PHILOSOPHICAL REVIEW of the CONCEPTUAL ARCHITECTURE OF VACCINES
THE RISE OF THE PATHOGEN CONCEPT IN WESTERN CULTURE
The MALE ASSERTIVE EGO, when it rises to IMBALANCE over FEMALE ACCOMMODATING RECEPTIVITY, is the embodiment of PSYCHOLOGICAL BIPOLAR DISORDER. This DISORDER finds expression in the one-sided MALE ASSERTIVE ABSTRACTIONS of GROWTH and PRODUCTION, which are NOT REAL but are the PETITIO PRINCIPII that imply “LOCAL” SOURCING agency that conjures up a SUBSTITUTE REALITY that takes the place of the NATURAL ANDROGYNOUS REALITY OF TRANSFORMATION which is NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT (i.e. ‘relational’) and conformant with the WAVE-FIELD of Modern physics.
While the ANDROGYNOUS WAVE-FIELD dynamic of TRANSFORMATION is NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT such that we must ‘pass over it in silence’, the SUBSTITUTE REALITY that is a REDUCTION to “to the POLE” of MALE EGO-ASSERTING CONSTRUCTION opens up a rhetorical avenue for abstract LINGUISTIC REPRESENTATION in terms of NAMING-instantiated LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES with notional powers of LOCAL SOURCING of actions and developments. This one-sided MALE ASSERTIVE SUBSTITUTE-REALITY is characteristic of WESTERN CULTURE ‘operative reality’, and is an ABSTRACTION based departure from the EASTERN CULTURE’s embrace of the ANDROGYNOUS reality of RELATIONAL TRANSFORMATION which is REAFFIRMED as the REALITY of our sensory experience by MODERN PHYSICS.
The PATHOGEN concept is ABSTRACTION born from BINARY LOGIC wherein TRANSFORMATION is DECOMPOSED into the BIPOLAR OPPOSITES of HERO (BENOGEN) and VILLAIN (PATHOGEN), the IMPUTED AUTHORS of a combination of CONSTRUCTIVE and DESTRUCTIVE WORKS. This EFFABLE binary logic based LOCAL DUALITY is something we substitute for the INEFFABLE dynamic of NONLOCAL TRANSFORMATION, giving us a means of constructing a SUBSTITUTE BIPOLAR REALITY that IS ARTICULABLE; i.e. where CONSTRUCTION and DESTRUCTION provide a crude means of INFERRING TRANSFORMATION.
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The reality of Marie Antoinette (“Let them eat cake”) is one in which an authority protects the status quo regardless of issues of rising imbalance. Response to imbalance entailing the shifting of provisions from areas of surplus to areas of deficiency (i.e. balance-restoring actions) which are basic to NATURE, are in WESTERN CULTURE, recast in terms of the ‘work of a PATHOGEN’. The tales of Robin Hood and Jean Valjean bring to the surface this clash between WESTERN CULTURE rational judgements which identify as PATHOGENS, the balancing agents that arise naturally in the world.
Here we seem to have a conflict between NATURE and WESTERN CULTURE since WESTERN CULTURE has a DOUBLE ERROR based belief in the LOCAL SOURCING of actions and developments which sets up the icons of PATHOGEN and BENOGEN in which EGO plays the KEYSTONE role. That is, if the individual’s EGO informs him those things which are NAMED such as himself, are the LOCAL SOURCE of powerful GOOD WORKS, then the ‘geometry’ is established and sitting there waiting for the psyche to ‘fill in the blanks’ and come up with a LOCAL SOURCE of powerful EVIL WORKS.
“LOCAL SOURCING” is ABSTRACTION. It is the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR ABSTRACTION as Nietzsche points out. However, in the common belief of us WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS, ‘LOCAL SOURCING’ fires up the EGO and the EGO instills the BELIEF in the “REALITY” of “LOCAL SOURCING”. And while the WESTERN CULTURE individual may condition his psyche with the DOUBLE ERROR to the point of believing he is the LOCAL SOURCE of wonderful, beneficial actions, … this very thought opens up the possibility that LOCAL SOURCING OF EVIL ACTIONS is just as possible.
