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.
English, as an SAE language, is a system of representation which employs the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR to CONSTRUCT a SUBSTITUTE REALITY wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-TWO. In other words, in the case of TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE as can be affirmed by our sensory experience of inclusion in that common spacetime transformation, the SAE language based scheme of RE-PRESENTATION gives us the ability within language, to construct a new SUBSTITUTE REALITY in which FIGURE and GROUND-are-TWO such that we can now speak of a TOWN that is separate, distinct and independent of the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE where we focus in the SO-CALLED “GROWTH” and “DEVELOPMENT” “OF THE TOWN”, in the process, LOSING TOUCH with the REAL REALITY of TOWNING as a non-independent aspect of the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE.
Evidently, in the REAL SENSORY EXPERIENCE reality, what is going on is TRANSFORMATION that is all-including and which includes observer and observed, subject and object, which is something we CANNOT GET OUTSIDE OF so as to conjure up a VOYEUR VIEW BASED REPRESENTATION of.
Being that the representation of THE TOWN “IS” such a voyeur view based representation, it cannot be REALITY, but is instead a SUBSTITUTE REALITY which gives us the traction for an EFFABLE REPRESENTATION, … NOT AN EFFABLE REPRESENTATION OF THE INEFFABLE REALITY, but an EFFABLE REPRESENTATION of a SUBSTITUTE REALITY where we are now dealing with ‘THE TOWN” instead of ‘TOWING-in-the-TRANSFORMING-LANDSCAPE’.
Where does ‘the TOWN’ now ‘LIVE’ in our SUBSTITUTE REALITY? The TOWN now ‘LIVES’ in a notional ABSOLUTE EMPTY CONTAINING GROUND which is uninvolved in the GROWTH and DEVELOPMENT dynamics of the FIGURE that purportedly resides within it. The INVENTING of this abstract SUBSTITUTE REALITY overcomes (does an ‘end-run’ around) the INEFFABILITY that blocks language-based articulation of TRANSFORMATION, but hold on Toto, because we are no longer “in Kansas” but are now in a SURROGATE SUBSTITUTE REALITY where is EFFABLE unlike the reality of our sensory experience of inclusion in continual transforming aka the Wave-field aka ‘the Tao’.
Whereas the EAST’s solution to devising a language that could at least INFER inclusion in continual flux is the LEARNING CIRCLE which is to bring into connective confluence a multiplicity of views of the overall LANDSCAPE and extract from their relations a purely dynamic-relational understanding (as in the Modern physics ‘Surprise version of the game of Twenty Questions’), our WESTERN culture, faced with the natural multiplicity of visual freeze-fame snapshots, opted for the principle of Lafontaine to reduce the ambiguity; i.e. “La raison du plus fort est toujours la meilleure” (the reasoning of the most powerful is always the best), a sarcastic sum-up of the WEST’s way of constructing an EFFABLE SUBSTITUTE REALITY which leads to DEBATING CIRCLES to extract the SUBSTITUTE REALITY that the group judges to be MOST TRUE in place of the EAST’s SHARING CIRCLES wherein one comes to an understanding that is INEFFABLE because based on the complex relational coherencies arising from bring a multiplicity of perspectives into connective confluence to fuel intuition.
This EASTERN technique of overcoming the limitations of explicit imaging (the limited personal voyeur perspective) is acknowledged in the views of Nietzsche;
There is only a perspectival seeing, only a perspectival ‘knowing’; the more affects we are able to put into words about a thing, the more eyes, various eyes we are able to use for the same thing, the more complete will be our ‘concept’ of the thing, our ‘objectivity’.– Nietzsche
Nietzsche’s statement points to the need for the LEARNING CIRCLE approach where the ‘take-away’ of the participants is not ‘the most accurate single perspective as determined from a debating session wherein the selection typically degenerates to ‘La raison du plus fort est toujours la meilleure’, … but where the circle participants leave without precipitating a summary statement of the crux of what they have learned in the circle, because, what they have learned in the circle is INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL-and-IMPLICIT; i.e. an INTUITION of the all-including transforming relational continuum, the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE.
