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7200
There is nothing of which the Absolute is unaware, for the Absolute is all and the Absolute is aware of all of itself.


7201
The Absolute perceives progressively and expansively and it creates, of itself, as it perceives. All perception is creative and imaginative.


7202
Imaginative perceptions, which are not collectively shared, remain as individual fantasies ... but imaginative perceptions, which are collectively shared, become shared realities.


7203
In our Absolute collectivity, we are aware of all: There is nothing of which we are unaware.


7204
As the Absolute is wholly in each individual and as the Absolute is absolutely aware of itself, each individual is consciously or subconsciously aware of all things.


7205
The Absolute is all and there is no thing which is unaware. The Absolute is an aware Absolute. Being wholly in each of its parts, the Absolute is wholly aware in each of its parts.


7206
The Absolute is a living Absolute and all its parts are alive and aware. To the Absolute, there are no non-living creations: To the Absolute, every aspect of its creation is alive.


7207
As we improve and enlarge our perception, the Absolute improves and enlarges its perception.


7208
That, which the Absolute perceives of itself, it creates of itself.


7209
All acts of perception are acts of creation.


7210
As we perceive, the Absolute perceives: As we perceive, we create ... and, as we perceive/create, the Absolute perceives/creates.


7211
We improve and enlarge our perception prehensively.


7212
That, which perceives, grows by its perception.


7213
When we increase our perception, we increase the quality of our being.


7214
Quality self-generates. Perception is particularly self-generative.


7215
This network is a work of perception, and it is particularly self-generative.


7216
The Absolute freely shares its functions of perception and creation with all monads.


7217
The only limitations of a monad are those which it chooses to impose upon itself.


7218
Our means of perception are means of quality-feeding.


7219
We perceive prehensively and we feed prehensively.


7220
As we perceive/feed prehensively, the Absolute perceives/ feeds prehensively.


7221
What does the Absolute feed on? ... for surely the Absolute is all there is! The Absolute creates the quality on which it feeds.


7222
The Absolute enlarges and extends its 'all'.


7223
Perception/creation/feeding is one integrated prehensive activity.


7224
Perception is essentially the Absolute: It is essentially the nature and modus of the Absolute. When we perceive, we are privy to this function of the Absolute. We may be baffled by the signals of our unique viewpoint or locus, for perception is essentially Absolute and is essentially all viewpoints.


7225
As all perception is of the Absolute, it is all internal to the Absolute. We are agencies of the Absolute, by which it perceives itself. Perception is essentially introspective.


7226
As the Absolute turns its 'eye' upon itself, it creates and extends itself. Perception is essentially creative, as well as introspective.


7227
The Absolute never creates anything external to itself: It creates of itself and is always becoming what it is. It is always becoming, finitely and transfinitely, what it is infinitely.


7228
All our perceptions, realisations and creations are essentially internal. We live in the private universe of the Absolute.


7229
Perception is an every-which-way transfinite phenomenon. The sun perceives us, that we may perceive the sun. We perceive the sun, that the sun may perceive us. And all is Absolute: The Absolute is infinite and has transfinite and finite expressions. Perception straddles the infinite-finite: It is a transfinite phenomenon ... an every-which-way phenomenon.


7230
We may respect each philosophy, as a sincere effort of understanding ... arid, in evaluating each one, we may be assured that we do not have the full meaning of it. A philosophy is the imprint of a unique and sovereign mind, and no one mind can fully know another, nor even its imprint.


7231
Philosophies may be collected, cherished and admired, like precious jewels ... and, like jewels, they do not lose their lustre over time. We should be generous when we point to flaws, for even they are perfect, when perfectly understood.


7232
A philosophy is not an end in itself: It is a means or prescription of understanding.


7233
'I am' is the declaratory proposition from which all propositions stem. 'I' is the Absolute and 'am' is the being, living and expression of the Absolute.


7234
Every proposition, which contributes to a fuller understanding of existence, enhances the prediction capability of this network.


7235
The network is like a knowledge plant, and its growth is that of progressive understanding.


7236
The Absolute, itself, is like a knowledge plant, and its growth is that of progressive understanding.


7237
The Absolute is a live growing Absolute, which creates and feeds upon its own food: It feeds upon the quality it creates, of itself.


7238
The Absolute creates its food-quality by progressive perception and understanding. Progressive perception and understanding are essential to the Absolute.


