tense, in parallel with a remarkable proliferation of semiotic confusion. 

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     The Past, Present, and Future walked into a bar; it was TENSE.

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Recent events are thus highly significant not so much because they're tense, as because they're forming a constellation together, as a group. Each isolated incident is concurrently pointing to irrevocable, fundamental structural changes, exempting none of us from their effects. This qualifies them as a group, part and parcel of a much larger constellating pattern called an Archetype. In much the same way that a magnet under a piece of paper directs any magnetic filings you lay on top of the paper, archetypes represent configurations of unseen energy force patterns that we experience as both magnet and the fillings' arrangement.

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Dartboard with three darts all hitting center.

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It may or may not be helpful to know that Archetypes are always present, they happen all the time, have happened throughout all of history, and that such all-encompassing ubiquitous changes are their hallmark. Without them, we would have no coherent guidance for group behavior at all. We would have no civilization. I'm not saying Archetypes are good or bad, and I don't mean to imply this. Archetypes just are. Nature, manifesting through structure. Comprehending Archetypes at any level is helpful in coping with, and living in, our world. Belief is not required.  

 

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        Fractal gears as interlaced circles

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Atoms can group together to form elements, and elements can be linked together to form molecules. 
Letters of the alphabet can be grouped together to form endless words, and words can be linked together to form sentences. 
Numbers can be grouped together to form endless equations, and equations can be linked together to form functions. 
Musical notes can be grouped together to form "movements", and movements can be linked together to form compositions.
Isolated events can be grouped together to form movements, and movements can be linked together to form ages.

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     Newton's Cradle is configured here as lighting up a series of suspended lightbulbs.

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Newton's Cradle is configured here as lighting up a series of suspended lightbulbs.  In addition to demonstrating conservation of momentum and energy, it also demonstrates the principle behind a pendulum, and it is an archetypal force or pattern recognizable through demonstrable repetition whose ways of manifesting, whose spectrum, all share a constant denominator. 

Newton's cradle, named after the English 17th century scientist Isaac Newton, is the name given to the configuration of a series of identically sized suspended metal balls that are arranged so they just touch each other when at rest.  When one ball at one end is lifted and then released, it strikes the nearest stationary ball next to it with some amount of force; this force is transmitted through all the stationary spheres, eventually pushing the last sphere upward. This last sphere then strikes the nearest stationary ball next to it, transmitting the strike force back through all the stationary spheres, eventually pushing that first sphere, now in the last position, upward. This back and forth transfer of energy demonstrates conservation of momentum and energy, and is also known as a pendulum. It will eventually stop, however that's a topic for another article.

Atoms-elements-molecules,  alphabet letters-words-sentences, musical notes-compositions, numbers-equations-functions, archetypes - these are all "building blocks"; they form from linked groups of causes and effects, through a common denominator.  Archetypes are also "building blocks"; they form from linked groups of causes and effects, through a common denominator, like all other "building blocks", each archetype is capable of endless development and differentiation, and can be more or less developed. The concept of "building block" is itself archetypal.

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        "See The Beauty Of Language"; sentence structure diagram.

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One way Archetypes can manifest is through a culture's myths. Joseph Campbell, a scholar and master of mythology, devoted his life's work to tracing these archetypal manifestations through time and our world history. Campbell traced the sources for cultural disorientation, depression, and disillusion, and discovered that any given culture's type of myth, or lack of one, determines cultural patterns.  When a culture has myths to support and sustain it, and by this I mean myths which help its' members to live in accord with Nature's inherent patterns, that culture is less likely to fall into disillusion as we are doing now. But it takes time for any culture to develop myths, and myths are fragile; they're easily destroyed. Relatively speaking, our culture is too new, it's moving too fast, and it's controlled by commercial interests, not Nature's inherent patterns. Our current culture is very different from any and all previous cultures of the past; it's an "experiment". For better or worse, this means that in our culture, we're facing the labyrinth of life without a compass. As a result, it's entirely too easy to become frightened and irrational, see things out of proportion, and as Joseph Campbell says, "Fall into disillusion". 

So let's not do that. Let's get to know Archetypes instead.

