Molecular goggles

Matrix goggles (atom labeled)
A code-vision stylized molecular goggles purview from The Matrix film, where like the ability to see individual atoms, the character Neo has the ability to see individual code characters.
In hmolscience, molecular goggles is the visual conceptualization of seeing everything around us, e.g. air, building, humans, individually and within societies, amid ecosystems, as but atoms and molecules or molecular aggregates moving about, and or stationary, according to physicochemical principles.

Advanced perspective
See main: Advanced perspective
The point of view looking at society or social interactions and reactions from above or from with the way a chemist looks at chemicals goes by various names, such as: 'super-observer' (Oliver Reiser, 1935), 'observer at a sufficient height' (Pierre Teilhard, 1951), ‘macroscope view’ (Joel de Rosnay, 1975), ‘cosmic perspective’ (Carl Sagan, Cosmos, 1980). ‘unsuspected visitor perspective’ (Alfredo Infante, 2001), ‘bird’s-eye view’ (William McNeill and J.R. McNeill, 2003), ‘Martian or zoomed-back view’ (Andrew Morrow, 2006), ‘advanced intelligence perspective’ (Libb Thims, 2007). [1]

In the 1960s, Hungarian physiologist Albert Szent-Gyorgyi stated the following "molecular goggles" view in the sense that he sees a monkey, or what one might call a monkey molecule, in a jungle as a particularly concentrated locus of molecules with an inflow and outflow of material: [1]

“If one had the kind of vision [e.g. electron microscope/quantum microscope] that allowed one [see: advanced perspective] to see molecules and were in a jungle, one would see molecules wandering about everywhere, at random. In this ceaseless wandering, one might recognize a locus in which molecules of various types were particularly concentrated, which held its form [bound state] approximately while myriads of molecules streamed in and out [turnover rate]; and that locus would be a monkey in the jungle. That continuous inflow and outflow of material [metabolism], and whatever of its structure endured, would not only make that a unique monkey from among monkeys but would ensure that it changed [see: Heraclitus] from moment to moment throughout its entire existence.”
Beg cover section (beaker) labeled
Cover section of Mirza Beg's 1987 New Dimensions in Sociology: a Physico-Chemical Approach to Human Behavior, which seems to capture, in some sense, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi's description of animals (or humans in Beg’s case) in a jungle as "particularly concentrated loci of molecules holding a certain form". [2]

Here we see Szent-Gyorgyi touching on a number of key issues in human molecular philosophy, namely the turnover rate problem (metabolism), the individuality problem, the blind random chance movement view (Democritus) versus free energy gradient movement view (modern), and the issue of change (irreversibility) (Heraclitus).

The following are related quotes:

“When you start to view the world around you with Gibbsian eyes [compare: Gibbs landscape] you see the untapped potential in so many of our modern technological and industrial ecosystems.”
— Kevin Hand (2011), concept that would improve everybody's cognitive toolkit [3]

See also
● Thermodynamic lens (Ѻ)

1. Thims, Libb. (2008). The Human Molecule (ch. 7: Advanced Intelligence Perspective, pgs. 39-42) (abs) (GB). LuLu.
2. (a) Wald, George. (1965). “Determinism, Individuality, and the Problem of Free Will” (pg. 24), in: New Views of the Nature of Man (editor: John Platt). University of Chicago Press.
(b) Scott, George P. (1985). Atoms of the Living Flame: an Odyssey into Ethics and the Physical Chemistry of Free Will (pg. 39). University Press of America.
3. Beg, Mirza Arshad Ali. (1987). New Dimensions in Sociology: a Physico-Chemical Approach to Human Behavior (abs) (Forwards, Preface, §1, pgs. i-ix, 1-22). Karachi: The Hamdard Foundation.
4. (a) Hand, Kevin. (2011). “The Gibbs Landscape”, Submission (Ѻ) (pdf) to the Edge World Question Center’s query: “What Scientific Concept Would Improve Everybody’s Cognitive Toolkit?”, Jan, in: This Will Make You Smarter (§:The Gibbs Landscape, pgs. 312-14). Harper Perennial, 2012.
(b) Kevin Hand (about) – Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech.

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