She Thinks, Therefore She Can

Oh my God, Pascal's romantic tendencies towards this man-made embodiment figure are vile drivel, let's call a spade a spade and Jesus the fictional phenomenon that he was made to be.

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She Thinks, Therefore She Can

A woman with a mind is fit for any task."
— Christine de Pizan (1364-1440)
Doubt Makes You Think Cogito Ergo Sum The Cartesian Presupposition

Doubt Makes You Think — Cogito Ergo Sum — The Cartesian Presupposition

She Thinks, Therefore She Can

A woman with a mind is fit for any task."
— Christine de Pizan (1364-1440)

The titled responsion couples the Cartesian with the exceptionalism of equal outcomes for all.

Advocating for women to accomplish their dreams and strive for what drives them is rather uplifting and something that we all should endorse prima facie. The advocates come from the populations we love, the best side of our nature, conservative, orderly and a final destination for our shared biology. What am I trying to say? Pizan leaves women and minds open for definition, variable in nature, this metaphysics of sorts emphasizes the point that we are both trying to make and that is a point focused on worthiness (Socratic), mattering (Rebecca Goldstein), feeling successful (Romantic), and doubtful dualism of Descartes. It doesn't matter that Descartes' Error (1994), as pointed out by Antonio Demasio, is obvious but the ultimate approach to this equation is self-limiting. So now what's your excuse?

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Christine de Pizan was an Italian French late medieval author. Her most famous literary works are The Book of the City of Ladies and The Treasure of the City of Ladies.
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Fearless and Peerless

It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both."
— Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527)

The titled responsion is pointing out that you will not have any friends if you act like that!

Staring towards the abyss without friends is fearful in itself. Imposing this fear on the populous is counterfactual to the good in itself and yet order is realized, how stable and sustainable this novel reaction is over time is the question.

To be frightened and love is not something that you are born with. If you want to get healthy then you must learn to let go of the fear of being loved so that you can become the person you want to be.

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Did God Use the Printing Press as Well?

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars."
— Martin Luther (1483-1546)

The titled responsion is in no way advocating towards the G-word, I am pointing out that the Promethean gift of technology (originating with fire) is in fact God's tool.

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There I go again using the God word. Can I do this as a "non-believer"? Don't let the scare quotes fool you, I am being intensional in my atheistic reference. These days I am very reluctant to define myself by something that I am not. Ok, so I don't "believe" in God, but I can fully understand the utility of such a metaphysical claim and it's all the rest of humanity that makes it such a contentious issue. I think we have lost sight of the forest through the trees. Martin Luther is referring to natural law, the algorithmic outcomes of life herself. Do you notice how I anthropomorphized life from a female embodiment pronoun? It doesn't change anything, does it? Humanity, biology to be more specific, propagates with and from two coupling entities; one biologically male and the other biologically female. If we want to move this conversation outside reproduction then the gender conversation moves into all sorts of pluralistic novelty. Novelty because it's somewhat new ground. I am not talking about the effeminate, this has biologically been a reality for thousands of years, I am referring to the fracturing of identity across populations or rather uplifted and identified and marginalized and entire communities of visible minorities. Are we not all human beings? Why do I feel the need to remind people of that?

Doubt is Always Truncated

Cogito ergo sum. (I think; therefore I am.)."
—  René Descartes's (1596-1650)

The titled responsion is "Doubt is Always Truncated". What follows is subject to revision, do you have any suggestions?

In René Descartes’ famous phrase, Cogito ergo sum, we dropped the prefix of doubt from this thought concept. Few people realize the context that this was written. It should be represented as, “I doubt I think, therefore I am”. Why did we drop the doubt? Purge it like an appendage, an unnecessary extension of cognition? Really? Doubt is a pillar of Reason. Do I really need to justify that claim and how it relates to consciousness? It seems like an impossibility that the “lights” will turn on in the same way without a doubtful, thinking self. AI researchers and number theorists should keep this in mind if replicating human consciousness is their “prime” directive.

