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There is nothing of which the Absolute is unaware, for the Absolute is all and the Absolute is aware of all of itself.
The Absolute perceives progressively and expansively and it creates, of itself, as it perceives. All perception is creative and imaginative.
Imaginative perceptions, which are not collectively shared, remain as individual fantasies ... but imaginative perceptions, which are collectively shared, become shared realities.
In our Absolute collectivity, we are aware of all: There is nothing of which we are unaware.
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.
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.
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.
As we improve and enlarge our perception, the Absolute improves and enlarges its perception.
That, which the Absolute perceives of itself, it creates of itself.
All acts of perception are acts of creation.
As we perceive, the Absolute perceives: As we perceive, we create ... and, as we perceive/create, the Absolute perceives/creates.
We improve and enlarge our perception prehensively.
That, which perceives, grows by its perception.
When we increase our perception, we increase the quality of our being.
Quality self-generates. Perception is particularly self-generative.
This network is a work of perception, and it is particularly self-generative.
The Absolute freely shares its functions of perception and creation with all monads.
The only limitations of a monad are those which it chooses to impose upon itself.
Our means of perception are means of quality-feeding.
We perceive prehensively and we feed prehensively.
As we perceive/feed prehensively, the Absolute perceives/ feeds prehensively.
What does the Absolute feed on? ... for surely the Absolute is all there is! The Absolute creates the quality on which it feeds.
The Absolute enlarges and extends its 'all'.
Perception/creation/feeding is one integrated prehensive activity.
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.
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.
As the Absolute turns its 'eye' upon itself, it creates and extends itself. Perception is essentially creative, as well as introspective.
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.
All our perceptions, realisations and creations are essentially internal. We live in the private universe of the Absolute.
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.
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.
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.
A philosophy is not an end in itself: It is a means or prescription of understanding.
'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.
Every proposition, which contributes to a fuller understanding of existence, enhances the prediction capability of this network.
The network is like a knowledge plant, and its growth is that of progressive understanding.
The Absolute, itself, is like a knowledge plant, and its growth is that of progressive understanding.
The Absolute is a live growing Absolute, which creates and feeds upon its own food: It feeds upon the quality it creates, of itself.
The Absolute creates its food-quality by progressive perception and understanding. Progressive perception and understanding are essential to the Absolute.
All acts, of contemplation and reflection, are creative and expansive.
The contemplation of a mirrored image is creative and expansive.
Perception may almost be likened to a magnifying glass: It is expansive of what it perceives.
When we perceive the universe, the universe is perceived to expand.
Perception is qualitative and transfinite; it creates expansively; it creates transfinitely.
As the Absolute perceives itself, it expands: As the individual perceives itself, it expands.
The expanding universe equates expanding perception.
That, which we perceive, is the perception of the Absolute.
The universe is the Absolute, in perception mode.
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.
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.
What do we know about the Absolute? We know that:
- It is alive.
- It is perceptive and aware.
- It is wholly in each of its parts.
- It equates total existence and has no exclusions.
- It lives in an all-tense now.
- It lives through and via us, and it needs us.
- It is both principal and agents of the principal.
- It grows prehensively, like a plant.
- It is qualitative.
- It is multi-dimensional.
- It is both multi-viewed and uni-viewed.
- It is reactive.
- It has total memory and recall.
- It needs and craves our attention.
- It uses energy as its carrier quality ... that is, as the carrier or bearer of all its qualities.
- It creates monads of itself: By thought, alone, it creates monads.
- It is expansive.
- It multiplies itself monadically.
- Its monads are all potential Absolutes.
- Its monads are absolute, sovereign beings.
- It creates its own environment, of its own self.
- It feeds on quality and creates its own quality-food.
- It is what we believe it to be.
- It geometrises in its finite expressions.
- It and us are one creative integral.
- It creates us and we create it.
- It is absolutely and insatiably creative.
- It is, primarily, a creature of perception and knowledge.
- It loves each of its creations, as its own self ... for they are indeed its own self.
- It is reactive.
- It is an absolutely effective survivalist.
- It has total knowledge: It is omniscient.
- It is, at once, finite and transfinite in its expressions.
- It is wonderfully bold, courageous and venturesome.
- It is absolutely confident.
- It is omnipotent.
- It is omnipresent.
- It delegates to monads as soon as they are ready and when they volunteer to help.
- It is unashamedly jealous.
- It is unbelievably generous.
- It is wonderfully appreciative.
- It is.
- It is strongly paternal.
- It is strongly maternal.
- It is beautiful and aesthetic, by nature.
- It needs praise, as food.
- It uses conflict and dialectic.
- It is subtle.
- It rewards devotion.
