Gullibility

In Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathan Swift introduced a theme to his book by calling his main character “Gulliver,” a corruption of the word “gullible.” Throughout his travels, Gulliver shows himself to be gullible, believing things he’s told to the exclusion of all logic. What is this gullibility that we speak of? What does the word mean? …

Analogs: What We Can Know

Analogs: What We Can Know What is the essence of what we can know? That is a vastly different question than What is Behind What is? Studying the applied math we use to solve scientific problems, we learn the extent of that language, what we are capable of understanding. The energy equation and its solutions, …

Diversification is the Key: No Perspective or POV Is Trivial

There may be a danger in relying too much on science. For example, recording, collapsing too much on video may cause the “What Is” world, or the world of the explicit POV to dominate the effects of the implicit, “What Is Behind What Is” world, or the implied world (i.e. what works).

If individuals, as they grow and mature, limit their POVs, they end up limiting the diversity of ways of surviving until they are backed into a corner with only one or two options: off me or off them. This is the progressive vilification that leads to terrorism.