FORWARD: Since sense-experience reality is something that naturally precedes intellectual interpretation and language-based reality representation, it might be thought of as a kind of anchor that keeps our intellectual representations of reality from ‘drifting’ too far from the ‘basic sense-experience reality’. However, there is an abundance of language-based representations and interpretations and speculations and imaginings that may not be ‘grounded’ in sense experience, so that what we take to be ‘reality’ can become highly ‘speculative’. Rumors in the street can lead to people being lynched for crimes they did not commit, and much much more so that what ‘we take to be reality’ is subject to considerable error.
We WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS have a particular way of constructing a SUBSTITUTE REALITY that SIDESTEPS the INEFFABLE nature of the transforming relational continuum that we share inclusion in. This WESTERN CULTURE SUBSTITUTE REALITY approach differs from the language based reality representing approaches of indigenous aboriginal cultures in that we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS employ FRAGMENTATION as a means of sidestepping the INEFFABLE nature of the transforming relational continuum whereas indigenous aboriginal language and EASTERN (Taoist/Buddhist and Advaita Vedanta) language architectures employ an approach where FRAGMENTING is only used in the intermediate step of constructing relational webs that, while they employ LOCAL FRAGMENTS, do so only in a preliminary manner for constructing webs of relations. For example, while the WESTERN CULTURE may use the word TOWN to impute a LOCALLY EXISTING THING-IN-ITSELF (FRAGMENT of REALITY) that can be empowered by GRAMMAR that imputes to it its own powers of AUTHORING actions and developments, the indigenous aboriginal culture employs verb-based language where TOWNING signifies a relational dynamic WITHIN THE TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM in keeping with the sense-experience reality wherein EVERYTHING IS IN FLUX.
THE WESTERN CULTURE APPROACH TO REPRESENTING REALITY WITH LANGUAGE does not retain the innately fluid nature of sense experience reality but constructs a SUBSTITUTE REALITY that gives a FOUNDATIONAL ROLE to notional LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES or FRAGMENTS of REALITY; for example, ‘the TOWN is GROWING’, rather than as in indigenous language based representation which gives the equivalent of TOWNING-in-the-TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE, retaining the understanding as in WAVE-FIELD dynamics that ‘everything is in flux’. In this case, QUANTUM LOGIC where FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE remains prevalent and there is no ‘step down’ to a BINARY LOGIC based SUBSTITUTE REALITY where FIGURE-and-GROUND-are TWO.
The WESTERN CULTURE APPROACH to LANGUAGE based REPRESENTATION is cultivating a LOCK-IN to BINARY LOGIC which is the source of psychological FRAGMENTATION. That our WESTERN CULTURE social collective is experiencing the continuing advancement of EGO-based FRAGMENTATION is the warning message of both David Bohm and Friedrich Nietzsche.
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… Western Indusrial Society… has its basis in the analytic‐reductionistic scientific paradigm, which, despite the remarkable technological applications it spawned, is inappropriate, conflict‐generating and dysfunctional in a world characterized by global interconnectedness and mutual interdependence …” – Martine Dodds-Taljard, systems scientist.
We WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS have architected language NOT from the point of view of our being included in the transforming relational continuum, but from the point of view of a VOYEUR OBSERVER of REALITY which PSYCHOLOGICALLY SPLITS OUT THE OBSERVER FROM THE OBSERVED. As Nietzsche points out, this VOYEUR approach introduces a BINARY LOGIC division between the OBSERVER and the OBSERVED wherein we conceive of the OBSERVED as the LOCAL AUTHOR of its own actions and development.
The one-sided MALE-ASSERTIVE concepts of GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION derive from the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR (e.g. “The AVALANCHE came crashing down the mountain, destroying the village below”). What is missing is the HOLE that was opened in the side of the mountain and the understanding that the opening of the hole (the FEMALE ACCOMMODATING) together with the MALE ASSERTING constitute TRANSFORMATION). Meanwhile the psychological abstraction of RATIO introduces the ONE-SIDED MALE-ASSERTIVE concept of RATIO aka REASON as implies LOCAL AUTHORING (i.e. where some LOCAL BEING THING is growing LARGER)
“Nothing indeed has exercised a more simple power of persuasion hitherto than the error of Being, as it was formulated by the Eleatics for instance: in its favour are every word and every sentence that we utter!—Even the opponents of the Eleatics succumbed to the seductive powers of their concept of Being. Among others there was Democritus in his discovery of the atom. “Reason” in language!—oh what a deceptive old witch it has been! I fear we shall never be rid of God, so long as we still believe in grammar.” —Nietzsche, “Twilight of the Idols, or, How to Philosophize with a Hammer”
OUR WESTERN CULTURE SOCIAL COLLECTIVE IS CURRENTLY ON A BUSTRIP TO HELL. That is not just me saying this but respected philosophers like David Bohm and Friedrich Nietzsche, and since only a small minority of people are interested in reading such philosophical views, such views do NOT make a significant impact on the continuing BUSTRIP TO HELL we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS are currently moving forward on. ALMOST NOTHING is being visibly done about this on any significant social collective scale.
