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SPACE IS NOT EMPTY, AND THIS CHANGES THE WHOLE BALLGAME AND LEAVES US WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS IN THE LURCH0
Because the combination of empty space and explicit matter is the basis of BINARY LOGIC as used in our WESTERN CULTURE representations of reality where things move through space. This the basis of BINARY LOGIC
This has enabled thoughts of LOCALLY AUTHORED activities such as GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION and this is where we start to get an inkling of the problem of representation that has been been resolved in Modern physics but which had already been resolved in indigenous aboriginal cultures, Taoism/Buddhism and Advaita Vedanta where the understanding is that MATTER IS A CONDENSATION OF FIELD which requires QUANTUM LOGIC wherein FIGURE and GROUND are ONLY ONE; i.e. the condensations in the field are nevertheless FIELD and can be though of as RESONANCEwithin the FIELD so that there is no MOTION OF THINGS but only TRANSFORMATION as in the TRANSFORMING RELAITONAL CONTINUUM.
This is HARD TO SWALLOW but only because we are so used to MAKING THINGS WORK in terms of the BINAYR LOGIC of FIGURE and GROUND are TWO. If we think of the world in terms of a HOLOGRAPHIC UNIVERSE as has been suggested by Bohm and written about by others and which remains a prominent theory of the universe as in the work of physicist Julian Barbour (
It would be much more natural to specify our distances to all objects. They define our position. This conclusion is very natural once we become aware that nothing is fixed. Everything moves relative to everything else. Taking this further, thinking about the position and motion of one object is artificial. We are part of Mach’s All, and any motion we call our own is just part of a change in the complete universe. What is the reality of the universe? It is that in any instant the objects in it have some relative arrangement. … It [the universe] does not move in absolute space, it moves from one configuration to another.” — Julian Barbour
So, we can think of all motion in terms of transformation as in a hologram where the forms we can see are condensations of the energy-field so there is only one thing here and that is the FIELD with the condensations within it that we WESTERN CULTURE adherents have used BINARY LOGIC to split out separately as in the split between MATTER and SPACE.
This is why QUANTUM LOGIC which is experienced as BALANCE is of key importance because every time we revert to BINARY LOGIC we are confusing ourselves, and our WESTERN CULTURE language architecture builds in this SPLITTING with the combination of NAMING and GRAMMAR which is what we use to construct the notion of THINGS moving IN SPACE.
AUTHOR’S NOTE: In the WAVE DOMAIN, there are MALE and FEMALE conjugates (otherwise known as REAL and IMAGINARY conjugates). WESTERN CULTURE’S Language Architecture is equivalent to a reduction to the MALE component on its own, dropping out the FEMALE CONJUGATE which seems to linger on in the shadows and HAUNT the conversation (The DEA ABSCONDITA). WESTERN CULTURE Language Architecture can be seen as a reduction FROM SPHERICAL SPACE which consists of both MALE and FEMALE CONJUGATES, to the MALE-CONJUGATE ONLY which corresponds to Euclidian FLATSPACE representation, a reduction which reduces the WESTERN CULTURE LANGUAGE representation to a MALE-ASSERTIVE ONLY REPRESENTATION. For example, the talk of the AVALANCHE will cover the descending pile of rocks but without mention of the HOLE in the landscape which is the FEMALE CONJUGATE in the complete scenario wherein the MALE and FEMALE conjugates together constitute TRANSFORMATION. Being that WESTERN CULTURE rhetoric is ONE-SIDED MALE ASSERTIVE as in talk of GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION, there is no acknowledgment of the FEMALE HOLE IN THE LANDSCAPE which is CONJUGATE TO THE AVALANCHE., … however, as conversation continues in terms of GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION, … it is HAUNTED, by the DEA ABSCONDITA, the ‘something’ that has ‘gone missing’ in our talk of GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION, and IF IT COULD SPEAK, would speak of the HOLES from where materials have been given up for GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION. An AWARENESS of the CONJUGATE RESTORES the understanding that REALITY is NOT ‘GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION’, … but ‘TRANSFORMATION’. Without OVERTLY ACKNOWLEDGING the DEA ABSCONDITA, WESTERN CULTURE SUBSTITUTE REALITY CONSTRUCTIONS will focus on GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTION as if these were the complete REALITY, … but the discussion space will be HAUNTED by the DEA ABSCONDITA, the beautiful ghost of the virgin landscape that is no longer with us as we party on in celebration of GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION full stop.
