Our WESTERN CULTURE ADDICTION TO BINARY LOGIC based FRAGMENTATION as in BLACK LIVES MATTER
It is very difficult to ‘make a point’ in discussing highly emotion packed issues which is philosophical and which changes the way we are looking at, and understanding the issue.
For example, if we are black and another black person is killed in an interaction with white police the chance that suspicion of anti-black bias on the part of the white police officer is likely to arise.
This situation would be understood differently in different cultures. for example, in indigenous aboriginal culture, there is no assumption of LOCAL AUTHORING of actions as there is in our WESTERN CULTURE. In indigenous aboriginal culture the understanding of dynamics are relational as in relational harmony and relational dissonance. Emergent developments are not understood on the basis of LOCAL AUTHORING of actions, such as killing, as in our WESTERN CULTURE understanding of dynamics. In a social collective, interactions can be like a BUMPER CAR game such that while CAR 17 smashes into CAR 51 whose operator is killed, CAR 17, while included in the dissonance, IS NOT THE AUTHOR OF THE death and damage.
The WESTERN CULTURE notion of LOCAL AUTHORING as in ‘Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd’ does not make sense in either Modern physics or in the EASTERN CULTURE Instead, one would say that relational dissonance developed which involved a collision in which George Floyd died. David Bohm explains this in his example of the death of Abraham Lincoln and how the physics of the dynamics in question do not support the DOUBLE ERROR based proposition that John Wilkes Booth killed Abraham Lincoln.
As Bohm points out, there were many things leading up the event including he invention of gunpowder and the invention of the gun.
While we are so accustomed to it we no longer question it, our habit is to employ a DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR to SIMPLIFY our representing of reality. This is NOT Modern physics reality and it is NOT indigenous aboriginal reality, it is WESTERN CULTURE REALITY that comes from long time usage of the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR that SIMPLIFIES the representation of reality thus formed.
Reflection will affirm that we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS have a habit of constructing simplified SUBSTITUTE REALITIES based on the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR. An example that Nietzsche gives is “lightning flashes” … and Nishitani gives the example that ‘FIRE BURNS” but in both cases this is a DOUBLE ERROR since the lightning is the flashing and the FIRE is the BURNING’. But what this DOUBLE ERROR achieves, is to INTERJECT the impression of LOCAL AUTHORING of action and development.
This LOCAL AUTHORING concept becomes a SUBSTITUTE for what would in reality be TRANSFORMATION which is NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT.
If we say ‘the TOWN IS GROWING’ (another DOUBLE ERROR) we are constructing a SUBSTITUTE REALITY which is SIMPLE to understand, but what is REALLY happening is ‘the LANDSCAPE IS TRANSFORMING’ and this is important because it includes within it an acknowledging of the SHRINKAGE of the Wilderness and if all we ever spoke about and fuelled with our investments etc. was the GROWTH of TOWNS, then the reality of the SHRINKAGE of the Wilderness would become larger and larger on the LANDSCAPE and on our SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY.
So, the DOUBLE ERROR SPEAK is not reality and the reason why we have come up with it is because it renders change in an EFFABLE-because-LOCAL-and-EXPLICIT manner. Of course WHAT IT DOESN’T SAY but which is nevertheless happening is what is CONJUGATE to the DOUBLE ERROR proposition. When we include the conjugate what we get is TRANSFORMATION. Thus, if we say ‘the avalanche delivered huge piles of debris, knocking down trees and filling in a lake, as in our usual DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR, there is no mention of the hole taken out of he side of the upper slope of the mountain where the avalanche material derives from thus changing the overall nonlocal topography.