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  Fallacious Algebra Proof showing 2=1, and no, it doesn't.

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If I do this correctly, over the next few issues of this magazine, a sustaining myth for us all should emerge, to help bring us into accord with the powers of Nature, using supported facts and known sequences and patterns that you can verify for yourself. This includes reminding you to verify for yourself everything you read, including what you read here. 

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        Engineer Flow Chart available as a tee shirt from ComputerGear.com.

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In mathematics, there is a pattern called a fractal; it repeats itself on more than one scale, as, for example, a coastline or mountain retains the same shape regardless of being viewed close up or from far off - its' shape is independent of your point of view, currently visible size. Archetypes also "scale".   Fractal patterns are a reasonable mathematical representation of the nature of archetypal energy and as such, they're archetypal. 

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        Example of fractal configuration.

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Like the ancient Argonauts, I realize the current situation is untenable, and so, I'm embarking on a mythical journey, to the Ends Of The Known World, in search of a Golden Fleece, navigating as the Argo did through the Symplegades, as a boat through the Crashing Rocks. The Argo has a crew; it's not a journey of one, so I'm inviting you, and I hope you'll join me.  Journeys to the End of the Known World don't come with maps; we record as we go, and bring home the reliable maps we've made along the way, as souvenirs so others will know the way.

 

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The Argo approaching the Symplegades, the crushing rocks, on the way to Colchis, at The End Of The World, where lies The Golden Fleece.

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WHAT IS AN ARCHETYPE?

Let's give the word "archetype" a little thought. It's a fascinating and illuminating word and could make a life-time study. 

"Archetype" is usually defined as a perfect first example of something, a quintessential or original model or type after which other similar things are patterned. 

Wikipedia says:
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1. a statement, pattern of behavior, or prototype (model) which other statements, patterns of behavior, and objects copy or emulate.
2. a Platonic philosophical idea referring to pure forms which embody the fundamental characteristics of a thing in Platonism.
3. a collectively-inherited unconscious idea, pattern of thought, image, etc., that is universally present, in individual psyches, as in Jungian psychology.
4. a constantly recurring symbol or motif in literature, painting, or mythology (this usage of the term draws from both comparative anthropology and from Jungian archetypal theory). In various seemingly unrelated cases in classic storytelling, media, etc., characters or ideas sharing similar traits recur.
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These definitions indicate what an archetype does, what effect an archetype has, but give no clue as to what an archetype actually is. 

An archetype is a cause, a force, a configuration of energy, a matrix, that we can recognise as such by its' repeating consistently;  there is a distinct, persistent, and consistent pattern revealed by its' effects. An archetype is far more than a "template"; rather, it's analogous to the physical elements of the Periodic Table.  An archetype appears in many forms, and its' effects can likewise assume myriads of forms, all of which depend on the environment immediately surrounding the manifestations, and all of which share the archetype as their 'common denominator'. By common denominator, I mean a commonly shared trait or characteristic. 

Archetypes manifest as spectrums; they'll manifest as a continuum. There will be an entire range, a continuous change, over which will vary some phenomenon attributable to the archetype, some measurable, demonstrable, repeating property of it, delineating it as a manifesting system. Again, an archetype, and its' effects, appear in myriads of forms, for example, as the color violet appears in many varieties as part of the human experience of the colors of the visible spectrum. 

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        Precession, here demonstrated by a drop of water into a lake of water, causing waves, or "ripples" to radiate out 90 degrees from the descent angle of the drop. An Archetypal force or pattern is recognized through demonstrable repetition.

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Helen Keller, blind and deaf since childhood, once wrote "I understand how scarlet can differ from crimson because I know that the smell of an orange is not the smell of a grapefruit. I can also conceive that colors have shades, and guess what shades are. In smell and taste, there are varieties not broad enough to be fundamental, so I call them shades...Through an inner law of completeness my thoughts are not permitted to remain colorless."  This concept of "spectrum" would seem to be intrinsic to human experience; it is "archetypal". Likewise, the concept of "common denominator", a commonly shared devisor, trait,  or characteristic, is so all pervasive that it too qualifies as archetypal.  

