The following are examples of our WESTERN CULTURE linguistic “short-cut” where we substitute GROWTH for TRANSFORMATION because GROWTH implies a FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO topology which is easier to express than the FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE actual reality.  Henri Poincaré explains our WESTERN CULTURE penchant for simplifying our conceptualization of space as follows;

And just as our Copernicus said to us : It is more convenient to suppose the earth turns round, since thus the laws of astronomy are expressible in a much simpler language ; this one would say: It is more convenient to suppose the earth turns round, since thus the laws of mechanics are expressible in a much simpler language. . This does not preclude maintaining that absolute space, that is to say the mark to which it would be necessary to refer the earth to know whether it really moves, has no objective existence. Hence, this affirmation; ‘the earth turns round’ has no meaning, since it can be verified by no experiment; since such an experiment, not only could not be either realized or dreamed by the boldest Jules Verne, but can not be conceived of without contradiction; or rather these two propositions; ‘the earth turns round,’ and, ‘it is more convenient to suppose the earth turns round’ have the same meaning; there is nothing more in the one than in the other. “ — Henri Poincaré, ‘Science and Hypothesis’, Ch. VII Relative Motion and Absolute Motion

In other words, this assumption of FIGURE-AND-GROUND-AS-TWO is a CONVENTION that we have BUILT INTO LANGUAGE BASED REPRESENTATION because of the CONVENIENCE of the SIMPLIFICATION it delivers to the ARTICULATION OF REALITY, … ALTHOUGH this simplification introduces a SUBSTITUTE REALITY which DROPS OUT the natural FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE complexity of the REALITY OF OUR ACTUAL SENSORY EXPERIENCE.


Living a life of productivity and purpose, … does that sound appealing to us?


Living a life of productivity and purpose, … does that sound appealing to us?

How about; living in (and co-cultivating) inspiring surroundings which continually beckon us to ‘rise to the occasion’ to fill a need that we had never contemplated would ‘call us to action’?

This is NOT an EITHER/OR question because we experience both the internal self-asserting ‘purpose and internal ‘’getting fired up’ with a personal achievement drive’ and we also experience the world calling to us to ‘rise to an occasion’ not of our own making, but a calling that INSPIRES us, where the FIRING UP is outside-inwardly SE-ductive as contrasted with inside-outwardly-PRO-ductive.


But just as EAST is EAST and WEST is WEST and ‘never the twain shall meet’, … we may fall into the PROUD BOYS mode of placing in the highest priority, GETTING THINGS DONE THAT NEED GETTING DONE AND GETTING THEM DONE PROPERLY, or then again, we may fall into the INSPIRED FEMALE mode of throwing ourselves body and soul into something that ARISES OUT OF THE BLUE that CALLS TO US  to throw ourselves ‘body and soul’ into ‘the vacuum’ of some needed action; e.g. to rescue the child being carried away in the raging rapids or to join others in pushing the car safely off the railway tracks before the train arrives.   We have BOTH PROUD MALE and INSPIRED FEMALE CAPACITIES which have been contrasted by the differing roles of the chicken and pig in an egg and bacon breakfast.







The actions of REWARDING and PUNISHING induce in the rationalizing mind the impressions of LOCAL SORCERY aka LOCAL AUTHORSHIP.


That is; the presumption of a LOCAL AUTHOR  of an action or event is DELUSION born of the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR (Nietzsche).


THERE ARE NO LOCAL AUTHORS in the REAL WORLD of our sensory experience of inclusion in the transforming relational continuum aka the Wave-field aka the Tao, thus there is no basis for inventing LOCAL AUTHORSHIP  to REWARD and PUNISH.


To employ the BINARY of REWARD and PUNISHMENT is to back-handedly invoke BELIEF IN SORCERY.  EGO and SORCERY have a common source (BINARY LOGIC).


INSPIRATION FILLS THE HEART while EGO SWELLS THE HEAD, is an aphorism that draws our attention to deeply rooted dysfunction in WESTERN CULTURE wherein EGO has hijacked our understanding of reality and brought with it BELIEF in the ABSTRACT RATIONAL ABSOLUTES of GOOD and BAD.