TAKEN TOGETHER, DOUBLE ERROR AND THE CONJUGATE EFFECT, WHAT IS GOING ON IS TRANSFORMATION. WE JUST HAVE A HABIT OF LEAVING OUT MENTION OF ‘WHAT IS NOT THERE’ ANY MORE BECAUSE THAT GETS US INTO ‘TRANSFORMATION’ WHICH IS NONLOCAL AND IMPLICIT’. THE AVALANCHE IS A PILE OF GRAVEL AND IT IS LOCAL AND MEASURABLE BUT TAKEN TOGETHER WITH THE THE HOLE IT LEFT CHANGES THE LANDSCAPE WHICH IS NONLOCAL AND IMPLICIT AND WOULD TAKE US FOREVER TO CAPTURE IN WORDS, BUT WHAT WE KNOW IS, … THAT WE CAN’T HAVE AN AVALANCHE WITHOUT A TRANSFORMATION OF THE LANDSCAPE WHICH WOULD TAKE FOREVER TO DOCUMENT (the entire landscape that is now transformed).
So we pass over the transformation and just pretend that the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR ‘makes sense’, but of course it DOES NOT MAKE SENSE
Blacks have wanted EQUAL PAY for AUTHORING equal WORK however that does not make sense because the concept of LOCAL AUTHORING does not make sense (the Potlatch tradition of indigenous aboriginals acknowledges that Nature’s ambient conditions that are out of our control have veto power over what is or is not produced on our watch).
It is TRUE that WESTERN CULTURE WHITES have embraced the DOUBLE ERROR belief in LOCAL AUTHORING of actions and developments which also gives rise to EGO inflation and deflation. The relative REWARDS system based on LOCAL AUTHORING of actions and developments is a BOGUS system as is obvious when one looks around the world and correlates wages and work effort (local authoring is a double error abstraction). Modern managers have increased management compensation from 20:1 compared with the average worker to over 1000:1
All of what I am talking about is how we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS construct a SUBSTITUTE REALITY which is EFFABLE-because-LOCAL-and-EXPLICIT and which gives rise to EGO. This is all bound together by BINARY LOGIC and it is a CRAZY-MAKER. The abstraction of local authoring vanishes with the use of Quantum logic wherein FIGURE and GROUND are ONE so that there is no LOCAL AUTHORING, only TRANSFORMATION in which we are all included, Floyd and Chauvin and all..
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EPILOGUE: Concerning our sense of the INJUSTICE prompting the BLACK LIVES MATTER movement.
The PROBLEM is not where we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS are thinking it is. The problem originates with our FRAGMENTING of reality as pointed out by Bohm and by Nietzsche (i.e. with the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR). We Whites were the first to NAME ourselves and to impute, with the abstract meaning of the ceremony of NAMING (recall the sword EXCALIBUR in the myth of the Knights of the Round Table), the arrival of POWERS of LOCAL SOURCING of actions and development. With the ceremony of NAMING, we are notionally endowing the NAMED FORM with its own LOCAL POWERS OF AUTHORING actions and development. Without this type of intellect-priming ceremony, the relational form remains part of the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE and as in relational languages would remain a HUMANING IN THE TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE, consistent with Modern physics WAVE-FIELD understanding and consistent with indigenous aboriginal culture understanding (mitakuye-oyasin, … everything is related).
NAMING is an intellectual operation which we use to FRAGMENT reality and GRAMMAR is its cohort which enables the re-mobilization of reality, but this time, not as a FLOW manifesting relational forms that outwell and inwell, but PERSISTING FRAGMENTS or ‘THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES’ that are separate from the main in sense of FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO separate ONTOLOGIES.
This FRAGMENTING of reality is achieved by the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR; i.e. it is a language-based CONDITIONING OF THE PSYCHE so that, unlike indigenous aboriginals, when we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS open our eyes and gaze out at the world around us, we see SEPARATE FRAGMENTS such as ‘THE TOWN’ which we observe and see this FRAGMENT of whole we are NAMING ‘the TOWN’ as ‘GROWING’. It can only be GROWING, thanks to the FRAGMENTING we IMPOSE on what the indigenous aboriginal people would say is a TOWNING IN THE TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE since ‘GROWING’ is something that happens to LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES, and THERE ARE NONE, not in our sense-experience reality, but never fear, we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS use the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR to CONSTRUCT A SUBSTITUTE REALITY wherein FRAGMENTATION where we make believe that RELATIONAL FORMS IN THE FLOW are instead LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES which we can impute to have, in themselves, the powers of AUTHORING ACTIONS AND GROWTH. We have developed LANGUAGE and GRAMMAR to do this very thing; i.e. to CONSTRUCT A SUBSTITUTE REALITY based on LOCAL, INDEPENDENTLY EXISTING NAMING-instantiated THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES with GRAMMAR-given powers of LOCALLY AUTHORING actions and developments.