Bohm describes it as FRAGMENTATION and it crops up in many different ways in our society.
This message is simply to say that COVID VACCINATIONS ARE A PROBLEM and NOT A SOLUTION. What I mean is this. ILLNESS or STRIFE that ARISES from RELATIONAL IMALANCE is not going to be resolved by ATTACKING PERCEIVED PATHOGENS SUCH AS CRIMINALS or such as COVID 19 because the basic problem is RELATIONAL IMBALANCE and NOT the alleged PATHOGEN.
For example, the MISTAKEN IDENTIFICATION of C. DIFFICILE as a PATHOGEN leads to the administering of all kinds of ANTI-BIOTICS to kill off the C. DIFFICILE, an approach which DOES NOT WORK. WHY DON”T THE ANTI-BIOTICS WORK? Because C. DIFFICILE only proliferates in the body in the wake of taking anti-biotics (for something else) which throws the healthy-because-balanced microbial assemblage OUT OF BALANCE.
The illness in this example (colitis) is due to an OUT-OF-BALANCE microbial assemblage in the gut and the SENSIBLE REMEDY is to REBALANCE the microbial assemblage, for example with Fecal Microbiota Transplantation. This restores missing members of the normally healthy and balanced microbial assemblage The PROBLEM is NOT the PROLIFERATING of C. DIFFICILE, that is just the manifesting of IMBALANCE in the microbial assemblage. The PROBLEM is IMBALANCE in the microbial assemblage which is resolves with FECAL MICRIOBIOTA TRANSPLANTATION.
Colitis does NOT call for the administering of an ANTI-BIOTIC to kill the PROLIFERATING C. DIFFICILE because that proliferation is simply manifesting IMBALANCE in the microbial assemblage as a result of the administering of ANTI-BIOLITICS.
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation is effectively 100% effective if the patient still has the spark of life in them.
WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH COVID 19?
WHAT IT IS TELLING US IS THAT HEALTH ISSUES THAT DERIVE FROM IMBALANCE ARE MISIDENTIFIED AS “THE ATTACK OF PATHOGENS”.
If there are many ROBIN HOODS emerging in our society, the common WESTERN CULTURE interpretation is to interpret this as the PROLIFERATION OF PATHOGENS because our ‘survival of the fittest’ society believes that it is NATURAL to have extreme RICH and POOR IMBALANCE, but the more extreme that imbalance becomes, the more POLICE we need to protect the RICH from the POOL, and as we have seen, the RICH, like Marie Antoinette, are liable to respond to sighs of ACUTE IMBALANCE with “LET THEM EAT CAKE”.
Yes, imagine that you yourself are designing language. What a tough job to capture in language our complex sense-experience!
EAST and WEST split along the same lines as Modern physics and Newtonian physics; i.e.
WEST: We can architect our language making RELATIONS the most basic concept and in this case develop understanding by constructing a matrix of relations. e.g. there is TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM in which case we can acknowledge that we are treating only a portion of a much larger ‘animal’ (overall transforming relational UNUM) so that when we speak of TOWNING, we are thinking of a kind of PIMPLE that is developing on a larger body where that PIMPLE is just the CHANGING APPEARANCE of the larger body in the same sense as the developing spot of mold on a loaf of bread that signals to us that the bread is undergoing TRANSFORMATION so that the real dynamic is NONLOCAL and relational and the change is NOT LOCAL and EXPLICIT as it may appear.
EAST: The spot of mold is NOT a BINARY LOGIC based SEPARATE THING-IN-ITSELF as it would be imputed to be with BINARY LOGIC, but instead requires QUANTUM LOGIC to capture it where FIGURE (spot of mold) and GROUND (loaf of bread) ARE ONLY ONE and it is simply APPEARANCE FORTIFIED BY NAMING and GRAMMAR (the DOUBLE ERROR) that encourages us to REDUCE it with RATIONAL THINKING to FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO. As Schroedinger says, SUBJECT and OBJECT are ONLY ONE). THERE IS NO FRAGMENTATION GOING ON HERE OR ANYWHERE ELSE IN SENSE EXPERIENCE, FRAGMENTATION OCCURS ONLY IN A PSYCHOLOGICAL “SUBSTITUTE REALITY” where BINARY LOGIC RULES.,
FRAGMENTATION into FIGURE and GROUND as TWO comes from OUR WESTERN CULTURE brand of language. We opted for a language architecture based on the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR where we use NAMING to psychologically break out a PART of the whole and then use GRAMMAR to imply that the NAMING-instantiated thing-in-itself IS THE LOCAL AUTHOR OF ITS OWN ACTIONS AND DEVELOPMENTS. You can see how this simplifies OUR ARTICULATING of sense-experience reality which is of inclusion in the transforming relational continuum aka the WAVE-FIELD aka the Tao, … because this type of language allows us to CHOP OUT LOCAL PIECES OF THE TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM and use GRAMMAR to set them up as if they were the LOCAL AUTHORS of their own actions and developments. This IN TURN IMPLIES that that these NAMING-based FRAGMENTS are situated in an ABSOLUTE EMPTY SPACE OF INFINITE EXTENT. The MENTAL PICTURING of a FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO BINARY LOGIC based SUBSTITUTE REALITY is what we are employing as our OPERATIVE REALITY.
