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Tao of Chaos: Merging East and West

3.88  ·  Rating Details ·  25 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Explores the union of China's I Ching and the Western science of DNA in modern chaos theory. Uniquely embraces East and West to unite our planet.
Paperback, 288 pages
Published July 6th 1996 by Element Books (first published 1994)
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A. J. McMahon
Aug 07, 2015 A. J. McMahon rated it it was amazing
I read this book years ago and it blew me away. I'm surprised that it never achieved the success of other similar-minded books such as the The Tao of Physics by Capra or Fingerprints of the Gods by Hancock. Perhaps the times have to be right. Anyway, Ms Walter put forward a thesis that the 64 hexagrams of the I-Ching and the 64 codons of the genetic code of DNA are profoundly structurally inter-related. The sub-title of the book is "DNA and the I Ching: unlocking the code of the universe". It's ...more
Robert Francisco
Feb 20, 2008 Robert Francisco rated it it was amazing
Scientist/Mathematician Katya Walter explores the astounding direct corellation between the 64 hexagrams of the I-Ching, the 64 codons of the DNA genetic code, the Ho-Tu/Lo-Shu diagrams, and how it all ties into fractal geometry.
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Aug 21, 2007 Lafcadio rated it did not like it
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This book was terrible. I didn't finish it. Way too much fluff, not enough science.
Peter rock
GOOD BOOK JUST READ THE FUCKIN THING IT KEEP YOU BUSY IT EXPLAINS ALOT OF MY ART AND MY MILITARY TACTICS
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Really enjoying this book! it got me back to doing the I-Ching (got a cool app for it) and is widening my perspective!
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China's I Ching and the genetic code, yes the two go hand in hand....
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