- It rewards obedience.
- It rewards conscientiousness and persistence.
- It shares fully and unreservedly with those who are able to share.
- It is open and unsecretive.
- It does not stand on ceremony.
- It is of absolute honesty and integrity.
- It is wholly perfect ... and, that which is perceived as imperfect, is used by the Absolute to sustain its perfection.
- It is the essence of paradox.
- It is absolutely efficient.
- It subserves the needs of its monads, which are its own self.
- It is all things to all men and women.
- It has imposed imperatives upon itself (such as the imperatives of expression and reproduction).
- It has no limits.
- It wills not to be limited by definition: It is ineffable.
- It is unprovable.
- It emphasises by changes of attention and interest.
- It is tautological, as to all descriptions ... which are self-descriptive.
- It is accessible by prayer, praise and invocation.
- It values loyalty absolutely.
- It is light and it generates light.
- It is warmth and it generates warmth.
- It is energy and it generates energy.
- It is quality and it generates quality.
- It generates its qualities by its quality of selfrealisation.
- It is what it perceives itself to be.
- It employs evolutionary, genetic and hereditary modes of expression.
- Its actions usually appear to follow regular patterns and laws.
- Its processes of discovery do not seem to follow any rules or laws.
- It acts intuitively, as well as rationally.
- Its spirit is the spirit of truth.
- It is a completely unrestrained, all-powerful, active principal.
- It is all propositions of this network ... and an infinity besides.
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.
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.
It is important to realise that we, each of us, are initiatory and creative principals of existence.
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.
I ask myself what factors bear upon successful prediction. Inter alia, they are:
- Observation of events
- Inductive reasoning
- Deductive reasoning
- Researched knowledge
- Discovered knowledge
- Holistic 'feel'
- Collective wisdom, of many viewpoints
- Premonition, or 'feel' for the future
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.
He or she, who knowingly belongs to God, is a priest of God.
Energy, and all qualities, are what we perceive of the Absolute.
All which is perceived is perceived transfinitely.
All perceptions are transfinite abstractions from the Absolute.
All perceptions are imputations, of our species, of the Absolute.
Living species are transfinite creations which have self-evolved from the Absolute.
Existence is the creation of our living species.
We impute our environment according to the needs and purposes of our species.
We create what is, and we are solely responsible for it,
We are creatures of the Absolute: We are creatures of the Absolute void.
In creating our species, we create the environment of our species.
Our species is one with, and inseparable from, its environment.
Energy is the creation of the perceivers and users of energy. Our species creates energy.
Everything, which is created, is created by our species: We are creation: We are existence.
Everything we create is a transfinite creation which has apparencies of finity.
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.
We create our perceptions, and we create them genetically: We inherit the ability to be and to perceive.
Our species has created all which it perceives, and has created it from the Absolute void.
Light is awareness of energy: Energy and light are the creation of our species.
Transfinity and finity are functions of our species: They exist of and by us.
We create the perceptions of finity for the purposes of our species.
Qualities (including energy) are what we perceive, of the Absolute, for the purposes of our species.
The relativity of everything to the observer, is due to everything being the creation of the observer-species.
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.
We sense and, as we sense, we create what we sense.
As we sense and create, we think about what we sense and create.
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.
We are a knowing and knowledge species: Knowing and knowledge is our life and our destiny.
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.
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.
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.
As the Absolute is intelligent, we may assume that its choices are intelligent and that its actions are intelligent.
Those, who do not understand actions and outcomes, should not assume that these are unintelligent or undirected.
A viewpoint is a cluster of propositions or hypotheses.
Propositions and viewpoints differ as to usefulness: Those which are most useful become our truths.
To describe any given array of experiential or experimental data, an infinite number of descriptive propositions may be posited.
In ascribing causation and purpose to any given array of experiential or experimental data, an infinite number of ascriptive propositions may be posited.
All propositions, concerning any given array of data, have equal logical provenance.
All propositions, concerning any given array of data, may be rationally justified.
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.
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.
Multi-paradigmatics brings together the experiences of a large number of detached tendrils, in one report.
The most useful propositions are accorded high truth ratings.
Most tests of truth are tests of utility.
Need and utility are the parents of invention and discovery ('necessity is the mother of invention').
Usefulness is the motivation of discovery.
Philosophy and science both subserve utility.
Philosophies with no apparent utility (such as monadology) tend to disuse. However, we will bring these from the back shelf when we need them.
A 'fact' is not provable: It is a useful proposition ... that is, an hypothesis or theory which helps us to achieve our purposes.
The 'facts', which we discover, are those which are useful (to our species) for us to discover and believe and use.
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.
Need directs discovery, and shapes and changes truth.