Thus, in a perverse way, EGO ‘locks into place’ the concept of the PATHOGEN, the LOCAL SOURCE of EVIL ACTIONS.
While there is a celebrating of IMBALANCE if WESTERN CULTURE associated with the EGO based belief in LOCAL SOURCING, there is no such belief in cultures such as the indigenous aboriginal culture as underscored by the Potlatch ceremony where the understanding is that Nature is the source of abundance coming into the possession of the individual and it is not as if the abundance is ‘the fruits of his personal labours’.
That is, rebalancing actions are DEMONIZED in WESTERN CULTURE because of the EGO based belief in LOCAL SOURCING.
The WESTERN CULTURE DOUBLE ERROR based REALITY CONSTRUCTION serves up a SUBSTITUTE REALITY which is supported by EGO since, in this SUBSTITUTE REALITY, the NAMING instantiated LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES are credited with the LOCAL SOURCING of actions and developments. This ABSTRACT (unreal) NOTION is then used in language-based REPRESENTATIONS which are NOT REPRESENTATIONS of the transforming relational continuum of our actual sensory experience, but are REPRESENTATIONS of a new, SUBSTITUTE REALITY wherein we (use this language to) PORTRAY actions and developments in EXPLICIT AND LOCAL TERMS.
For example, the IMPLICIT and NONLOCAL ‘resonance’ phenomenon of DUNING gives way to a SUBSTITUTE REALITY wherein LOCAL things-in-themselves we call DUNES are represented (with GRAMMAR) as having their own LOCAL powers of SOURCING GROWTH (development) and MOVEMENT; for example, we say; ‘the DUNE is GROWING higher and longer and is shifting across the ‘desert floor’. NOTE that once we shift the powers of LOCAL SOURCING from the transforming relational continuum (the Tao or the Wave-field), we are forced to INVENT a SEPARATE CONTAINING SPACE to serve as a notional UNINVOLVED CONTAINER for the actions of the NOW-INDEPENDENT “FIGURE” in this “FIGURE-AND-GROUND-AS-TWO” “SUBSTITUTE REALITY REPRESENTATION”.
As is evident, the language and grammar based inventing of this SUBSTITUTE REALITY …. “OVERCOMES”… the problem of INEFFABILITY as associates with REALITY as constituted by the transforming relational continuum wherein ‘everything is in flux’.
POINT OF NOTE: The inventing and deployment of this SUBSTITUTE REALITY that enables sharing of REPRESENTATIONS which, although REPRESENTATIONS of a SUBSTITUTE REALITY, opens the door to sharing some sort of INFERENCE of our respective INEFFABLE experiences as RELATIONAL FORMS within the TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM. This whole fluid dynamic is INEFFABLE because NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT (i.e. it is relational). The SUBSTITUTE REALITY of DUNES as LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES that “GROW” and “MOVE” as if “INHABITANTS” within a “SEPARATE HABITAT” is an example of how the SUBSTITUTE REALITY overcomes the INEFFABLE REAL REALITY of the transforming relational continuum aka the Wave-field aka the Tao.
This FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO SUBSTITUTE REALITY is expressible in a certain type of language architecture which can deal with BINARY LOGIC as is necessary for constructing representations wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-TWO (e.g. inhabitant-and-habitat as TWO). This is a language that requires BINARY LOGIC so that when we speak of the movement of a NAMING-instantiated thing-in-itself, the movement of that THING-IN-ITSELF is independent of whatever it is included in and simply “IS” rather than “IS NOT”.
NOTA BEINE: Languages of indigenous aboriginal cultures and also the language of Modern physics (see Bohm’s writings on the need for a Rheomode language and how Algonquin satisfies the Modern physics requirement) are relational and convey understanding through the BOOTSTRAPPING technique as supports the COMPLEMENTARY SHARING CIRCLE technique where the language TAKE-AWAY is not the literal interpretation of the single articulation, … the TAKE-WAY is instead the IMPLICIT UNDERSTANDING deriving from relational interference among multiple representations associated with EXPLICIT statements.
