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Water, pure and simple : the infinite wisdom of an extraordinary molecule

Author: Paolo Consigli
Publisher: London : Watkins ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Sterling, 2008.
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What makes water, so simple in its make-up, such an integral part of life? This book reveals the spiritual dimension of water. It covers: our own hypnotic attraction to water's simplicity, purity and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Consigli
ISBN: 1905857489 9781905857364 1905857365 9781905857487
OCLC Number: 172984701
Notes: "Originally published in Italy under the title L'Acqua pura e semplice: L'infinita sapienza di una molecola straordinaria, by Tecniche Nuove, Milan, translated from the Italian by Jeffrey Jennings"--Title page verso.
Description: xvi, 384 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : in search of water --
Water and the universe --
A unique and mysterious molecule --
The architecture of imperfection --
The water planet : from ancient China to the Gaia hypothesis --
Order emerges from chaos --
How life is created : chaos and turbulence in water --
Water as a role model of the universe --
The sensitive chaos of water --
Water by numbers --
Water and humankind --
The origins of life --
Homo aquaticus : the aquatic ape --
Water and birth --
The water within us --
Rhabdomancy : tuning in to water --
Water and consciousness --
Water, information and memory --
Aquatic intelligences --
The mystical tradition and the mysteries of water --
Water and hope : the ritual bath --
Water and matter --
Energy from heavy water --
Water as medicine.
Responsibility: Paolo Consigli.

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