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Gimme a Break

There is a God-shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus."
— Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

The titled responsion is a blip in the momentary inventory of madness.

Oh my God, Pascal's romantic tendencies towards this man-made embodiment figure are vile drivel, let's call a spade a spade and Jesus the fictional phenomenon that he was made to be. Constructed as a heuristic of sorts, the perversion lies in the lies that the life and death of the bastard from Galilee. Is that too harsh? Does anyone really know who "His" father was or is? Besides the red herring, the annunciation and immaculate conception story are irrelevant, I have said elsewhere that the ideal would be for the Catholic church and other versions of the Christian cult to openly admit that there was no historical person named Jesus. I have mentally tossed this idea around but quickly realize that it's far from ideal. Blaming the Jews, or specifically, the Pharisees for sentencing this all-in-one man to death when he was a story by all historical accounts is the biggest single crime of humanity.

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Judge of a man by his questions rather than by his answers."
— Voltaire (1694-1778)

The titled responsion is questionable!

This questionable responsion is far from an answer. Without pleading ignorance, this is a playful poke at the pious propaganda that emerges from the church and less than ideal "states" of mind. Presumptive answers from the self-proclaimed entitled is a problem of knowledge. Properly applied, doubt guards against any and all valuations of education. Hypothetical thinking positions your knowledge against your epistemology, as the theory goes, a projected reconciliation of your guesses in counterfactual anticipation of what you are about to learn shouldn't be too surprising. Validation is in the air!

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Or Religion

If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one of them would remain in the army."
— Frederick the Great (1712-1786)

The titled responsion is making comparisons between the lack of thinking in the esprit de corps and the flock that follow the All-Mighty.

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It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge that begins with experience."
— Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)

The titled responsion is pointing to a cultural transmission of sorts.

Handed down from one generation to the next and coupled with the biological imperative of prepared learning, can we admit that not all experiences are the same?  

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Immanuel Kant was a German philosopher who is a central figure in modern philosophy. Kant argued that the human mind creates the structure of human experience, that reason is the source of morality,
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And That's a Fact!

There are no facts, only interpretations."
— Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

The titled responsion is a tautology of sorts.

Circular in circumference yet this game of relativism is just another ism in a long list of Nietzhean perversions. Can you tell that I am not a fan?

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Rather, Our Ability to Respond

The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action."
— John Dewey (1859-1952)

The titled responsion is pointing to the very ability that we reconcile with the environment around us; a shade of Scientific determinism to the nuance that is metaphysically John Dewey.

I am offering a counterfactual to Dewey's choice of action by observing our ability to respond and rolling the bone dice called astragali. This ancient gave of chance is revealed to us in the form of the Pareto principle. I am not saying that the 80/20 rule isn't the one and only statistical model from which the self emerges, I am pointing towards these ancient games of chance as the mathematics that reveal probability theory as we know it today. Coupled to consciousness and the homeostasis potentials we experience and imagine, the probability calculators between our ears substantiate doubt in ordered circadian rhythms of intermittent Reason. Our ability to respond is, in part, determined by this on-again/off-again cycle of surrendered awareness. Felt on a substrate of emotive physiology, reasoning and chance are the determining and individuating factors in our anticipated outcomes of survival. This should be how we view responsibility.

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With the Doubtful Cartesian Contingency

A man is nothing but the product of his thoughts; what he thinks, he becomes."
— Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

The titled responsion is what keeps you Cartesian, whole and the sum of your parts.

A blind alley of a mind is a scary thing, doubt keeps you conscious and from a Cartesian perspective. Dreams can take you to wondrous places, being many things, when we wake up, consciousness kicks, then you need something to eat. Discussions on the hierarchies of  "becoming" what you dream are interesting to me.

Let's see where Gandhi's thoughts take us...

An individual is only the result of his contemplations; what he thinks, he becomes. The more he thinks the more he becomes and the more you will see him act in a way that will mirror his contemplations, sentiments and activities.

It is just by zeroing in on one's contemplations that you can cause an individual to do what he does. Also, in this way, if your psyche is engaged towards the adverse or against what you need to find throughout everyday life, at that point the individual won't think emphatically for you to accomplish your objectives and wants.