As an Abenaki friend explained to me, to make a point coming from teachings of his own cultural upbringing, the man in the canoe in the river cannot see the massive falls around the upcoming bend, but the friend on the nearby hill can see it as can the eagle flying overhead, and where we can signal and share our limited visions, we can form a holographic awareness of the transforming relational continuum in which we share inclusion. Such holographic understanding of the fluid world we are included in can come from the SHARING CIRCLE where we REFRAIN from making ‘our own interpretations’ from our own limited observational data, but we all contribute our uninterpreted sensory experience (as captured in our ‘from the heart’ expression) and it is from the coherencies that ‘show themselves’ in the relations forming from these multiple experiences that the ‘holographic awareness’ of the fluid world we share inclusion in emerges.
We can contrast this with the WESTERN CULTURE mode of sharing wherein, as Lafontaine states; ‘La raison du plus fort est toujours la meilleure’ (the reasoned perspective of the most powerful is always the best). In other words, our WESTERN CULTURE CUSTOM is to DEBATE which of the MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES is ‘the MOST TRUE’ and accept that as our OPERATIVE REALITY even though it is a SUBSTITUTE REALITY as has been pointed out.
In reviewing the above ‘observations’ of how we are conditioning our sensory experiences in preparing them for language based articulation, we can see that we REDUCE THEM (our sensory experiences) to a DOUBLE ERROR based format with NAMING and GRAMMAR as in ‘the TOWN is GROWING’ which GETS US PAST the problem of the INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL-and-IMPLICIT nature of our sensory experience of inclusion in the transforming relational continuum (i.e. while TRANSFORMATION is NONLOCAL (unbounded in SPACETIME), GROWTH is LOCAL and BOUNDED in SPACE and TIME).
NOTA BENE: The SHARING CIRCLE of the indigenous aboriginal culture is designed to MAKE USE OF THE DIFFERING (LIMITED) PERSPECTIVES of the man in the canoe on the river, the man on the nearby hill and the man with the perspective of the eagle from somewhere high above. It is therefore of basic importance that there be AVOIDANCE of the Lafontaine principle; ‘La raison du plus fort est toujours la meilleure’ so that the group does not squander their unique and valuable different perspectives by ‘giving way’ to a powerful personality in the circle. This is why participants must ‘speak from the heart’ and not let such circle sharing degenerate into an ego-based pissing contest as to who has the most correct assessment of what is going on.
The very notion of a CORRECT ASSESSMENT is DYSFUNCTIONAL since the transforming relational continuum CANNOT BE CAPTURED IN A CORRECT ASSESSMENT, as would suggest a WORLD OUT THERE separate from the observers and settng up a competition as to who can best capture ‘what is going on ‘out there’’. This would then be a FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO based conceptualizing of “REALITY” which becomes in that case, the CONSTRUCTION of a SUBSTITUTE REALITY that is a (pseudo) REALITY that has been CERTIFIED AS CORRECT BY A COMMITTEE of TRUSTED MEMBERS, as might be a fitting description for WESTERN CULTURE GOVERNMENTS that develop regulations and work programs on that basis.
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IS THIS A LONG SEGUE FROM THE DISCUSSION ON COVID 19, OR NOT?
COVID 19 is conceived of, in WESTERN CULTURE, as a PATHOGEN which implies that it is the LOCAL SOURCE of harmful actions and developments, as would be the DOUBLE ERROR based interpretation where we accept the notional existence of a LOCAL THING-IN-ITSELF and accept along with it the GRAMMAR based inference of it having the LOCAL POWER of SOURCING actions and developments.
NOTE that Marie Antoinette and other ‘privileged’ figures are able to enjoy the unlimited development of IMBALANCE between RICH and POOR by having laws BANNING informal REBALANCING actions such as those instigated by Robin Hood and Jean Valjean, even when the IMBALANCES become such as to bring about the deaths of the most ‘exposed’; e.g. the infants and children deprived of nurturance in their time of their greatest need for same.