7239
All acts, of contemplation and reflection, are creative and expansive.


7240
The contemplation of a mirrored image is creative and expansive.


7241
Perception may almost be likened to a magnifying glass: It is expansive of what it perceives.


7242
When we perceive the universe, the universe is perceived to expand.


7243
Perception is qualitative and transfinite; it creates expansively; it creates transfinitely.


7244
As the Absolute perceives itself, it expands: As the individual perceives itself, it expands.


7245
The expanding universe equates expanding perception.


7246
That, which we perceive, is the perception of the Absolute.


7247
The universe is the Absolute, in perception mode.


7248
The perception of the individual, as one with the Absolute, raises the status of the individual from that of pawn to that of equivalence with each and every piece on the board.


7249
Each one of us becomes sovereign, but no one of us is placed above another. The philosophy of the Absolute is a philosophy of Absolute democracy.


7250
What do we know about the Absolute? We know that:


7251
It is important to realise that the Absolute is absolutely flexible and changeable ... and that it can be and do whatever it wants to be and do.


7252
The Absolute is wholly one with each of us ... and it is important to realise that each of us can be and do whatever we want to be and do.


7253
It is important to realise that we, each of us, are initiatory and creative principals of existence.


7254
Human memory banks are not well organised and, if they were, our powers of prediction would be greatly enhanced. This propositional network adds usefully to holistic organised memory, and it enhances our powers of prediction. It may, perhaps, be referred to as a predictive memory.


7255
I ask myself what factors bear upon successful prediction. Inter alia, they are:


7256
We each need to work, for our own sakes and for the sake of our families and communities ... and honest work is for God. Honest work justifies honest payment, but it never justifies exploitation. Exploitation nullifies all the spiritual benefits of work: It involves taking oppressive advantage of our fellow human beings. As God is wholly in each person, exploitation seeks to exploit God: It is a profanation and desecration of the Holy.


7257
He or she, who knowingly belongs to God, is a priest of God.


7258
Energy, and all qualities, are what we perceive of the Absolute.


7259
All which is perceived is perceived transfinitely.


7260
All perceptions are transfinite abstractions from the Absolute.


7261
All perceptions are imputations, of our species, of the Absolute.


7262
Living species are transfinite creations which have self-evolved from the Absolute.


7263
Existence is the creation of our living species.


7264
We impute our environment according to the needs and purposes of our species.


7265
We create what is, and we are solely responsible for it,


7266
We are creatures of the Absolute: We are creatures of the Absolute void.


7267
In creating our species, we create the environment of our species.


7268
Our species is one with, and inseparable from, its environment.


7269
Energy is the creation of the perceivers and users of energy. Our species creates energy.


7270
Everything, which is created, is created by our species: We are creation: We are existence.


7271
Everything we create is a transfinite creation which has apparencies of finity.


7272
All energy and sources of energy are transfinite creations of our species: Energy, and its sources, have no timespace characteristics or loci, except those which we impute.


7273
We create our perceptions, and we create them genetically: We inherit the ability to be and to perceive.


7274
Our species has created all which it perceives, and has created it from the Absolute void.


7275
Light is awareness of energy: Energy and light are the creation of our species.


7276
Transfinity and finity are functions of our species: They exist of and by us.


7277
We create the perceptions of finity for the purposes of our species.


7278
Qualities (including energy) are what we perceive, of the Absolute, for the purposes of our species.


7279
The relativity of everything to the observer, is due to everything being the creation of the observer-species.


7280
The constancy of light-speed is due to the fact that light is a function and creation of the observer-species. Light is relative to observers.


7281
We sense and, as we sense, we create what we sense.


7282
As we sense and create, we think about what we sense and create.


7283
As we sense and create and think, we sense more and create more and think more ... and the more we think, the more we sense and create.


7284
We are a knowing and knowledge species: Knowing and knowledge is our life and our destiny.


7285
Existence is like a wonderful wild plant, growing in a void ... and it is an Absolute which includes all that is ... and the He/She, we call God, is this plant entire, with its garden complete.


7286
We are part of the God-plant, and it is our task to understand it and care for it and feed it. We are sensors to the plant and we are cortex to the plant. We are its agents of thought, and of action issuing from thought.


