Poly-cosmology

How we switch between models of reality

Peter Apian’s diagram of the celestial orbs from his 1539 work Cosmographia.
Taijiquan (Tai Chi) demonstration
The Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
A pharmacist fills prescriptions of traditional Chinese medicine for patients at a community health center in Langfang city, North China’s Hebei province, Dec 3, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua, via Chinadaily.com]
Mural of the “Union of the Three Teachings” at Shaolin Monastery, showing three sages (seen at the left, right and centre) merged into one.
Collage of academic disciplines (Wikimedia commons)

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A dialogue between physicist Mike Brownnutt and anthropologist David A. Palmer. Insights from the natural and social sciences, Asian and Western philosophy, and theology.

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David A. Palmer

I’m an anthropologist who’s passionate about exploring different realities. I write about spirituality, religion, and worldmaking.