REWARDING and PUNISHING follows from this HIJACKING of our intellect by the BINARIES of GOOD and BAD.





Our sense-experience perception serves us up the abstract concept of a LOCAL AUTHOR when supported by the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING (which implies LOCAL things-in-itself being) and GRAMMAR (which conflates the error of NAMING by imputing the power of LOCAL AUTHORING of actions and development to the NAMING-instantiated [notional] THING-IN-ITSELF).  Thanks to this DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR, relational forms in the transforming relational continuum of NONLOCAL TRANSFORMATION can be precipitated out of the INEFFABLE and EFFABLE-ized, … but where do they now ‘exist’?  The EFFABLE-because-now, thanks to the DOURLE ERROR, LOCAL and EXPLICIT entities are ‘living’ in an absolute, infinite emptiness, until we conjure up for them a tangible landscape for them to “INHABIT”.

This DOUBLE ERROR reduction in our reduction of visual forms to EFFABLE language-based objects-of RE-presentation furnishes these notional NAMING-instantiated THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES with GRAMMAR-given (notional) powers of AUTHORING actions and developments.

What is actually ‘going on here’ in this reduction to LOCAL of the reality of NONLOCAL TRANSFORMATION, the stuff of our actual sensory experience of inclusion therein?

George Berkeley spoke to the issues involved;

(-1-) esse est percipi (aut percipere) – to be is to be perceived (or to perceive).”

Since we are included within a transforming relational continuum wherein ‘everything is in transformational flux’, including ourselves, the abstraction of BEING builds from sense-perception.

As Nietzsche later remined us, we CONJURE UP the abstract concept of LOCAL AUTHORSHIP of actions and development by employing a DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR to ‘effable-ize’ by imputing the notional existence of the LOCAL AUTHOR, the INEFFABLE dynamic of TRANSFORMATION aka the Wave-field aka the Tao, … the transforming relational continuum.

We can recognize in this, a general intellectualizing or rationalizing tool or ‘calculus’ which BREAKS INTO THE CONTINUUM OF TRANSFORMATION which is NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT, and RE-RENDERS it in terms of the LOCAL and EXPLICIT by way of a LOGIC-based DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR.

In exploring LOCAL AUTHORSHIP, we must recall Goedel’s theorem of the INCOMPLETENESS of all finite systems of logic.  For example, it is a logical TRUTH to place on record that ‘the HURRICANE is AUTHORING the stirring up of the ATMOSPHERE (the MALE-ASSERTIVE option), but it is also a logical TRUTH to place on record that ‘the ATMOSPHERE is AUTHORING the stirring up of the HURRICANE’ (the FEMALE-inductive option).   This ambiguity INEVITABLY crops us in language-based reductions of NONLOCAL (wave-field) TRANSFORMATION to LOCALLY AUTHORED (material) actions and developments.

Some form of REDUCTION is necessary to reduce the INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL to the EFFABLE-because-LOCAL and our WESTERN CULTURE REDUCTION approach is to interject the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR, which, as just shown, brings with it an INNATE AMBIGUITY in that we can use EITHER a MALE-ASSERTIVE REDUCTION wherein the HURRICANE is stirring up the ATMOSPHERE  or a FEMALE-INDUCTIVE REDUCTION wherein the ATMOSPHERE is stirring up the HURRICANE (in the former there is assertive force while in the latter there is seductive inducement).

WESTERN CULTURE manifests a dominant use of the MALE-ASSERTIVE option for use in language-based reality construction.