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        Mazarine Blue Butterfly; photograph by Aurélien Baudoin.

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The human eye typically responds to electromagnetic wavelengths in the "visible spectrum" from approximately 380 nanometers to 760 nanometers (corresponding to a band in the vicinity of 430–770 THz). (See Footnote 1.) 

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        Light as vibration, a traveling wave recorded as frequency, wavelength, and humanly perceived visible color.

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Different cultures have different terms for colors, may use entirely different sets of colors, and often disagree on how light or dark specific colors are, yet every culture perceives "light" as some sequence, whatever designations are used for this experience. Apparently, even those persons without functioning visual systems do likewise.  However, in spite of differences in cultural designations for colors, cultures tend to concur with one another on meanings for colors. For example, different cultures at different times in history have many ways to designate the color perceived as "red" however all associate it with the concepts of life force, intensity, and passion.  

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       Because cultures communicate colors differently, if someone asks your favorite color, give them a wavelength in nanometers.

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XFAL: WHAT IS IT AND WHY IS IT SIGNIFICANT?

Without repeating details readily available elsewhere, in September, 2017, XFEL, the European X-ray free-electron laser research facility started user operations. This facility, located in in the German federal states of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holste, is the cooperative effort of eleven participating countries: Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. 

In short, no pun intended, the facility uses high-intensity electromagnetic radiation generated by accelerating electrons to relativistic speeds and directs them through special magnetic structures. XFEL's function is to conduct experiments on matter at the atomic scale. As of this writing, experiment proposal submissions are actively being solicited, and beamtime is free of charge (again, no pun intended).

Materials science just got a shot in the arm. The repercussions and inherent possibilities put splitting the atom in nursery school. This gives a whole new twist to the meaning of the phrase "whistle while you work". 

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        "I want to welcome all of you to Chemistry 101 , where we will SAFELY study the elements of the Earth and their interactions." Cartoon by McPherson.

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The best news, if we can call it that, and if we can adapt to it, is that we will eventually have a totally human-made world, replaced by human-made synthetic parts, with maps of the structure and working processes of biological cells, and the atomic details of viruses. We'll have functional working design models for new magnetic storage, totally new molecular constructions, chemical compounds, combination, and reactions. 

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        The electric current from a flexible battery, placed near the knuckle, flows through the conductor and powers the LED just below the fingernail. Photograph from the University of Tokyo, Hypoallergenic Wearable Electronics.

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Materials science will be only one of many sciences that will never look back. We'll track, or the programs and robots we make will, and replicate processes occurring deep inside distant planets. Eventually, we'll have artificially recreated photosynthesis and ultimately, biomaterials and tissue engineering for physical replacement. 

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     Boris Badenov and The Banana Formula, cartoon still photograph from The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show.

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DIDN'T THE US NATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE DO SOMETHING SIMILAR?
 

No, the US National Nanotechnology Initiative did not do something similar. The US hasn't done something similar.  On December 3, 2003 Bush signed into law the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act (Public Law 108-153); this law is an authorization, not an appropriation. The official website of the National Nanotechnology Initiative is here:
https://www.nano.gov//

The international overseer IUPAC defines nanoparticles of any shape with dimensions in the size range between 1 × 10 to the minus nine and 1 × 10 to the minus seven meters (m). Nanoclusters have at least one dimension between 1 and 10 nanometers and a narrow size distribution. Nanoparticles can exhibit size-related properties significantly different from those of either fine particles or bulk materials. The 100-nm limit is derived from the fact that unusual and unique properties differentiating particles from their bulk material typically develop at a critical length scale of under 100 nm.

While there is intense research into nanomaterials, especially via materials science, development has been offset somewhat by the equally active field of nanotoxicology. Nanoparticles turn out to have problems coexisting with, and adapting to, life as it presently is on Earth. Going to a smaller atomic level is not going to undo the damage, and nanoparticles already have an established momentum all their own.  

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       Modified 18th century engraving, updated to show the hypothetical location of a mystical third eye, sometimes, but not always associated with the human pineal gland. 

