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More Stacked Images - How Shall We Build for The Future?

I see the future integral and car free  beyond the suicidal commitment to fixed fossil fuel disaster I see an eminently logical conclusion that restores diversity and face-to-face and over-leaps the horrendous boundaries we have erected   by creating what is in effect a pariah class of persons taken to be not who they are but who we project them to be The integral community of the future is car free It has a dense population living in complete privacy within community It walks to work to play to sing to dance to be It has intentional sitting areas There are enough people within a mile  to enable an economy to grow and flourish THE IMAGESThe Top First The dank and darkish hole of a past that has devolved into an oil soaked sprawlSecond  A Plethora of Options challenging the existence of a dark dank futureThird  An initial Iteration ofa walkable cyber-community where principles of pattern language and invention of utterly new construction methods begin to create safe and secure living …

The Tao of John 11 - How The Writer of John's Gospel Evaded The Prophets

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The Seer was who we can be But was made a messiah And now the eyes that still can see Hark back to Jeremiah + We reach a point in our narration where it is necessary to say our no to the messianic reality of the received text It is an existential choice a break with the messianic core  of much of the New Testament The contention is that the Seer had in mind what is and did not aspire to do anything but demonstrate what is but that the earliest followers were intent on repeating the mistakes of their ancestors and rejecting the purifying efforts  of the prophets - such as Isaiah Amos and Jeremiah NEXTStephen's Remarkable Kindle Store

Triadic Philosophy Two Reality Word Epistemology

The logic of the initial triad Reality Ethics Aesthetics is enhanced by the creation of a few added first level  triads The triad suggested by the images above clearly locates word and epistemology in the scheme of things
Top First is Reality The penumbra from whence signs or signals or impulses rise Ungraspable until named  ...
Second is Word So primary is word that it seems almost one with signs  but it represents the interposition of a highly confining element The product of Reality and Word is knowledge  I use the term Epistemology to denote the primacy of Reality and Word in the creation of knowing
Third is Epistemoloigy
Epistemology is the product of the knowledge that results from the union of word and reality  It is literally the method of knowing or the realization of knowledge We know because we put reality into words Knowledge results when a word takes root in will  and understanding And clearly enough knowledge is never completeStephen's Remarkable Kindle Store