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A Prayer for Science

by Richard Tornello


Diagram a poem’s sentence. In so doing the generative syntax is understood, however, the art is destroyed.

Brain waves, gravity waves, quantum nodes and links.
The granular nature of reality from
Rovelli’s quantum dot ocean wave illustrations hint.
Non-local communication, though not directly.
And Bohm’s unbroken wholeness of reality.
Both similar in subliminal concepts of nature
but a different bite in the basal ganglia.
And so, dear reader, connect the dots and go figure.

We have heard the old saw that when
advanced science meets
societies sufficiently retarded and there-by greeted,
the appearance of magic and spectacle of, there-buy acceded.

Underlying truths can be discovered
with time, practice and patience.
Though the status quo, unless it embraces,
its power base is threatened and faces
with new fears embraced.
Then claimed separation from the given orthodoxies arrive,
“Not like us” proclaimed while giving rise
to effacing , burnings,
heretics, apostates and said evildoers coerced into false confessing.

Lets us consider prayer and healing’s fame
Let us consider, in general, successes claimed:
A group of human monkeys
Together meditate or prayer in essence the same
on an issue where a Cure not current and unnamed,
Voila!
Good health returned.

1. Now let us consider brain waves,
non-local communication,
universal unbroken whole-ness,
quantum gravity’s based reality.

2. Consider brain waves:
Over the air and not yet detectable
that can make machine moves mathematical
and, can do many things in a wire connected mode.
Example Stephen Hawking brain-computer load
It may not be as loopy as it appears.

So why not?
In a manner of truth to universal connectedness consider
And instead,
when focused prayer is claimed,
call it what it just might be:
mass focused quantum brainwave communication
of the unbroken wholeness of reality.
Consider it’s the same, only
and the warm comforting magic is gone, a finality
to the cold reality of,
of quantum gravity’s total, albeit greater vitality.
Where we must, and here’s the rub,
subtract that “necessary central mystical network hub”.

Oh heaven forbid!
Will create a nasty rub and social stirring?
Just remember Galileo, the church and false confessing.
Then Newton to Einstein and Wheeler
Quantum reality science upending,
To who knows what?
The new (but old) is always disconcerting
when technology and altered world view by it’s comporting.

NOT THE END BY ANY MEANS


2018 Richard Tornello

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