Language (NAMING and GRAMMAR) are what we use to CONSTRUCT A SUBSTITUTE REALITY which FRAGMENTS the transforming relational continuum and, IN OUR PSYCHE-MANAGED RE-PRESENTED REALITY, puts in place of the relational forms-in-the-flow, SOLID, LOCAL, MATERIAL (here comes a violation of WAVE-MATTER non-duality) OBJECTS. These SOLID, LOCAL, MATERIAL OBJECTS , are ‘conditioned’ with GRAMMAR to give the sense that THEY, these notional STAND-ALONE INDEPENDENT FRAGMENTS, have powers to AUTHOR their own MOVEMENT and DEVELOPMENT, …. at least that’s what our language architecture has given us the capability to express.
With this DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR, we are able to construct language-based stimulations of he PSYCHE that we call REPRESENTATIONS, that permit the FRAGMENTING of the transforming relational continuum withing a new, abstract (in the psyche only) SUBSTITUTE REALITY governed by abstract BINARY LOGIC whereby we agree (as part of the defining of the SUBSTITUTE REALITY) to understand that FIGURES, once we NAME them, are ABSOLUTE THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES which are ABSOLUTELY DISTINCT and SEPARATE from the GROUND and thus free to move and develop IN THEIR OWN EXCLUSIVE RIGHT. BINARY LOGIC is the abstraction that makes this possible and we use to declare that ‘the TOWN’ is a LOCAL THING-IN-ITSELF that resides in a COUNTRY which is NOT THE TOWN so that one can determine what ABSOLUTELY IS, or IS NOT the TOWN.
This CONTRASTS with the indigenous aboriginal understanding wherein THERE IS TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE in which case a different logic is employed; i.e. Quantum logic of modern physics which is the BOTH/AND logic of the INCLUDED medium wherein TOWNING is a development within the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE and there are not TWO SEPARATE and INDEPENDENT ONTOLOGICAL ENTITIES as in BINARY LOGIC. Thus, the indigenous aboriginal, as well as the Taoist/Buddhist and Advaita Vedanta adherents along with Modern physics, understands that THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS THE ‘GROWTH’ OF THE TOWN, THERE IS ONLY TOWNING IN THE TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE and that is the SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY, and unlike the abstract SUBSTITUTE REALITY where the DOUBLE ERROR gives the IMPRESSION of the existence of LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES (e.g. ‘the TOWN’) that are capable of GROWTH and DEVELOPMENT over “TIME”. Note that ‘TIME’ is needed as a new dimension to complement the invented abstraction of GROWTH so as to complete the construction of the SUBSTITUTE REALITY where the relational forms in the flow are now RE-PRESENTED as LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES which are animated in the psyche with GRAMMAR that imputes the LOCAL AUTHORING of GROWTH and MOVEMENT.
TO SUMMARIZE THE WESTERN CULTURE SUBSTITUTE REALITY CONSTRUCTION: LOCAL BEING thanks to NAMING and LOCAL AUTHORING of actions and development thanks to GRAMMAR are combined to give rise to the WESTERN CULTURE SUBSTITUTE REALITY. This FRAGMENTATION is ONE WAY of rendering an EFFABLE RE-presentation of the INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT (relational) WAVE-FIELD reality aka the Tao. But there is ANOTHER way which DOES NOT EMPLOY FRAGMENTATION, and this OTHER WAY is the way of Modern physics, the EAST as in indigenous aboriginal cultures, Taoism/Buddhism and Advaita Vedanta.
