Life Energy Fundamentals
Human Thought on Life Force and the Spirit
The following webpages present ideas and beliefs about a life energy, and what might have inspired them.
The life force or life spirit is a concept found all around the world - from the most distant past we're able to study, up to the present. There are differences in these beliefs, but many striking similarities as well. The fundamental question is how these beliefs have emerged.
- Homo rudis
- Prime mover
- Bodily fluids
- The dead
- Agricultural order
- A demanding spirit
- The Scientific Revolution
- Mechanical man
- Subversive spirits
- Alien forces
- Future speculations
My Other Websites
The ancient Chinese life energy qi
) explained and how to exercise it.
Creation stories from around the world, and the ancient cosmology they reveal.
What the Greek philosophers believed about the cosmos, their religion and their gods.
Taoism, the ancient Chinese philosophy of life explained. Also, the complete Tao Te Ching online.
My Life Energy Books
Qi, prana, spirit, ruach, pneuma, and many other life forces around the world explained and compared. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.
The life energy qi
) explained, with several very easy exercises to awaken, increase, and use it. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.
My Other Books
The Greek philosophers and what they thought about cosmology, myth, and the gods. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.
The Taoism of Lao Tzu Explained. The great Taoist classic, translated and extensively commented chapter by chapter. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.
A brunch conversation slips into the mysterious, soon to burst beyond the realm of possibility. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.
I'm a Swedish author and historian of ideas, researching the thought patterns in creation myths. I've also written books about Taoism, the Tarot, and life force concepts around the world. Click the image to get to my personal website.