Archive for January, 2012

Resurrecting Reality


tranquil image of a continually transforming space; fixed operating theatre for human dynamics?

All my philosophical investigations have led me back to ‘the mathematics of belief’; to the type of ‘reason’ and ‘logic’ we use to ‘make sense’ of our experiencing of the world, and in the case of Western civilization, to ‘bury reality’ beneath it. (more…)

‘Transformation’ – Where ‘production’ and ‘destruction’ are ‘conjugates’



'Production' is a concept that ignores its own conjugate, 'destruction'

Would you want to know the source of major dysfunction in the world? … even if it challenged the foundational assumptions/beliefs of your culture? (more…)

Reality-Check: A Quiz for the Metaphysically Inquisitive



Human population growth over the past twelve millennia


Answering the following questions may give some insights on how solid is your grasp of reality. (more…)

Civilization: The Hijacking of Sentience by Reason



Where the periphery-to-centre orchestrating influence predominates over centre-to-periphery asserting drive


As Ralph Waldo Emerson says in ‘The Method of Nature’, “The tool [of reason] has run away with the workman.”

And as Friedrich Nietzsche says in ‘Twilight of the Idols’;

“Reason” is the cause of our falsification of the testimony of the senses. Insofar as the senses show becoming, passing away, and change, they do not lie. But Heraclitus will remain eternally right with his assertion that being is an empty fiction. The “apparent” world is the only one: the “true” world is merely added by a lie.” (more…)

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