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Nanoparticles' properties mostly result from their size-related high surface to volume ratio; this makes the particles strongly reactive and/or catalytic, with surprising side effects, many of which are serious for life on Earth, and which cause further reactions with even further surprises. Nanoparticle interactions with biological systems remain relatively unacknowledged, and the trend and propensity has been to overlook the known dangers. Nanotechnology is no longer a "recent development" yet the health and safety effects of exposures to nanomaterials, and what levels of exposure may be acceptable, remain unknown, vague, information is scattered, and Wikipedia tells us that even after decades: "these remain subjects of ongoing research. Of the possible hazards, inhalation exposure appears to present the most concern, with animal studies showing pulmonary effects such as inflammation, fibrosis, and carcinogenicity for some nanomaterials. Skin contact and ingestion exposure, and dust explosion hazards, are also a concern." 


For more information:
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_and_safety_hazards_of_nanomaterials

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        Relative size scales diagram.  Macroscale, Microscale, Nanoscale, Atomic: macroscopic, microscopic, nano, and atomic scales in different fields of science.

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MATERIAL PROPERTIES
 

Here's a very cursory review of material properties so the significance of these events is more apparent, in case it isn't already.

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        Some commonly used "physical constants": Avogadro, Boltzmann, Electron mass, Planck's Constant Light Speed, Elementary Charge.

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Elements are all pretty much alike, and when combined, what's interesting is that they don't produce a sort of mean between them, like parents produce offspring. Instead,  nuclei and electrons interact by electrostatic forces, and reconfigure, into structures using the lowest possible energy that we call 'elements', for 'elemental'. There is always a search for lowest energy. 

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       Electron cloud imaged on a grid with a G counter.

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Elements contain atoms, and their atoms consist of a heavy, positively charged nucleus held together by strong nuclear forces, that holds an equal charge of light mobile electrons tightly around it, so the whole is electrically neutral and doesn't exert strong forces on other atoms. Electrons are all exactly the same; they can be identified only by the quantum numbers specifying a state. Neutral atoms are all roughly the same size, from hydrogen (one proton and one electron) to uranium (92 protons and an equal number of electrons).  Individually, atoms have no macroscopic properties; atoms are the generic building blocks out of which substances are constructed. When these generic atoms come together, it's often possible to rearrange the electrons, and always the outermost, least tightly held ones so that the resulting electrostatic energy is less than that of the two separate atoms. How the atoms behave chemically is determined by the possibilities for the redistribution of charge.  The properties of substances are the properties of associations of atoms, and the nature of the association is more important than the particular atom. 

When different molecules come together, there may be rearrangements of smaller energy, and a reaction may occur.  Charges of like sign repel one another, so electrons are repelled by electrons and nuclei are repelled by nuclei, but electrons and nuclei attract one another strongly and at large distances. When the total number of electrons and the total number of protons is not equal, the atom isn't electrically neutral and the structured configuration of energy will have either a net positive electrical charge (called a 'cat-ion') or a net negative electrical charge (called an 'an-ion'). Cations and anions will attract each other because of their opposite electric charges, and form 'ion-ic' compounds, like salts. 

In general, when two collections of nuclei and electrons, two systems, come into physical contact, oriented in such a way that a reaction can proceed rather than repulsion, they may rearrange themselves to form a new system of lower energy, dissipating the excess energy somehow, for example by collision or by breaking into two or more parts with kinetic energy. They rearrange themselves at a lower energy, the excess energy is carried away somehow, and we have what we call a chemical reaction. This is the only reason for a chemical react-ion.  A chemical react-ion is a process that leads to the transformat-ion of one configurat-ion of chemical substances into another lower energy configuration; it's a change that occurs when two or more energy configurations interact and form a new lower energy configuration. You're a "chemical reaction", and you're "undergoing chemical reactions" all the time.

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        STRUCTURE: An animation explaining the formation of emission spectrum and absorption spectrum.

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Chemistry texts still erroneously define a molecule as the smallest amount of any substance that retains the properties of that substance; carbon is considered black, silver as shiny, sulphur as yellow, and mercury as liquid; all these are still wrongly considered properties of the elements. 

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       Harry Whittier Frees photograph, 1926. Three little kittens go to school. 