BUT IN VIEW OF WHAT HAS JUST BEEN SAID, GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION … ARE NOT “SENSE-EXPERIENCE-REAL”, they are like the mathematical ‘derivatives’ that have become separate FRAGMENTS split off from the motherland of the transforming relational continuum, the DEA ABSCONDITA, which requires ‘her’ RE-INTEGRATION to recover full meaning. In other words, the meaning of the LOCAL and EXPLICIT is NOT STAND-ALONE MEANING, but, like the mathematical derivative, has deeper meaning that requires RE-INTEGRATION with the missing LANDSCAPE, the FEMALE CONJUGATE that has become the DEA ABSCONDITA that is NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT. The CONSTRUCTION of SUBSTITUTE REALITIES based solely on the LOCAL and EXPLICIT as in WESTERN CULTURE LANGUAGE representation is the SOURCE of FRAGMENTATION, NOT ONLY in the INTELLECTUALLY CONSTRUCTED ‘REALITY’, but also in the INTELLECTUALIZING MIND (which imagines itself to be a FRAGMENT within that FRAGMENT). Care must therefore be taken to avoid the pitfall where the LOCAL and EXPLICIT abstractions of GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION HIJACK the SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY of inclusion in the all-including NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM.
The REPRESENTATIONAL TOOL of the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR that imputes the POWER of LOCAL AUTHORING of ACTIONS AND DEVELOPMENT to a NAMING-instantiated “THING-IN-ITSELF” HAS the MAKINGS of SCHIZOPHRENIA. The LOCAL ‘BREAKER’ in the NONLOCAL OCEAN SWELL is only ‘LOCAL and EXPLICIT’ by APPEARANCE but language offers us the choice of BINARY LOGIC to concretize that ILLUSION where the alternative of QUANTUM LOGIC is naturally warranted; i.e. the BREAKER and the SWELL are NOT TWO but ONE just as FIGURE and GROUND in the WAVE-FIELD IS NOT TWO but ONE. When the BREAKING WAVE within the LONG OCEAN SWELL declares itself LOCAL and EXPLICIT, we have FRAGMENTATION that brings with it a HOMELESSNESS problem that we resolve by INVENTING an ABSOLUTE EMPTY and INFINITE SPACE, liberating the MALE ASSERTIVE FIGURE of the BREAKING WAVE for our language-based communications convenience and BANISHING the NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT FEMALE CONJUGATE in the process The BREAKER can now be spoken of as it were the LOCAL AUTHOR of its own actions and development.
The APPEARANCE of the INDEPENDENT BEING of the BREAKER with its own POWER of AUTHORING ACTIONS and DEVELOPMENT is PSYCHOLOGICALLY CONVINCING, but not nearly so CONVINCING as when we construct a LANGUAGE-BASED SUBSTITUTE REALITY where we use NAMING and GRAMMAR to conjure up something that is unequivocally the LOCAL and EXPLICIT AUTHOR of ACTIONS and DEVELOPMENT. The number of FRAGMENTS we can create for service in our SUBSTITUTE REALITY constructions, and may include numerous versions of ourself, as Father, Brother, Lover Manager is unlimited. While it is easier to understand reality in terms of the ONE ALL-INCLUDING TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM, WHILE OUR SENSE-EXPERIENCE MAKES USE of the NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT, we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS have designed our LANGUAGE to construct REPRESENTATIONS that are LOCAL and EXPLICIT.and this is where the FRAGMENTATION is coming in, along with the exposure to SCHIZOPHRENIA. While we can cover GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION with our one-sided MALE ASSERTIVE REALITY FRAGMENTING SCHEME, the FEMALE CONJUGATE (DEA ABSCONDITA) continues to HAUNT OUR UNDERSTANDING. Since that problem is coming from the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING AND GRAMMAR FRAGMENTATION, it does not impact INDIGENOUS ABORIGINALS who employ relational language rather than LOCAL AUTHORING based language which is why SCHIZOPHRENIA is an almost exclusively WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENT PROBLEM. Bohm’s remedy is to avoid getting hung up on our WESTERN CULTURE SCHIZOPHRENIA BREWING LANGUAGE but tot short circuit understanding by going directly to CHOICELESS AWARENESS. The learning of a FLOW-BASED LANGUAGE is a hypothetical alternative but there is the issue of having to put new wheels on the car while you are driving it.