But the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR REPRESENTATION gives us a SUBSTITUTE REALITY featuring LOCAL things-in-themselves that move about and interact within a notional ABSOLUTE EMPTY SPACE of INFINITE EXTENT. While this is ABSTRACTION, because it is COMMONLY EMPLOYED (if not ‘believed in’) it serves as a means of communications that can put people on the SAME PAGE. We know what one another are talking about when we speak of ‘THE MOON’ regardless of whether ‘the MOON’ means a body of green cheese to some and ‘thar be DRAGONS to others’. What the NAMIES U.S. or RUSSIA mean to one person may be something very different than what these NAMES mean to others, but their use within a conversation facilitates sharing, however imperfect.
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If we go back to what I would call the ‘beginning’ of this ‘story’ of FRAGMENTATION induced by language architecture which has impacted what we call WESTERN CULTURE, I find value in Nietzsche’s identification of the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR as “the source” of the FRAGMENTATION problem.
The DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR; e.g. “the TOWN is GROWING” establishes as LOCAL BEACHHEAD within the transforming relational continuum aka REALITY aka the WAVE-FIELD aka the Tao.
I consider this to be the origin of the WESTERN CULTURE LANGUAGE-INFUSED FRAGMENTATION dysfunction.
We WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS, in our attempt to ‘get more explicit’ in our language-based representations of reality have been caught between “a rock and a hard place” in that in order to develop a language architecture that delivers representations that are LOCAL and EXPLICIT, such architectures could not, at the same time, capture representations of the NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT. This is one of those CAN’T SEE THE FOREST FOR THE TREES dilemmas which in our social dynamics, is a CAN’T SEE THE SOCIETY FOR THE INDIVIDUALS issue, and in both cases, the WHOLE is far more complex than THE SUM OF THE PARTS.
QUESTION: HOW CAN THIS BE?
ANSWER: There is a QUANTUM LOGIC relation here akin to where the material parts are CONDENSATIONS OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD, a REALITY that requires QUANTUM LOGIC for its representation, the BOTH/AND logic of the INCLUDED medium. So, in reality, FIGURE and GROUND-are-ONE as in QUANTUM LOGIC, not FIGURE-and-GRROUND-are-TWO as in BINARY LOGIC.
MESSAGE: EMPLOYING BINARY LOGIC IN DEVELOPING LANGUAGE BASED REPRESENTATIONS OF SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY INVOKES PSYCHOLOGICAL FRAGMENTATION.
That is; FRAGMENTATION is a result of employing BINARY LOGIC in language-based representations of sense-experience reality.
PREFACE: This note briefly reviews the proposition of PSYCHOLOGICAL FRAGMENTATION that is endemic in WESTERN CULTURE, as has been been pointed out by Bohm, Nietzsche and others.
FRAGMENTATION is well-described by the aphorism; “THE PATH TO HELL IS PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS”
The well-intentioned leaders of WESTERN CULTURE DEMOCRACIES “have their ladder up the wrong wall” through belief in a SUBSTITUTE REALITY where the abstraction of LOCAL AUTHORING of actions and developments is SUBSTITUTED for REALITY. LOCAL AUTHORING is the source of FRAGMENTATION that is the source of SCHIZOPHRENIA in the WESTERN CULTURE social collective.
We (WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS) are heading into a STORM of PSYCHOLOGICAL FRAGMENTATION that is manifesting as SOCIAL FRAGMENTATION which derives from our WESTERN CULTURE LANGUAGE and GRAMMAR ARCHITECTURE. What we see as CONTINUING PROGRESS and ADVANCEMENT of our SOCIETY is misleading APPEARANCE since these advances, which favour “US HUMANS” are “AT THE EXPENSE” of “other participants” in our complex interdependent world dynamic.
As HUMANS, we are continuing to cultivate SUBOPTIMIZATION which improves conditions for HUMANS out of the context of ‘the rest of ‘creation’. If we truly are INDEPENDENT BEINGS as our WESTERN CULTURE language and grammar presents us to ourselves, then SUBOPTIMIZATION to improve our HUMAN situation regardless of the ‘rest’ “makes sense”. BUT IF REALITY is something very different; i.e. IF ALL FORMS INCLUDING HUMAN FORMS ARE INCLUDED IN THE ONE DEVELOPMENT aka the WAVE-FIELD aka the TAO, as is the finding of Modern Physics, indigenous aboriginal cultures, Taoism/Buddhism and Advaita Vedanta, then we are INTERDEPENDENT and attempts at SUBOPTIMIZATION of HUMANS, FALSELY SEEN as an INDEPENDENT RACE, is DESTRUCTIVE to the health of the interdependent ALL-INCLUDING UNUUM.
