11/10/12

Charles Sanders Peirce - His "remarkable theorem" regarding triadic relations


This remarkable text is drawn from Joseph Brent, 
Charles Sanders Peirce: A Life 
Blomington and Indianapolis 1993
Page 331

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"There are only three fundamental kinds of relations:
monadic, dyadic and triadic; ... 
by combining triads, all relations
greater than the number  three
can be generated; and ...
all those of a greater number than three
can be reduced to triads.
Since, in addition, 
triads cannot be reduced to dyads,
nor dyads to monads,
monads, dyads and triads
constitute the fundamental categories of relations.
At the same time, triads are made up of
dyads and monads,
and dyads of monads.
Hence, in logical order,
monads are first,
dyads second,
and triads third.,
which gives a second group of relations:
first, second, and third.
Hypostatic abstraction provides
a third group of relations:
firstness, secondness, and thirdness,
which contain first second and third,
which in turn contain monads, dyads, and triads.
Altogether, these elements constitute
the abstract,formal mathematical categories
and relations
that constitute the elements of thought."

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My Progressive Proposal Par Excellence Time for A Mass Migration



Election Data Dive - NYTimes.com: " Romney also won eight of the 10 states with the lowest population density: Alaska, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho, Nebraska and Utah. "

'via Blog this'

Every one of my posts is an introduction to this blog which is an introduction to angles of visions shared by many but realized by few.

Part of the problem is one of expression, my own. I know what I want to see but I cannot draw it or even describe it very well.

But it is the solution in almost every area - politics, society whatever.

So here is a chunk. We could profit massively from a mass migration.

We do not need to be in this or that city. With a bit of brain power we could create the cells of urban living anywhere at all.

So go to the states where Romney won. Buy up defunct towns. Build new car-free cities on high enough ground that they will not flood when it rains.

We can solve the problem of polarization and social injustice by making residence voluntary and building in diversity from the gitgo.

Communities would have populations of 5-10K and everything within a walk of up to a mile.

Communities would be car free.

Construction would be cyber-eco past the clunkiness of most comtemporary construction.

This will revolutionize the whole world because it will involve applying smarts to human settlements and introduce community safety and weather-resistance into the discussion ,

Oh, and ...

Once we have the majority in these states we can sleep better on election night.


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The Tao of John 14 - The Fictitious Aspect of The Individual

The Seer came to show a different way
A way we neither knew nor understood
As time went on followers fell away
They could not see the nature of the good
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John is not about gathering souls
to venerate the Seer
 Though that would seem implicit in the text
A closer reading tells us something else
it sees the truth the Seer represents
This truth eschews our simple binaries
and cleaves to wholeness and eternity
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The Stupidity of Violence April 22, 2018

The Slow as Molasses Press