Meanwhile, it is useful to keep in mind that the NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT (relational) is in a natural primacy over the FRAGMENTARY LOCAL and EXPLICIT.
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Bohm claims that we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS are becoming SCHIZOPHRENIC. This shows up every time we label someone a TERRORIST. This finger-pointing is denial that dissonance is a relational thing, since our use of language, and the word ‘terrorist’ indicates a NON-RELATIONAL LOCAL AUTHORING of action that is BINARY LOGIC based.
This REDUCTION of REALITY to a simplified SUBSTITUTE REALITY by way of BINARY LOGIC is characteristic of WESTERN CULTURE LANGUAGE constructions and is the root of FRAGMENTATION.
FRAGMENTATION is ABSTRACTION that leads to SCHIZOPHRENIA as we pretend to SPLIT OURSELVES OFF from the matrix of relations as comes with inclusion in the all-including transforming relational continuum.
As Nietzsche points out, FRAGMENTATION is achieved with the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR which notionally recasts relational forms in the flow as LOCAL AUTHORS of actions and developments.
Using the NAME-LABEL ‘TERRORIST’ escalates the sense of SEPARATION from ‘REBEL’ which implies CHANGE-AGENT “WITHIN” the relational social collective, to an entirely SEPARATE and INDEPENDENT ATTACKER implying a BINARY LOGIC (EITHER IS OR IS NOT) DEFINING, preparing the psyche for the remedial action of ELIMINATION rather than RESTORING BALANCE in the case of relational DISSONANCE or REBELLION as associated with a REFORMER who is nevertheless a BROTHER within the SOCIAL COLLECTIVE.
There is no MEASURE of VIOLENCE of action that specifies the escalation from REBEL to TERRORIST since it is a shift in the use of LOGIC from QUANTUM LOGIC which is relational as in BALANCE and IMBALANCE, to BINARY LOGIC which is ontological as in EITHER IS OR IS NOT.
OVERVIEW: Our WESTERN CULTURE is unique in its INSISTENCE on reducing reality which is naturally and inherently NONLOCAL AND IMPLICIT (relational and fluid) to the LOCAL and EXPLICIT. This has required the development of our WESTERN CULTURE “Common Average European” language architecture (Whorf’s classification) which lets us serve up LOCAL and EXPLICIT representations of that which is inherently NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT. That is, our CAE languages allow us to construct SUBSTITUTE REALITIES featuring the LOCAL and EXPLICIT which Nietzsche has shown are produced by the DOUBLE ERROR combination of NAMING and GRAMMAR. While this language achieves its archotectural design purpose of serving up REPRESENTATIONS that are LOCAL and EXPLICIT, because this reduces REALITY to a SUBSTITUTE REALITY that is based on LOCAL FRAGMENTS, notionally with their own powers of AUTHORING actions such as GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION, the REAL SENSE-EXPERIENCE-REALITY of our inclusion in TRANSFORMATION becomes hidden from our intellectualizing psyche as we immerse ourselves, PSYCHOLOGICALLY, in a SUBSTITUTE REALITY that appears LOCAL and EXPLICIT.