While we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS participate in DEBATING CIRCLES where we each take away our preferred understandings of reality that we can document in book, as EASTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS we can participate in SHARING CIRCLES where we can’t articulate our ‘take-away’ because it is an intuitive understanding in the form of RELATIONAL COHERENCE among the multiple shared experiences. The indigenous aboriginal long familiar with the grassy plains and hilly landscape can share with us his view of the TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE, as can the person living and working and constructing houses IN THE TOWN who will speak to ITS GROWTH and map out the newly added streets avenues, arenas etc.
What we find is that the abstract pseudo-reality of GROWTH of the TOWN lends itself to capture and representation by what Whorf calls our SAE (standard average European) language which features what Nietzsche calls ‘the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR’ which what allows us to construct LOCAL REPRESENTATIONS. We can put a stake in the ground and say; this is where we will build our TOWN as a LOCAL thing-in-itself with a street and avenue structure. First we will cut down all the trees and make lumber from them, and gather gravel aggregate from the surrounding hills for concrete and chop hardwood trees for furnishing and bring in iron from distant mines and steel from distant foundaries (leaving holes all over the LANDSCAPE that TRANSFORM the LANDSCAPE) and then we will speak in terms of the GROWTH of the LOCAL TOWN as if that were something REAL even without mentioning the CONJUGATE cannibalizing of the Wilderness.
The point is that while our SAE language is a handy way to construct crude representations useful for sharing representations, these representations are not representations of reality but are representations of a SUBSTITUTE REALITY featuring abstract LOCAL THINGS-IN-THEMSELVES that GROW and DEVELOP and SOURCE PRODUCTION such as TOWNS. This is NOT the REALITY of our sensory experience of inclusion in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE which we could never represent in visualizable terms because it is in continual flux and we are included in that flux in a FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE sense, as also is the TOWN, or better, ‘the TOWNING’ since everything is in flux (as Heraclitus pointed out, and as has been the understanding of indigenous aboriginals Taoists/Buddhists and Advaita Vedanat adherents and as RE-AFFIRMED by Modern physics).
There are no HUMANS as INHABITANTS in a separate HABITAT (figure-and-ground as TWO binary logic), but there are HUMANINGS in the TRANSFORMING (figure-and-ground-as ONE quantum logic).
IN SUM, we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS have grown so accustomed to using our SAE language to construct SUBSTITUTE REALITIES using the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR that imputes LOCAL SOURCING of actions and developments… that we have fallen into the habit of employing this SUBSTITUTE REALITY as our OPERATIVE REALITY. This leads to dysfunction in our social dynamic which includes the pursuit of GROWTH as if it were something REAL while all the while what is REALLY going on is TRANSFORMATION which includes the conjugate SHRINKAGE of the Wilderness together with the GROWTH of cultivated and industrialized land. It is NOT REALITY to speak of GROWTH of a TOWN as if it were something real-in-itself since it is inseparable from the conjugate shrinkage of Wilderness. In fact, it is more realistic to speak in terms of TOWNING within the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE to acknowledge that ‘everything is included in the flux aka the Tao aka the Wave-field.
WE PAY THE PRICE OF DYSFUNCTION in our social relational dynamics when we EMPLOY the representations of CAE based SUBSTITUTE REALITY for our OPERATIVE REALITY, as when we formulate and “execute” plans for GROWTH of TOWNS and INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENTS since THERE IS NO SUCH THING as GROWTH in the transforming relational continuum. “GROWTH” belongs to the SUBSTITUTE REALITY wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-TWO so that the FIGURE is notionally LIBERATED to do its own GROWING as in in an empty space of infinite extent. TOWNS THAT GROW … DO NOT EXIST in the reality of our sensory experience. What we are instead experiencing is TOWNING in the TRANSFORMING LANDSCAPE (the TRANSFORMING RELATIONAL CONTINUUM).
