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 published articles (2005-2013) in international peer-reviewed 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).
Life Technology News Thursday, October 05, 2006 Written By Judy Kay King, The Isis Thesis is a book that promises to turn the worlds of Science and Egyptology on their respective heads, uniting the two in a way that a few years ago, nobody could have predicted. Ms King has spent several years using a technique called biosemiotics - the biological science of signs and messages in living systems, to study every facet of Egyptology. After years of intensive research, she has arrived at an astonishing conclusion, that there is an undeniable interrelationship between the mythology of ancient Egypt and molecular biology. The Ancient Egyptians were aware of not only bacterial genetics but also molecular biology, cosmology related to string theory, back hole theory and even dark energy. To put it simply, Egyptian cosmology is mirrored by microbiology to such an extent that it cannot be considered coincidence. The Ancient Egyptians had a deep understanding of science and encoded their scientific knowledge in the Egyptian language; five thousand years later, we have clear evidence that this is the case. Judy King's research has decoded a complex scientific sign system which maps the pathway of a chemical reaction, and provides the key to symbols found in the ancient myths of Sumer, Babylonia, India, and Greece. For a long time, conventional understanding of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs has considered them as being strictly funerary in nature. However, The Isis Thesis suggests that while accepting their funerary guise, encoded in the hieroglyphic symbols themselves is a fully developed science that rivals and in some cases surpasses modern science. Judy Kay King puts forward the remarkable assertion that the Ancient Egyptians had quite a detailed working knowledge of molecular biology, astrophysics, molecular chemistry, and quantum physics. The Isis Thesis shows how such disciplines were hidden for thousands of years, waiting for their secrets to be unlocked. The book takes areas such as microbiology and genetics and uses semiotics (the theoretical framework for the study of the meaning of language, signs and symbols) to explore these areas from a modern standpoint and then through the perspective of the Ancient Egyptians, explaining how these areas were incorporated into the ancient texts. Ms King covers a wide range of scientific understanding in her research. The methodology employed in The Isis Thesis, is itself unique. The author establishes a demonstrative template of thirty different themes to outline her hypothesis. The point Judy Kay King makes is both startling and fascinating. The contention she puts forward is that the ritual and mythology of the Egyptian understanding of the journey to the afterlife incorporated all natural sciences. Passages from nine well-known ancient texts including: The Pyramid Texts, the Coffin Texts and The Book of Gates have been carefully studied during the course of the research. The book identifies the sections, words and themes that illustrate how this scientific knowledge was woven into the fabric of the texts themselves. By any standard, this was a formidable undertaking. The author presents as evidence 870 decoded signs that define not only the protein path of Phage Lambda and its carrier host E. coli, but demonstrates how the deceased symbolically followed that path on their journey to the afterlife. If the ideas put forward in The Isis Thesis are borne out, it offers clear evidence that religious and scientific understanding of the Ancient Egyptians was based on the structure of a simple protein, Phage Lambda and its relationship with a simple bacteria, E Coli. Not only is that structure imprinted on our Universe as a whole, it suggests that the Egyptian concept of the microcosm and macrocosm was underpinned not by mythology, but by science