This SUBSTITUTE REALITY, because it has reduced fluid reality to the LOCAL AND EXPLICIT, has had to reduce those most basic aspects of sense experience reality, “BALANCE” and “IMBALANCE” to the BINARY LOGIC ABSTRACTIONS of “EITHER” is “OR” is not. Balance cannot ‘live’ within the abstract world of BINARY LOGIC wherein something “EITHER IS OR IS NOT” since BALANCE lives in the RELATIONAL SPACE (i.e. in the transforming relational cotinuum). Our WESTERN CULTURE UNDERSTANDING OF REALITY, because we have opted for language that captures the LOCAL and EXPLICIT, has had to LET GO of its capability of forming representations wherein BALANCE plays a foundational role. For example, REBALANCING AGENTS such as the classic ROBIN HOOD and JEAN VALJEAN must be reduced, in language that only supports the LOCAL and EXPLICIT, to simple PATHOGENS, since BALANCE is purely relational and BEYOND REPRESENTATION in the LOCAL and EXPLICIT. Meanwhile, BALANCE is the very essence of WAVE-FIELD reality.
The key insight in these notes is that … “OUR COMPULSION TO SERVE UP A LOCAL AND EXPLICIT REPRESENTATION OF REALITY FORCES US TO LET GO OF AND “DROP OUT” THE FOUNDATIONAL ROLE OF ‘BALANCE’ AND ‘IMBALANCE’ IN OUR REALITY CONSTRUCTIONS. In other words, if we want to express reality in terms of the LOCAL and EXPLICIT, we cannot at the same time incorporate BALANCE and IMBALANCE. For example, if we want to be able to use language to represent the TOWN that is GROWING, since this is a LOCAL and EXPLICIT REPRESENTATION (as if in ABSOLUTE EMPTY and INFINITE SPACE), we have to LET GO of any ambitions we might have had to capture a representation of BALANCE or IMBALANCE since we LOSE that capability once we move into the realm of the LOCAL and EXPLICIT. This loss of the language based ability to capture BALANCE and IMBALANCE leaves us with a very FLAT mode of expression (as in FLAT EUCLIDIAN SPACE) and this FLATNESs derives from the reduction to the LOCAL and EXPLICIT which comes at the PRICE of the EXCLUSION of BALANCE and IMBALANCE.
The SENSE of BALANCE and IMBALANCE is strong in us when we experience inclusion in circumstances such as where children are starving from lack of food while nearby others are basking in abundance. BALANCE and IMBALANCE as may be sensed in such situations are NONLOCAL and RELATIONAL No matter how much detail we are able to put into the LOCAL and EXPLICIT, this does not informs us on BALANCE and IMBALANCE. By the same token, no amount of information on GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION can inform us on TRANSFORMATION since TRANSFORMATION is the INTERPLAY of BALANCE and IMBALANCE..
If you read this, I think you will BE ABLE TO SEE the UNEXPECTED understanding that explains why we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS are so addicted to BINARY LOGIC when QUANTUM LOGIC, which is BALANCE based, clearly makes so much more sense (reconciles far better with our sense-experience). The SURPRISE ANSWER (and It has been a surprise for me) is that BECAUSE WE WANT TO EXPRESS THINGS IN LOCAL, EXPLICIT terms, WE ARE FORCED TO GIVE UP, IN OUR WESTERN CULTURE LANGUAGE BASED REPRESENTATIONS, THE CONVEYANCE OF BALANCE AND IMBALANCE SINCE THEY ARE CONCEPTS WHICH LIE BEYOND THE CAPTURE CAPABILITY OF LOCAL AND EXPLICIT REPRESENTATIONS THE RESULT IS THAT WE WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS, BECAUSE OF OUR DESIRE FOR THE LOCAL AND EXPLICIT, HAVE REDUCED (effectively “DUMBED DOWN”) OUR LANGUAGE TO THE POINT THAT WE DROP OUT THE CAPABILITY FOR CAPTURING BALANCE AND IMBALANCE. THIS “DROP OUT” of BALANCE and IMBALANCE of QUANTUM LOGIC TO GIVE WAY TO THE SIMPLE “EITHER/OR” OF BINARY LOGIC IS WHAT ‘SHOWS UP’ IN THE STORIES OF ROBIN HOOD AND JEAN VALJEAN.