The GROWTH ECONOMY promotes GROWTH as if it were something REAL, but what is REAL is TRANSFORMATION and the GROWTH that we say we can ‘make happen’ as in the GROWTH of AGRICULTURAL LANDS is instead TRANSFORMATION that includes the CONJUGATE SHRINKAGE of Wilderness lands.
The FIGURE of the GROWTH of CULTIVATED LAND and the GROUND of WILDERNESS LANDS … ARE NOT ‘TWO’ as our SAE language presents them. In the reality of our sensory experience, the GROWTH of cultivated land and the CONJUGATE SHRINKAGE of Wilderness land are ONE and that “ONE” is continually undergoing TRANSFORMATION whether by the actions of HUMANINGS or FLOODINGS or STORMINGS. The GROWTH of CULTIVATED LAND is APPEARANCE that is REIFIED as a LOCAL THING-IN-ITSELF by the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR. Note that this expression of GROWTH of cultivate land is split off from its innate CONJUGATE SHRINKAGE of Wilderness and becomes an ONE-SIDED MALE-ASSERTIVE ABSTRACTION that when written or spoken, leaves omitted as a GHOSTLY SHADOW, a POLAR OPPOSITE ONE-SIDED CONJUGATE FEMALE ACOMMODATIVE ABSTRACTION (the SHRINKING Wilderness).
We WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS, thanks to the influence of our SAE language tool, put ourselves into (watch for that departure from Kansas LANDSCAPE, Toto!) a SUBSTITUTE REALITY wherein FIGURES are separate from GROUND thanks to the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR.
Not only does the CONSERVATIVE – LIBERAL split arise from the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR, the concept of PATHOGEN/VILLAIN (the binary counterpart of BENOGEN/HERO) takes over from the relational understanding in terms of relational dissonance and relational harmony where we can then mobilize them within one-sided SUBSTITUTE REALITY CONSTRUCTIONS that are either MALE-ASSERTIVE action based (CONSERVATIVE) or FEMALE-INDUCTIVE action based (LIBERAL).
These ONE-SIDED REDUCTIONS are useful for EFFABLE-IZING the INEFFABLE but to actually CONFUSE THEM FOR REALITY is a BIPOLAR DISORDER which characterizes much our WESTERN CULTURE reality representations and shapes our social dynamics. Our pretending that GROWTH is REAL while what is INSTEAD REALITY is TRANSFORMATION, is one of those WESTERN CULTURE BIPOLAR DISORDERS which splits us into CONSERVATIVE and LIBERAL POLARIZED FACTIONS.
In Medicine, we are also plagued by this DOUBLE ERROR confusion wherein we SUBSTITUTE the ATTACK OF PATHOGENS for relational dissonance. Since relational dissonance typically arises from a need for rebalancing as when rich and poor get wildly out of balance and induce the emergent rebalancing actions of a Robin Hood, the misidentifying of the Robin Hood rebalancing agent as a PATHOGEN and the associated attempts to ELIMINATE the PATHOGEN works against the natural forces of relational balancing and perpetuates if not exacerbates the persistence of the IMBALANCE.
This has been shown in the case of Scurvy and Beri-Beri and colitis associated with clostridium difficile imbalance, but since it ‘doesn’t fit’ the popular ‘ATTACK OF THE PATHOGEN’ Aesculapian traditional view of WESTERN MEDICINE, it is set aside while precedence is given to combating the IMAGINED (DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR based) … “ATTACK OF PATHOGENS”.
The poor old natural rebalancing systems in the HUMANING that are just trying to do their natural job, keep getting MISIDENTIFIED AS ATTACKING PATHOGENS that we then launch ‘counter-attacks’ aimed at their ELIMINATION. This assures the continuance of the IMBALANCE and thus, there is a rebound as a new variant of the REBALANCER develops to resolve the persisting IMBALANCE in a kind of cat-and-mouse game with WESTERN AESCULAPIAN MEDICINE which is out to eliminate those REBALANCING ROBIN HOODS MISIDENTIFIED AS PATHOGENS.