NOTA BENE: It is important NOT to forget that our WESTERN CULTURE language-based reduction to EFFABLE-IZE the INEFFABLE reality of our sensory experience of inclusion in TRANSFORMATION, is TROUBLED by the ambiguity of the MALE-assertive and FEMALE-inductive options, and ambiguity which splits people into CONSERVATIVE and LIBERAL modes of understanding reality.  The Conservative reduces TRANSFORMATION to the MALE-assertive option (e.g. the HURRICANE is stirring up the ATMOSPHERE) while the Liberal reduces TRANSFORMATION to the FEMALE-inductive option (e.g. the ATMOSPHERE is stirring up the HURRICANE).  NEITHER OF THESE TWO BINARY LOGIC BASED OPTIONS IS ‘REALITY’ but BOTH are LOGICALLY TRUE (‘logic’ is abstraction that lives in a world where things EITHER ‘are’ OR ‘are not’).  This is an abstract intellectual SUBSTITUTE REALITY and NOT the real world of the transforming relational continuum of our sensory experience.

WESTERN CULTURE “SCIENCE” (pre-modern physics) is BUILT UPON binary logic based TRUTHS which are indeed LOGICAL TRUTHS and thus exposed to the Goede’s Theorem limitation in that “ALL FINITE SYSTEMS OF LOGIC ARE INNATELY INCOMPLETE”.

Thus we must be careful in constructing understandings based on LOGICAL TRUTHS , as by way of the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR since such TRUTHS are INCOMPLETE.   This problem of ‘incompleteness’ of ‘truth’ that we build into a complex suite of logical propositions can “COME BACK TO HAUNT US” where we are not ‘careful’ as in the case of CALCULUS;

“Berkeley contended that the practitioners of calculus introduced several errors which cancelled, leaving the correct answer. In his own words, “by virtue of a two fold mistake you arrive, though not at science, yet truth”

While the proposition that ‘the TOWN is GROWING LARGER and MORE PRODUCTIVE’ can be verified and confirmed as TRUE, this is an INCOMPLETE TRUTH in that it fails to acknowledge the greater reality of TRANSFORMATION of the LANDSCAPE wherein the GROWTH of the TOWN also entails, AT THE SAME TIME, the REDUCTION of WILDERNESS.

EVIDENTLY, while it is TRUE to speak of the GROWTH of the TOWN, it is NOT REALITY, since the REALITY is the continually TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE.


Exploring the REALITY of “AUTHOR”


-1- Brutus (in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar)


There is a tide in the affairs of men.
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Omitted, all the voyage of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
On such a full sea are we now afloat,
And we must take the current when it serves,
Or lose our ventures.

Do “the times AUTHOR the man”? … or, “does the man AUTHOR the times”?





In the BUMPER CAR analogy of social interaction, the concept of a LOCAL AUTHOR vanishes since the origin of a collision can be mapped backwards into the NONLOCAL dynamics of a relational continuum.

BINARIZING the NON-BINARY reality of BUMPER-CAR dynamics by injecting the abstract concept of ‘the AUTHOR’.

If we IGNORE (for the moment if not permanently) the NONLOCALITY and AUTHORLESSNESS of BUMPER-CAR dynamic, … we can instead make the COLLISION the ‘STARTING POINT’ and then set out to ANALYZE the COLLISION in a BINARY LOGICAL sense of a SUBJECT and OBJECT interaction.  In this case we inject a simplified BINARY LOGIC based construction in terms of a LOCAL EVENT whose SOURCING can be conceived of as coming from EITHER of only TWO options; corresponding to a PERPETRATOR – VICTIM BIPOLAR event wherein it could be either the case that a BUMPER-CAR STOPPED WITHOUT WARNING, or a BUMPER-CAR FAILED TO STOP.  AMBIGUITY then arises as to designating a PERPETRATOR and VICTIM.  Generally speaking, in WESTERN CULTURE, the designation of PERPETRATOR will go to the BUMPER-CAR that FAILED TO STOP.

In EASTERN CULTURES, as in MODERN PHYSICS, our sensory experience of inclusion in a NONLOCAL dynamic which is RELATIONAL and AUTHORLESS is taken to be the BASE-CASE REALITY.  Therefore, no BINARY LOGIC based REDUCTION is made and the understanding of MITAKUYE OYASIN (all our relations) is embraced wherein reality is NONLOCAL and AUTHORLESS.