7287
Existence is an Absolute, which is wholly in each of its parts. As human parts are intelligent, it follows that the Absolute, as a whole, is intelligent.


7288
As the Absolute is intelligent, we may assume that its choices are intelligent and that its actions are intelligent.


7289
Those, who do not understand actions and outcomes, should not assume that these are unintelligent or undirected.


7290
A viewpoint is a cluster of propositions or hypotheses.


7291
Propositions and viewpoints differ as to usefulness: Those which are most useful become our truths.


7292
To describe any given array of experiential or experimental data, an infinite number of descriptive propositions may be posited.


7293
In ascribing causation and purpose to any given array of experiential or experimental data, an infinite number of ascriptive propositions may be posited.


7294
All propositions, concerning any given array of data, have equal logical provenance.


7295
All propositions, concerning any given array of data, may be rationally justified.


7296
In the same way that experiential findings are the subject of countless interpretative theories, so everyday events are the subject of countless interpretative theories. We may believe that we are dealing with the same data but we use this data to support innumerable theories. Of course, there is another implicit question ... namely, whether we do see the same data or whether we merely believe that we see the same data. It is this uncertainty and ambiguity of experience which urges us to make the widest and most diverse enquiries concerning the nature of experience and existence. This is the background and justification of the multi-paradigmatic approach adopted in this propositional network.


7297
Each human, like a detached tendril of the God-plant, scurries off on individual errands to bring back bits of findings, bits of data ... and the more of these individual reports we have to meld and piece together, the better appreciation we have of the total input to the God-plant.


7298
Multi-paradigmatics brings together the experiences of a large number of detached tendrils, in one report.


7299
The most useful propositions are accorded high truth ratings.


7300
Most tests of truth are tests of utility.


7301
Need and utility are the parents of invention and discovery ('necessity is the mother of invention').


7302
Usefulness is the motivation of discovery.


7303
Philosophy and science both subserve utility.


7304
Philosophies with no apparent utility (such as monadology) tend to disuse. However, we will bring these from the back shelf when we need them.


7305
A 'fact' is not provable: It is a useful proposition ... that is, an hypothesis or theory which helps us to achieve our purposes.


7306
The 'facts', which we discover, are those which are useful (to our species) for us to discover and believe and use.


7307
If it is useful (to our species) for us to believe that the Earth is like a sphere, then we will discover 'facts' which show it to be so.


7308
Need directs discovery, and shapes and changes truth.


7309
If it is useful (to our species) for us to believe that mass is a form of energy, then we will discover 'facts' which show it to be so.


7310
We tend to discover 'facts' which support useful beliefs.


7311
We may think that we discover freely and without constraints or bias, but we only discover what is useful to the God-plant (the Absolute) ... that is, to total existence, to our species and to our own selves.


7312
Utility derives from purpose. If the purpose of the Absolute is to metamorphose, the prerequisites and processes of metamorphosis become useful.


7313
To understand the actions of the Absolute, we must understand its purposes.


7314
We can't function to our full potential unless we continually empathise with God, the Absolute. This is an implication of the first commandment ... 'you shall have no other gods before me'. It is only when we are focused on the Absolute that qualities and powers of the Absolute are able to fully manifest in and through us.


7315
We are all gardeners, and our task is to care for the plant and garden, which is God.


7316
It does not necessarily follow that God's plant and garden will always be expressed in material form.


7317
All of the agencies (of the Absolute) are happy for any one agency to 'run with the ball and score' ... but one agency must not monopolise 'play' to the detriment of the 'team' ... that is, of the Absolute.


7318
When we work for the team (the Absolute), we gain spiritually as well as materially ... and we feel happiness and wellbeing which is denied to the selfish.


7319
Our most important wisdom is our common sense ... a practical blend of instincts, intuition and intelligence.


7320
All non-cellular mass has the potential for cellular life.


7321
Cellular life develops spontaneously from non-cellular mass.


7322
As enmassed energy is nonetheless energy, so enmassed life is nonetheless life. Non-cellular mass is a form of life.


7323
Living cells put out branches or dendrites ... as trees put out branches. All living things have this in common, that they have the characteristics of a wild plant. God is a God-plant.


7324
Living cells are dendritic: They reach out their dendritic tendrils towards each other and communicate electrochemically across synaptic gaps. The presence of gaps is significant: Cells retain their identity and always keep a gap-distance from the dendrites of other cells.