As also in the WESTERN SOCIAL RELATIONAL DYNAMIC, the elimination of criminal THIEVERY escalates as the GAP between HAVE and HAVE-NOT increases and as the unofficial transfers from regions of plenty to regions of insufficiency naturally develop. While the Marie Antoinette’s may identify the rebalancers as EVIL PATHOGENS and seek their ELIMINATION, the prevalence of real IMBALANCES, left unaddressed as each new variant of rebalancer is hunted down and eliminated, PERSISTS and the more successful IN THE SHORT TERM, the ELIMINATION of the REBALANCER, the greater the forces of transformation inducing redesign and mobilization of new variants of the rebalancer.
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The implicit movement towards REBALANCING in our WESTERN CULTURE leads to the division into the CONSERVATIVE and LIBERAL BIPOLARITY where the former, like Marie Antoinette and the CONSERVATIVE perspective, seeks to defend the HAVE – HAVE-NOT split no-matter how extreme it becomes since that is how WESTERN hierarchical thinking ‘works’
”Every species of animals naturally multiplies in proportion to the means of their subsistence, and no species can ever multiply beyond it. But in civilized society it is only among the inferior ranks of people that the scantiness of subsistence can set limits to the further multiplication of the human species; and it can do so in no other way than by destroying a great part of the children which their fruitful marriages produce.” —Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations 1776
Adam is not exactly a ‘fan’ of Mitakuye Oyasin and there are many such ‘CONSERVATIVE’ Adams in our WESTERN CULTURE adherency. There are also LIBERALS who would go so far as to include all HUMANS in the pool that merits our cooperative support to ensure their sustenance, however, such understanding does not extend to all things in the manner of Mitakuye Oyasin because there is no such concept, in the WESTERN CULTURE FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO SUBSTITUTE REALITY; i.e. each FIGURE is deemed INDEPENDENT of the GROUND as if EXISTING IN ITS OWN INDEPENDENT RIGHT.
The indigenous aboriginal culture is thus in a DIFFERENT REALITY from WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS, … a reality wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are-ONE as in Mitakuye Oyasin (everything is related), and as inferred by the Tai-Chi or Yin/Yang symbol. This understanding of an all-including reality wherein RELATIONAL INTERDEPENDENCE is in an innate primacy over ‘local things-in-themselves’ is radically at odds with the WESTERN vision of Adam Smith which presumes (as DARWIN also did a century later) the existence of separate things-in-themselves-that COMPETE for sustenance so that “it is only among the inferior ranks of people that the scantiness of subsistence can set limits to the further multiplication of the human species”
The psychological origin of the CONSERVATIVE – LIBERAL Bipolar Disorder derives from how one conceives of the innate tendency towards relational REBALANCING where the gap between HAVES and HAVE-NOTS becomes such that the most vulnerable of the HAVE-NOTS are expiring (e.g. the very young who are in the exposed phase of requiring a steady supply of nurturance).
Many WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS believe, like Adam Smith, that the culling is NATURAL and indeed valuable to the process of ‘evolution’. Of course, Nietzsche in his ANTI-DARWIN views along with Modern physics, on the contrary, agree with indigenous aboriginal cultures that ‘everything is related’ and that it is RESONANCE (aka the Tao aka the Wave-field) that is the basis of the TRANSFORMING relational continuum.
The CONSERVATIVE and LIBERAL views both embrace the SUBSTITUTE REALITY born of the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR which, instead of accepting TRANSFORMATION as the basic reality, constructs reality based on LOCAL things-in-themselves notionally with their own powers of LOCAL sourcing of actions and developments which has bundled into it the AMBIGUITY as to whether the FIGURE sources a stirring up of the GROUND (as in HURRICANE stirs up ATMOSPHERE) or whether the GROUND sources a stirring up of the FIGURE (as in ATMOSPHERE stirs up HURRICANE).