This WESTERN CULTURE (language and grammar based) belief in HUMAN INDEPENDENCE (thanks to the influence of BINARY LOGIC) has been leading to SUBOPTIMIZATION that improves living conditions for the deemed-independent HUMAN species, at the expense of deterioration of conditions for NON-HUMAN participants.
MODERN PHYSICS is suggesting that OUR WESTERN CULTURE penchant for SUBOPTIMIZING conditions for HUMANS-AS-IF-HUMANS-WERE-AN-INDEPENDENT-‘SPECIES’ is the source of conflict and damage to our actual INTER-DEPENDENT SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY.
This understanding of the WHOLENESS of reality as in the WAVE-FIELD and the TAO as reaffirmed by MODERN PHYSICS is the understanding of reality embraced by indigenous aboriginal cultures who ‘warned’ us WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS of our ERROR in assuming the INDEPENDENCE of the abstractions we create with the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR which impresses our PSYCHE with a BINARY LOGIC based notion of SEPARATION of HUMAN INHABITANT from the HABITAT.
This BINARY LOGIC based ABSTRACT FRAGMENTATION has induced warnings from indigenous aboriginals who share inclusion in this ONE COMMON LIVING SPACE aka the WAVE-FIELD aka the Tao;
This we know, the earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth. This we know. All things are connected like the blood which unites one family. All things are connected. Whatever befalls the earth, befalls the sons of the earth. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.”— “Chief Seattle”
YES, our WESTERN CULTURE sense of “OUR” HUMAN AUTHORED ACCOMPLISHMENTS SUPPORTS EGO-INFLATION, along with the sense that WE DID IT, as if WE have the powers of LOCAL AUTHORING of actions and developments (the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR). OUR corresponding systems of REWARDS and RECOGNITION serve to perpetuate belief in the FALSE notion of DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR based AUTHORING of actions and developments, have secured a LOCK-IN by HIGH SWITCHING COSTS to this ERRONEOUS belief in LOCAL AUTHORING and the EGO inflation that comes with it.
Our modern cities with their SKY-SCRAPERS are truly impressive but the GROWTH of a CITY is just an intellectual SNAPSHOT of a LOCAL DEVELOPMENT when our sense-experience reality is telling us that there is NO SUCH THING AS A LOCAL DEVELOPMENT in the transforming relational continuum we share inclusion in; i.e. the “WEB OF LIFE THAT MAN IS AN INCLUDED STRAND IN”. The WHOLENESS and the IMPLICIT ORDER that Bohm speaks of reaffirms the indigenous aboriginal understanding of sense-experience reality, and puts us AT ODDS with the NAMING and GRAMMAR based SUBSTITUTE REALITY we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS have CREATED.
We have popularized the use of BINARY LOGIC to split apart FIGURE from GROUND into TWO, inventing GRAMMAR so as to re-mobilize the now INDEPENDENT FIGURE within a notional ABSOLUTE EMPTY EUCLIDEAN SPACE OF INFINITE EXTENT.
GOODBYE “QUANTUM LOGIC” wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are only ONE, … HELLO WESTERN CULTURE BINARY LOGIC wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-TWO.
What now hold this ABSTRACT and FRAGMENTATION inducing SUBSTITUTE REALITY ‘IN PLACE” is “EGO”, the popular WESTERN CULTURE belief in LOCAL AUTHORING. This EGO that swells the head and associates with MALE ASSERTIVE ACTION AND DEVELOPMENT is displacing INSPIRATION that FILLS the HEART in associated with the aesthetics of TRANSFORMATION. The single-minded intellectual focus on DEVELOPMENT is unable to accommodate, at the same time, the sense-experience informed INTUITION of inclusion in TRANSFORMATION, yet the former (DEVELOPMENT) is only an abstract ratio-based, effable SUBSTITUTE REALITY while the latter is ineffable sense-experience reality of inclusion in the transforming relational continuum. While DEVELOPMENTS can be conceived of in a LOCAL, EXPLICIT PIECEMEAL (FRAGMENTED) fashion that is amenable to language-based articulation, TRANSFORMATION, while it is the REAL REALITY affirmed by our sense experience, is NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT (relational) and thus INEFFABLE so that we can only use INFERENCE and INTUITION to treat of it by way of intellectual discourse.
The EXPEDIENT that we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS have chosen has been to employ FRAGMENTATION as the basis for language capture, … NOT OF REALITY, … BUT of a SUBSTITUTE REALITY based on FRAGMENTS, GROWTH, MOTION and PRODUCTION that is shareable with BINARY LOGIC based constructions.