The SEMANTICS BECOME IMPORTANT in such times since many would support the REBALANCING ACTS of Robin Hood and Jan Valjean, while others would stick with their definition of PATHOGEN or CRIMINAL where there is an AFFRONT to Marie Antoinette and the King as the upholders of the laws of the land which clearly IDENTIFY AS PATHOGENS, those who would undertake REBALANCING in their own hands where the resources they were shifting are not currently in their own legal possession.
These questions of semantics deriving from human social interactions and how they are differently captured by different CULTURES have an important influence on the social dynamic. For example, is Robin Hood a ‘HERO’ or a ‘VILLAIN’ or something else since BINARY EITHER/OR logic of the EXCLUDED medium is not our only option. We also have the ‘quantum’ BOTH/AND logic of the INCLUDED medium wherein we would consider FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE, … so that RICH-and-POOR-are-ONE and what we are talking about is BALANCE and IMBALANCE. This is our understanding if we back away from the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR which is simply an ABSTRACT CONVENTION in how to form INTELLECT-INFORMING REPRESENTATIONS from words/language.
THE CONCEPTS BALANCE and IMBALANCE make ‘sensory experience’ based sense since we experience being able to balance things on our head or pile rocks up in such a fashion as will sustain continuing ‘balance’, in a kind of behaviour-shaped acknowledgement of the GRAVITY FIELD we experience inclusion in. If we consider a RICH MINORITY towering over a POOR MAJORITY we have the options of FIGURE-and-GROUND as TWO or FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE with the former giving the impression of rigidity while the latter gives off more of a fluid impression as in the profile of ocean wave peak and trough.
WHY EXPLORE THESE CONCEPTS IN REGARD TO COVID 19?
Philosophical investigations in BIOLOGY and MEDICINE have informed us that organisms are microbial complexes sustained by resonances so that HEALTH of an ‘organism’ is the sustaining of relational resonances not only in the FIGURE but in the FIGURE-GROUND relation which turns out to be innately FUZZY as one would expect if the FIGURE-GROUND-relation is RESONANCE based.
HEALTH of the FIGURE in this case is understood in the FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE sense where the distinguishing of FIGURE and GROUND is based on RESONANCE.
HEALTH of he FIGURE is an ENTIRELY DIFFERENT CONCEPT where we go by the DOUBLE ERROR of LANGUAGE and GRAMMAR which PORTRAYS the HUMAN in a FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO context wherein the FIGURE is deemed INDEPENDENT of the GROUND (the Inhabitant-Habitat binary logic based concept).
The HUMANING as a resonance based congregating of microbial forms such that FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE leads to EASTERN UNDERSTANDING of REALITY, whereas the HUMAN as a LOCAL, EXPLICIT THING-IN-ITSELF that is INDEPENDENT of the GROUND or HABITAT it is situated in is the prevailing WESTERN FIGURE-and_GROUND-as-TWO based UNDERSTANDING of REALITY.
MODERN PHYSICS supports the EASTERN understanding of REALITY wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE. In this understanding, there are no PATHOGENS since there are no INDEPENDENT FIGURES that can GO ON THE ATTACK, there are only RELATIONAL FORMS within the common FLOW which are themselves innately relational and RESONANCE based such that a weakening of the resonances that constitute the separateness of the FIGURE in the GROUND will manifest in what we see as PATHOLOGY, i.e. PATHOLOGY that is relational dissonance based.
WESTERN CULTURE, because it makes use of language-based representation constituted by a SUBSTITUTE REALITY wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-TWO, … cannot use the weakening of RESONANCE as in the FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE understanding of reality to explain ‘pathology’ as in ‘illness’ or ‘crime’ as A LAPSE IN RESONANCE, but comes up, instead, with the concept of “A PATHOGEN’ as the LOCAL SOURCE of a PATHOLOGY (crime or illness).
In other words, our WESTERN CULTURE INVENTION OF “THE PATHOGEN” derives from the limitations we have built into language and in particular the limiting concept of FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO which does away with the RESONANCE based understanding as supports FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE.
