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The second hypothesis of applied intelligence is as follows: 'Applied intelligence has the capacity to change forms of mass and to thereby release the energy of mass from a potential enmassed-state to a free kinetic-state.'
The fifth hypothesis of applied intelligence is as follows: 'Applied intelligence is inversely related to race remainder-time: As the applied intelligence capacity of the race increases exponentially, so the remainder-time of the race decreases exponentially.'
It is probable that we are stuck with gene-set perceptions and, further, that we are unable to discern what, of our perceptions, is gene-set and what is original to us, and what is a mixture of both.
As our knowledge of our perception and thought processes has developed, we have been progressively rendering our gene-sets ineffective. That, which we thought was ordered, is now perceived or thought to be chaotic. When we reach full knowledge, we will have unprogrammed all our gene-set order and replaced it with the programming of our new universes.
Instead of looking at a 'white-hole' engulfment, or a scientist's nuclear binding force release, we are looking at self-realisation in terms of gene-set de-programming. In any case, the 2020 scenario is most probably correct, timewise.
The conservatives among us are in favour of retaining the old programmes, while the dadaists are busy ignoring them and the anarchists are busy destroying them and the creative people are busy replacing them.
The symmetries and constancies of laws of nature pertain to the ways in which we perceive and conceive ... and not to anything other than perception and conception. The laws of nature may be said to be laws of perception, but we cannot claim that they are laws of anything else.
Now that we no longer need to survive and multiply, physically as a species, we are now changing and widening our perceptions to include many perceptions which are spiritually survival-oriented but physically even anti-survival-oriented.
We have finished with the human experiment: It has served its purpose and run its course. We are now aware of ourselves as spiritual beings and beings of creative intelligence, and we no longer need bodies which limit our awareness and action.
Thought uses cohesion. Concepts, propositions, models, gestalts, paradigms, thought-patterns and percepts ... all involve cohesion and order. As, with increasing entropy, mass loses cohesion and order, thought gains cohesion and order ... but greater inputs of will are needed to control the greater proliferation of thoughts.
Interference, of any kind, which seeks to achieve improvements by controlling events, will prove to be ineffective. Results of such interference may appear to be effective in the short-term but, in the long-term, they will be seen to be a waste of effort and resources.
Interferentials will continue, as societal autonomic reactions, long after their effectiveness has ceased: In other words, they will be 'dead but they won't lie down'. (Note: 'Interferentials' includes such functions as those of politicians, strategists, planners, militarists, police, authoritarians, economists, judges, managers, applied scientists, engineers, builders, and so on ... that is, all the 'fix-it', 'improve it', 'punish it', 'eliminate it', 'build it', .,augment it', 'prolong it', 'direct it' and 'guide it' functions.)
Where the desire for order is a major motivation, the entropic imperative tends to be ignored, and thinking runs counter to the universal trend towards randomisation. In such cases, thinking may be said to be internally sheared. It works against itself and renders itself inoperative or ineffective. Sheared thinking may be likened to the state of mind of a helmsman who is told to steer north and south at the same time. The thinker may not be consciously aware of the universal randomising force, but it is there nevertheless.
Sheared thinking results in confusion, frustration and failure. Ensuing courses of action tend to be of the short-term, 'bandaid' type and to be characterised by inefficiency and waste of resources. This kind of thinking will be common until society, generally, realises that entropy is a natural force, and that common sense requires that it be accepted as such.
Sheared thinking is flawed thinking. As the entropic imperative is an implicit proposition of all sound reasoning, sheared thinking is fallacious. Any thinking which involves order is suspect. As the processes of logic are themselves ordered, they are also suspect.
As entropic trends render much of our thinking ineffective, people will become more pragmatic and more intuitive in future. Also, reasoning will become more instrumentalist and scientific methods will give greater emphasis to instrumentalism.