Then again, in the event that you are a positive individual and your psyche isn't obstructing thinking contrarily for the antagonistic individual, at that point, you will have a simpler season of getting the individual to think emphatically for you. This is the means by which an individual turns into a result of his musings and activities. So be positive, act decidedly and think emphatically.

On the off chance that your psyche is loaded up with cynicism constantly and every one of your contemplations are not positive, at that point chances are high that the individual isn't thinking decidedly towards the things that you need to see and achieve. At the point when this occurs, you may need to think and act in a manner that mirrors your musings and activities towards the negative contemplations and activities. In the event that you are positive and thinking emphatically towards the contrary contemplations and activities, at that point you will have a more noteworthy possibility of getting the individual to think decidedly for you.

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What's more, you ought to consistently recollect that it is just by deduction emphatically that you will have the option to pull in individuals towards you and give them the vitality to contemplate you. This is the means by which you become an individual who is only the result of his musings and activities.

Considerations are the fundamental wellspring of our activities. Considerations are the things that we consider when we are confronting an issue or trouble. Our contemplations and activities ponder how we consider the circumstance. At the point when we ponder the circumstance, we will in general face challenges in our lives and if the circumstance is too enormous to deal with or is past our ability to deal with, at that point we face troubles significantly further.

The better you are at intuition emphatically, the more you will draw in individuals towards you who share similar positive contemplations with you. You will see this when individuals around you begin discussing you as though they are discussing somebody who is thinking decidedly, they will likewise be contemplating you as well.

There are numerous individuals who have gone into business for the explanation of bringing in cash, acclaim and fame, however, they didn't get to where they are today since they have just sure contemplations and are not utilizing these considerations for their potential benefit. They began to be upbeat, due to their positive contemplations and their activities.

Positive reasoning will assist you with drawing in others and individuals towards you the correct way, yet you can't anticipate that your activities should bring great outcomes. These outcomes are really subject to the idea and the moves that you make. The more your psyche is loaded up with positive musings, the more certain moves you will make.

In the event that you begin to think in the correct manner, at that point you will find that by simply utilizing your brain and contemplations, you will have the option to change amazing conditions and roll out the positive improvements that are fundamental. So as to turn into an individual who is only the result of his considerations, you have to think decidedly and afterward act emphatically so as to get the ideal outcomes.

So as to make positive suspecting in yourself and to assist you with drawing in certain considerations and activities to you, there are numerous methods that can be educated by understanding books, watching projects and tuning in to persuasive music. One strategy that you have to consider to ace is to rehearse positive certifications.

At the point when you practice positive reasoning propensities, you will have a superior possibility of drawing in individuals towards you and getting them to have faith in you and thusly they will begin thinking emphatically towards you. They will likewise accept what you state and put stock in you and they will think decidedly towards your circumstance and your prosperity. At the point when you practice positive reasoning, your psyche will be loaded up with positive vitality and you will be an individual who is only the result of his considerations and activities.

I am hungry!

But We Are Thinking About It

The most thought-provoking thing in our thought-provoking time is that we are still not thinking."
— Martin Heidegger (1889-1976)

The titled responsion is a reference to thinking about thinking, oh you secret "King" of thought!

Try thinking in 50ms increments. Not biologically possible, you say? Framing a structure of objective subjectivity to counterpoint the counterfactual, the creativity that emerges is emergent and foundational to the shared artificial intelligence augmenting our potential and future prosperity. The warning is to remember not to negate creativity. The poetics of which will model the modal nodes of subjectivity. I utilize the hermeneutic meme this ends. The means is simply the status quo and the projective projections of prosperity under the bell curve.

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Martin Heidegger was a German philosopher and a seminal thinker in the Continental tradition and philosophical hermeneutics.
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Facts First, Opinions Matter Less

We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men."
— George Orwell (1903-1950)

The titled responsion is (indirectly) a reference to the negation, the Marxist perversion at play.