COVID 19 falls into the category we call ‘the PATHOGEN’ which, thanks to the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR, we impute to have the LOCAL POWER of SOURCING ACTIONS and DEVELOPMENT. We make use of TWO OPPOSITE types of such DOUBLE ERROR ABSTRACTIONS to flesh out our FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO based SUBSTITUTE REALITY constructions known as HERO and VILLAIN or we could say BENOGEN and PATHOGEN since some of these imaginary LOCAL SORCERERS we credit with the LOCAL SOURCING of POSITIVE (beneficial) actions and developments and others we credit with the LOCAL SOURCING of NEGATIVE (harmful) actions and developments.
Thanks to these imaginary language stimulated concepts of BENOGENS and PATHOGENS, we can REDUCE the FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE fluid reality of our sensory experience of inclusion therein, to a FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO SUBSTITUTE REALITY wherein the relational-flow-form is ABSTRACTLY RE-CAST as a LOCAL, INDEPENDENT, MALE-asserting-agent that is INDEPENDENT of the GROUND it is situated in and is free to mess about with and make changes to that inferred separate GROUND.
THIS MALE DOMINATED SUBSTITUTE REALITY featuring the actions of BENOGENS and PATHOGENS or HEROS and VILLAINS serves up for the psyche, REPRESENTATIONS that are LOCAL CAUSE-and-EFFECT BASED, in place of the NONLOCAL RELATIONAL TRANSFORMATION of natural Wave-field reality which is beyond capture in language because it is NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT, … BUT NONETHELESS, PRIMARY REALITY as affirmed in Modern physics.
Our WESTERN TOOL of DOUBLE ERROR based language and grammar, with its valuable capacity for serving up representations of SUBSTITUTE REALITY which is great for a rough GO-BY, is meanwhile, as EMERSON points out, RUNNING AWAY WITH THE WORKMAN, THE HUMAN WITH THE DIVINE.
What EMERSON is meaning is that we have taken relational forms such as HUMANINGS in the Wave-field and, with the aid of the TOOL of language-based reduction, reduced these NONLOCALITIES which show up in a FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE sense, to LOCAL SEPARATE THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES as in a FIGURE-and-GROUND as TWO sense, … creating in the same fell swoop, a separate GROUND or HABITAT that is entirely INDEPENDENT of the INHABITANT so that the INHABITANT is free to run around as if totally disconnected from the HABITAT and even able to EXPLOIT THE HABITAT as if it were something separate from HIMSELF, the now INDEPENDENT INHABITANT. This is an intellectual-rational representation that must overcome the natural primacy of our sensory experience of inclusion in transformation.
THIS IS A CASE OF THE TOOL RUNNING AWAY WITH THE WORKMAN, THE HUMAN WITH THE DIVINE. Thanks to GRAMMAR, HUMANS now become like GODS who roam the earth and exploit it as if it were INDEPENDENT of themselves, a passive resource open to exploitation by superior forms such as some humans (WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS) conceive themselves as.
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The PATHOGEN model is pure abstraction which denies the inherent resonance based balancing in the world and the associated dissonance as when newly emerging resonances supplant previously sustained resonances, a phenomenon that can be described, by those imputing reality to local relational resonance forms as THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES (secured into notional BEING by NAMING) and animated with GRAMMAR which imputes to them their own powers of SOURCING actions and developments.
Human society COULD let natural sensory experiencing of relational harmony and dissonance guide and shape behaviour, however, language offers us alternative means through the construction of language and grammar based SUBSTITUTE REALITIES which gives us access to intellectual interpretations and corresponding development of plans of action which is then ‘pre-meditated’ and ‘deliberately engineered’, as might be engineered into a computerized robot loaded with instructions on how to respond to an intellectual reduction (wherein NONLOCAL TRANSFORMATION is reduced to LOCAL GROWTH and LOCAL LOSS) of the environmental dynamic the robot is included in.
As David Bohm points out, the first option is INTUITION while the second option is RATIONAL INTELLECTION and as Emerson is saying, the tool of RATIONAL INTELLECTION is running away with the INTUITIVE WORKMAN and thus the HUMAN is running away with the DIVINE.
