The Hidden Power of Synchronicity

The Hidden Power of Synchronicity


In a recent exchange of messages between Harvey Lloyd and myself I felt so curious to the degree of synchronization between us. In one event he was writing to me on a message expressing his thoughts on a topic that we discussed before. Surprisingly, at almost the same time I was responding to a comment on one of my recent buzzes. In my response I mentioned the same thoughts that Harvey expressed in his message. This synchronicity happened repeatedly.

I remembered the synchronizing hanging of swinging between hanging pendulums on a wall. If you observe pendulums on a wall for some time their initial swings shall be chaotic and then somehow, they become self-synchronized without the interference of any external factor. The chaotic movement turns into a self-organized one. This is against entropy that states it is far easier for the an initially organized movement of the swings to become chaotic than the other way around. Do ideas have their pendulums and that when they are close enough they tend to synchronize their movement?

So, we do we have pendulum of ideas so that when the two pendulums are close enough they may synchronize their movement? The synchronization of physical pendulums has been a mystery for scientists for long times. One plausible explanation for their synchronization is explained in this short but must-see video.


The swinging pendulums send waves that when they and their overlapping affect the swing of the pendulums and make them synchronize. Do the pendulums of ideas create their own waves that are close enough to overlap and synchronize? Is the hidden power of synchronization big enough to offset the disorder motive? My guess is to say yes to this question.
The synchronization isn’t limited to pendulums unless ideas have their own pendulums. Numbers tend to synchronize heir “swing”. I was thinking of the Fibonacci rectangles. If we take Fibonacci numbers, then we may observe the synchronization of the “swing” of numbers. Fibonacci numbers are obtained by the addition of two numbers to get the third. For example, o and 1 give 1 so that the sequence becomes o 1 1. Now, add 1 and 1 and you get 2. The sequence is now 0112. Now, add 1 and 2 and you get 3. The series have the following order 0, 1, 2, 2, 3, 5., 8, 13, 21, 34, 55,89 and goes on for infinity. What is interesting is that if we divide each number by the preceding one we get the following graph:

You may notice from the graph that eventually the numbers “synchronize” their movement to an almost invariant ratio (0.618). This is well-known as the Golden Ratio.

More interestingly here is that if we get the areas of two subsequent numbers on the series of the Fibonacci numbers we get rectangles. If you plot the areas of those rectangles you end up with the following graphs”

I took eight subsequent numbers from the Fibonacci numbers and they gave me the graph above. If you take and eight numbers, you shall exactly get the same shape with one difference in the scale of the sizes of the rectangles. The rectangles are similar- magnify them and you get the same shape of the rectangles. This is self-organization without the interference of any external factor. The pendulums of numbers are synchronizing their movement.

The previous observations lead me to say that team members might be near each other and still their ideas move chaotically and aren’t in synchronicity. The human factor and self-egoism are the forces that repels them from being close-enough to have their ideas in synchronicity. The hidden power of synchronization is absent. They are close physically, but not in reality. To the opposite, two virtual friend who are thousand of miles away from each other may be close enough to cause their pendulums to synchronize.

Do you believe in the hidden power of synchronicity?



🐝 Fatima G. Williams 21/6/2018 · #65

#64 Sending you lots of love dear @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee I trust you are well. You're in my prayers always :)

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#63 You know how to feels to give a drop of honey in a sour mouth? Your honey-like comment dear @🐝 Fatima G. Williams is so sweet and nourishing. You summed it up beautifully "even though we are all so different, we synchronize in thoughts, words and deeds when we understand each other and find affinity". Who could say it better?

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🐝 Fatima G. Williams 20/6/2018 · #63

The comments in this buzz play the sound of music beats that are Synchronous. Each beat is different but the sound is harmony like the pendulum that falls in line with it’s neighbor. As many mentioned below, we can’t deny the fact that even though we are all so different, we synchronize in thoughts, words and deeds when we understand each other and find affinity. But when we don’t we end up in chaos, which clearly shows our current state of affairs in the world.
I thoroughly enjoyed the out pour of intriguing thoughts from you and our fellow bees. Thank you dear @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee for synchronizing our minds 😊

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#61 Great thoughts @Joanne Gardocki "We are in a different relationship with what we observe". This is the Observant Effect. You are right. The leaves of the trees are pendulums and they behave like the pendulums on the wall (embedded video).
Many people keep repeating to me that humans aren't trees and that I mislead the readers by using such metaphors. With all honesty I relate this to lack of imagination. Einstein said it that to be be to think creatively and imagine we have to learn from nature.
We kept saying trees don't communicate till we discovered they do and they established the first underground network with fungi. People used to say that trees are brainless and have no memory. Recently, experiments proved that trees have memories. But most importantly, is what you wrote " How did these brainless items do this? It is baffling". Are they brainless? Even if they are (were) still we may learn a lot from them.

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Joanne Gardocki 19/6/2018 · #61

@Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee, I am currently reading "Martin Buber's I and Thou: Practicing Living Dialogue " by Kenneth Paul Kramer. Specifically related to your reply #33 #28 "In which I likened the tree leaves to pendulums. This presentation was downloaded more than 1300 times and you may find it useful. Numbers organize as I have shown here. How did these brainless items do this? It is baffling. " We know the act of observation changes that which has our attention. We also know that nothing occurs in isolation, even when we attempt to isolate for study. Perhaps what we are seeing and feeling is the change in relationship from "I and It" to "I and Thou" concepts from the books currently in front of me. Experiencing one or the other is different from being in a place where we actually observe the change take place. We are in a different relationship with what we observe. All of this relates to human connectedness and deep relationship with all that is, music, art, laughter, nature...

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#57 What we call the underdogs may have lots of surprises for us @Chris 🐝R Guest. Fame, power and wealth shall not produce winners alone and devotion and having a dream bigger than self are two major ingredients of success. Football teaches us lessons everyday.

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#53 wow love that explanation @Chris 🐝R Guest, and thank you @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee for inspiring us!

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