Journey of the Universe has ratings and 31 reviews. Bryan said: I found this book very irritating, and did not enjoy reading it. I was curious, so I. In Journey of the Universe Brian Thomas Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker tell the epic story of the universe from an inspired new perspective, weaving the. PDF | On Nov 1, , Julianne Lutz Warren and others published Brian Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker: Journey of the Universe.

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After univverse some reviews of this book before I borrowed it, I was prepared to be slightly put off by gushing prose and “preciousness”, however, aside from the author’s overuse of the word “luscious”, which, to be fair, was probably only used twice, but it felt like a dozenI was really pleased by this book. Big history science is filled with little mysterious coincidences, upon which our entire existence rests.

The phytoplankton in the oceans fill the jojrney with oxygen and thus enable every animal to breathe. Perhaps that is one reason why I did not like this book. Why did I find it so disagreeable? Through the astonishing combined achievements of natural scientists worldwide, we now have a detailed account of how galaxies and stars, planets and living organisms, human beings and human consciousness came to be.

Journey of the Universe

Even though this was a book I was forced to read in a week for school, I liked it. It’ll surely leave you slightly awe-stricken with a funny feeling of curiosity. The timeline at the end You take hydrogen gas, and you leave it alone, and it turns into rosebushes, giraffes, and humans.

Oct 29, Slavko rated it really liked swimne. The sad thing is, it is not really any of them. It didn’t always manage to hold my attention; there were several times where I would get lost in thought or After reading some reviews of this book before I borrowed it, I was prepared to be slightly put off by gushing prose and “preciousness”, however, aside from the univeerse overuse of the word “luscious”, which, to be fair, was probably only used twice, but it felt like a dozenI was really pleased by this book.

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But in the case of poetry, it’s the exact opposite! View all 4 comments.

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What roles do we play in Earth’s history? Jun 22, Bryan Uinverse rated it it was ok Shelves: Journey of the Universe got off to a slow start for me.

rhe In Journey of the Universe Brian Thomas Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker tell the epic story of the universe from an inspired new perspective, weaving the findings of modern science together with enduring wisdom found in the humanistic traditions of the West, China, India, and indigenous peoples.

It puts us in perspective-and conveys wonder that Earth and life are here in the first place and how amazing it is tthe be in what is apparently one of the most creative nooks in the universe.

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Swimme notes that this inspires awe and humility, and that this cosmology puts people in their proper place. Poetic, maybe, but to my mind meaningless. Lf philosopher Brian Thomas Swimme and Yale historian of religions Mary Evelyn Tucker have crafted an elegant narrative that both illuminates and celebrates the profound role humans play in the flourishing of the Earth.

Goodreads is swimmr world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Journey of the Universe transforms how we understand our origins and envision our future.

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Despite some errors — the innermost core of the Earth is not liquid but solid and trilob This little book presents a kind of cosmology: Pacific Sun magazine reports that Swimme is at the forefront of a new movement that integrates science and spirituality. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Howeversecondly, this book has been written with the express goal of cultivating proactive and compassionate human beings who are fully aware of the ecological damage the human race is causing the world and how that damage is in turn detrimentally effecting human beings.

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Suzanne Taylor, founder of Mighty Companions, says Swimme is a charismatic person who seeks to place scientific technology in its context of the infancy of the earth community as it struggles for reconnection to its sacred source.

On our best days, our society values rationality and progress. Fabulous overview of the universe and all, dare I say it?

Journey of the Universe. Good points, but ultimately I had a hard time with a book about “everything” that jougney not acknowledge its own mythology. All people are my brothers and sisters, and all things are my companions. How do we connect with the intricate web of life on Earth? Sswimme more information, please consult the website, journeyoftheuniverse.

The book is a very short read, only pages, and the prose, while overly poetic, is also equally simplistic, and it is clear to see that this book was written for anyone to enjoy. The book refers to many things without prior explanation leptons, quite early in the book, for example.