The following is an INTRODUCTION to a RESEARCH effort in progress, on this and related phenomena.
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NOTE: The reduction of representations of reality to the LOCAL and EXPLICIT is a reduction to ABSOLUTE, EMPTY AND INFINITE EUCLIDEAN SPACE which is incapable of representing BALANCE and IMBALANCE, the latter requiring NON-EUCLIDEAN CURVED SPACE.
WHAT AM I RESEARCHING? — I am researching what Friedrich Nietzsche and David Bohm (among others) discovered was an inbuilt tendency in our WESTERN CULTURE and LANGUAGE for FRAGMENTATION, which is something that I intuited from my teenage years. One of the tip-offs came from school and the exercise of Résumé writing. It made no sense to me to try to split myself out of the interdependent relational maze and make claims about MY AUTHORING of this and that achievement. I found that to be EGO based BULLSHIT.
I wasn’t thinking, at the time, of how FRAGMENTATIVE that such popular WESTERN CULTURE ‘make-believe’ was, but later picked up on that in the writings of Bohm and Nietzsche among others. Nietzsche, for me, put his finger right on the source of the problem by pointing out the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR as creates the notion of a LOCAL AUTHOR of actions and developments. This DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR is THE VERY FOUNDATION of WESTERN CULTURE REWARDS and PUNISHMENTS and is also the basis of the PATHOGEN concept in WESTERN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM and in WESTERN MEDICINE’s ANTI-PATHOGEN approach.
I also explored the thinking of R. D. LAING (The Divided Self) and his closely aligned Anthropologist Jules Henry, who wrote ‘CULTURE AGAINST MAN’ which reinforced the view of Bohm and Nietzsche that we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS were using language that was reducing the FLOWING nature of our sense-experience reality to a SUBSTITUTE REALITY based on NAMING-INSTANTIATED notional LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES with GRAMMAR-given notional POWERS OF AUTHORING actions and developments. This allowed to use language to construct a SUBSTITUTE REALITY which portrayed reality in the DOUBLE ERROR based terms of LOCAL THINGS with their own powers of AUTHORING actions and developments such as ‘the TOWN’, which, instead of being understood as a ‘TOWNING’ in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE’ as affirmed by our sense experience, instead became, thanks to our language architecture, a notional LOCAL TOWN THING-IN-ITSELF notionally with its own powers of AUTHORING growth and development, that ‘lived in’ an EMPTY SPACE OF INFINITE EXTENT. The EMPTY SPACE ABSTRACTION cleared the way for thinking in terms that the TOWN or any other NAMING instantiated thing-in-itself could be seen as the full and sole AUTHOR of its own ‘GROWTH’, ‘DEVELOPMENT’ and ‘PRODUCTION’.
In other words, our WESTERN CULTURE LANGUAGE was architected to construct a stand-alone, MALE-ASSERTIVE SUBSTITUTE REALITY that was what we had popularized as a device for representing ‘reality’ that we could share with this language scheme. Note that WE HAD TO SACRIFICE our sense experience of inclusion in an all-including TRANSFORMING space in using this language based construction of a SUBSTITUTE REALITY populated by notional LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES, notionally with ‘their own powers’ of AUTHORING, GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION as if this were going on within an ABSOLUTE EMPTY SPACE OF INFINITE EXTENT. The abstract of the empty containing space was a necessary abstraction to set up the impression of the NAMING instantiated objects, as having their own LOCAL powers of AUTHORING GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION, as ‘independent persons’ or ‘independent nations’ or ‘independent businesses’ or ‘independent organizations’ whatever LOCAL AUTHORS we wanted to create with the (as Nietzche pointed out) “DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR’.
