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Feb 24, 2013

And how do we communicate? In person–with vibrational words, of all things.

But we also think and write mostly in words to express feelings, concepts and images. Do words therefore have intrinsic power even when not spoken? Big question. One thing for sure – how we formulate and express concepts can be helped or hindered by this pre-designed societal packaging medium called language.

Alas, generations of hand-me-down languages, some clearly better than others, some lost to antiquity.

The Language Matrix

The human spirit always comes through. We have infinite consciousness within each of us, what manifests as personality, or spirit. It cannot be quenched or contained, as hard as the social engineers try.

But I believe we MUST be aware of the relentless attempts to dumb down and suppress and limit humanity and realize the parameters we were born into “ain’t necessarily so”!
It’s worth thinking about…

When you realize natural foods and remedies are called “alternative” medicine and have been inherently marginalized by the wording, whereas “modern medicine” is the bastardized alternative, you start to get it.

When you see how “conspiracy” is automatically attached to “theory” and thereby auto-debunked, you start to get it.

But also nature has its languag par example the bee, this animal relates on the langage they have like ants do, they tell eachother where to find food, when things are dangerous and so on.

Flowers often produce bright colours, patterns and enticing fragrances to attract their pollinators. Researchers at Bristol’s School of Biological Sciences, led by Professor Daniel Robert, found that flowers also have their equivalent of a neon sign – patterns of electrical signals that can communicate information to the insect pollinator. These electrical signals can work in concert with the flower’s other attractive signals and enhance floral advertising power.

Plants are usually charged negatively and emit weak electric fields. On their side, bees acquire a positive charge as they fly through the air. No spark is produced as a charged bee approaches a charged flower, but a small electric force builds up that can potentially convey information.

By placing electrodes in the stems of petunias, the researchers showed that when a bee lands, the flower’s potential changes and remains so for several minutes. Could this be a way by which flowers tell bees another bee has recently been visiting? To their surprise, the researchers discovered that bumblebees can detect and distinguish between different floral electric fields.

Also, the researchers found that when bees were given a learning test, they were faster at learning the difference between two colours when electric signals were also available.

How then do bees detect electric fields? This is not yet known, although the researchers speculate that hairy bumblebees bristle up under the electrostatic force, just like one’s hair in front of an old television screen.

The discovery of such electric detection has opened up a whole new understanding of insect perception and flower communication.

Dr Heather Whitney, a co-author of the study said:

“This novel communication channel reveals how flowers can potentially inform their pollinators about the honest status of their precious nectar and pollen reserves.”

Professor Robert said:

“The last thing a flower wants is to attract a bee and then fail to provide nectar: a lesson in honest advertising since bees are good learners and would soon lose interest in such an unrewarding flower.

“The co-evolution between flowers and bees has a long and beneficial history, so perhaps it’s not entirely surprising that we are still discovering today how remarkably sophisticated their communication is.”

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Posted: Sunday February 24, 2013, 12:04 pm
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