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A little energy is required to extract an electron from a sodium atom, a little energy is recovered when the electron sticks to a chlorine atom, and a great deal of energy is released when a lot of these ions associate in a crystal lattice. Salt is this lattice and its' properties, not the properties of any molecule or atom by itself. The textbook definition of molecule has no meaning.

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        Mercedes Benzene.

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ANY SUITABLE ATOM CAN MAKE A METAL
 

Most metals are almost alike in nature: they're soft, shiny, heavy, nontransparent substances that can be bent and hammered. They are a pudding of positive ions in a sea of electrons, and their gross properties don't depend on the nature of the ion. Any suitable atom can make a metal. Sulphur doesn't because other sorts of associations give lower energies than a metallic lattice would. Tin exists in both worlds: at higher temperatures tin behaves as a typical metal, but at low temperatures it's a crumbly nonmetallic crystalline substance.

At any given temperature, the minimum free energy is what matters (pun intended) in determining the equilibrium 'stable' state, not just the minimum internal energy, and the entropy is just as important as the internal energy. For example, oxygen molecules attract one another, so minimum energy results when they're all in a heap in the corner. Entropy is what keeps them flying around at room temperature, even at the expense of extra kinetic energy.

All binding energy in molecules is electrostatic. A molecule is stable when its' energy is less than that of any other configuration accessible to it. Many textbooks state that "electrons tend to pair"; this is wrong and misleading. The two electrons in H2 are in the same state because all the other possibilities give higher energy. They form a pair out of necessity, not out of desire for one another.  They actually would rather not be so close together, and their mutual repulsion decreases the binding energy somewhat. 

Atoms are smaller than molecules and particles!!!!!  The atomic level is on a smaller scale than that of the nanoparticle. 

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        Water Mickey Mouse molecules.

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EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED
 

Again, all binding energy in molecules is electrostatic. A molecule is stable when its' energy is less than that of any other configuration accessible to it.   

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          This shadow black cat rotates in either direction depending on how you view this.

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A molecule is stable when its' energy is less than that of any other configuration accessible to it. The above shadow black cat rotates in either direction depending on how you view the image.

How atoms behave chemically is determined by the possibilities for the redistribution of charge.  The properties of substances are the properties of associations of atoms, and the nature of the association is more important than the particular atom. 

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       The properties of substances are the properties of associations of atoms, and the nature of the association is more important than the particular atom.  Cartoon Force by Doctorworm.

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Bulk materials don't have consistent physical properties at different scales; their properties change as they scale.  Their properties, i.e. how they behave chemically, are determined by the possibilities for the redistribution of charge; a change in size changes their surface to volume ratio, and changes their possibilities for the redistribution of charge. As they approach nanoscale size, their properties change, and their large surface area will make them highly reactive and/or catalytic, easily reacting chemically and biologically in new ways. Entry into any living body again changes their possibilities for the redistribution of charge.

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        The imaginary element known as UPSIDASEUM.

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For better or worse, nanoparticles develop entirely new and different properties. Materials with structure at the nanoscale often have unique optical, electronic, or mechanical properties, and create unique unforeseen optical, electronic, mechanical, and physical problems.  

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       Bacteria use DNA replication to time a key decision.

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For more detailed information, see "biodistribution" at:
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanotoxicology

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     An example of unintended consequences:  "Squeeze and squeeze the ketchup bottle; first none will come, and then, a lot'l." - Richard Armour.

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THE RULES OF THE GAME


The illustration below shows you how conflating symbols links a passive hidden subtext message with an outward representation.  In the illustration,  typefont styles are given names that are linked to cultural stereotypes, so that letters using those typefont styles will be equated with those stereotypes, thus becoming usable as cultural emotion "masks". 

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       Type font styles as cultural masks.

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Conflating symbols links a passive hidden subtext message with an outward representation.  In the above illustration,  typefont styles are used as cultural emotion "masks". The different typefont designs are given Noun Names, and these names are meant to correspond to a specific type of personality, to equate behavior and emotion with design style representation. The same first alphabet letter, A, when appearing in each of these different typefont designs, is thus meant to imply, and convey, the personality and emotions associated with the typefont style and its' name. 

