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Psychic Protection - Barriers
Introduction: The countermeasures given in these short articles are extremely basic. They only contain the bare bones of what is necessary to use them. To understand the principles behind these countermeasures, please get a copy of 'Practical Psychic Self-Defe...
Psychic Abilities >> Psychic Protection
Lauràelle, the Ceremony & the Sword: An OBE Experience
I have profoundly hesitated over the telling of this tale for many years. I have a lifetime of experiences like this to share, but some (like this one) may seem way over the top to some people, no matter how its written. This is simply because they lack any...
Astral Projection >> Out of Body Experiences
Astral Beings and Wildlife
The astral dimension contains a wide variety of what could be called non-physical subtle energy life-forms; or as Carlos Castenada so aptly calls them: inorganic beings. Some of these have a positive nature (nice) and some seem have a negative nature (not so...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
Astral Rest & Recovery Areas
I have visited astral rest and recovery places many times. The hospital-like scenario and atmosphere is always similar, but each room I visit is quite different. These rooms seem to reflect the life conditions surrounding patients at the time of their passing,...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
Juice Fasting 1.01: Building Will
Two of the biggest problems with any metaphysical pursuit are: 1. Lack of will power 2. Dietary caused low energy levels Will Power: Will power is quite different from 'personality strength'. Just because a person has great personality strength does not mean...
Psychic Abilities >> Psychic Development
Experiences of a Pagan Practicing Pranic Healing
My exposure to the Old Religion and to the Earth-based Religion also exposed me to tried and true healing techniques involving herbs, oils and some other shamanic rites. Most of these techniques did not ritualize a systematic division of bodies and/or energy...
Body Mysteries >> Pranic Healing
Reincarnation is in my opinion an overly simplified concept, designed to be easily understood and accepted by the general population. But the theory of reincarnation falls down sharply when closely examined. That is, if you understand how standard linear time...
Spirits >> Reincarnation

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The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra: A Visual Approach
D'Alembert's proof of this lemma was not very rigorous, and it was unnecessarily complicated.
Swiss clerk named Jean Robert Argand (1768-1822) (who stated the theorem the first time for polynomials with complex coefficients) did similar work.
The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
Around 1805, Jean-Robert Argand popularized the idea that complex numbers describe points on the plane. How does a+bi describe a point on the plane?
The Square Root of i
English until 1999, 200 years after its first publication. Jean Robert Argand rediscovered Wessel's work in 1806 with his publication of the Argand diagram.

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THE STRANGE MATH OF STRING THEORY - The Past, Present and Future of Multiple
In 1806, Jean-Robert Argand put forward the idea that complex numbers describe points on a plane – given a reference, a tells us how far left or right the point is, whereas b tells us how far up or down it is.

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Argand biography
Jean-Robert Argand was an accountant and bookkeeper in Paris who was only an amateur mathematician. Little is known of his background and education.
Argand summary
Jean-Robert Argand (1768-1822) JOC/EFR © July 2000.
Jean-Robert Argand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jean-Robert Argand (July 18, 1768 – August 13, 1822) was a gifted amateur mathematician.
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Mathematician of the Week: Jean-Robert Argand « 360
Jul 13, 2008 Jean-Robert Argand was born on July 18, 1768.

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