7325
What we are here for, primarily, is to build our own personalities ... that is, to build our own universes.


7326
We cannot rely upon the interpretations of others, for no one can fully impart his experiences and his meanings. We must find our own realities and our own philosophies and our own qualities.


7327
We build our world more surely upon our own first-hand experiences than upon the second-hand or third-hand indirect accounts of the experiences of others.


7328
The self, which we build on our own experiences, is our sovereign self: It is, so to say, our spiritual castle ... and it is impregnable.


7329
Our own direct perceptions and experiences are, in large measure, our creations ... and, as we create them, we create ourselves ... that is, we build our private personalities out of our private perceptions and experiences.


7330
Each perception is unique to the perceiver: We give of ourselves to each perception: Each of our perceptions is uniquely ours, and no one else can fully share it.


7331
By our own experiences, we build our universe ... and that which we build no one can take from us.


7332
A castle, built of the percepts and experiences of others, is the weakest of strongholds ... but a castle, built of our own percepts and experiences, is impregnable.


7333
By our experiences, we gain our castle-stones ... and our most painful experiences quarry the strongest stones.


7334
Others cannot assail and conquer that which they do not know. No one else knows the unique perceptions of which our private castle is built.


7335
He, who has his own philosophy built of his own experiences, has a strong mental and spiritual castle.


7336
Our own realities are transfinite and eternal realities: Our own realities are our enduring realities.


7337
As we seek to understand other peoples' realities, we gain a better fix on our own realities.


7338
Realities of other persons and communal realities, are temporary crutches, and may be helpful as such ... but we have to replace them with our own realities, as we mature in self-realisation.


7339
As to the experiences of others, which are implicit in our education and training, we progressively unlearn them and replace them with our own.


7340
Other peoples' realities are not accessible to us: Basically, they are not our business.


7341
Whether we are accepted by society is beside the point: We cannot build our own personality by agreeing with everybody.


7342
The asset we are building here is our sovereign personality: Money-claims are relatively unimportant. What we are building is qualitative, not quantitative.


7343
The 'now' is the transfinite now ... that is, the timeles5 now.


7344
Every thing is created in the 'now': Every thing creative is in the 'now'.


7345
The future is integral with the present and integral with the 'now'. 'now' future.


7346
He, who lives in the future, lives in the


7347
He, who lives in the future, lives in the future 'now'.


7348
To perceive the 'now' is to create the 'now'.


7349
He, who perceives the future, creates the 'now' of the future.


7350
To create the 'now' of the future, is to create the 'now' of the present and the past.


7351
The 'now' of the future creates the 'now' of the present and the past.


7352
He, who perceives the 'now' of the future, creates the .'now' of the integrated future/present/past.


7353
The focus and centre of the Absolute's creativity is in its 'now' perception.


7354
Our human species is the first to transfinitise the creative 'now' ... and to experience the future 'now'.


7355
The human species is the first visionary species.


7356
Prophecy is a creative function.


7357
By transfinitising our 'now', we make it time-embracing: We enlarge the present and diminish the future.


7358
As we transfinitise the 'now', we exponentially diminish all future time ... that is, we collapse time-space.


7359
The 'now' is transfinite: It becomes transfinite when we perceive that it is transfinite.


7360
Only perceived qualities exist: Transfinity exists when it is perceived.


7361
Our perception, of the transfinite 'now', is the creation and existence of the transfinite 'now'.


7362
The Absolute creates 'now', regardless of the time sequence. The time sequence does not apply to the Absolute's 'now' creation ... that is, to the Absolute's creation .,now'.


7363
The 'now' is the transfinite present/past/future: The 'now' is the atemporal aspect of perception.


7364
The essence of every event is also the essence of its predecessors and its successors: This essence is the 'now' of the event ... that is, the transfinity of the event.


7365
As our perception of the 'now' increases, we pull all things and events together into the 'now'. Living is not diminished: It is transfinitised into the all-embracing 'now'. Future and past are not diminished: They are transfinitised into the all-embracing 'now'.


7366
The 'now' is Heaven. To be in the 'now' requires only that we be aware of the 'now'.


7367
The 'now' existence is our metamorphosed existence. Instead of a temporal species, we become a 'now' species that is, a transfinite species.


7368
Chaos science is concerned with process, rather than with state: It is concerned with directly observable phenomena.