In this manner, we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS contrive with language and grammar, a SUBSTITUTE REALITY that can be seen as something LOCAL and EXPLICIT and without dependency on the TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM, … AND THIS IS WHAT WE ARE CONTINUING TO DO, HERE IN 2021.
While this LOCAL and EXPLICIT language-and-grammar based SUBSTITUTE REALITY ‘works’ as a means of those who are employing it, to share CARTOONS of reality; i.e. constructions of this SUBSTITUTE REALITY, for sharing conceptualizations that facilitate putting the users of this ‘SUBSTITUTE REALITY’ tool, ‘on the same page’. For example, where Modern physics and indigenous aboriginal culture adherents would be understand our human situation to be that of humanings within the transforming relational continuum aka the WAVE-FIELD aka the Tao, we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS with our SUBSTITUTE REALITY construction are seeing ourselves as INDEPENDENT BEINGS within an ABSOLUTE EMPTY AND INFINITE SPACE that is a GEOMETRICAL ABSTRACTION termed EUCLIDIAN SPACE.
So, WHAT AM I RESEARCHING? … What am researching is the implications on our psyche and on our social relations of our (we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS) having employed this ABSTRACT SUBSTITUTE REALITY as our OPERATIVE REALITY.
I am writing to you as you are one of the most influential persons in the world today, and I have the sense that you are honest and fully committed to ‘doing the right thing’, in so far as we can determine ‘what that is’, to support global well-being.
My research into basic issues suggests that we have a problem, impacting the world as a whole, which I see as one interdependent world, as it is understood in Modern physics and also in the traditional understanding of indigenous aboriginals, Taoists/Buddhists and Advaita Vedanta adherents, much as expressed by the philosophers Friedrich Nietzsche and David Bohm, both of whom became aware of the problem of FRAGMENTATION in our WESTERN CULTURE dominated global society.
Since FRAGMENTATION is sustained in the world today by, among other things, the DECLARATIONS OF INDEPENDENCE of the self-styled “INDEPENDENT” sovereign states, the U.S.A. being among the most powerful and influential in defining and supporting the current world order which, like a ‘house of cards’, persists because of solidarity across the global collection of nations who have all opted to support belief in the abstraction of LOCAL AUTHORING of actions, such as production and development, as originating from the self-declared as “independent” sovereign nation-states of the world.
While the human population of the world has embraced this notion, and while the WESTERN CULTURE supported belief is that humans are an independent and superior species in the world, contrary to be indigenous aboriginal (mitakuye oyasin) and Modern physics understanding (quantum logic) that ‘everything is interdependent’. The pervasive belief in INDEPENDENCE is behind the prevailing FRAGMENTATION of the world, a FRAGMENTATION that is first of all, MENTAL and given global support by NATION-STATE DECLARATIONS OF INDEPENDENCE to that we have a situation today which David Bohm has described as a collective SCHIZOPHRENIA, … a FRAGMENTING that begins with our WESTERN CULTURE “declarations of independence” not only at the NATION level but also at the INDIVIDUAL and ORGANIZATION levels.
The Cuckoo lays its eggs in another bird’s nest so that its nurturance is provided for without any effort on the part of its parents (those Cuckoos may be crazy but they are not stupid).
This metaphor is useful to the understanding of reality as also the difference between quantum physics and Newtonian physics. It concerns the difference between ratio (intellectual-reason) and balance (sense-intuition). Intellectually, I can tell you that the avalanche crashed down the mountainside and destroyed the village. That is a male-assertive dynamic, so far as my language-based representation has gone. This is what I am thinking about with respect to the Cuckoos egg metaphor, something is missing, … something that is hard to put into words like a whole complex of relations between CONTENT and CONTAINER (inhabitant and habitat). This is where we go from BINARY LOGIC to QUANTUM LOGIC as where I would share with you an account of the AVALANCHE, telling you its size in cubic metres and tons etc. and the thundering noise it makes as it crashes down the mountainside and destroys the village. So far, I have only shared with you the MALE-ASSERTIVE, but there is also the CONJUGATE FEMALE ACCOMMODATIVE; i.e. a HOLE was opening up in the mountainside conjugate to the great pile of rocks we typically think of and ‘point to’ as “THE AVALANCHE’. Together, the MALE ASSERTIVE PILE OF ROCKS and the unmentioned HOLE in the mountainside are CONJUGATES that point to TRANSFORMATION, which is the ACTUAL PHENOMENON.