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        A TED cartoon about critical thinking bias manipulation.

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Mythical Journeys, like Cartoon Physics, mathematical formulas, and musical compositions, have "Building Blocks". These are the "Caveats", the initial boundary conditions, that form the structure you are within, the blueprint you must work with, for the duration, using whatever materials are currently at your disposal.  

This situation is more commonly referred to as "The Rules Of The Game".

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        Various combinations of geometrical configurations; all using the same underlying basic shapes and forms.

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Every Mythic Journey thus begins with Insurmountable Requirements. Every Mythic Journey seems impossible, and hopeless at the beginning, until you realize the joke's on you. 

 

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        Carl Jung on Archetypes and Myths.

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The entire point is this: Mythic Journeys are "of mythic proportion" because they teach you how to change the Game itself, not just how to change yourself. They offer training in handling archetypes, not just lion training and tightrope walking.  Mythic Journeys delineate the known models available that have, since the dawn of time and civilization, reliably and specifically resulted in forcing the game into a new reconfiguration on an entirely different level, and pun intended, this is the "function" of archetypal energy. Here, one learns by doing, and practice makes perfect. Mythic Journeys also delineate, very clearly, the Rules of The Game, the consequences, should you drop out, should you fail. 

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        That's All Folks! 1961. Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, Merrie Melodies, directed by Chuck Jones, designer Maurice Noble, from a story by John Dunn and Chuck Jones. Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros. Cartoons). 

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To navigate in today's world requires traits that threaten this world; this is your first paradox to overcome. The list of traits you need for your Journey will be everything you can't get here, where you are, because nobody is going to give you access to traits that threaten them. To overcome this Insurmountable Requirement, you have to realize you already have everything you need inside you. You don't need anything from your world for this trip because your world's all fluff.   Recognize this, and you're boarding the ship. 

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        How to win at Tic-Tack-Toe by thinking outside the box. Another terrific tee shirt available from CompterGear.com.

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In any age, you need a great deal of courage to think clearly. In any age, you need strength to fight against ubiquitous persuasion not in your best interests. In any age, you need perseverance to question and test your own conclusions. In any age, you need to have been an honest friend so you, in turn, have a friend you can rely on to honorably challenge you and keep you in check. You need the ability and skills to verify things for yourself, within your own inner wisdom. This is no easy trip. I keep reiterating "in any age" because these are Archetypal qualities. Everybody needs these traits, regardless of their culture's encouragement or disapproval. 

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  Don't believe everything you see!

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These are not traits you develop by acquiescing to our current culture. Our culture prefers you adopt prescribed patterns and behaviors, and that you not examine any patterns too deeply. Our culture conflates myths with misrepresentation: we use the word "mythomania" to mean an abnormal tendency to exaggerate or lie [(from Greek mythos (myth) + -mania (excessive enthusiasm or craze). Earliest documented use: 1909.]. Any culture that thwarts the development of these traits has a myth equating disapproval and rejection with control of power. It will never provide you with any means to take power away from it. A culture with this myth cannot permit you to find out who you are. If you know who you are, the culture has no power over you; when you know who you are, you have power over any culture with this myth. True power is always power over oneself.

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Dominos.

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Jason, Heracles, and the shipbuilder Argo, founded the Olympic Games in order to have a method to search their world and select from this the Argonauts, the characters, the traits, that comprised that voyage. Let this "sink" in; the crew survives many adventures, including rebuilding after shipwrecks. The "Olympics" concept is archetypal. 

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        Digital rendering demonstrating how an archetypal idea takes shape.

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Is this a Journey worth taking? Are these values worth fighting for? Do you feel Authority's "guidance" so unfathomable, unreliable, clueless, and changeable that you can no longer relax and rely on Authority to guide you?

 

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Bikini Atoll.

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Are you feeling adventurous? I hope so, because if you want clearer guidance, you're going to have to become your own Authority.  If you don't like what's on Authority's plate, the monkey business, moonshine, factual and emotional manipulation, then you'll have to step up to the plate yourself, and find a replacement, some alternative that works better. That's the current assignment. 

