Cosmic Memory, Morphic Resonance & Qi Fields

18/11/2013 15:48


Here Ken Wilber gives us a very nice summary of Rupert Sheldrake's theory of morphic resonance. I encourage you, if you're interested in the science/spirituality interface, to read the entire essay. In a nutshell:

"The idea, simply, is that once a particular form comes into existence, it will have a causal effect on all subsequent, similar forms; and thus the more a particular form has been replicated, the more likely it will be replicated in the future. This causal influence of one form on another Sheldrake calls 'formative causation' (similar to Aristotle’s formal causation), and the actual means of this causation Sheldrake calls 'morphic resonance'.” [Read more] ...