The Doors of Life
"Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went."
—Omar Khayyam (1048-1131)
The Axiomatic planksip Möbius Maker
The Doors of Life
Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went."
— Omar Khayyam (1048-1131)
The titled responsion is a reference to the repeatability of a supporting person acting on behalf of others.
The revolving and revised worrisome states we create for ourselves project an antithesis of life hardly recognizable through the eyes of our threat detectors. Evolution made us this way, adaptable to our environment and automatons on a hostile planet. We can't help ourselves but flip back and forth between this realization, likening the experience to struggle and labeling the shortcuts and predictions as wisdom.
Incipit Indifference and Elie's Effigy
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis."
—Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)
The titled responsion reminds me of Elie Wiesel's effigy on indifference with a little bit of knowledge coupled with the acknowledgment that no man can accomplish anything entirely on his or her own.
So there we have it, an introduction by Dante with the effigy of Elie Wiesel on indifference. Now you know and by knowing you can not say no. The refusal is what Elie is referring to as the mustard seed of evil. We know better and so if we know better what are we doing about it?
The Ideal Functions
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost."
— Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)
The titled responsion is reflective and realized through hindsight. Does this make the counterfactual of an ideology worth holding onto? Perhaps.
In this situation, the ideal and the function of friendship unite in a perpetual möbius. The feedback mechanism is written in ancient Greek with a tightly coupled feedback loop of "for us". Powerful stuff!
Science is Hegelian and Keeps Rollin, Fallin, and Askin Why
Know the Idea of Yourself, et alia
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas."
—Marie Curie (1867-1934)
The titled responsion is, perhaps, a bit of a stretch. I was tempted to change out idea with ideal but then decided against it. The inward-looking reflective self is what I am emphasizing in comparison to this Hegelian allusion.
Today's titled responsion is more of an agreement than a counterfactual, augmented with a little Socratic wisdom of Delphic origin. The playful negation of words rolls off the tongue with the knowledge and acknowledgment that we are more than the sum of our parts. Collectively the choice is ours, measured in time and displaced through history in a jetsom of disposable discovery. Flotsam, on the other hand, harkens back to the giants of Classical designation. Tradition matters, in spite of the nouveau status quo.
More than just a want, a life worth living is something that should be examined. Examined by yourself presupposes the knowing that is axiomatic to the möbius of wisdom. Represented and made manifest through the embodiment figure of Sophia, lady philosophy is an ordered arrangement of cultural transmission and human eusociality. And yet, the truth of the matter transcends words and enters into the Kingdom of taxonomy everywhere. Life itself is what I am referring to.
In a recent on philosophy café Meetup, a reference to Viktor Frankl resulted in a summary of metal fortitude as follows; at the core of a human's will to survive is an acceptance of sorts. This is an interesting proposition. My initial thoughts on the, what is the main driving force(s) of life topic started with and remain within the realm of Biology. It's odd to me that this is counterpointed with projections of metaphysical imaginings. At this point, I want to point out that the reciprocal dialect method lets us down. I am advocating for a strengthening of opinion on each side and by suggesting such a maneuver I would like to pivot here and direct the rest of the article towards Victor Frankl and this concept of fundamental acceptance of your surroundings as being the driving force in life. Remember this isn't intuitively where my philosophical best guess would begin, and so be it, there are many other areas of my thought that are anchored to biology. So let's begin, shall we?
I would like to introduce you to Mr. Saysalot, who often says something like, "If you are truly serious about wanting to find what you want in life then you must be willing to accept who you are." From a philosopher's perspective there is an order in which you would question this statement and for me (Plato), I focus on the who you are ending of the statement. Clearly, an identity statement, the implicit nature of this Saysalot saying is vacuous. Who says nothing is created in a vacuum? Mr. Saysalot, that's who!
Personal Identity in the Terms of Goodness in Itself
Bringing an ideal Platonic imagining into the philosophical discourse, what is the ideal as it relates to personal identity? In terms of association, let's first think about goodness, and that's goodness without the capital G. For now, let's discuss some formes of goodness prior to making it universal and absolute.
