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CATEGORY: Wandering Towards a Goal Essay Contest (2016-2017) [back]
TOPIC: Meandering to the Origin by Irvon Eugene Clear [refresh]
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Author Irvon Eugene Clear wrote on Feb. 10, 2017 @ 15:19 GMT
Essay Abstract

My essay is a meandering stroll through the not so obvious irony of describing order as the foundation of creation when all of the environmental clues suggest chaos is the actual beginning and mindless collisions are therefore more meaningful than mathematical proofs.

Author Bio

I am a playwright, professional electrical engineer and a self-published poet. My poetry (Word Art: Not Poetry) is a collection of ideas that are expressed with poetic hope and with acceptance of difference. I find words to be the most appropriate tool for looking back through the chaos of creation and discovering the possibility of purpose.

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Satyavarapu Naga Parameswara Gupta wrote on Feb. 11, 2017 @ 09:54 GMT
Dear Irvon Eugene Clear,

Very nice logical short essay about Existence and reality..

Your words ……. ‘ What can create possibility from nothingness? How could anything create the possibility for everything imperfect to exist from a single point of nothingness? These are unknown acts of an unknown agent.’…..

That means creation from nothing does not happen. There should be something that is available to change its form, say for example energy is required to form material…. You may give your ideas about this…

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Author Irvon Eugene Clear replied on Feb. 11, 2017 @ 15:01 GMT
I am willing to take the position that perfection has the ability to create the space that is necessary to create the possibility for the existence of everything that could exist as imperfect. Since the environment of perfection would be complete for all things perfect it seems that the space needed for the existence of imperfection would necessarily be created from nothingness.

I will respond later with what I think is the environmental clue in our universe that would support my comments. There is something that is perfect within our universe that we cannot sense but we can observe through our perception of objects, forces and relationships within it.



Joe Fisher replied on Feb. 11, 2017 @ 15:25 GMT
Dear Poet Clear,

Please excuse me for I do not wish to be too critical of your fine essay and I do hope that it fairs well in the competition.

Only nature could produce a reality so simple, a single cell amoeba could deal with it.

One real visible Universe must have only one reality. Simple natural reality has nothing to do with any abstract complex musings about any imaginary “order as (being) the (invisible) foundation of creation when all of the (invisible) environmental clues suggest (abstract) chaos is the actual beginning and mindless (invisible) collisions are therefore more meaningful than mathematical proofs..”

The real Universe must consist only of one unified visible infinite physical surface occurring in one infinite dimension, that am always illuminated by infinite non-surface light.

A more detailed explanation of natural reality can be found in my essay, SCORE ONE FOR SIMPLICITY. I do hope that you will read my essay and comment on its merit.

Joe Fisher, Realist

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Harry Hamlin Ricker III wrote on Feb. 12, 2017 @ 15:51 GMT
HI Irvon,

I liked your essay as a literary composition and it seems to be more a kind of poetry than a proper essay. It has more validity to me as poetry since in that form one does not have to be explicit in terms of definitions as in scientific discourse.

You state what you mean here: "There is only one purpose for the existence of everything within our universe. It is to evolve...

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Author Irvon Eugene Clear wrote on Feb. 14, 2017 @ 01:05 GMT
Satyavarapu,

The environment within our universe that contains human experience is imperfect. As an individual I can observe the imperfections. I do not believe that a perfect universe would contain the imperfections that describe the survival environment for human beings.

At this point I can accept that our imperfect universe has no creation beginning. But with the awareness that...

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William Walker wrote on Feb. 15, 2017 @ 16:29 GMT
I liked your essay a lot..

I would say the only way to create something from nothing is to have faith. Faith is perfection... and we can believe in things that only lead to perfection - the faith in Oneness... the singularity of all ideas... which is Almighty God (I AM / one thought = Infinity of thoughts).

Good luck with your essay,

William Walker

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Author Irvon Eugene Clear wrote on Feb. 16, 2017 @ 14:46 GMT
Harry,

For me an essay is an expression of an opinion and not a demonstration of a mathematical proof. I am trying to express my opinion within the boundaries of our existent survival environment. The relevant terms are: existence, perfection, imperfection, possibility, changing, unknown agent, unknowable act, nothingness, space and purpose.

Here is a suggested chronological order of...

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Vladimir Rogozhin wrote on Feb. 25, 2017 @ 13:05 GMT
Dear Irwin,

Your thoughts about the space is very important. Philosopher Pavel Florensky almost a hundred years have come to conclusion: "Miroponimanie – Prostranstvoponimanie / WorldUnderstanding– SpaceUnderstanding".