Nietzsche points out how this abstract concept of an AUTHOR of dynamics is a FALLACIOUS language and grammar based abstraction arising from TWO mutually supporting ERRORS..

Our judgement has us conclude that every change must have an author”;–but this conclusion is already mythology: it separates that which effects from the effecting. If I say “lightning flashes,” I have posited the flash once as an activity and a second time as a subject, and thus added to the event a being that is not one with the event but is rather fixed, “is” and does not “become.”–To regard an event as an “effecting,” and this as being, that is the double error, or interpretation, of which we are guilty.” – Nietzsche, ‘Will to Power’, 531

In the BUMPER-CAR dynamic which is innately NONLOCAL, the DOUBLE ERROR based structure of language which brings together NAMING and GRAMMAR to FABRICATE the notion of LOCAL SOURCING of actions and development, or in other words the “AUTHORING” of actions and developments, … the door is opened for the constructing of a SUBSTITUTE REALITY based notional NAMING-instantiated  LOCAL THINGS-in-THEMSELVES with notional GRAMMAR-instantiated POWERS of AUTHORING actions and developments.  This allows the language stimulating of the INTELLECTUAL CONSTRUCTION OF A SUBSTITUTE REALITY based on SUBJECT-OBJECT SPLITTING which, when OUTFITTED with GRAMMAR-given AUTHORING POWERS.


Understanding NONLOCALITY (Authorlessness)



Imagine a planet whose surface is covered with LOCAL magma spurting volcanoes punctuated by LOCAL magma swallowing sinkholes.

As we contemplate this scattering and gathering dynamic, our impression of a LOCAL fluid-spraying and fluid draining SOURCE-RECEIVER combination may GIVE WAY to a sense of FIGURE and GROUND-as-ONE wherein EVERYTHING IS IN FLUX and instead of ‘the PLANET’ being the LOCAL SOURCE of the OUT-SPRAYING and the IN-SWALLOWING, it is more appropriate to understand this in the entirely NONLOCAL FLUID terms of PLANETING in the FLOW-FIELD.

This NONLOCAL DYNAMIC wherein EVERYTHING is in flux is what our sensory experience is informing us is ‘reality’.  It is the NAMING capability of language whereby we can LABEL a PLANETING which is this pure flow-based OUT-SPRAYING and IN-SWALLOWING, ‘the PLANET’ and conflate this with GRAMMAR to impute the power of LOCAL AUTHORING to ‘the PLANET’, promoting the notion that “THE PLANET” is the LOCAL AUTHOR of both actions of OUT-SPRAYING and IN-SWALLOWING (picture a spherical form covered with little volcanoes spewing magma and also covered with little sink-holes swallowing up debris from the volcanoes.  While the form is spherical, there is nothing persisting there other than flow so that the phenomenon is PLANETING and there is NO LOCAL AUTHORSHIP.

The SPACE we live in (are included in) is a NONLOCAL TRANSFORMING CONTINUUM wherein EVERYTHING IS IN FLUX.   We may SEE a fluid PLANETING within this FLUX, but to impute to the PLANETING its own LOCAL BEING and its own LOCAL POWERS OF AUTHORSHIP is contrivance that we create with the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR, which allows us to REPRESENT the TRANSFORMING CONTINUUM by way of the FORMS-APPEARING-IN-THE-FLOW such as the PLANETINGS in the transforming energy field.