NOW for the way of the EAST and Modern physics which is ALSO aimed at EFFBLE-izing the INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT (relational) sense-experience reality.
In the EAST, THERE IS NO INVENTING OF A SUBSTITUTE REALITY THAT REDUCES RELATIONAL FLOW-FORMS TO LOCAL ONTOLOGICAL FRAGMENTS IN THE REALITY RE-PRESENTING (ARTICULATING) APPROACH OF MODERN PHYSICS AND THE EAST. The representational technique has been described as BOOTSTRAPPING and while it does involve the inventing of ontological fragments, these fragments are only a TEMPORARY EXPEDIENT for constructing a matrix of relations which are then used as the basis of a RELATIONAL REALITY which preserves the FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE understanding consistent with sense-experience reality wherein, for example, there is TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL LANDSCAPE. Wittgenstein elucidates on this approach if using multiple propositions to impute a relational reality as follows;
6.54 My propositions are elucidatory in this way: he who understands me finally recognizes them as senseless, when he has climbed out through them, on them, over them. (He must so to speak throw away the ladder, after he has climbed up on it.)
He must surmount these propositions; then he sees the world rightly.
7.0 Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent. (“Wovon man nicht sprechen kann, darüber muss man schweigen”),
–Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
NOTA BENE: the BINARY LOGIC which is commonly used in WESTERN CULTURE REALITY CONSTRUCTION is NOT VIABLE (it is too abstract and simplistic) in the Modern physics and the EAST’s language based representations of reality. The TOWNING IN THE TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE requires ‘Quantum logic’; the BOTH/AND logic of the INCLUDED medium, as one can understand in contemplating TOWNING in the TRANSFORING LANDSCAPE wherein everything is in flux and FIGURE-and-GROUND are only ONE, and NOT TWO as in the WESTERN CULTURE FRAGMENTING based, BINARY LOGIC supported SUBSTITUTE REALITY .
SCHIZOPHRENIA ALERT!! WESTERN CULTURE USERS OF THE SUBSTITUTE REALITY, … WATCH OUT FOR SCHIZOPHRENIC IMPACT FROM LANGUAGE BASED FRAGMENTATION OF REALITY. WESTERN CULTURE language creates a SUBSTITUTE REALITY in which DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR created FRAGMENTS are to be considered REAL in contradiction to our sense experience reality wherein ‘everything is related (mitakuye oyasin) within the transforming relational continuum aka the Wave-field aka he Tao. DOUBLE ERROR FRAGMENTING is used to SUBSTITUTE for HUMANING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE, the abstract local FRAGMENTS called ‘HUMANS’ that reside in an imaginary ABSOLUTE EMPTY SPACE of INFINITE EXTENT, a geometrical abstract known as Euclidian space ruled by BINARY LOGIC where there exists EITHER material objects OR NOTHING. This EITHER IS OR IS NOT BINARY LOGIC is used in the WESTERN CULTURE construction of a SUBSTITUTE REALITY so for example, the proposition ‘the TOWN is GROWING larger and more populous and productive’ is, for WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS, embraced as the OPERATIVE REALITY even though the FRAGMENTING it employs (substituting ‘the TOWN’ as a separate FRAGMENT of reality) in place of TOWNING IN THE TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE, … is clearly NON-SENSE-EXPERIENCE-AFFIRMABLE ABSTRACTION.
THIS FRAGMENTING WORKS AS A COMMUNICATIONS TECHNIQUE THAT ENABLES SHARING OF REDUCTIONS OF OUR SENSE EXPERIENCE. However, in this case, the SUBSTITUTE REALITY featuring NAMING-instantiated independent fragments notionally with ‘their own’ (GRAMMAR-GIVEN) powers of action and development does not accord with our sense-experience of inclusion in the transforming relational continuum, and the reason why it doesn’t have to, is because in the SUBSTITUTE REALITY, the figure-and-ground-as-ONE quantum logic (The BOTH/AND logic of the INCLUDED medium) has been removed and a substitution made which puts in lace the BINARY LOGIC based FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO SUBSTITUTE REALITY conceptualizing.
