Balls of Fire: A Science of Life and Death

Balls of Fire: A Science of Life and Death

by Judy Kay King


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The cited study uses two fantasy baseball teams to explain human potential for postmortem evolution and genetic immortality, while examining the mind-body problem.

Balls of Fire explains the following discoveries that cast a new light on human history, evolution, consciousness, and the microbial DNA in our bodies.

  • Our cultural behavior over the last 12,000 years maps an ancient viral gene expression network for evolution that still functions in our cells

  • Christianity’s core themes, deities, and Mass mirror ancient pharaonic Egypt’s ‘pagan’ themes, deities, and rituals that describe this ancient gene network

  • Other cultures (early China, the Navajo, the Tarahumara) and creative artists (Poe, Artaud, Blake) understood this evolutionary message

  • Carl Jung’s archetypes of the collective unconscious mirror the dynamics of this ancient gene network.

  • Reputable alchemists (Isaac Newton, Dr. Michael Maier) were exploring the activities of viruses (crystals).

The science reviewed in Balls of Fire builds on The Isis Thesis (2004) and 12 peer-reviewed journal articles (2005-2013). The Isis Thesis is a semiotic study of ancient Egyptian literature, artwork, ritual, and architecture, showing that ancient Egyptian deities are signs for human and microbial DNA. The ancient texts map a gene expression pathway for human evolution that has been secreted by the elite in many cultures. Balls of Fire explains how baseball originated in ancient Egypt to describe this genetic pathway. In addition, other key historical behaviors (farming, fermentation, milk production, myth, Christianity, alchemy, literature, art, capitalism, genetic engineering, machine fascination) model the same viral gene expression network over time for human evolution.

Balls of Fire: A Science of Life and Death won 1st Place in the category “Body, Mind, Spirit” for Reader Views Literary Awards (2015-2016). The study was also a Finalist in the 18th annual Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards in the Nonfiction Adult category of “Body, Mind, Spirit.”

Using a baseball model of two teams, Balls of Fire presents the scientific argument for and against the Isis Thesis through a fantasy-draft of dead and living scientists, philosophers, writers and other creative artists. This book is organized into five sections: Spring Training, Baseball Diamonds, Pregame, Fly-Ball Ferris Wheel, and Opening Day. Balls of Fire exposes the hidden survival message in baseball, culture, alchemy, literary texts, Christianity, world visions, our sciences, and history itself. Welcome to the Game of the Centuries.

In 2006, King presented The Isis Thesis on the microbiological meaning of Ancient Egyptian texts, artwork, ritual, and architecture at the Second International Congress for Young Egyptologists in Lisbon, Portugal. For more information, see

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780976281429
Publisher: Envision Editions, Ltd.
Publication date: 02/20/2015
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Judy Kay King, M.A. English, is a literary theorist, specializing in the area of philosophy of science and mind, using semiotics, systems thinking, and a transdisciplinary approach grounded in quantum theory. Her Masters Degree is from Oakland University, Michigan, where her graduate education centered on literary criticism. As a college instructor for 20 years, she designed and facilitated over 16 different college courses, including Mythology, Creative Writing, literature courses, and Seminars on West Africa. Her independent research and writing includes The Isis Thesis, a study decoding 870 ancient Egyptian Signs (2004), The Road from Orion (2004), a novel explaining the science in the thesis, continuing research on the thesis in 12 peer-reviewed articles (2005-2013) published in international journals, and Balls of Fire, a Science of Life and Death (2015), summarizing and expanding research on the thesis. King presented The Isis Thesis at The Third International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities at the University of Cambridge, UK on August 3, 2005. She also presented her research to an Egyptology audience on October 25, 2006, at the Second International Congress for Young Egyptologists in Lisbon, Portugal, organized by the Universidade de Lisboa. King is affiliated with the Semiotic Society of America (member from 2007 to present) and has been facilitating courses for North Central Michigan College as a member of their adjunct faculty from 2007 to the present.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
1. Searching for a Unified Science 3
2. Signs of the DNA World System 19
3. Ancient Egyptian Origin of Baseball 23
4. Christian Mass at Hagia Sophia 35
5. Diamondhearts versus Thunderheads 43
6. The Cold Reality of Élite Deceit 47
7. A Trinity of Natural Patterns 57
8. Useless Gene or not? 65

9. Physicist Frank's Time Crystal 67
10. Pope Francis' Trouble with the Curve 73
11. First Base: Quantum Physics/Classical Physics 79
12. Second Base: Quantum Biology/Biology 87
13. Third Base: Quantum Cosmology/Cosmology 93
14. Home Plate: Magnum Mysterium 99

15. Manager, Coach and Umpire Selections 103
16. The Thunderheads 115
17. The Thunderhead Pitchers 143
18. The Diamondhearts 155
19. The Diamondheart Subcatcher 177
20. The Diamondheart Pitchers 191
21. The Closers 199

22. The Reputable Alchemists 211
23. Alchemy's Viral God 219
24. Against the Vulgar 225
25. The Body Without Organs 233
26. When Things Go Black 245
27. Threshold Stabilization 249

28. Miles Above 265
References 271
Index 281

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