“Since according to our present conceptions the elementary particles of matter are also, in their essence, nothing else than condensations of the electromagnetic field, our present view of the universe presents two realities which are completely separated from each other conceptually, although connected causally, namely, gravitational ether and electromagnetic field, or as they might also be called space and matter. Of course it would be a great advance if we could succeed in comprehending the gravitational field and the electromagnetic field together as one unified conformation. Then for the first time the epoch of theoretical physics founded by Faraday and Maxwell would reach a satisfactory conclusion. The contrast between ether and matter would fade away, and, through the general theory of relativity, the whole of physics would become a complete system of thought, like geometry, kinematics, and the theory of gravitation.” — Einstein, ‘Ether and the Theory of Relativity’

Nietzsche has this same understanding, supported by the physics of Roger Boscovich who modern physics philosophers describe as having been 200 years ahead of its time.   The understanding that FIELD is an energy flow that is PRIMARY such that material objects are ‘APPEARANCES’ or ‘schaumkommen’ as also pointed out by Schroedinger, … NOT ONLY means that FORMS are RELATIONAL FLOW-FEATURES, it means that FORMS cannot be the LOCAL SOURCE of actions and developments.  It makes no sense to say that ‘the HURRICANE is STIRRING UP THE ATMOSPHERE’ and it likewise makes not sense to say ‘the ATMOSPHERE is STIRRING UP THE HURRICANE’, … because such representations invoke the notion of LOCAL SOURCING where there is NO SUCH THING.   The CHANGES in the world that we observe are in association with NONLOCAL RELATIONAL TRANSFORMATION wherein everything is in flux.  While language allows us to stimulate intellectual impressions of LOCAL AUTHORS with powers of LOCAL SOURCING, this is by way of the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR as Nietzsche points out;


Our judgement has us conclude that every change must have an author”;–but this conclusion is already mythology: it separates that which effects from the effecting. If I say “lightning flashes,” I have posited the flash once as an activity and a second time as a subject, and thus added to the event a being that is not one with the event but is rather fixed, “is” and does not “become.”–To regard an event as an “effecting,” and this as being, that is the double error, or interpretation, of which we are guilty.” – Nietzsche, ‘Will to Power’, 531


Navigating Between the EFFABLE and the INEFFABLE


Introduction to; CHOICELESS AWARENESS, SPHERICITY, Two-party Politics and QAnon 

As Lao Tzu pointed out, reality is ineffable because everything is in flux, as is the nature of a our Wave-field world.


I think that this corresponds to Krishnamurti’s ‘choiceless awareness’, as is needed to experience our inclusion in the transforming relational continuum aka the Wave-field aka the Tao.


What bothers our understanding is LANGUAGE because we use language to try to EFFABLE-ize the INEFFABLE, which leads us into INVENTING a SUBSTITUTE REALITY that “IS” EFFABLE.


That’s fine except that that which is EFFABLE is only a kind of DEAD PRECIPITATE of the INEFFABLE Wave-field.  Can you imagine yourself standing and looking out at the world and describing it, and all the while you are having psycho-emotional feelings that your description of ‘what’s out there’ is not capturing.   In other words, you have a SUBJECTIVITY that is an integral part of your experience as you OBJECTIVELY capture what IS OUT THERE.  This subjectivity and objectivity is experienced in ineffable conjugate wholeness.

Mach points to the fact that we study PHYSICS and PSYCHOLOGY separately but in order to RE-CONSTITUTE REALITY, we must bring PHYSICS and PSYCHOLOGY into CONNECTIVE CONFLUENCE.  I think of that in terms of our experience of looking at a hologram encoded in a funny-coloured display in a magazine and one has to ‘let go of’ our rational crows-eye scrutinizing of the display in order to experience the HOLOGRAPHIC view.  It seems to me that Mach is speaking, in very general terms, of the same sort of thing in his book ‘the Analysis of Sensations’;

“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.

Here is an example exercise for GOING BEYOND THE LITERAL or PURELY PHYSICAL aspect that I have had to do in pursuing such physical-psychological investigation.  In my text, I am adding an ING to NAMES to imply that forms are relational features in the flow (the Tao aka the Wave-field).  We know that PLANETING is a Wave-field phenomena, even though we speak of it in terms of PLANETS as THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES that ROTATE “AROUND THEIR OWN AXIS” and ORBIT around other CELESTIAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES such as ‘the SUN’.  Clearly, this THING-based talk is a LOAD OF CALCULATED BULLSHIT designed to construct a SUBSTITUTE REALITY that will serve as INFERENCE of the INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL-and-IMPLICIT TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM.   It is not SENSELESS BULLSHIT but MEANINGFUL BULLSHIT and quite USEFUL BULLSHIT so long as we don’f forget it is BULLSHIT.


