'Paradigm' Chapter

Paradigm

The mind seeks shelter in what we might call a paradigm. You will form a set of concepts related to your experiences and you will cross reference them with each other. The mind operates by achieving a synthesis of experience.

We have in today’s culture accepted something toxic. We have accepted sweeping generalities that get synthesized into a subjective model that bleeds much of the spirit out of our lives. There is another way, but it has to begin at the personal level and with small groups, tribes of choice rather than region.

“I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man’s.” William Blake

“Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.” Oscar Wilde

Synthesis Of Experience

As with all philosophical and practical considerations, not much can be accomplished without an agreement of terms. So I will begin by asking some questions. How do we know we are alive? Experiences. How do we distinguish our selves from… Seek More

Tribes Of Choice

There is an idea behind surrealism. That you can put two unrelated images together and the mind will make sense of them. It’s true, and we have. We have in today’s culture accepted something even more toxic than a surrealist… Seek More

Taking Responsibility

Humankind is juvenile. I saw on the History Channel that according to some ancient records, extraterrestrials referred to Earth as the Planet of the Children. It won’t remain that way. That stage is ending, but we can do it gracefully.… Seek More

All About Choice

On one hand is the question of how to best help others understand the changes that are at hand. But on the other hand, those who are capable of knowing and understanding already do to a great extent. They only… Seek More