In this case, ‘the TOWN’ or in general the ‘CONTENT’ is understood as INDEPENDENT of the ‘CONTAINER’, thus the TOWN is considered INDEPENDENT of the LANDSCAPE it is situated in, an abstract INDEPENDENCE that allows the abstract concept of GROWTH of the TOWN even though the sense experience reality is that there is TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE and the LOGIC is Quantum BOTH/AND logic of the INCLUDED medium where we understand that there is TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE and there is, in this sense-experience supported reality, no room for the notion of GROWTH of a LOCAL THING-IN-ITSELF. In order to accommodate the abstraction of LOCAL GROWTH of ONTOLOGICAL INDEPENDENT ENTITIES such as ‘the TOWN’, wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-TWO and BINARY LOGIC prevails, the construction of a SUBSTITUTE REALITY is required, wherein CONTAINER and CONTENT (inhabitant and habitat) are mutually excluding separate ONTOLOGICAL entities. This FRAGMENTING of reality within a new SUBSTITUTE REALITY is one way to SIDESTEP the INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL-and-IMPLICIT world of sense-experience reality and it has been the way of us WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS.
MEANWHILE the reality of Modern physics and the EAST (indigenous aboriginal cultures, Taoism/Buddhism and Advaita Vedanta) employs FRAGMENTS not as KEEPERS but only as an EXPEDIENT for the development of relations as the basic foundational element of reality representation.
NOTA BENE: Once we leave the SUBSTITUTE REALITY of ONTOLOGICAL FRAGMENTS and EMPTY SPACE we leave behind BINARY LOGIC since our FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE sense-experience affirming language involves Quantum logic: the BOTH/AND logic of the INCLUDED medium.
SCHIZOPHRENIA and other forms of FRAGMENTATION can result from involuntary retention of BINARY LOGIC and the FRAGMENTING HABIT which can be inferred from language constructs; e.g. if we use word structures such as ‘the TOWN is GROWING’, we are imputing FRAGMENTATION as a REALITY, which comes bundled with BINARY LOGIC wherein we affirm that the TOWN EITHER EXISTS OR DOES NO EXIST and IF IT EXISTS, we free to impart to it ITS OWN POWERS OF AUTHORING GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT, … something we could not do so long as we had not granted it its language-based INDEENDENCE so that it remained bound up in its sense-experience-affirmed FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE relation within the TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONITNUUM.
CLEARLY, we can perform the same psychological gymnastics with respect to HUMAINING IN THE TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM, choosing between the purely relational forming as in HUMANING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE (supported by Quantum BOTH/AND logic of the INCLUDED medium) …. and he EXPLICIT and DISCRETE ONTOLOGICAL FRAGMENT as in the HUMAN in the absolute empty and infinite Euclidian containing space (supported by BINARY EITHER/OR logic of he EXCLUDED medium).
THIS CHOICE of REALITIES which are described as EAST and WEST both serve the goal of providing a means of EFFABLE-izing the INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL-and-IMPLICIT WAVE-FIELD continuum aka the TAO.
The WEST’s choice of the SUBSTITUTE REALITY featuring FRAGMENTATION by way of the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR has given us an exposure to FRAGMENT OURSELVES (as is referred to as SCHIZOPHRENIA) whereby we consider ourselves to be stand-alone ONTOLOGICAL independent entities, notionally with our own powers of LOCAL AUTHORING of GROWTH and DEVELOPMENT within a SUBSTITUTE REALITY featuring a multiplicity of such ONTOLOGICAL FRAGMENTS, each of which we assume has its own GRAMMAR-given powers of LOCAL GROWTH, ACTION and DEVELOPMENT. THIS IS THE MAKE-UP OF THE SUBSTITUTE REALITY.