So, as stated, this note briefly reviews the proposition of PSYCHOLOGICAL FRAGMENTATION that is endemic in WESTERN CULTURE since FRAGMENTATION plays THE FOUNDATIONAL ROLE in WESTERN CULTURE LANGUAGE ARCHITECTURE as has been been pointed out by Bohm, Nietzsche and others.
And YES, this FRAGMENTATION that is given a foundational role in WESTERN CULTURE CAE language architecture is a CRAZY-MAKER that BLINDS US to the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE by having us concentrate our focus on the LOCAL and EXPLICIT as in the abstractions of LOCAL GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION, all ABSTRACTIONS that merely APPEAR REAL in our DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR based SUBSTITUTE REALITY.
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My interest in this topic or how we perceive reality is not casual or philosophical as much as it is emotional, so while my engaging with you is philosophical, and I do believe that philosophical understanding can possibly transform the emotional, I believe that is a work in progress’. The huge focus of my time on these topics is driven by emotions. Yet because of my emotional drive, I do not want to give my philosophical and spiritual aspects short shrift because I do believe that everything must be ‘in balance’ for true understanding to be awakened.
That being said, I feel as if my researches are stimulated by the same sense as Bohm’s and Nietzsche’s appear to be, by the sense that we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS are undergoing psychological FRAGMENTATION coming from our WESTERN CULTURE belief system which is BINARY LOGIC based.
The concept of getting in touch with and informed by CHOICELESS AWARENESS makes sense to me, in a particular way, which is that we all share inclusion in the transforming relational continuum aka the WAVE-FIELD aka the Tao.
I see this as affirmed by Modern physics, as I believe, Bohm and Peat and Nietzsche also did, in the following sense;
-1- BINARY LOGIC IS ABSTRACTION THAT IS A CRAZY MAKER. FIGURE and GROUND are NOT TWO, FIGURE and GROUND ARE ONE.
-2- QUANTUM LOGIC ‘makes sense’ as where we understand FIGURE-and-GROUND as ONE as in the case of matter being a condensation of the electromagnetic field
-3- WESTERN JUSTICE and WESTERN MEDICINE are crazy-makers because they are based on the UNREAL ABSTRACTION of BINARY LOGIC, the EITHER/OR logic of the EXCLUDED medium, and the associated BINARY LOGIC notions of EITHER GOOD OR BAD as describe LOCAL and EXPLICIT EVENTS. EG. THE TOWN IS GROWING LARGER AND MORE POPULOUS AND PRODUCTIVE.
-4- EASTERN JUSTICE and EASTERN MEDICINE are based on QUANTUM LOGIC or the BOTH/AND logic of INCLUDED medium, and of BOTH GOOD and BAD as in the NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT. EG. “IN THE TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE THERE IS TOWNING”. The relation between TOWNING and LANDSCAPE is QUANTUM LOGIC, the BOTH/AND logic of the INCLUDED medium where the TOWNING is an APPEARANCE based aspect within the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE. THAT IT: the whole story is THE TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE and the TOWNING is a FEATURE WITHIN THE TRANSFORMING and is not anything separate and does not have any ‘powers of authorship’ as WESTERN CULTURE language and grammar habitually portrays it.
We WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS employ a language that is BINARY LOGIC based, the logic of INTELLECTUAL ABSTRACT REPRESENTATION which in innately lacking in representational capability relative to QUANTUM LOGIC, the logic of relational sense-experience reality. BINARY LOGIC is FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO logic that lets us construct language-based representations such as “the TOWN is GROWING” which gives the FIGURE the freedom to act and develop independent of the GROUND it shares inclusion in. QUANTUM LOGIC on the other hand, is FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE logic which supports relational representations where the FIGURE’s action and development IS IN CONJUGATE RELATION with that of the GROUND, as in “there is TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE”. In the latter logic, everything is in a mutually related flux as denotes the TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM aka the WAVE-FIELD aka the Tao.
When BINARY LOGIC is used in REALITY REPRESENTATIONS, there is FRAGMENTATION. When QUANTUM LOGIC is used in REALITY REPRESENTATIONS, everything is interdependently related and there is NO FRAGMENTATION. In our WESTERN CULTURE LANGUAGE habit, BINARY LOGIC constructions prevail, thus REPRESENTATIONS are FRAGMENTATION based.
BINARY LOGIC based LANGUAGE leads to FRAGMENTED REPRESENTATIONS of REALITY, belief in which leads in turn to PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDER.
AS we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS continue to use BINARY LOGIC based LANGUAGE, we cultivate PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDER on the scale of the full social collective.
We speak of AGRICULTURAL and INDUSTRIAL GROWTH and PRODUCTION that fails to capture the conjugate LOSS of WILDERNESS and natural diversity. This FAILURE to acknowledge the REAL REALITY of an overall TRANSFORMATION, a FAILURE that comes by comprehending ONLY the GROWTH of monocultural development and NOT the LOSS of natural diversity, comes from a BLINDNESS to the REAL REALITY which is overall TRANSFORMATION, a blindness that manifests in the one-sided focus on GROWTH and PRODUCTION within a PIE-IN-THE-SKY SUBSTITUTE REALITY.
