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The Silent Pulse: A Search for the Perfect Rhythm that Exists in Each of Us
Back in print with exciting new content from one of the leading spiritual theorists in the world, The Silent Pulse uses quantum physics to explore how the human body and mind are made up of rhythmic waves and how measurable vibrations touch us emotionally and creatively. George Leonard takes readers on a search of self-discovery and a journey into the limitless ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published August 9th 2006 by Gibbs Smith
(first published August 9th 1977)
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This book begins with promise. While at the molecular level everything is rhythm and electricity, each of us has a personal rhythm that reveals our unique self. All living things have a electromagnetic field. Each of us, Leonard writes, is "a radio transmitter" and we give off information that signals our secrets or our real intent so that we can't fool others. We have a self identity, but it's one that lives in balance with the world around us, rather than dominates it. Leonard thereby argues ...more
Discover the rhythms inside yourself, the universe, and each other. I loved this book. I expect any musicians and music lovers will find resonance in his chapters on that subject. Leonard combines science, thought, and consciousness to create a wonderful little book.
George Burr Leonard (b. 1923) was an American writer, editor, and educator who wrote extensively about education and human potential. He was President Emeritus of the Esalen Institute, past-president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, President of ITP International, and a former editor of Look Magazine. He was also a former United States Army Air Corps pilot, and held a fifth degree ...more
“Of what is the body made? It is made of emptiness and rhythm. At the ultimate heart of the body, at the heart of the world, there is no solidity... there is only the dance.”
“Aware of it or not, each of us is involved in the grand enterprise of evolution. The new information being generated in each of our lives contributes inevitably to the ever-increasing complexity and richness of the universe. Our key choice is whether to become aware of and take responsibility for the power of our intentionality.”More quotes…