What’s at stake here shows up in the language based concept of the ATTACK OF PATHOGENS as in the COVID 19 ‘pandemic’.
THIS ATTACK OF PATHOGENS IS NOT REALITY. What is going on is relational, and it concerns relational balance and imbalance, dynamics which are free of any dependence on LOCAL BEING,
As in the stories of Robin Hood and Jean Valjean, … the first level of reality is IMBALANCE as where some are swimming in excess while others are starving of deficiency and the concept of PATHOGEN shows up where the natural forces of re-balancing come into play as would be accepted as natural in an indigenous aboriginal culture but which, in our WESTERN CULTURE are interpreted as the ATTACK OF PATHOGENS.
The expedient ‘solution’ to us WESTERN THINKERS is to find a way to ELIMINATE THE PATHOGENS which does ABSOLUTELY NOTHING about the relational IMBALANCE that is the deeper source of the notional ‘attack of PATHOGENS’.
But the ELIMINATION OF PATHOGENS (an abstraction that can nevertheless be employed as a crude ‘working model’) may interjejct a pause in IMBALANCE-CORRECTING ACTIONS although in no way RESOLVING the IMBALANCE. However, while Marie Antoinette’s answer may have been a dismissive insult like ‘let them eat cake’, in other cases the powerful HAVES may smooth the waters by opening their portals and releasing some resources so as to do a little ‘re-balancing’ so as to at least reduce the amplitude and viciousness of the re-balancing initiatives and quelling the potential for a full-blown REVOLUTION.
In the case of COVID 19 and in WESTERN MEDICINE IN GENERAL, the elimination of pathogens is the FULL FOCUS and no-one (almost no-one) is searching for a re-balancing approach to the malady, as was also the historical case witch scurvy and pneumonia and c. difficile where the understanding of health as the restoring of balance (resonance) takes a distant second place to the primary orientation to defending against THE ATTACK OF PATHOGENS, which is an abstraction born of the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING AND GRAMMAR which is SUSTAINED BY EGO and the associated claim that the human is a LOCAL, INDEPENDENT THING-IN-ITSELF with ‘its own powers of LOCAL SOURCING of actions and developments.
SO LONG AS THERE IS A PREDOMINANT EGO BASED BELIEF IN LOCAL SOURCING AS GIVEN BY THE DOUBLE ERROR OF NAMING AND GRAMMAR, AS PREDOMINATES IN WESTERN CULTURE, THERE WILL NOT LIKELY BE A BACKING AWAY FROM THE CONCEPT OF THE PATHOGEN WHICH IS BUILT INTO THE FOUNDATIONS OF WESTERN JUSTICE AND INTO WESTERN MEDICINE.
THE INDIGENOUS ABORIGINAL CULTURE BELIEVES THAT ALL THINGS ARE RELATED (MITAKUYE OYASIN) AND THUS WHILE THERE IS LOCAL EMERGENCE OF DISSONANCE, THERE ORIGINATING OF DISSONANCE IS NONLOCAL AND IMPLICIT. THE ROOT SOURCE OF THE ANGRY AGGRESSOR IS UNDERSTOOD AS SOMETHING GONE AWRY IN THE RELATIONAL DYNAMIC OF THE SOCIAL COLLECTIVE AND THAT IS WHERE RESOLUTION (RE-ESTABLISHING OF RELATIONAL RESONANCE) IS SOUGHT. THERE IS NO SEARCH FOR THE ULTIMATE “LOCAL SOURCE” OF HE PATHOLOGY BECAUSE THERE IS NO ASSUMPTION OF AN ULTIMATE “LOCAL SOURCE’. RELATIONAL DISSONANCE CANNOT BE TRACED BACK TO A BEGINNING. IT IS LIKE THE CAR COLLISION THAT OCCURS LONG AFTER A RABBIT HAS RUN ACROSS THE FREEWAY CAUSING A LONG CASCADING STREAM OF BRAKING AND SWERVING AND OF AVOIDANCE MANEUVERS WHICH MAY NEVERTHELESS CULMINATE IN A COLLISION WHEREUPON WE WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS WILL IDENTIFY A LOCAL VICTIM AND PERPETRATOR.. WHY? BECAUSE THAT SIMPLIFIES AN IMPOSSIBLY COMPLEX REALITY. THAT IS HOW RATIONALITY OR REASON WORKS.
