Presentation on theme: "The New Flatlanders A Beginner’s Guide to the Theory of Everything By Eric Middleton."— Presentation transcript:
The New Flatlanders A Beginner’s Guide to the Theory of Everything By Eric Middleton
How the Flatlanders began - Angus and Josh, Melissa, Ruth and Thomas To find the beginnings of a working “Theory of Everything”
How big is the Universe? Galaxies: The Expanding Universe The Universe and Beyond
How did it all begin? The Big Bang, Black Holes and Dark Matter
How will it all end? a Big Crunch?
Mystery, Models and Quantum Theory Probability, Waves and Particles
Mystery, Models and Quantum Theory Probability, Waves and Particles Schrodinger’s Cat The Central Mystery of Consciousness
Mystery, Models and Quantum Theory Probability, Waves and Particles Schrodinger’s Cat The Central Mystery of Consciousness Observer-centred Reality Spooky Action at a Distance
A Theory of Everything for the 21st century Atoms, Quarks and Unification The Origin of Extra Dimensions Theodor Kaluza Superstrings and Duality - in 10 Dimensions M-Theory in 11 Dimensions
Plato and Aristotle Where are you?
What is Reality? Where are these Extra Dimensions? Plato’s Cave Out of the Cave? Shadows of a Higher Reality
The Story of Flatland Squares and Polygons The Sphere comes himself? A new Flatland Cicuit boards Only a story? Or... A three-dimensional slice of a higher reality
THE ANTHROPIC PRINCIPLE Was the Universe made for us? Why did it take so long? “Rare Earth”
Time out - What are your questions? Neither literalism nor triumhalism! Evolution Consciousness Miracles What about other religions?
What about the beautiful fractal pictures of Chaos theory you promised to tell us about? Another language for describing the indescribable
Chaos and the hidden order The Mandelbrot Set and a Butterfly’s wings Fractals and Computer graphics Jesus - a fractal image of God? A Strange Attractor - and the Logos challenge
But Why? The Problem of Evil The Milgram Experiment Free will and the Origin of Evil Occult Power and the Reality of the Spirit So prayer does work? Meeting the Holy Spirit A language for coping with the supernatural Living in two worlds