The Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics by Gary Zukav

The Wu Li Master dances with his student. The Wu Li Master does not teach, but the student learns. The Wu Li Master always begins at the center, the heart of the matter. This book deals not with knowledge, which is always past tense anyway, but with imagination, which is physics come alive, which is Wu Li. Most people believe that physicists are explaining the world. Some physicists even believe that, but the Wu Li Masters know that they are only dancing with it.

The “new physics” of Zukav’s 1979 book comprises quantum theory, particle physics, and relativity. Even as these theories age they haven not fully sunk into the collective consciousness. The Dancing Wu Li Masters is an engaging, accessible way to meet the some most profound and mind-altering insights of 20th-century science seamlessly resemble statements made hundreds of years ago by Buddhist & Hindu texts.
This book is also very relevant from the aspects of philosophy, history, and sociology of science.

Stripped bare of mathematics, physics blending with philosophy is pure enchantment for the curious but mathematically challenged!


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