The reference here to matter is substantive in form and more concrete than opinions, gut feelings or intuitions. This doesn't mean that the felt experience of any one individual doesn't exist without value, replicating this mechanism on the social stage for all to see can affect change.

Faith in realities and facts, instead of sentiments and instincts, is more sensible. On the off chance that somebody needs to accomplish something, it is significantly more prone to occur in the event that they are set up with sufficient faith in what they need. There are various reasons why a few people don't have solid faith in their desires. It may be the case that they can't picture a particular result, or that they feel like others may object to them for not having faith in things.

Faith in realities and certainties is a lot more grounded conviction than most different sorts of convictions. Individuals will frequently contend that their own wants are not founded on realities and truth, yet rather on "emotions". This is the place faith in realities and facts truly sparkles. When they have this establishment solidly set up, they are significantly more liable to succeed.

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Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic.
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The best way to comprehend what is valid and what isn't is to put stock in the realities. This implies the best way to discover what is really directly for you is to put stock in the realities. In any case, there are times when it is actually quite difficult. You need to utilize your convictions to persuade yourself that the realities are right, regardless of whether it appears as though they are definitely not.

This is a significant part of the advancement of convictions. When you have built up a solid conviction framework dependent on a progression of realities and facts, it tends to be exceptionally difficult to change. You need to utilize it reliably and accurately so as to get over your dread of adjusting your perspective. At exactly that point would you be able to start to make changes.

You may need to utilize different convictions related to your faith so as to arrive at your objectives. For example, on the off chance that you imagine that the way that cash will fulfill you isn't right, you might need to depend on an alternate truth, for example, the possibility that cash will prompt great wellbeing. This can assist you with arriving at your objective of an upbeat existence without changing your conviction about cash.

The most ideal approach to get over a conviction is to change your convictions. On the off chance that you fear losing cash, you can attempt to persuade yourself that it is valid by changing your convictions about cash. what's more, how it is identified with satisfaction. When you understand how harmful your convictions are, you can decide to work with your inner mind to supplant these negative convictions with new ones that will be more valuable.

When you have supplanted your convictions, it will be a lot simpler to supplant your old ones. Simply doing a basic switch can do ponders. Simply recollect to not lose confidence when attempting to make changes. Your psyche mind has the ability to bring your new convictions energetically.

The psyche mind is one of the most useful assets that you can use to achieve your objectives. It tends to be utilized to accomplish your fantasies and make a daily existence you could always in any case be unable to accomplish.

The psyche brain can be extremely amazing, in light of the fact that it tends to be prepared. You can make a way of life dependent on the realities and facts you were educated as a youngster, while never experiencing any type of passionate pain or injury to arrive.

The psyche brain can likewise assist you with zeroing in on the perfect things at the perfect occasions. At the point when your cognizant brain gets occupied by musings of negative feelings, the inner mind can work for you to assist you with getting some distance from those contemplations. also, center around the positive considerations you need to zero in on.

The psyche mind is an astounding instrument, and the psyche brain can be utilized by anybody. for some reason. Individuals utilize the psyche brain to change their convictions and even change the world!

You also can utilize the psyche brain to accomplish your objectives and help improve the world a spot. By changing your convictions, supplanting them with new ones, and utilizing your brain's capacity to make new ones, you can accomplish astounding outcomes.

A Metaphor in the Making

I believe that a work of art, like metaphors in language, can ask the most serious, difficult questions in a way which really makes the readers answer for themselves; that the work of art far more than an essay or tract involves the reader, challenges him directly and brings him into the argument."
— George Steiner (1929-2020)

The titled responsion asks the question, What is meta for?

Are we in agreement that the metaphor is an individual unit of metaphysics? So any comparison or correlation that is not causal or predictively tied to anything, in reality, would never be absolute? It's not possible, only relational.

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Makes You Think

Women cannot complain about men anymore until they start getting better taste in them."
— Bill Maher (Comedian)

The titled responsion is an interesting juxtaposition. What do you think?

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Doubt Makes You Think Cogito Ergo Sum The Cartesian Presupposition

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