TRANSFORMATION is too difficult to capture in language because it is NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT (relational). It is part of the Tao, the overall world dynamic and as Lao Tzu points out, ‘The Tao that can be told is not the true Tao’. So, NOT ALL PEOPLE, but we WESTERN CULTURE PEOPLE have architected LANGUAGE that reduces REALITY to something simpler and more readily expressible like the reduction to the MALE ASSERTIVE CONJUGATE which is LOCAL and EXPLICIT and unlike the FEMALE CONJUGATE which is NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT i.e. the OPENING HOLE aspect of the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE.
So, when we speak in terms of; … ‘the AVALANCHE came crashing down the mountainside, … we are constructing a SUBSTITUTE REALITY where we have reduced the reality of the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE to something LOCAL and EXPLICIT which is NOT REAL but which is CONVENIENT as far as language-based representations made for simple and efficient sharing purposes are concerned.
WELL, GUESS WHAT, … the SIMPLIFIED SUBSTITUTE REALITY that we constructed is not just being used for simplified communications purposes,… it has come to be used, in WESTERN CULTURE, as our OPERATIVE REALITY. In other words, we could converse about the thousands of tons of rocks without mention of the conjugate hole, and if there was some valuable mineral in them, I could sell that pile of rocks to you and you could truck them away. This transaction sounds REAL enough but the reality is that THE LANDSCAPE IS TRANSFORMING, and of course that goes on all the time and we humans are not in control of it, although WE ARE INCLUDED PARTICIPANTS.
AUTHOR’S PREFACE: This essay reviews how we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS are FRAGMENTED PSYCHOLOGICALLY and PHYSICALLY (through social disassociation) by LANGUAGE and the SUBSTITUTE REALITY that we CONSTRUCT with LANGUAGE. SOCIAL FRAGMENTATION arises where we put language-based SUBSTITUTE REALITY into an unnatural primacy over our INEFFABLE sense-experience of inclusion in the transforming relational continuum. The ‘hijacking’ of our sense-experience reality by our LANGUAGE based INTELLECTUAL SUBSTITUTE REALITY, as has been exposed by Bohm and Nietzsche, currently continues unabated, a source of rising FRAGMENTATION in our mainstream WESTERN CULTURE social dynamic.
While Bohm identified the LANGUAGE-based FRAGMENTATION into the LOCAL and EXPLICIT that is obscuring the IMPLICATE ORDER in NATURE, Nietzsche had pointed to the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR that gives BINARY LOGIC a foundational role that EXCLUDES QUANTUM LOGIC needed to convey the NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT. INSTALLING BINARY LOGIC in place of QUANTUM LOGIC…. BECAUSE IT FITS, …. is like laying a Cuckoo’s egg into the nest of a more complex bird ‘because it fits’, or putting a Volkswagen engine into a Porsche BECAUSE IT CAN FIT IN THERE, even though it is SIMPLER and lacks the LESS SIMPLE ATTRIBUTES. Thus we can use BINARY LOGIC to say that ‘the AVALANCHE crashed down the mountainside’ which is SIMPLE MALE ASSERTIVE BINARY that makes no mention of the OPENING OF THE HOLE in the ‘Mountainside’, excluding from consciousness the REALITY of TRANSFORMATION associated with the full understanding which includes the FEMALE CONJUGATE of the HOLE THAT IS OPENING CONJUGATE TO THE MALE ASSERTIVE PILE OF ROCKS that gets the NAME “AVALANCHE”. By accepting the MALE ASSERTIVE “AVALANCHE” as “REAL”, we kick the LESS SIMPLE TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE (which includes FEMALE OPENING CONJUGATE and not just MALE ASSERTIVE CONJUGATE, … OUT OF SIGHT and thus OUT OF MIND.