You write in conclusion:

«Mathematics, physics and chemistry will not lead us through the chaos of the creation event. They are human observations of the evolved order of survival. They are not fundamental observations of purpose. They are tools for enhancing the future of human experience.»

I think that "the mother of all sciences" - Philosophy must come to help mathematics and physics. Understand the ontological structure of the "Origin" - to understand the ontological structure of space. Modern physics impose our minds naive hypothesis "In the Beginning was "big bang". I am a supporter of the superextreme Axiom: "In the Beginning Was the Logos"

The world picture of physicists, mathematicians, and poets should be united and filled with the senses of the "LifeWorld" (E.Husserl).

Yours faithfully,

Vladimir

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Vladimir Rogozhin replied on Feb. 25, 2017 @ 13:07 GMT
Sorry, Irvon!

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Vladimir Rogozhin replied on Feb. 25, 2017 @ 13:12 GMT
«With the same anguish my days flash past,

Monotonous as they were,

As if roses are dropping their petals,

And nightingales are dying.



And she is also sorrowful,

The Love that has guided me

And envenomed blood

Runs under her satin-like skin.



And if I am in this world,

It is for the only dream I have,

That we both, like blind children,

Will go to the mountain ridge



There, where there are only reveries,

In the world of the whitest clouds,

To seek for faded roses,

And listen to the dead nightingales.» (Romance N. Gumilev, Music A. Balchev)

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Author Irvon Eugene Clear replied on Feb. 27, 2017 @ 21:41 GMT
Vladimir

I understand your use of poetry. The unknown drives us all to the possibilities within our imagination.

My purpose here is to question the source of possibility. It seems to be associated with space and time. The more you have of both the more possibility you have to experience the existence of anything nonspecific. This seems to be an environmental hint of a force contained within both space and time that we have yet to fully discover. There could be a unit of energy per unit of space or time that actually creates evolving possibility.

If there is a creation event for the evolving reality in our universe I am suggesting that the only thing necessary to begin it is the creation of possibility.

I also have resorted to poetry to express what I think I see in our environment. It seems best suited for a non-hating and non-confrontational expression for sharing a still eloquent mystery within our lives.




Peter Jackson wrote on Mar. 4, 2017 @ 15:38 GMT
Dear Irvon,

Great essay, and in complete agreement with concepts I've explored in previous essays. Indeed I've just answered a question on a post in my string describing my previously described 'Law of the reducing Middle'. Nothing is 'the same'!, just more or less similar, but unique and chaotic, maybe in fractals to a sub matter scale.

I consider you argued the case very well and pertinently. I hope more read your essay. Meanwhile a boost coming.

I do hope you'll read, comment on and score mine from the viewpoint of yours, which I didn't touch much on this year to avoid being too repetitive.

Best of luck

Peter

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Author Irvon Eugene Clear replied on Mar. 31, 2017 @ 19:40 GMT
Peter,

As always I enjoyed reading your essay. Thanks for your comments. We are in agreement with the possibilities.




Steve Dufourny wrote on Mar. 7, 2017 @ 14:00 GMT
Hello Mr Clear,

Congratulations ,I liked a lot,

all the best

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Author Irvon Eugene Clear replied on Mar. 31, 2017 @ 19:42 GMT
Steve,

Thanks for sharing your comment. Hope "all the best" includes you.




Koorosh Shahdaei wrote on Mar. 31, 2017 @ 18:11 GMT
Dear Irvon,

Your essay was short but very meaningful to me and therefore I decide to give you high rating.

You are also welcome to read my essay.

Wish you good luck with your essay

Best regards

Koorosh

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Author Irvon Eugene Clear replied on Mar. 31, 2017 @ 19:54 GMT
Koorosh,

Thank you for your comment and thank you for your invitation to read your essay.




Anonymous wrote on Apr. 3, 2017 @ 20:17 GMT
Hello Irvon,

Art is not to be underestimated. Thanks for your essay, and conclusion: "Mathematics, physics and chemistry will not lead us through the chaos of the creation event. They are human observations of the evolved order of survival. They are not fundamental observations of purpose. They are tools for enhancing the future of human experience."

I wish my art was as clear as yours. However, take a look at my essay, I think you will like it.

Thanks for decorating this essay contest.

Don Limuti

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Don Limuti replied on Apr. 4, 2017 @ 21:04 GMT
Irvon,

Thanks for visiting my essay. Your little play with a professor and two students was captivating, humorous and enlightening and I recommend it to this essay forum (visit my essay and look for Irvon). And it would have been very appropriate for this essay contest. Playwrights make good physicists.

Luke also sent me a play. A short one about a student pondering this essay question:

Yes!....one hour........No!.......one hour..........Maybe! A little short but to the point :)

Thanks for your plays.

Don Limuti

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