"What is the nature of this invisible thing
called light whose presence calls everything into existence except itself?
Light has been treated scientifically by
metaphorically by religious
thinkers and practically by artists and
Each gives voice to a part of the
experience of light.
Heard together they craft a full image of
light - all speak of one thing whose nature has been the
object of human attention and veneration
Now we are certain of the
entanglement of nature and
the human mind.
allowed profound insights into
These form a sequence, not of
disjointed fragments, but a whole that unfolds in time,
a series of awakenings
that reflect inner growth.
Heraclitus was right:
"It is in changing that things find
Scientific and intuitive knowledge of light have
continual metamorphosis of our inward instruments of knowing.
Through research, artistic practices and
light's elusive being constantly re-creates itself in
the mind's eye, offering fresh
The very existence of that transformation suggests the
possibility of further evolution,
culturally, and the possibility of re-linking the moral and
sensual, the physical and
spiritual, in a unified
Every manifestation of light is a potentially occasion
for grasping the truth of light, be it the
dappled disks of light beneath the
shade of a tree or the moonbeam that furtively makes its way through a
chink in the wall.
Each instance offers an occasion for
seeing the light.
Light is a metaphor for seeing
the invisible in the
visible, for detecting the fragile garment that holds
all existence together." - Arthur
Light is defined as: sunshine
to make luminous
to set on fire;
ignite or kindle
illumination derived from a source
electromagnetic radiation of
the way of illumination for an
natural source of light such as the
sun or a star
something, such as
that admits illumination
a lighthouse or
an electric lighting fixture
guiding spirit or
divine presence in
light is used metaphorically to denote that which
resembles physical light
in any regard, as
"Our eyes have evolved as light receptors by an
adaptive process that responds to the nature of light.
tells us things about the true nature of light.
There is no room for a
view that all our knowledge of light is nothing more than a mental creation.
It is precisely because it is a creation of our minds that our
knowledge of light contains elements of an underlying reality.
that we possess eyes bears witness' to the reality of that something we call
light." - John D.
"This is the message we heard from Jesus and now
declare to you: "A true seeker must transcend those joys and
delights that are just the ray and reflection of the glory of God. He must not
let himself grow content with such things, even though they are of God, come
from God's grace, and are of the radiance of God's beauty, for they are not
eternal; with reference to God they are
eternal: with reference to man, they are
God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all." - 1
Think of the rays of the sun shining into houses. They are rays of
the sun, and they are light, but they are attached to the sun and not the
When the sun sets, the ray's light does not remain. What we
have to do, then, is to become the Sun itself,
so all fear of separation can forever be
ended." - Rumi
In Zoroastrianism the principle fight is
between Ahura Mazda, the light of order, and Angra Mainyu, the darkness of
mythweavers use concepts that will be widely understood.
tradition is ensconced in Christianity as the fight between
the dark force of evil and
the light force of good.
are afraid of the dark. Little children are afraid of the dark because they can
not see. Little children understand that the ability to see is advantageous to
their ability to navigate. Fear of the dark is justifiable.
children in the East can sleep without a light as they sleep together whereas
children in the West need a candle to chase
away the demons.
This trait is carried into adulthood with future
effects directly proportional to
degree of fear and trauma
experienced initially in childhood.
'Dark' thoughts are seen by a
man's soul as detrimental to living whereas 'light' thoughts are seen as
anywhere in the universe travels
through space at 186,000 miles per second. Photons enter the eye/brain/mind configuration
as stream-bursts of light via the retinal process, which amplifies each
photon's energy a million times or more.
Every waking moment visible light flows into your
eyes, intiating a magnificent process which entails light oscillating through
multitudinous neural fibers, passing through
a refraction process involving
millions of microscopic rods and cones located at the back of the eyeball,
which produce electro-chemical currents that surge through the optic nerve and
into the thalamus, then the
the marvelous process we experience
edifice of how we perceive reality is intimately reliant on the retina's
reception of light waves, the largest percentage of which are photons
radiating from the sun.
essentially streams of photons, "particles" of light which have zero "mass."
radiant electromagnetic energy
bind electrons to
the orbits of atoms.
Atoms, of which the entire phenomenal world is made, are
born in the astronomically
immense upheaval of super nova explosions which occur every second across
the universe of one hundred billion
galaxies, with each explosion producing
a luminosity one billion times
that of our sun.
We consist of
such furiously made "stardust" and "starlight."
We are, in essence,
beings of light born from solar fury. "-
Evolution of the theory of light
theorized the transmission of material particles, or corpuscules, sent off in
all directions from luminous bodies, traversing space, in right lines, with the
velocity of approxiamately 186,300 miles per second.
Newton argued that the geometric nature
of reflection and refraction of light could only be explained if light was made
of particles, referred to as corpuscles, because waves do not tend to travel in
Newton sought to disprove Christiaan Huygens' theory
that light was made of waves.
The theory of the nature of light known as
the undulatory or wave theory consisted of the propagation of vibrations or
undulations in a subtile, elastic medium, or ether, known to pervade all space,
and to be thus set in vibratory motion by the action of luminous bodies, as the
atmosphere is by sonorous bodies.
The currently accepted theory,
electro-magnetic theory of light, most accurately describes the properties of
light as a form of electro-magnetic oscillations.
Michelson-Morley experiment is the prelude to the theory of
Albert Michelson attempted to detect the passage of Earth
through the Ether with the use of an interferometer an instrument he
At that time it
was postulated the propagation of waves needed a medium.
travels through the medium of air.
It was theorized light waves from the
sun travel through the medium of Ether.
Theory: A difference
in the measured speed of the to-and-fro motion of a light beam within the
interferometer will be caused by the forward motion of the earth during the
light beam's time of transmission. The difference in light speed will cause a
"fringe shift" to be seen in the interferometer.
No fringe shift could
be detected !
Theoretical physics was no longer unified !
solve the problem Einstein 'postulated' the speed of light is a constant, like
Plank's constant irrespective of the motion, not just of the light source, but
also of the
Observer" part is very hard to accept. "A
sound wave travels at a constant speed in air (of a given temperature and
density) whatever the motion of the sound source. Sound from an airplane
travels forward at a speed that is unaffected by the speed of the plane.
But if you travel toward that approaching sound wave then you must add
your speed to that of the plane's sound wave if you are to know the speed with
which it approaches you.
that the simple "addition of velocities" that applies to sound does not hold
true for light.
Light waves approach us at the same speed whether we
travel toward or away from that light beam.
observe this -
Einstein said: "Let's
assume it is
What follows from it?
Well, speed is distance divided by
When you move toward that light beam, which (Einstein said) always approaches at a
constant speed irrespective of how you (the
Observer) move, then space must contract, and time must dilate to exactly
the extent that is needed to ensure that the light approaches at an
It's a bizarre claim.
What Einstein did
was take the fundamentals of physics, space and time, and claim that they must
be subordinated to a velocity." -Tom Bethell
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