Currently the separation of FIGURE and GROUND that serves up the PATHOGEN is coming home to roost with the COVID 19 Pandemic since our WESTERN CULTURE response is not to seek understanding in terms of IMBALANCE that is needing REBALANCING but is following the Aesculapian ATTACK OF PATHOGEN SUBSTITUTE REALITY wherein an ANTI-PATHOGEN serum is the popular response. However, the elimination of the ROBIN HOODS does not resolve the DEEPER issue of relational imbalance and may even exacerbate it, leading to endless rounds of ANTI-PATHOGEN initiatives which fail to resolve the relational IMBALANCE.
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The following exploration of CHOICELESS AWARENESS explores the difficulty in SEEING what is going on within the world as a transforming relational continuum.
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WHY “CHOICELESS AWARENESS”?
The thinking of the Middle Ages in terms of the BINARY LOGIC of GOOD and EVIL has not ‘gone away’ in our modern WESTERN CULTURE understanding of reality even though Modern physics rejects it and the EASTERN CULTURE comprehends reality IN THE SAME WAY AS Modern physics.
The WEST sees FIGURE-and-GROUND as TWO which invokes a basic AMBIGUITY as in;
OPTION 1 (male assertive) THE HURRICANE is a LOCAL phenomenon that sources the stirring up of the ATMOSPHERE,
OPTION 2 (female inductive) THE ATMOSPHERE sources the stirring up of the LOCAL HURRICANE phenomenon.
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The EAST sees FIGURE-and-GROUND as ONE and that does NOT invoke any AMBIGUITY and has us understand reality in terms of NONLOCAL TRANSFORMATION. This topology is implied in the Tai-Chi or Yin/Yang symbol.
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As Nietzsche points out, our WESTERN CULTURE AMBIGUOUS understanding (which gives us both male-assertive and female inductive options for dynamics comes from language and derives from the DOUBLE ERROR of NAMING and GRAMMAR which implies LOCAL SOURCING of actions and developments.
The relational languages of the EAST symbolized by the TAI-CHI or YIN-YANG symbol imply that FIGURE-and-GROUND are ONE as in TRANSFORMATION wherein dynamics are NONLOCAL.
Our sensory experience, along with Modern physics, affirms the EASTERN understanding of reality wherein FIGURE-and-GROUND-are ONE such that the HURRICANE (the “FIGURE”) only “APPEARS” to be separate and independent of the ATMOSPHERE. It is impossible, IN PHYSICAL REALITY, to capture the development and actions of the HURRICANE independent and separate of the development and actions of the transforming ATMOSPHERE, however, it IS POSSIBLE to employ language and grammar in a DOUBLE ERROR mode, to speak of the HURRICANE as if it were a LOCAL THING-IN-ITSELF, as if with its own powers of LOCAL SOURCING of actions and development (e.g. ‘KATRINA is growing larger and stronger and is devastating New Orleans’).
That latter proposition is something we WESTERN CULTURE ADHERENTS spontaneously accept as informative and meaningful, however, in indigenous aboriginal languages, consistent with Modern physics, we would have speak in terms of ‘THE ATMOSPHERE HURRICANING’ which removes the suggestion of FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO which is superficial APPEARANCE while the actual physics is FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE (as in the Wave-field dynamic).
The real-world physics is Wave-field physics which is ANDROGYNOUS as in NONLOCAL TRANSFORMATION and and since it is NONLOCAL, it is INEFFABLE. HOWEVER, by pinning the word “HURRICANE” on the visible FIGURE aspect of the FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE phenomenon, and another word “ATMOSPHERE” on the visible conjugate GROUND aspect of the FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE phenomenon, we can use language to break the phenomenon into TWO NAMING-instantiated SEPARATE PARTS, CONJUGATE aspects of the ONE PHENOMENON of TRANSFORMATION.