QAnon and Nietzsche



CONSIDER  QAnon and REASON:  REASON is problematic, as Nietzsche pointed out, and it can put us on a BUS TRIP TO HELL.

QAnon is just ONE EXAMPLE.




As Nietzsche pointed out, REASON is based on RATIO (hence ‘RATIO-nality).


Rationality serves us up a shortcut means of constructing REPRESENTATIONS that we can claim to be REPRESENTATIONS OF REALITY.






That clearly depends on WHO the “WE” is that we are talking about.


As Giordano Bruno stated as they hauled him off to burn him at the stake for heresy in 1600, ‘A majority has no monopoly on the truth’ (reality).


Maybe not, but a majority can construct and police SOMETHING that it commits its members to BELIEVING “IS” the TRUTH in order to facilitate coordination within a social collective..


For example the abstract concept of THE INDEPENDENT NATION which comes about with the  DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR (e.g; “POLAND DID SUCH AND SUCH”, … provides a STORY that can serve as a collectively embraced MYTH that is useful in ORGANIZING the actions of a multiplicity of people that subscribe to A COMMON IDENTITY, no matter how TENUOUS is the notion of the INDEPENDENT EXISTENCE OF A FATHERLAND or MOTHERLAND may be; e.g. watch the film clip; The Changing Borders of Poland


The Psychological Origin of the Conservative – Liberal Bipolar Disorder



The reality of our sensory experience of inclusion in the transforming relational continuum is not capture-able in a language architecture, such as English, that employs ‘primitives’ such as “local things in themselves’ with notional (grammar-given) powers of local sourcing of actions and development.

For example, the common language architecture which Benjamin Whorf labels ‘Standard Average European’ (SAE) facilitates representation by way of a SUBSTITUTE REALITY based on what Nietzsche calls the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR.  In this language we use RATIO to imply LOCAL GROWTH by first using NAMING to impute LOCAL THING-IN-ITSELF EXISTENCE, and conflating this with GRAMMAR to deliver to the ‘listener’ or ‘reader’ the IMPRESSION of, for example, GROWTH of the notional LOCAL THING-IN-ITSELF; e.g. ‘The HURRICANE is GROWING LARGER and more POWERFUL and is DEVASTATING NEW ORLEANS.’

NOTA BENE!: This ‘DOUBLE ERROR’ of NAMING and GRAMMAR  lets us construct representations such as this which imply LOCAL SOURCING of actions and development.  Thus we say that ‘the TOWN is GROWING’ when WHAT IS ACTUALLY UNDERWAY is that there is TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE.  That is, the LANDSCAPE is, IN REALITY, continually transforming and WITHIN THIS TRANSFORMING, there is development (TOWNING) that those languages which preserve the understanding of FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE (e.g. town and country as one) will capture, while our WESTERN CULTURE popular languages will BREAK FIGURE AND GROUND APART INTO “TWO” for the expedient purpose of a more discriminating representation, AT THE PRICE OF LOSS OF REALITY since such language introduces a new SUBSTITUTE REALITY featuring the EITHER/OR logic of the EXCLUDED medium wherein NAMING-instantiated LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES EITHER ‘exist’ OR ‘do not exist’.

In other words, the abstraction we introduce into our Standard Average European language representations LIBERATES our rhetorical REPRESENTATION of reality from the impasse of INEFFABILITY as associates with a reality that is in continual flux, as where the LANDSCAPE is continually TRANSFORMING and within that continuum there is TOWNING which is INEXTRICABLE from the LANDSCAPE because it is NOT SOMETHING SEPARATE IN REALITY, but is only SEPARATE by APPEARANCE, as with the WHORL in the FLOW in a fluid dynamic.


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