IT is in this SUBSTITUTE REALITY that we construct the DOUBLE ERROR depiction where DEREK CHAUVIN kills GEORGE FLOYD which is the same kind of construction in the BUMPER CAR GAME where CAR 17 destroys CAR 51 which involves the same NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT complexities as in Bohm’s description of the death of Lincoln vis a vis the actions of John Wilkes Booth where the common WESTERN CULTURE concept of LOCAL AUTHORSHIP is exposed as an abstract artifact of the architecture of language and grammar known as the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR.
For sure, we would NOT, in the case of the BUMPER CAR GAME, hold CAR 17 fully and solely responsible for the demolishing of CAR 51 and the death of its driver, because it is too obvious that there is no LOCAL AUTHORING of actions and developments in such relational dynamics.
SO, HOW IS IT THAT WE CAN BE SO CONFIDENT OF THE LOCAL AUTHORING POWER OF DEREK CHAUVIN IN THE CASE OF THE DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD? THE CLARITY OF THE CAUSE-AND-EFFECT ANALYSIS COMES FROM BINARY LOGIC WHICH WE INCORPORATE IN OUR LANGUAGE-BASED REPRESENTATIONS OF REALITY.
DNA evidence together with Crime Scene Investigation’s account of what went on, supported by CCTV footage will prove, without a shadow of a doubt, that Robin Hood stole grain from the King’s granary. The case can be closed with the affirmation that ROBIN HOOD AUTHORED THE THEFT’. In Modern physics understanding as in indigenous aboriginal cultures, Taoism/Buddhism and Advaita Vedanta, reality is NOT THAT SUBSTITUTE REALITY where we reduce everything to local BINARY LOGIC based FRAGMENTS. Reality, in Modern physics as in indigenous aboriginal cultures, Taoism/Buddhism and Advaita Vedanta is our sense experience of inclusion in the transforming relational continuum aka the WAVE-field aka the Tao wherein THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS LOCAL AUTHORING, where THERE IS, however, relational harmony and dissonance, and where dissonance emerges and manifests in injury and death, there is no knee-jerk searching for LOCAL AUTHORING to explain it because natural phenomena are NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT (relational) and the ‘relationally generated static electricity’ that manifests by someone ‘getting zapped’ is NOT LOCALLY AUTHORED but is inherently of a NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT (relational) nature.
IT IS ONLY THE DOUBLE ERROR OF NAMING AND GRAMMAR and its associated SUBSTITUTE REALITY renders relational dissonance in terms of FRAGMENTED INCIDENTS where LOCAL AUTHORING of actions and developments is invoked … that gives us the IMPRESSION that we have EXPLICIT UNDERSTANDING of what is going on. This understanding in LOCAL and EXPLICIT terms is THANKS TO THE DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR in combination with BINARY LOGIC (DEREK CHAVIN DID IT OR DEREK CHAUVIN DID NOT DO IT, IT MUST BE ONE OR THE OTHER ACCORDING TO BINARY LOGIC).
ROBIN HOOD DID IT OR ROBIN HOOD DID NOT DO IT (stole grain from the King’s granary), IT MUST BE ONE OR THE OTHER ACCORDING TO BINARY LOGIC.
Of course, WESTERN CULTURE THINKING TOOK A BIG HIT in the 1930’s with Geodel’s Theorem which showed that “all finite systems of binary logic are innately INCOMPLETE’ as is evident in the imposing of the question whether Robin Hood did or did not take the King’s grain since it fails to included in the picture how he King ripped off the people to get the grain and to aggravate a HAVE-HAVE-NOT disparity wherein children were dying of starvation.
How to SUMMARIZE this note? I suppose one could insert the Taoist story of the farmer and his horse here to point out the fallacy of reducing representations of reality to local fragments which are clearly INCOMPLETE and not fit for use within a DOUBLE ERROR based SUBSTITUTE REALITY featuring LOCAL AUTHORSHIP.
WE ARE THE ONES who are included co-cultivators of the transforming relational continuum that we try to understand via DOUBLE ERROR based FRAGMENTATION into ‘local stand-alone events’. As Schroedinger observes, and also Mach, we are included in what we are looking out at; i.e. it is not really a case of CHAUVIN versus FLOYD because we are all in this together and where dissonance arises, we need to work together to recultivate resonance. PURIFICATIONIST programs based on the BINARY LOGIC of EITHER GOOD OR BAD will not do.