The Myth is the search for a Golden Fleece. The Golden Fleece heals; we've got to go in search of it, at the End Of The World. Without it, we remain in an untenable situation. That's the choice. That's quite the Call to action, isn't it?  To paraphrase an ancient saying, the buck starts with you.

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The Argo approaching the Symplegades, the crushing rocks, on the way to Colchis, at The End Of The World, where lies The Golden Fleece.

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(Footnote 1)  
A nanometer is equal to one billionth of a metre (0.000000001 m), in scientific notation 1×10−9 m, in engineering notation as 1 E−9 m, and is 1/1000000000 metres. The nanometre was formerly known as the millimicrometre – or, more commonly, the millimicron for short – since it is 1/1000 of a micron (micrometre), and was often denoted by the symbol mµ or as µµ (more rarely and confusingly, since it logically should refer to a millionth of a micron).

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

 

If you're interested in pursuing these topics further, then I recommend the following resources.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanotoxicology
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_and_safety_hazards_of_nanomaterials
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Materials_science


BOOKS:
Jung, C. G., Pauli, Wolfgang  Atom and Archetype: The Pauli/Jung Letters, 1932-1958 (Meier, C.A., ed., Roscoe, D., trans.).  Princeton University Press.
Jung, C. G., Pauli, Wolfgang  Psychology and Alchemy (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol.12).  Princeton University Press.

Keller, Helen
(1903) The Story of My Life
(1908) The World I Live In 

Campbell, Joseph  (1990) Transformations of Myth Through Time. Harper and Row
Von Franz, Marie-Louise  (1974) Number and Time, Northwestern University Press, 1974

Wigner, Eugene (1960) "The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences," in Communications in Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 13, No. I (February 1960). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Copyright © 1960 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  A copy can be found online here:
http://www.dartmouth.edu/%7Ematc/MathDrama/reading/Wigner.html

 

XFEL FAQs:
International X-ray laser European XFEL inaugurated
https://www.xfel.eu/news_and_events/news/index_eng.html?openDirectAnchor=1323&two_columns=0 XFEL/ 

XFEL How It Works    https://www.xfel.eu/facility/overview/how_it_works/index_eng.html  

Scope    https://www.xfel.eu/science/scope/index_eng.html

Health & Biology    https://www.xfel.eu/science/health_and_biology/index_eng.html

Energy    https://www.xfel.eu/science/energy/index_eng.html

Beamtime    https://www.xfel.eu/users/beamtime/index_eng.html

Catalytic Processes    https://www.xfel.eu/science/catalytic_processes/index_eng.html

Information Technology    https://www.xfel.eu/science/information_technology/index_eng.html

Technology Transfer    https://www.xfel.eu/science/technology_transfer/index_eng.html

Safety Protocols    https://www.xfel.eu/sites/sites_custom/site_xfel/content/e51499/e51505/e56276/xfel_file56277/2017_UPEX-SafetyInformation_20170119_final_eng
XFAL Publication Database 2017:
Radiation by moving charges 
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1704.01843
and
European XFEL Publication Database - Radiation by Moving Charges
https://xfel.tind.io/record/1093 

European XFEL Publication Database - Tracking Chemical Reactions with Ultrafast X-ray Spectroscopic Techniques 
https://xfel.tind.io/record/1088

European XFEL Publication Database - Accurate prediction of X-ray pulse properties from a free-electron laser using machine learning 
https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms15461

European XFEL Publication Database - Probing Transient Valence Orbital Changes with Picosecond Valence-to-Core X-ray Emission Spectroscopy - The Journal of Physical Chemistry C (ACS Publications)
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b12940

European XFEL Publication Database - Accurate prediction of X-ray pulse properties from a free-electron laser using machine learning https  //www.nature.com/articles/ncomms15461

European XFEL Publication Database - Single-shot nonlinear spectroscopy in the vacuum-ultraviolet
https://xfel.tind.io/record/1434

European XFEL Publication Database - Probing Dynamics in Colloidal crystals with pump-probe experiments at LCLS Methodology and analysis 
https://xfel.tind.io/record/1413

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