Casting a Circle and Electric Fields

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    tony1kenobi
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    This is a bit of a ramble, so just putting down a few thoughts for discussion if anyone fancies it. I am going through the Ritual and Meditation Guide and in the guide it shows that the circle is typically cast from the East or the North and then in a Sunwise direction. At the same time I am reading a little about electric fields and what exactly they are from a scientific viewpoint. I got to wondering about a few things. First thought I had (no idea why) was ‘what direction does the sun rotate, and using wikipaedia it turns out thats it’s counterclockwise. Then I wondered what about the direction of Earth’s orbit around the sun, and that’s also counterclockwise. Then I thought, well, there must be a pattern here, so I looked up the Solar systems movement around the Milky Way, and then the pattern stopped, as in space there is no up or down, it’s just relative, you can decide which is up or down, so depending on your up or down the direction is clockwise or anti-clockwise. At this point I am getting dizzy but fascinated on many levels by the significance of circles 🙂

    I then moved on to thinking about electric fields and circles. We can mark out a circle on the ground, or through the air, or we can imagine a circle. A safe space. So, charged matter, a human hand/finger for example (small charge), generates, an electirc field. I think the current thinking is that this extends infinitely but loses strength very very very rapidly so its not going to bounce people away like in the Star Wars movies. However it does permeate other matter and that matter is affected, even if in a very small way. If we use a hand or finger to draw out a circle that hand or finger may be very slightly charged and the electric field generated by the hand or finger is felt in some small way throughout the universe. I find this fascinating. I don’t know where these ideas will lead but I am looking forward to reading more about circles, meditation and rituals.

    #12681
    Dowrgi
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    Hi Tony.

    That’s interesting stuff. As far as I know, clockwise is for opening, creating and projecting, whereas anti-clockwise is for closing, drawing down and absorbing – at least in traditional lore; sometimes the cardinal points differ, which depends on tradition and also the scope.

    I find the whole idea of energy projection, electromagnetic fields and auras fascinating ever since I stumbled across Guy Coggins’s work on aura photography from the early 1970s. I know that you have to be wary of a lot of pseudo-science and what some call “quantum mysticism” out there, but at the same time, I do like to keep an open mind.

    Bennathow
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    #12693
    tony1kenobi
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    #12694
    tony1kenobi
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    I find the whole idea of energy projection, electromagnetic fields and auras fascinating ever since I stumbled across Guy Coggins’s work on aura photography from the early 1970s. I know that you have to be wary of a lot of pseudo-science and what some call “quantum mysticism” out there, but at the same time, I do like to keep an open mind.

    Yes fascinating area. Quantum Physics is often misinterpreted, though the deeper you look into Physics the more mysterious it becomes. I am currently about 2/3 of the way through the very splendid book “Matter and Interactions”. It’s expensive so I went for the ebook, a bit less expensive but worth it as I am actually learning Physics!

    #12830
    tony1kenobi
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    I need to update what I said above based on some further study:

    Both Electromagnetism and Gravity are long range forces. However because electrical charge can be positive or negative it can be screened by matter. So, in principle, electromagnetic forces are long range, but in practice, they will tend to cancel each other out over longer ranges.

    #12855
    Amanda Gisby
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    Hi there,
    As a physics teaching specialist I also get great joy in investigating the numerical and wonderous phenomena of the Universe. As you look further into the quantum fields you will also discover the quantum particles and their contribution to spin. Electrons have two possible spins and will swap at potentially predetermined intervals, only one of the spin states interacts with the ‘Higg’s’ field and so contributes to mass and an increased field resistance. All subatomic particles are just interactions with fields and are in themselves just fields.

    The true wonder of the Universe is immense and I do believe that we can also learn to interact with these fields at varying levels which will all have subsequent effects.

    Amanda x
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    #12869
    Dowrgi
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    @Amanda

    As a physics specialist, what’s your opinion on Fritjof Capra’s The Tao of Physics (1975)?

    Bennathow
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    #12878
    tony1kenobi
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    As a physics teaching specialist I also get great joy in investigating the numerical and wonderous phenomena of the Universe. As you look further into the quantum fields you will also discover the quantum particles and their contribution to spin. Electrons have two possible spins and will swap at potentially predetermined intervals, only one of the spin states interacts with the ‘Higg’s’ field and so contributes to mass and an increased field resistance. All subatomic particles are just interactions with fields and are in themselves just fields.

    I look forward to digging into the matter of spin! I think Physics and Druidry is a very splendid combination 🙂

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