We can observe the universal potential (energy) and
any object or form from a range of perspectives including its
gravitational, electromagnetic, kinetic and thermal perspectives. A
general characteristic of energy is that it is continual transformation
- the universe(s) is constant change. So it is with the transfer of
thermal energy, which we measure using thermometers of various sorts.
We experience the transfer of thermal energy as
heat. What we are experiencing is the manifestation of atomic and
molecular motion - the greater the motion the greater the heat we
experience. All forms have motion amidst the universal flux. All forms
are transient and exist only for the period that the rate of incoming
thermal energy is balanced by the rate of outgoing thermal energy, for
thermal energy constantly moves from warmer regions to cooler regions.
Thus continual warming and cooling is the natural order.
Temperature is the measure of the relative
difference in atomic and molecular motion of objects or regions. When
the rate of warming equals the rate of cooling of any object or region
then the temperature remains constant and the form or object is
sustained. When the rate of warming does not balance the rate of cooling
then the temperature alters and the form or object is transformed. It
either warms up (registered as a temperature increase or rise) or cools
down (registered as a temperature decrease or drop.)
Thermal image of man
All life forms can adapt and exist to only a
relatively narrow temperature range and all work to sustain constant
temperatures in wondrous ways. We are Thermal Beings and live a paradox,
being a brief point of balance and stasis amidst the universal flux of
change. Our ability to sustain our form is reliant on our capacity to
know and continually adapt to change.
Denial of stewardship/change is endemic in our
Anglo-American culture. For instance it is common to equate and confuse
the warming symbol with the warming up symbol. The
former involves no temperature change while the latter involves
increasing temperatures. This is a profound destruction of the science
of thermodynamics and denial of change. This disconnection with reality
enables the denial of stewardship and unsustainable behaviour.
from Internet of projections of our problems
onto universal life-enabling processes.
It is also common to associate the global
warming symbol with threat, evil and mayhem. Thus certain groups to
“fight/combat/kill/stop global warming” continually exhort us while
other groups say, “global warming does not exist.”
We all retain the capacity for self-hatred and this symbol use is a
manifestation of our rejection of life. Very often this derives from the
dissonance caused by our sense at the cellular level that our actions
are in discord with reality – the universal change in which we are
stewards. Every living cell on Earth is sentient of the reality, which
is that global warming is vital for life on Earth. Our planet is warming
at the rate it is cooling. Life is sustained in this balance. All life
forms disappear when this balance ceases.
The symbol use reveals a subliminal denial of
stewardship in which we project our failure to care for the balances
that sustain us onto global warming process. We symbolise it as the
problem and as the enemy.
Conserve the potential of the warming and cooling
symbols. Know that all forms are warming as they are cooling in the
universal thermal interchange. All forms pass as they warm up or cool
down. Teach our children this and they can better embrace their Thermal
Beings and enjoy greater harmony with all.
the rewards of being a conservator of the potential of our greatest
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