BINARY LOGIC leads us to a SUBSTITUTE REALITY wherein the ratio-based concepts of GROWTH and PRODUCTION ‘makes sense’.
QUANTUM LOGIC leads us to a relational REALITY wherein the pursuit of dynamic balance aka RESONANCE ‘makes sense’.
It seems clear that BINARY LOGIC is the source of FRAGMENTATION and the dysfunctional orientation to GROWTH and PRODUCTION.
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This (following) understanding of the EAST – WEST split in CONCEIVING OF REALITY gives an understanding of the SOURCE of enormous social dysfunction in our WESTERN CULTURE social dynamic. We, any of us, can understand this, and yes, it is like a slippery fish that is difficult to keep a sustained firm grasp of, and the reason for that is that our WESTERN CULTURE CAE (common average European) LANGUAGE ARCHITECTURE DOES NOT SUPPORT IT, so we can think of our language like a NET with a MESH that is TOO LARGE to CONTAIN this slippery fish.
The SLIPPERY FISH is QUANTUM LOGIC; BOTH/AND logic of the INCLUDED medium.
Please DO NOT think that what I am now sharing is straight-forward because, as we know, we are at this moment using that CAE language with the too-large holes in its capture netting. If we take this language to be straight forward, what we will be absorbing will be ONLY THAT which is captured by hour habitual-intellectual MESH, and that MESH is BINARY LOGIC, the EITHER/OR LOGIC of the EXCLUDED MEDIUM.
IF I SAY ‘THE TOWN IS GROWING’, there is ESSENTIAL DROP OUT here because the TOWN is feature that is inseparably included within the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE and IS NOT A SEPARATE FRAGMENT of reality with its own powers of GROWTH and PRODUCTION as we make it out to be with NAMING and GRAMMAR.
Nietzsche’s point about the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR relates directly to the DROP OUT problem. Nietzsche used the example “Lightning flashes” to point out that LIGHTNING IS THE FLASHING so that our common everyday European Language is CREATING FRAGMENTATION by using phrasing that incorporates this DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR, WE END UP THINKING IN TERMS that there is something LOCAL, some LOCAL thing-in-itself with its own powers of AUTHORING actions and development..
FRAGMENTATION is created by imputing LOCAL AUTHORING while THERE IS NO SUCH THING in our sense-experience reality is of inclusion in the transforming relational continuum. What we do when we use LANGUAGE to INJECT LOCAL AUTHORING is that we FRAGMENT reality with the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR. Instead of saying, as one would in a flow-based or relational language; ‘there is TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE’, we say ‘The TOWN is GROWING larger and more PRODUCTIVE’. This “IS” DOUBLE ERROR based FRAGMENTING of REALITY of the same type as Nietzsche’s example; LIGHTNING FLASHES;
(Nota Bene: Where I am ‘going with this’ is to explain how we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS use language to synthetically inject the notion of local AUTHORING which is the source of FRAGMENTATION of REALITY)
PROLOGUE: The findings in this philosophical investigation are expressed in this language; i.e. English, which has a Common Average European Language Architecture that lacks the sufficient complexity to express its own shortfalls since it now lacks the comprehensive reach it would need to address the complexity which it was precipitated from by way of simplification. That is, this current English language employs a simplified architecture which no longer HAS THE MEANS to craft representations of the complex reality that ENGLISH now consistently DUMBS DOWN in order to convey it in the limited terms of ENGLISH.
The DUMBING DOWN built into ENGLISH and the CAE languages is by giving BINARY LOGIC a foundational role in the language, putting QUANTUM LOGIC, which is more complex, beyond the REPRESENTATIONAL CAPABILITY of English. For example, We can speak of QUANTUM LOGIC as if it were something accessible to understanding, which it is, but that is not the same as being able to build QUANTUM LOGIC based linguistic representations wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE. Supposing one can see that TOWN and COUNTRY are only one, or that in general, INHABITANT and HABITAT are only ONE as is the implication of QUANTUM LOGIC.
When we go to talk about dynamics in this ENGLISH LANGUAGE, we only have a NOUN and VERB structure to work with so while we can put together words that express the idea that the INHABITANT moves through the HABITAT, ENGLISH lacks the capability of directly expressing TRANSFORMATION wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE rather than TWO as in a WAVE-FIELD or FLOW where there is no longer ONE THING moving THROUGH ANOTHER THING.