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.
We tend to discover 'facts' which support useful beliefs.
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.
Utility derives from purpose. If the purpose of the Absolute is to metamorphose, the prerequisites and processes of metamorphosis become useful.
To understand the actions of the Absolute, we must understand its purposes.
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.
We are all gardeners, and our task is to care for the plant and garden, which is God.
It does not necessarily follow that God's plant and garden will always be expressed in material form.
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.
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.
Our most important wisdom is our common sense ... a practical blend of instincts, intuition and intelligence.
All non-cellular mass has the potential for cellular life.
Cellular life develops spontaneously from non-cellular mass.
As enmassed energy is nonetheless energy, so enmassed life is nonetheless life. Non-cellular mass is a form of life.
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.
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.
What we are here for, primarily, is to build our own personalities ... that is, to build our own universes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By our own experiences, we build our universe ... and that which we build no one can take from us.
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.
By our experiences, we gain our castle-stones ... and our most painful experiences quarry the strongest stones.
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.
He, who has his own philosophy built of his own experiences, has a strong mental and spiritual castle.
Our own realities are transfinite and eternal realities: Our own realities are our enduring realities.
As we seek to understand other peoples' realities, we gain a better fix on our own realities.
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.
As to the experiences of others, which are implicit in our education and training, we progressively unlearn them and replace them with our own.
Other peoples' realities are not accessible to us: Basically, they are not our business.
Whether we are accepted by society is beside the point: We cannot build our own personality by agreeing with everybody.
The asset we are building here is our sovereign personality: Money-claims are relatively unimportant. What we are building is qualitative, not quantitative.
The 'now' is the transfinite now ... that is, the timeles5 now.
Every thing is created in the 'now': Every thing creative is in the 'now'.
The future is integral with the present and integral with the 'now'. 'now' future.
He, who lives in the future, lives in the
He, who lives in the future, lives in the future 'now'.
To perceive the 'now' is to create the 'now'.
He, who perceives the future, creates the 'now' of the future.
To create the 'now' of the future, is to create the 'now' of the present and the past.
The 'now' of the future creates the 'now' of the present and the past.
He, who perceives the 'now' of the future, creates the .'now' of the integrated future/present/past.
The focus and centre of the Absolute's creativity is in its 'now' perception.
Our human species is the first to transfinitise the creative 'now' ... and to experience the future 'now'.
The human species is the first visionary species.
Prophecy is a creative function.
By transfinitising our 'now', we make it time-embracing: We enlarge the present and diminish the future.
As we transfinitise the 'now', we exponentially diminish all future time ... that is, we collapse time-space.
The 'now' is transfinite: It becomes transfinite when we perceive that it is transfinite.
Only perceived qualities exist: Transfinity exists when it is perceived.
Our perception, of the transfinite 'now', is the creation and existence of the transfinite 'now'.
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'.
The 'now' is the transfinite present/past/future: The 'now' is the atemporal aspect of perception.
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.
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'.
The 'now' is Heaven. To be in the 'now' requires only that we be aware of the 'now'.
The 'now' existence is our metamorphosed existence. Instead of a temporal species, we become a 'now' species that is, a transfinite species.
Chaos science is concerned with process, rather than with state: It is concerned with directly observable phenomena.
The methodology of chaos science tends towards holism and away from reductionism.
Chaos patterns are signatures of the Absolute ... that is, of the God-Plant.
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.
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.
Mathematical summations, resolutions and projections need always to be evaluated against our knowledge of biological behaviour ... for, universal action is primarily biological.
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.
Non-linear variations tend to be crystallographic, as to statics, and dendritic, as to dynamics.
When pure mathematicians turn their attention to dynamic topology, they are likely to make a direct contribution to the progress of the applied sciences.
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.
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.
That, which foretells the future, speeds up the future and speeds up the present.
Predictions should be, inter alia: Accurate; reliable; interesting; personally useful; understandable; believable; memorable; and relevant.
This network may provide new insights into the old or it may provide insights into the new.
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.
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.
Vectors of understanding (i.e. Lines of discovery) naturally form of themselves nodules of quintessential awareness.
Understanding progresses in alternate gatherings and leap5, as if establishing a succession of camps as it makes its ascent.
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.
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.
We are the flowering; we are the seeding; we are the symphony and the fanfare and the going forth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discovery is the lawless harbinger of law.
As we discover, we create: As we create, we discover.
The law of discovery is that discovery is above and beyond law, and that discovery is the creator of law.
Discovery creates and operates in a lawless vacuum ... and laws rush in upon its wake, as air rushes in upon a gasless void.
Discovery creates order and, with order, the laws and all the appurtenances of order.