The ‘boil’ in the ‘flow’ is how ‘flow’ appears, the ‘boil’ is not separate from the flow’ although it APPEARS separate. After we speak of the HURRICANE or the WHORL in the bend of the river in DOUBLE ERROR terms of NAMING and GRAMMAR, we lend to it the character of a LOCAL THING-IN-ITSELF with its own (notional) powers of SOURCING actions and developments; e.g. the BOIL is growing larger and stronger or ‘the HURRICANE is growing larger and stronger’.
When we employ this DOUBLE ERROR language structure, we CREATE a notional LOCAL THING-IN-ITSELF and equip it (with GRAMMAR) with its own notional powers of SOURCING of actions and development.
IN REALITY, the BOILING in the FLOWING is ONE and the HURRICANING in the ATMOSPHERING is ONE, and this is how TRANSFORMATION manifests and TRANSFORMATION is NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT and that is THE REALITY, and that is INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL and IMPLICIT.
Since we can’t point a finger at it and talk about TRANSFORMATION (it is INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL-and-IMPLICIT) we INVENT a SUBSTITUTE REALITY that we CAN TALK ABOUT and we conjure up that SUBSTITUTE REALITY by using language and grammar that SPLITS FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE into FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO, as with HURRICANE and ATMOSPHERE. When we split TRANSFORMATION into TWO as in this case, the HURRICANE becomes the MALE-ASSERTIVE conjugate while the ATMOSPHERE becomes the FEMALE-INDUCTIVE conjugate. When we do this splitting so as to impute LOCAL SOURCING, we have the AMBIGUOUS choice of whether to impute the MALE-ASSERTIVE HURRICANE to be the SOURCE of stirring up the ATMOSPHERE, or whether to impute the FEMALE-INDUCTIVE ATMOSPHERE to be the SOURCE of stirring up the HURRICANE.
As in the Zen wind-and-flag parable, NEITHER is the SOURCE. THERE IS NO SOURCE there is only FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE TRANSFORMATION.
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THERE ARE NO BINARY LOGICAL POLAR OPPOSITES of “GOOD’ versus ‘EVIL’ which would require FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO for their SEPARATION and POLAR OPPOSITION (i.e. for the FIGURE to have ‘its own action’, it must be separate from the GROUND, in which case, the GROUND is also separate and may have ITS own action. The possibilities are then the independent but conjugate MALE and FEMALE agents and/or the independent but conjugate GOOD and EVIL agents.)
While BINARY LOGIC is not possible in sensory-experience reality, QUANTUM LOGIC IS possible in sensory-experience reality. QUANTUM LOGIC is the logic of FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-ONE where we CAN’T speak in terms of THE ACTION OF THE FIGURE since it can’t be split apart from the GROUND (we can visually distinguish the WHORLING appearance of the FLOW but the WHORLING is just the manifest APPEARANCE of the FLOW and NOT a SEPARATE THING-IN-ITSELF with “IT’S OWN POWERS of SOURCING actions and DEVELOPMENT” as if the FLOW were a separate CONTAINER.
Because FIGURE-and-GROUND are ONE in sensory experience reality (the INEFFABLE-because-NONLOCAL-and-IMPLICIT reality) but we use FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO in language based EFFABLE-because-LOCAL-and-EXPLICIT representations of reality, we have a PROBLEM when we confuse LOCAL-and-EXPLICIT representations of reality FOR REALITY. This PROBLEM manifests, for example, in the confusing the DOUBLE ERROR based concept of GROWTH for a real sense-experience phenomenon whereas it is RATIO-based abstraction that we SUBSTITUTE for TRANSFORMATION using the FIGURE-and-GROUND-as-TWO abstraction (and reducing the GROUND to notional absolute Euclidian space).
Suspending our imposing of LOCAL-and-EXPLICIT representations so as to have sensory experience of the NONLOCAL-and-IMPLICIT requires CHOICELESS AWARENESS (“Choiceless Awareness” is a term and concept of Krishnamurti).
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