USING SUCH LANGUAGE, that REDUCES TRANSFORMATION TO A ONE-SIDED MALE-ASSERTIVE SUBSTITUTE REALITY, BLINDS US (i.e. blinds our language-based representation of reality) to the REALITY OF TRANSFORMATION as affirmed by SENSE-EXPERIENCE, putting our EFFABLE INTELLECTUAL SUBSTITUTE REALITY “AT ODDS” with our INEFFABLE “SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY” which would be fine if we accepted the INTELLECTUAL language-based SUBSTITUTE REALITY as a SUPPORT TOOL based on the EFFABLE-IZING of a POOR CARICATURE of our sense-experience reality. However, as Emerson notes, we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS are letting THE TOOL RUN AWAY WITH THE WORKMAN, the HUMAN WITH THE DIVINE (i.e. WE ARE LETTING the EFFABLE SUBSTITUTE REALITY RUN AWAY WITH THE INEFFABLE SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY).. The result is FRAGMENTATION.
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THE BASICS: …. Antoine Béchamp came finally, at the end of his life, to agree with Louis Pasteur that ‘Le microbe n’est rien, le terrain est tout’. This is a kind of ‘summary statement’ of our understanding of Modern physics where material forms are condensations of the electromagnetic field.
This understanding means that we cannot assume that that material entities are ‘moving’, a classical physics assumption which we have given a foundational role to in the very basic structure of our WESTERN CULTURE language and grammar; i.e. we use NAMING to impute the MATERIAL EXISTENCE of notional LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES and we conflate this with GRAMMAR to notionally equip these THINGS with THEIR OWN POWERS OF AUTHORING ACTIONS AND DEVELOPMENTS.
That is A RECIPE for a LANGUAGE-BASED SUBSTITUTE REALITY CONSTRUCTION which is currently serving as the OPERATIVE REALITY in our WESTERN CULTURE SOCIAL DYNAMIC but the EASTERN CULTURE, and here I include the indigenous aboriginal cultures, have retained (although such retention is being eroded by WESTERN CULTURE thinking) the understanding of reality that is implied in ‘Le microbe n’est rien, le terrain est tout’ which is an expression of the Modern physics finding that ‘matter is a condensation of the electromagnetic field’.
This shift in understanding is a shift in the LOGIC that we impute to be basic to NATURE. We WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS continue to employ BINARY LOGIC PRECEDENCE in our mental modeling of reality, over QUANTUM LOGIC. While BINARY LOGIC implies the EITHER/OR separate existence of LOCAL MATERIAL OBJECTS within an ABSOLUTE EMPTY AND INFINITE CONTAINING SPACE wherein FIGURE and GROUND are TWO separate and independent ontologies, … QUANTUM LOGIC implies the BOTH/AND conjugate relation of FLUID FORMS and FLOW wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE integral wholeness (the ‘field’).
BINARY LOGIC wherein FIGURE and GROUND are TWO is the basic key to understanding REALITY employed in WESTERN CULTURE AND IN NEWTONIAN PHYSICS while QUANTUM LOGIC wherein FIGURE and GROUND are ONE is the basic key to understanding REALITY employed in indigenous aboriginal cultures AND IN MODERN PHYSICS.
This leads to TWO DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF REALITY which I distinguish in my writing by referring to BINARY LOGIC based reality as the SUBSTITUTE REALITY since it is clearly a BINARY LOGIC based ABSTRACTION as contrasted with QUANTUM LOGIC which ACKNOWLEDGES the UNITY (NONDUALITY) of MATTER and FIELD.