WESTERN CULTURE USES ‘REASON’ TO CLAIM THAT WE CAN INCREASE THE PRODUCTION OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS BY INCREASING THE ACREAGE OF LAND UNDER CULTIVATION. THAT IS RATIO BASED UNDERSTANDING THAT HAS US IGNORE THE “REAL REALITY” OF TRANSFORMATION WHEREIN THE WILDERNESS IS BEING REDUCED “IN CONJUGATE RELATION” TO THE “GROWTH” OF CULTIVATED LAND.
IS “GROWTH” THEREFORE “REAL”? NO! “GROWTH IS NOT REAL” BUT IT IS A SIMPLE LINEAR (RATIO-NAL) CONCEPT THAT ENABLES LANGUAGE BASED REPRESENTATION IN SHORT STATEMENTS POSSIBLE. THE SAME APPLIES TO “PATHOGEN”
THE PROBLEM IS, WE START BELIEVING IN THE REALITY OF THESE UNREAL ABSTRACTIONS AND THEN START DEVELOPING SUCH STUFF AS ANTI-PATHOGEN TECHNOLOGIES AS PFIZER IS RIGHT NOW DOING IN THE CASE OF C. DIFFICILE IMBALANCES, SO AS TO HAVE A VACCINE KILL OFF THE C. DIFFICILE RATHER THAN RESOLVING THE IMBALANCE WHICH MANIFESTS AS THE PROLIFERATING OF C. DIFFICILE.
As with spherical bubbles that transform into hexagons in a crowding situation, microbes may be more like mushrooms which are just the bulbous LOCALLY APPEARING portion of the essentially NONLOCAL rhizome networking that is fundamentally NONLOCAL in the same sense as a HURRICANE can be conceived of as having been INDUCTIVELY AROUSED by the enclosing ATMOSPHERE rather than being the MALE ASSERTIVE AGENT that is STIRRING UP THE ATMOSPHERE as EGO might see it.
HEY, WE SEE THAT MISTAKE ALL THE TIME. TRUMP WANTS TO RESOLVE THE PATHOGEN MOBS OF BLACK LIVES MATTER BY INCREASING THE POLICE FORCES (THE ANTI-PATHOGEN VACCINE) RATHER THAN CONCEDING THAT “IMBALANCE” CAN BE THE SOURCE OF DISSONANCE RATHER THAN PASSING THIS BY TO SIMPLY FOCUS ON ‘THE ATTACK OF PATHOGENS”.
THERE IS A SOLUTION BASED ON REBALANCING TO THE COVID 19 THREAT BUT THE WHOLE FOCUS IS ON ANTI-PATHOGEN TECHNOLOGY SUCH AS VACCINES (see also the cases of “c. difficile” etc. where an IMBALANCE is treated by Medicine as if it were an attack of a PATHOGEN)
The VACCINE MAY DELAY THE INEVITABLE “RE-BALANCING” BUT THE DEEPER SOURCE OF THE DISSONANCE IS IMBALANCE, AS IT WAS IN THE CASE OF SCURVY AND PNEUMONIA AND C. DIFFICILE, BECAUSE IMBALANCE IS A REAL RELATIONAL DYNAMIC WHILE THE ‘ATTACK OF PATHOGENS’ IS ABSTRACTION BASED ON THE DOUBLE ERROR OF NAMING AND GRAMMAR.
A NOTE on the aphorism of ‘THE FORKED TONGUE’. The FORKED TONGUE speaks of the GROWTH of CULTIVATED LANDS, but says nothing of the holes in the terrain which have been mined to furnish all the materials deployed in the GROWTH, thus constituting, together with GROWTH, TRANSFORMATION of the LANDSCAPE, an understanding of ‘reality’ that transcends the abstract concept of GROWTH of CULTIVATED LAND, a “GROWTH” that exists only in a SUBSTITUTE REALITY based on the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR.
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