Black Swan Wants

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little."
— Epicurus (341-270 BC)
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Black Swan Wants

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little."
Epicurus (341-270 BC)

The titled responsion is couples desires with decadence with outliers without right liars...

Epicurus - planksip
Epicurus was an ancient Greek philosopher who founded a highly influential school of philosophy now called Epicureanism. He was born on the Greek island of Samos to Athenian parents.
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Bad actors is what I am referring to, disingenuous characters that exist to malevolently deconstruct the Greater good. Taking God out of the equation in and in written form the capital punishment of Good to good presupposes something Greater. What can you imagine?  

Taking this one step further, the well-intentioned individual is subject to the temptations of accumulation, if not out of a pragmatic of sorts, the ideal for many should be planning for a rainy day - or so the "whether" man says!

Navigating the predictability of our surroundings is both a group effort and an individual endeavour. I have said elsewhere that the approach should be universal care (and here I am referring to the essentials) for all. Determining what is essential is a Good starting point. Attrition shouldn't be the answer when it comes to the survival of our species and yet it makes you think about the way nature is. Are we biased as a species toward the progressive liberal ideal? I would say so! What we do about it is (just) another story.  

The Elegance Aesthetic

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

The titled responsion is the opposite of decadence, or is it?

Pulling us all earthward towards minimalism, a voluntary austerity is more of an aesthetic than a negation of prosperity. Sophisticated economies of the future may include negative inflations and a cancellation of all debts. What's the probability of a black swan event?  

Leonardo da Vinci - planksip
Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian polymath of the Renaissance whose areas of interest included invention, drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, and more.
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Leonardo da Vinci is known to be the greatest artist that has ever lived. His works span across numerous fields, including the field of art. It is his dedication to the simplicity of life that comes through in the many of his drawings and paintings. Leonardo da Vinci is often associated with the renaissance period in Europe, which was a time in history when artists were coming into their own and bringing in new ideas and theories that would help to create the new world we live in today.

There are two great schools of thought when it comes to learning about Leonardo da Vinci. One is the school of Rome, Italy, which has been studying the works of Leonardo da Vinci for decades. The other school of thought is based out of London. It is known as the Academy of Art in London. In addition to being able to visit the Leonardo da Vinci Museum in Florence, Italy, which is located inside of that city, you will also be able to see his most notable work of art, which is the Mona Lisa. The Mona Lisa, also called Lisa Gherardini or Lisa the Muse, is arguably one of the best-known paintings in the world today. Leonardo da Vinci was an important member of the Renaissance, which was a period in European history when artists were coming together with each other in order to help to build up the new world that was starting to be born.

If you want to learn more about Leonardo da Vinci, the best place to go is to London. You can visit the London Leonardo Da Vinci Museum in Florence, Italy, which is dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci. In addition to learning about the many great works of this Italian artist, you will also be able to experience what it was like to be a part of a renaissance period.

Only If He Regresses Towards the Mean

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."
Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

The titled responsion refers to (wards) a market-driven initiative. Competition is the constituent. Life is the litmus!

Regression being mean is also a statistical average. The double entendre is a playground pun in opposition to benevolence, yet oh so peaceful. Now that's a contradiction in certain terms.

Francis Bacon - planksip
Francis Bacon was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, and more. After his death, his works remained influential in the development of the scientific method during the scientific revolution.
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Sir Francis Bacon is not only one of the most famous names in the art world, but he is also known for being a wise man and a genius. In fact, his words have inspired many writers and artists for years to come. His paintings are one of the best-selling ones in the world. These include The Waste Land and The Anatomy Lesson by Henry Moore, The Trees of Eden and The Last Night by Willem Dafoe. Bacon is also known for writing the novel, The Origin of Species, which has been proven as one of the most influential books ever written.

And then I discovered Quantum Physics

It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him."
Max Planck (1858-1947)

The titled responsion is spoken from the interpreted thoughts of Professor Planck.

Max Planck (1913). Maximilian (Max) Erwin Planck, also known as Max, was a German physicist and chemist, who were born in Frankfurt, Germany. Max Planck (born in 1856) became one of Germany's leading scientists, winning the Nobel prize for Physics in 1917; he was widely regarded as the discoverer of the Theory of Relativity. He was an important figure in the field of physics and was considered by some to have made a revolution in science, making it more precise and understandable. In particular, his theories concerning the relation between radiation and light and quantum theory revolutionized the science of quantum mechanics. Max Planck (1857) is well known for his contributions to the subject of quantum mechanics.

Max Planck - planksip
Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck, ForMemRS was a German theoretical physicist whose discovery of energy quanta won him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918.
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Max was a passionate and highly imaginative man, who did not hesitate to pursue his interests and theories to the extreme. He was a great inventor and developed and patented a number of devices and machines, including a perpetual motion motor and an electromagnetic telegraph. Max was also a notable biographer, having written many books on topics ranging from astronomy and physiology to metaphysics and aesthetics. His book The Planck Constant: Experiments and Theorems of Quantum Mechanics remain an important landmark in the history of modern science. His Theory of Relativity was very popular among the general public and he used his scientific credentials to launch a new branch of science, quantum mechanics.