“The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one. The barrier between them cannot be said to have broken down as a result of recent experience in the physical sciences, for this barrier does not exist.” – Erwin Schroedinger
The science of psychology is auxiliary to physics. The two mutually support one another, and it is only when they are united that a complete science is formed. From our standpoint, the antithesis of subject and object, in the ordinary sense, does not exist.” — Ernst Mach. ‘The Analysis of Sensations and the Relation of the Physical to the Psychical,
“Black Lives matter” is a synthetic/abstract fragmenting of reality as also is ‘White lives matter” They are both classic DOUBLE ERRORS of NAMING and GRAMMAR.
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The trio of words ‘Black Lives Matter’ composes a DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR, and while one might say; don’t take issue with the grammar, everyone knows what we are talking about and the Black Lives Matter protest is an important, valuable, popular rallying in support of needed changes in our society, to overcome injustice that is impacting the lives of Black people in our WESTERN CULTURE social collective.
WAIT A MINUTE: There are psychological complications arising from DOUBLE ERROR constructs as Nietzsche pointed out. There is a FRAGMENTING of reality when we use the DOUBLE ERROR since it uses NAMING to impute LOCAL, THING-IN-ITSELF existence followed by GRAMMAR, the SECOND ERROR that conflates the FIRST ERROR by implying that the NAMING instantiated ENTITY is the AUTHOR of something (in this case, value to the social dynamic).
There is a FRAGMENTATION problem when we invoke LOCAL AUTHORING by way of the DOUBLE ERROR construct that in Systems Science terms is captured in the aphorism ‘The name of the devil is suboptimization’ which refers to the DYSFUNCTION that arises in a complex suite of interdependent systems. For example, since BLACKS and WHITES and other RACES are all included within ONE transforming relational continuum, it not only MAKES NO SENSE to SUB-OPTIMIZE what are mistaken as INDEPENDENT SYSTEMS, but it is SCHIZOPHRENIC since the SYSTEM is ONE THING that includes all of its various ‘FACES’ as in an ECOSYSTEM which is ONE SYSTEM with MANY FACES and NOT a collection of a DIVERSITY OF INDEPENDENTLY EXISTING SYSTEMS that have notionally committed to “WORKING TOGETHER”. There is no multiplicity of independent systems, there is only ONE SYSTEM with a variety of attributes arising from INTERDEPENDENCIES.
The TOWNINGs in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE are relational activities without any ONTOLOGICAL foundations; i.e. they are fluid relational forms that APPEAR in the transforming relational continuum .
The WAVE-FIELD may have many purely relational features within it that invite us to call these features by different NAMES whereupon we can use the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR to impute notional powers of LOCAL AUTHORING to each of them, … however, this cannot over-ride the reality that there is just ONE SYSTEM, as in the case of the electromagnetic field with its condensations referred to as ‘MATTER’. The WAVE-field and its CONDENSATIONS are NOT SEPARATE ONTOLOGIES and there is nothing ONTOLOGICAL in TRANSFORMATION wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE.
As Poincaré observed, it is SIMPLER TO SAY that ‘the Earth turns round’ in which case we impose the abstract FRAGMENTING of FIGURES and GROUND (planets and space) because this BINARY LOGIC based abstraction serves up a SUBSTITUTE REALITY in which FIGURE and GROUND (planet and space) are TWO separate ONTOLOGIES. The sense experience affirmed reality wherein the MATERIAL FIGURE is a condensation of the Electromagnetic Field such that FIGURE and GROUND are ONE is beyond the representational reach of Standard Average European languages with their BINARY LOGIC based representations.
