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RE: [existlist] Skirting dichotomous limitation

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  • Chris Lofting
    ... ... The philosophy of science is a specialisation and being such is rooted in the generalisation of the neurology in the form of categories of
    Message 1 of 36 , Jun 2, 2007
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      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: existlist@yahoogroups.com [mailto:existlist@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf Of louise
      > Sent: Sunday, 3 June 2007 2:39 AM
      > To: existlist@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [existlist] Skirting dichotomous limitation
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      > You omit the philosophy of science, for which undiscovered country
      > Heidegger is our most trusty guide.


      The philosophy of science is a specialisation and being such is rooted in
      the generalisation of the neurology in the form of categories of meaning -
      all communication is grounded in noun/verb dynamics where that is a
      specialist dichotomy of differentiating/integrating. Self-reference the
      dichotomy and out pops categories of possible meanings as universals.
      Zoom-in to link the universals with local context and we see develop 'small
      world' networks that can be taken as if universals.

      Heidegger's prose is riddled with the use of dichotomies to try and get
      across a dichotomous perspective (being is a gerund and so is context
      sensitive where the context selects "A" vs "TO") That gerund state is
      hard-coded in that it covers what happens when noise is contained -
      developing of order from self-referencing. This is over all scales and so
      the isomorphism we detect in comparison of specialist dichotomies.

      Heidegger's prose, and the prose of many others, is excessive due to its
      focus on expression and the authors lack of understanding of the neurology -
      this verbosity is 'standard' for those trying to understand core principles
      without any science of the core - as such they 'beat around the bush', they
      work of implicit identification and the use of negation, not that, not that,
      not that, THAT!.

      By understanding the METHOD used to derive meaning, where all meaning is
      dependent on the method, so we now deal explicitly if but vaguely, with 'all
      there is'. Customisation then fits the universals into local contexts (and
      so emerge local languages)

      > The particular quality of your
      > neurological enthusiam seems quite unaggressive, however overwhelming
      > its energies may be for the best chances of a continuing discourse at
      > this list. From my point of view, though, it is quite excluding. I
      > am a pluralist. Besides, there is far more to the body than the brain.
      >

      All meaning is derived from neural activity. The use of the body to
      communicate non-verbally requires the brain for motor control and
      interpretations. The rush of emotion is rooted in hormone release as a
      response to sensory stimulus eliciting sensory neurons to set off motor
      neurons etc etc etc. As such there is no experience of sensuality without
      neurology.

      To refine generic parallel expression requires the precision of sequence.
      The development of a rich, intuitive, associative memory stems from
      dichotomous experience of A/NOT-A where this is symmetric or asymmetric in
      form (and so 1:1 or 1:many processing).

      To see this linking of the discrete into a holistic form of representation
      see either research on savants (autism sufferers who develop some
      specialisation based on harmonics processing) or on experiment design in
      physics - i.e. the 'particle/wave' duality experiments all reflecting the
      self-referencing of a dichotomy creating, over time, 'interference'
      patterns. As such these experiments reflect properties of our brains in
      their differentiation leading to integration since this is a property of
      synmmetric dynamics and self-referencing will do that - all scales.

      Our physicists try to be specialist, try to stay in their box and interpret
      from there and so come up with all sorts of novel interpretations when all
      they have to do is understand the METHOD we use to derive meaning (and
      extend that into our experiments where they are extensions of our senses).

      QM is metaphor; relativity is metaphor. Customisations will bring out
      differences but what is customised is the sameness across all metaphors
      where such is rooted in our brains.

      As such there is no 'skirting dichotomous limitation' and the generality of
      the dichotomy of differentiate/integrate presents to the species a limitless
      amount of experiences when the fit basic universals to local contexts
      through customisation.

      Chris.
    • Exist List Moderator
      ... The Diamond Lake area is giving way to two expanded freeways. This is progress, of course. As with so many cities, Minneapolis once had more than 500 miles
      Message 36 of 36 , Jun 5, 2007
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        On Jun 05, 2007, at 8:57, Trinidad Cruz wrote:

        > I used to live in Minneapolis back in the 50's. I don't remember the
        > street but a couple of blocks from a little pond called Diamond Lake,
        > and a Nicolet Ave.

        The Diamond Lake area is giving way to two expanded freeways. This is
        progress, of course. As with so many cities, Minneapolis once had
        more than 500 miles of streetcar lines, all privately operated. The
        local government took over the lines -- and killed them in 1954 to
        replace the system with buses.

        I wish I could have seen the old system. I take the light rail, most
        of the 20 miles, from our apartment to the Metrodome on my way to
        campus. The new house will cut my time to campus in half or better.

        I'm not much for cities, anymore. I think cities are interesting when
        you are young and care for all the activity. Now, I just want to sit
        by the Mississippi or one of the lakes and relax. The nice thing
        about Minneapolis is that even with so many people, there are lots of
        little areas that seem like the country.


        - C. S. Wyatt
        I am what I am at this moment, not what I was and certainly not all
        that I shall be.
        http://www.tameri.com - Tameri Guide for Writers
        http://www.tameri.com/csw/exist - The Existential Primer
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