7369
The methodology of chaos science tends towards holism and away from reductionism.


7370
Chaos patterns are signatures of the Absolute ... that is, of the God-Plant.


7371
This network is a multi-viewed selection of interlinked propositions ... which grows, plant-like, and reaches towards future, insight and discovery ... and does this creatively.


7372
Things, which are still, tend to display crystalline forms but, things which move, tend to display (inter alia) the following characteristics ... stretching, reaching, sending out of dendritic filiaments, squeezing, folding, bifurcation, sinuosity, vortices, gathering and leaping. Even wind, water and fire display these plant-like proclivities and propensities.


7373
Mathematical summations, resolutions and projections need always to be evaluated against our knowledge of biological behaviour ... for, universal action is primarily biological.


7374
Concerning chaos science, every solution of a series of differential equations, is a non-chaotic solution: Differential equations cannot be solved in terms of chaos ... for such equations are themselves restrictive of chaos.


7375
Non-linear variations tend to be crystallographic, as to statics, and dendritic, as to dynamics.


7376
When pure mathematicians turn their attention to dynamic topology, they are likely to make a direct contribution to the progress of the applied sciences.


7377
Topologists know that if you can visualise the shape, you can understand the system. If we visualise existence as a wild plant (of absolute power and dimension), we can better understand existence, as a system.


7378
Our living species is like a wonderful plant, embracing all that is ... and all-dimensional; and with attached and detached tendrils; and ever reaching out into void; and prehensile; and all-powerful; and inexhaustible; and complete with its own environment; and omniscient; and omnipresent; and ever-creating of its own self ... and, we humans are its most creative, venturesome and empowered agencies.


7379
That, which foretells the future, speeds up the future and speeds up the present.


7380
Predictions should be, inter alia: Accurate; reliable; interesting; personally useful; understandable; believable; memorable; and relevant.


7381
This network may provide new insights into the old or it may provide insights into the new.


7382
This network has a personality of its own and it may perceive a universe of its own: It is unique, and its universe may also be unique.


7383
As the infeed of data to the God-Plant (the Absolute) is multi-vectored and multi-viewed, it follows that its actions will be based on such infeed ... and it also follows that predictions based on similar infeed will tend to be accurate.


7384
Vectors of understanding (i.e. Lines of discovery) naturally form of themselves nodules of quintessential awareness.


7385
Understanding progresses in alternate gatherings and leap5, as if establishing a succession of camps as it makes its ascent.


7386
The a-dimensional void exerts a vacuum-like suction upon all energy/mass, compelling it to extend and grow in all its infinitely varied vectors. The universe expands by reason of this force, as well as by explosive force.


7387
New ideas are not 'instead of' but 'in addition to'. Some people think that new ideas replace old ideas: They don't. New ideas may provide new insights and new outlooks but they have their provenance and root-being in the old. It is not possible to understand the new unless we understand the old.


7388
We are the flowering; we are the seeding; we are the symphony and the fanfare and the going forth.


7389
The first message is that existence is disorder: The second message is that order may be introduced: The third message is that life is like a wild plant, which creates its own order and disorder.


7390
There is no such thing as a fact which is independent of human perception and ascribed meaning. No science can escape the implications of absoluteness and integrality.


7391
We are becoming more spiritual ... not in the sense of church-going and hymn-singing, but in the sense that the human spirit is becoming stronger, freer, and bolder.


7392
A strong vector is like a strong root. A potent line of enquiry or perception is a strong vector, and should be allowed to develop without hindrance.


7393
Each vector has a life of its own, within the overall life of the propositional network. Directly or indirectly, all vectors of the network link and interlink: Ultimately, they strengthen and invigorate each other. It is to the ultimate benefit of the whole network that each vector be developed to its full potential.


7394
Each proposition, of this network, is a dendrite ... a prehensive, tree-root like filiament: The whole network may be perceived as a perceptual dendron or tree.


7395
Discovery is the lawless harbinger of law.


7396
As we discover, we create: As we create, we discover.


7397
The law of discovery is that discovery is above and beyond law, and that discovery is the creator of law.


7398
Discovery creates and operates in a lawless vacuum ... and laws rush in upon its wake, as air rushes in upon a gasless void.


7399
Discovery creates order and, with order, the laws and all the appurtenances of order.


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