Invariably goodness of any sort is eusocial. Try completing the rest of the following sentence, I am a good person because...
Your response will have nothing to do with your individual self and everything to do with the people around you or society in general.
To bring this back to a Hegelian reality, however metaphysical that may be, the incremental focus on Liberty is the litmus test for progress and is what makes our historical narrative substantive.
One Dimensional Men
Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one"
— Martin Heidegger (1889-1976)
The titled responsion is...
It's the many within the one man that I am interested in discussing. As man is the measure of all things, the protagonist of our story is all of humanity and all at once the individual. A brilliant flicker for generations the flame of Prometheus will burn!
Election ≠ Abolish
Free election of masters does not abolish the masters or the slaves."
—Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979)
The titled responsion is...
Defending the necessity of hierarchy, does master-slave rhetoric contradict itself if liberal democracies, oligarchies, and civil rights movements reify the kind of citizenship worth living and move towards constant improvement?
It adds up!
God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world."
— Paul Dirac (1902-1984)
The titled responsion shows affection towards Mathematics and rightfully so, it adds up!
And by God, I want you to think of the Platonic Good in itself, claiming Goodness created the world is possible only if you view it from a perspective of awareness. Pythagoras gave us Mathematics in the forme of a cult, and Plato gave us the formes as ideal with Mathematics as a prerequisite to a graduated substantiation of proof through abstraction. Echoes of "form me," statements are justified in themselves, isolated, and partially protected from attack. This is a solipsistic forme of imaging and completely useless if you are unaware of its origin story. The exception exists in times of dystopia surrounded by bad actors and disingenuous intentions. In this case, the "for me" introduction is a special forme of pleading, a plea toward free speech and all the mechanisms of the Liberty that she represents.
Do you want to know how God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world? There is a very good chance that your answer will be yes because mathematics can explain all things. There are many good books and courses that teach math to children but there is one thing that they never teach to children.
There is one book about God and it was written by Dr. William Lane Craig. The book is called the book of God and it is an excellent book to read because it gives a very close look at what God does and how God works in the creation.
It will help the person understand why God created the world in the way that he did. There are many different ways that math can explain things but for people that have questions about God, there is a way for them to get the answers they need. This is because math shows a connection between the world and God. It is a very good thing for people to have because they are able to see that God is real and that he created the world in a way that is good.
There are many different reasons that God created the world the way that he did and one of the best is because he can show how he made sure that everything happened the way it did in a certain order. It shows how God is able to explain things through the mathematics that we learn from school. It is a great way for people to learn more about God.
The book of God also explains why God created the world in the order that it does. People need to know how God is able to explain things in such a way that it shows people how everything that was created is connected to the one that is already there. It is a very good idea to learn more about this because it is something that is very important to know about.
It will also help a person understand why God allowed the destruction of the world in Noah's day and why he has given us a new creation after the flood to help us on our way to being perfect. The book of God will also help a person understand why God does not care about the way that you live your life but instead cares about your deeds. and how you live your life after the bible.
A person will find it easier to understand why God made people when they learn about this book. They will be able to understand why God has a big heart and is not afraid of dying and that is why he gave us life. and the things that we are today.
When a person reads the book of God, they will find that it will give them a better understanding of everything that is mentioned in the bible. God uses mathematics to explain everything because it helps him make things easier for people to understand. There are many ways that the bible can help people understand the world so that they can see that there is no reason that God would create the world the way that he did.
The book of God will give a person more information about how God does things and what he thinks. It is important for people to see this and to understand how everything works because it is the foundation that God has used to create the world that we live in today. It will give people more ideas about how God was able to bring people out of poverty into riches.
When people are able to understand the things that are written in the book of God then they will have more confidence in themselves. They will have more faith in God because they will know that there is no reason that he would use his creation the way that he did. and that he knows just what he wants to use it for.
When a person reads the bible, they will be able to learn more about God and what is written in the book of God, and the things that he is saying. They will see that God is a loving god who will help you through times of trouble and that he does things that are not easy for anyone else.
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