First, it is useful to speak to the GROWTH of the FIGURE and only separately speak to the SHRINKAGE of the WILDERNESS. But IN SENSE EXPERIENCE REALITY, there is only ONE thing going on and it is TRANSFORMATION of the LANDSCAPE which captures BOTH at the SAME TIME. The BOTH/AND LOGIC of the INCLUDING MEDIUM is QUANTUM LOGIC which doesn’t NEED to DUMB the talk DOWN to BINARY LOGIC based terms of an INDEPENDENT FIGURE that is separate from an INDEPENDENT GROUND. But we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS have a LANGUAGE-based REPRESENTATION scheme which DOES EMPLOY BINARY LOGIC based FRAGMENTATION. In sense-experience reality, TRANSFORMATION is DIRECTLY EXPERIENCE-ABLE regardless of what LANGUAGE is and is not capable of REPRESENTING.
BECAUSE ENGLISH is constrained to BINARY LOGIC based REPRESENTATION wherein something “EITHER” IS “OR” IS NOT and is not architectured to deal with REPRESENTATION wherein something”BOTH” IS “AND” IS NOT as in TRANSFORMATION, there can be no expression, in ENGLISH, of TRANSFORMATION that is all-inclusive (that implies to all of reality). In English language based representation “TRANSFORMATION” can only apply to a FIGURE in the GROUND where FIGURE and GROUND are TWO so that while TRANSFORMATION could apply to the FIGURE and the GROUND separately, TRANSFORMATION where FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE as in QUANTUM LOGIC is not directly expressible in the ENGLISH LANGUAGE because ENGLISH LANGUAGE based REPRESENTATIONS are BINARY LOGIC based and thus treat FIGURES as INDEPENDENT of GROUND.
LANGUAGE ARCHITECTURES that can directly handle QUANTUM LOGIC wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE, such as Algonquin, are flow-based and do not start from a BINARY LOGIC based foundation of NAME-based THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES with GRAMMAR animated powers of GROWTH and PRODUCTION as if living in a GROUND that is INDEPENDENT of the FIGURE. In a QUANTUM LOGIC reality, FIGURE and GROUND are only ONE so that it is impossible to use language that employs representation based in the MALE ASSERTIVE TERMS of WHAT THINGS DO. Once such BINARY LOGIC based language is employed, a SUBSTITUTE REALITY is CONSTRUCTED wherein the abstraction of FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO becomes the notional operative reality.
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In all of these recent notes, including those pointing to problems with the COVID 19 immunization strategy, there is the suggestion of a common SUBSTITUTE REALITY which the reader may not ‘detect’ because it is our WESTERN CULTURE SUBSTITUTE REALITY that we are currently using as our OPERATIVE REALITY.
This SUBSTITUTE REALITY is a VISION based REPRESENTATION as could be captured by a MOVIE CAMERA showing images ‘out there in front of us’. This SUBSTITUTE REALITY is NOT the SENSE-EXPERIENCE reality of our INCLUSION in the TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM which is INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT (it is a TRANSFORMING FLUID CONTINUUM that we share INCLUSION IN).
So, the SUBSTITUTE REALITY that we are using is a REDUCTION of our SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY in the sense that when we say ‘the TOWN is GROWING’, it is a kind of VOYEUR VIEW of something that is BEYOND CAPTURE by voyeur viewing.
SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY IS something that continues around and behind and above and below us that we are included in; i.e. we are included in the transforming relational continuum. This SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY that is beyond capture by voyeur viewing is THE REAL REALITY from the point of view of Modern physics and also from the point of view of indigenous aboriginal cultures, Taoism/Buddhism and Advaita Vedanta. The adjective “REAL” in front of ‘REALITY’ is used here to emphasize that we use language to construct REPRESENTATIONS of sense-experience, or in other words language-based SUBSTITUTE REALITIES which differ in their approach to conveying SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY. For example, the “EASTERN” approach is to use language to construct relations-based impressions of reality without using NAME-based LOCAL OBJECTS, while the “WESTERN” approach is to construct LOCAL OBJECT based scenarios. For example, the EASTERN CULTURE language representations are in such terms as ‘there is TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE while the WESTERN CULTURE language representations are in such terms as ‘the TOWN that is GROWING larger and more populous and productive’.
This extract is from a personal exchange in regard to philosophical ambiguity regarding FRAGMENTATION. It explores the difference in approach of the philosophical investigations of Friedrich Nietzsche and David Bohm which are relevant to understanding persisting FRAGMENTATION within our WESTERN CULTURE social dynamic.
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FINALLY, I get to see WHAT I HAVE BEEN MISSING in regard to Bohm’s and Nietzsche’s views on FRAGMENTATION!
Having read and re-read Bohm’s attack on FRAGMENTATION, I see, finally, that BOHM is NOT on the same tack as Nietzsche and that BOHM is doing a SHORT-CUT to the ‘right answer’.
But my sense is that ‘getting to the right answer’ IS ONLY HALF OF THE PROBLEM and the other half is GETTING PEOPLE TO BACK OUT OF THE MISTAKEN PATH THEY ARE DOGGEDLY PURSUING.