Entropy randomises all material forms but it has no effect on the mind itself or on thought per se. Mental phenomena are transfinite and, although they may affect time-space expressions, they are not themselves of time-space. Entropy randomises all timespace expressions but has no effect upon non-time-space categories, such as the mentation categories.
Although most people want more peace, less crime, more civil obedience, less disorder, better government, less unemployment, better profits, better education, better health, longer life, and so on, the law of entropy is working counter to such desires. In short, people want less chaos, but they are inevitably going to get more chaos. The rub is that 99 out of 100 don't even know what entropy is, and 999 out of 1000 don't know what is entailed in social entropy.
Just as the law of gravity is an assumed premiss of valid reasoning, the law of entropy is (or should be) an assumed premiss. That thinkers are unaware of this, creates the 'sheared thinking' phenomenon. It doesn't matter how brilliant people are, if they do not factor the law of entropy into their thinking on order/control/ cohesion topics, their thinking will be fallacious, erroneous, incompetent and a downright liability.
The thought 'what should we do?' becomes a flawed thought, if the question envisages some return to order. A more practical thought is 'what will we do?', for we are being swept up into an ever-growing vortex of chaos. In future, we will rely more and more on our feelings and instincts, and less and less upon abstract reasoning. We will respond and act intuitively ... and we will ponder, scheme and plan less, for such will be unproductive.
What then may we improve? We may improve the qualities of love, caring, compassion, understanding, wisdom, spirituality, faith, belief, mercy, benevolence, charity, beatitude, nobility, grace, integrity, tolerance, kindness and humanity.
As energy comes closer to singularity, there is less and less tendency for negentropic reactions to occur. For example, in black-hole conversion activity, the first contact of incoming mass with the horizon results in violent explosion/repulsion, but successive contacts become progressively less violent. As the incoming energy-mass progressively converts to singularity, the negentropic tensing/gathering reaction progressively abates. So it is also that, as we approach the year of dispersal, negentropic reactions to randomisation will progressively decrease.
As randomisation gathers pace, the more conservative sections of society will react strongly, that we must have more order and that we must carry out a long list of actions in order to control and improve things. But, as time goes on, there will be increasing realisation that randomisation has become an uncontrollable and overwhelming 'torrent', and all sections of society will be forced to accept finally that it is so.
As we develop in pragmatism and curiosity, science and scientists will wane in influence. Increasingly, we will ask whether science has been more destructive than constructive. On the one hand, population has been increased but, on the other hand, the environment has been largely destroyed. Science and technology have delivered unemployment, along with the automation ... and lethal radiation, along with nucleonics. General awareness of these realities will downgrade the influence of science and scientists.
Increasingly, people's democracy movements will use satyagraha strategies (Gandhi strategies) to assert their democratic rights. There will be a more general awareness that, when authoritarian governments are denied opposition and are denied obedience, their aggression turns inwardly against themselves and they self-destruct.
Perceptions are subjective and interpretations are subjective ... and independently existing realities are doubtful and unproven. One's subjectivity is only challenged by other subjectivities: Subjectivity is universal.
From an absolute viewpoint, all things are absolute ... that is, any number or any concept is in one-one correspondence with any other number or any other concept, and the whole. Finity and enumerability, alike, are subset-concepts of the Absolute (i.e. Of all existence and of all things conceivable).
The memory banks of an intelligent, learned and relatively unbiased person may be perceived as a propositional network: Why do we need a written propositional network? The advantages of a written network include:
All that is thought and said and done may be perceived as variations on the one Absolute theme. Tautology pervades all thought and language ... and actions are like gesturings in front of a mirror. But, this is not the whole truth.
Automation is like an industrial AIDS, for whereas AIDS prevents people from using what they must use to stay alive (i.e. Immune systems), automation prevents people from earning what they must earn to stay alive.
Every person's reality is absolutely and equally real. The reality of a person, who is perceived to be mentally deranged, is as real as that of a person who is perceived to be mentally underanged.
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