When we speak of the dynamics of FIGURES such as ‘The TOWN’ as a continuing development, if we are ‘coming from’ Modern physics and/or indigenous aboriginal culture, Taoism/Buddhism and/or Advaita Vedanta, we are thinking of TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE, in the QUANTUM LOGIC BOTH/AND LOGIC of the INCLUDED MEDIUM (the TOWNING “IN THE” TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE , … but if we ‘coming from WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENCE’, we are instead thinking in terms of the GROWTH and DEVELOPMENT of the TOWN as an ONTOLOGICAL THING-IN-iTSELF or a FIGURE separate from the GROUND as in a FIGURE and GROUND as TWO sense.
In the FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE understanding, the concept of GROWTH is no longer an option, there is only relational transformation.
GROWTH is only available in a SUBSTITUTE REALITY governed by BINARY LOGIC, the EITHER/OR logic of the EXCLUDED medium wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND are TWO so that the FIGURE ‘EITHER’ exists “OR’ does ‘NOT’ exist.
TRANSFORMATION is only available in SENSE-EXPERIENCE REALITY governed by QUANTUM LOGIC, the BOTH/AND logic of the INCLUDED medium wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE so that the FIGURE cannot undergo any action or development without the GROUND undergoing a CONJUGATE action or development. For example, if there is so-called GROWTH of the TOWN, there is also, at the same time, CONJUGATE SHRINKAGE of the Wilderness. As the TOWN GROWS in a MALE ASSERTIVE SENSE, the WILDERNESS CONJUGATELY SHRINKS in a FEMALE ACCOMODATING SENSE, so these words I am using which makes it sound like there are TWO SEPARATE PARTS to this CONIUNCTIO OPPOSITORUM, … however, our understanding embraces matter-energy equivalence and how, in electromagnetism, matter is simply a condensation of the electromagnetic field, all that we are looking at here is TRANSFORMATION as portions of the electromagnetic field condense while others become transparent suggestive of a HOLOGRAM.
The overall point here is that the attempt to protect the interests of a particular component of the social collective, whether a nation, or gender or race, implies the INDEPENDENT EXISTENCE of such components. However, there is nothing in Modern physics or in sense experience to support the notion that separate and independent race groups actually exist. The imposing of different NAMES such as TOWN A and TOWN B does not over-ride the reality that these are not separate things-in-themselves but TOWNINGS or DEVELOPINGS in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE. The assigning of NAMES to these DEVELOPINGS and the use of GRAMMAR to chronicle their respective GROWTH and DEVELOPMENT does not OVERCOME the sense-experience reality wherein these are NOT separate ONTOLOGIES as the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR can make them out to be within the SUBSTITUTE REALITY. These TOWNINGS in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE are features that WE HAVE DISTINGUISHED and by NAMING them imputed persisting ONTOLOGICAL EXISTENCE to them
Ultimately, the FRAGMENTED diversity of TOWNINGS, MOUNTAININGS, OCEANINGS, CANYONINGS, VALLEYINGS, FORESTINGS and RIVERINGS are not really separated (except by human language-based rational-intellectual qualification) from the transforming relational UNUM.
To assert that BLACK LIVES MATTER brings with it the notion of SUBOPTIMIZATION which is nonsensical in a reality that is innately interdependent as is the case of the relational world of our sense-experience wherein ‘everything is related’ (mitakuye oyasin).
But the PROBLEM of SUBOPTIMIZATION began, in WESTERN CULTURE, even before the suboptimization of RACE, in the architecture of WESTERN CULTURE language and its BINARY LOGIC (FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO) based SUBSTITUTE REALITY structure. This has been a blueprint for FRAGMENTATION and the fact that it has been used in the case of the social SUBOPTIMIZATION of the so-called WHITE RACE and resulted in inequalities that clearly divide and infuse dissonance and conflict, does not suggest a solution wherein the FRAGMENTATION is held SACRED and UNTOUCHABLE and we undertake a program to treat all of the growing diversity of NAMING-determined FRAGMENTS in our society as EQUAL. It suggests instead, that we reject the erroneous legitimizing of continuing FRAGMENTATION and embrace the understanding implied in MITAKUYE OYASIN, that we are all related so as to co-cultivate orientation to relational resonance and harmony without dependency on NAME-instantiated Ontological abstraction.
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