I am not DOUBTING that yourself and others are able to ‘go with Bohm and Krishnamurti’ to THE RIGHT ANSWER, but I I SERIOUSLY DOUBTING whether most people who are stuck with their ladder up against the wrong wall, who are energetically pursuing a climb to the SUMMIT of resolution, that is not ‘the SUMMIT’ but merely a FOOTHILL or SUBOPTIMIUM that is a BEACON to their ONWARD and UPWARD endeavors, but a BEACON that is exhausting their energies in a futile mission since it does not lead to the SUMMIT but is like the MAZE problem where the promising ‘trail’ which we believe is going to take us to the SUMMIT is a DEAD-END.
OK, TOO MANY METAPHORS? This is not that easy to explain but NOTICE that Nietzsche speaks in terms of SMASHING the IDOLS where there is no such talk from Bohm. I will re-copy Bohm’s succinct paragraph on FRAGMENTATION right here for easy reference, and if one reads it over, ten times or more, as I have done, it doesn’t SAY A WORD about the problem with LANGUAGE and REASON as being associated with FRAGMENTATION. Bohm simply says that FRAGMENTATION is INFECTING our WESTERN CULTURE and that we need to FIX that problem because it’s driving us CRAZY. LOOK FOR ANY MENTION OF LANGUAGE AS THE PROBLM IN BOHM’S FOLLOWING STATEMENT.
In pride, in reas’ning pride, our error lies;
— Alexander Pope, ‘An Essay on Man: Epistle I’
REASON is driving us NUTS! It is just too simplistic for the real-world of our sense-experience. If we want to understand mass killings, we need to understand how REASON SCREWS US UP, as Alexander Pope pointed out, but who was listening in our WESTERN CULTURE since we are taught from birth to be proud of our reasoning capability. If we have a “high IQ”, we ‘have it made’ in WESTERN CULTURE.
PROBLEM! “REASON”, as Goedel’s Theorem tells us, is ALWAYS INCOMPLETE.
Reason derives from RATIO as where we say; ‘if we double our wheat growing acreage, we will double our production and earnings’. This is how we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS ‘reason’, but there is no mention here about the fact that as the CULTIVATED area ‘grows’, there is a conjugate ‘shrinking’ of WILDERNESS so that the “REAL” as in ‘actual sense-experience reality’ is that the space we are living in is TRANSFORMING.
What about the GROWTH of the area of the land we are cultivating; that is REAL is it NOT?
Reflection informs us that “it is LOGICAL to think in terms of GROWTH but LOGICAL is NOT REAL”. When we use the word LOGICAL, we habitually assume ARISTOTELIAN LOGIC which is NOT THE SAME AS QUANTUM LOGIC.
If we are talking about GROWTH, we could be THINKING of GROWTH in terms such as the GROWTH of cultivated acreage as if on a flat plane that is so vast that all we need to consider in measuring GROWTH is the RATIO of acres before and acres after our cultivating efforts, as constituting GROWTH of the cultivated land.
HOWEVER, if we are in the space on the spherical surface of the earth, as the area of cultivated land GROWS, so also, in reciprocal relation, the WILDERNESS acreage is SHRINKING. And we know that the WILDERNESS is which most preserves the DIVERSITY that has been evolving since TIME IMMEMORIAL in which we HUMANS, or better, HUMANINGS since we are still included in the overall TRANSFORMING, participate. (i.e. The term HUMANING acknowledges that we are included in the ongoing, transforming relational continuum).
So the point is that together with the GROWTH of CULTIVATED LAND, there is the CONJUGATE SHRINKAGE of WILDERNESS LAND.
What is considered NORMAL in WESTERN CULTURE is innately FRAGMENTING, as finds expression in R. D. Laing’s assertion;
What we call ‘normal’ is a product of repression, denial, splitting, projection, introjection and other forms of destructive action on experience.”
— R.D. Laing
The Wave-field reality of our sense experience has a conjugate ‘wave-based’ structure which, in mathematical terms is composed of both REAL and IMAGINARY components, which can be imagined in terms of the MALE-ASSERTING and FEMALE-ACCOMMODING relation where the former is locally asserting and the latter is locally accommodating. The problem with WESTERN CULTURE NORMAL is that while we live in a WAVE-FIELD REALITY, we have designed our language for representations which are ONE-SIDEDLY MALE-ASSERTING. For example, we say ‘the TOWN is GROWING’ rather than, as indigenous aboriginal languages, ‘there is TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE.
This DROP OUT of the IMAGINARY COMPONENT (FEMALE COMPONENT), the case of the ‘DEA INCOGNITA’, in our WESTERN CULTURE LANGUAGE COMMUNICATIONS is serving up FRAGMENTATION which manifests in our social relational dynamics. This has been showing up as psychological dysfunction as psychiatrist Ronald Laing is pointing out in the above quote. It is also showing up in the large and growing ANTI-PSYCHIATRY movement and in the systems sciences attack on the dysfunctional employment of SUBOPTIMIZATION as reviewed in the essay ‘the Name of the Devil is Suboptimization’ by Martine Dodds Taljaard and György Jaros.