Max Planck is best known for his theories concerning the quantum mechanics of electrons and their movement within atoms. Planck believed that energy was quantified and that it was stored by the motion of electrons within atoms. He showed that if this energy was altered, then different amounts of energy would appear in different places. It has become popular since then to associate Planck's Principle with the concept of energy and to use it to predict the future or to seek the source of energy.

Exercised Potential

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness".
John Dewey (1859-1952)

The titled responsion is routine in origin and rings true of a habitual forme of virtue as if there was any other kind.

There is a lot of truth in the graduated series of choices that suddenly emerge when your position in society becomes valuable to the majority. The perversion lies in the weeds and throughout the evasive species that consume the minds of millions. Consumption as a disease that takes on many formes. In generations past, consumption was the catch-all disease that encapsulated the unknown, the prognosis was a resignation to the inevitable. Consumption as we now know is still killing us at an extinctive rate but resignation to the inevitable is nihilism on a global scale.

John Dewey - planksip
John Dewey was an American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform.
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John Dewey was an eminent proponent of the liberal school of philosophy known as "Pragmatism". In contrast to positivism, pragmatists believe that knowledge is the result of practical reason. Dewey held that an idea is true, whether or not it is used in practical activity in pursuit of individual interests and goals, for if and only then it is true, because it conforms with the facts. He also argued that, because knowledge is essentially the fruit of practical reasoning, the mind can grasp ideas about things that are true even when it is not necessary to use these ideas in practical life. John Dewey is best known for his contributions to mathematics, psychology, ethics, political science and social theory.

In addition to his influential work on mathematics, John Dewey also wrote a number of important books on mathematics, psychology, ethics and politics. He has been called the first modern psychologist. His most famous work, "Philosophy of Science", is widely read today. "Philosophy of Science" was a response to a view called "materialism," which was then very prevalent in American philosophy and science. Materialism holds that everything in nature, including human beings, are composed of physical entities. John Dewey rejected this view and maintained that natural science, in its most general form, is a matter of observation, but this observation has been based upon the use of inductive reasoning.

H. Dewey also contributed to sociology, ethics and aesthetics. He had an extensive influence on the social sciences in America and abroad. His philosophy has influenced generations of students and continues to be studied today.

Intermittent Existentialism

So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being."
Franz Kafka (1883-1924)

The titled responsion sustains and yet the reference to intermittent is telling of the sleep-eat cycles that we require to survive.

The concept of essential services defines the core of economies around the world and it's this quote from Franz Kafka that points to "food first" as the official party line for the political movement of sustainability. We seem to be at a crucial point in history with consumptive and competitive models of economic activity trumping Environmental sensibilities. This theft from future generations comes at the expense of what we consume over and above our daily ration and nutritional requirements. With the exception of medical and education infrastructure, the pathway forward is clearly paved with the fuel of ATP.

Franz Kafka - planksip
Franz Kafka was a German-language novelist and short story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature.
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Franz Kafka was born in 1883, just after the start of World War I. What was his relationship like with his father? What was Franz Kafka's actual life like? Franz Kafka was very much in love with the woman of his dreams, Mary Ann Vollmer, and in many ways, they had a very good relationship. However, Franz Kafka and his father had some very different ideas on the nature of relationships.

In the novel "The Metamorphosis", Franz Kafka tells us that his father was a sort of religious mystic who believed in reincarnation. When Franz was a child, he would hear his father telling him stories about a woman who lived in a cave and was reincarnated over again. This cave was located on the farm at which Franz had been raised by his grandparents. His father was always anxious to see his son when he returned home from school because he felt like he was missing out on something important. Franz was very young when this happened, but by the time he reached adulthood, he was very unhappy in his own life, as he was unable to connect with women. In addition, Franz's father was a very strict man who expected him to follow his path of success, despite his reluctance to do so. Franz's father had told him to marry a wealthy Jewish woman, but Franz refused to marry into the Jewish community, feeling that it would limit him as a writer.

Franz was quite a bit more liberal than most Jews of his day, but he was still very much in tune with the beliefs and philosophy of his Jewish upbringing. In fact, one of the reasons he wanted to marry into the Jewish community was because he felt that if he wrote about Judaism in his work, he wouldn't be considered Jewish anymore. As you can imagine, this turned out not to be an issue because Franz was able to write about his spiritual experiences in all types of mediums - he could even use the language of the Jews. His spiritual experiences became his own medium, his words took on a life of their own, and they were not limited to any particular culture or religion. His stories spoke to all cultures and all individuals. Franz Kafka was a Jew in name only, but by his own actions and the world loved him for it. and he was rewarded accordingly by being a literary genius.

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