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Michael Popov: on 3/26/17 at 12:02pm UTC, wrote Dear Mama, Kant's synthetic a priori judgments ( theorems, axioms, lemma,...

Satyavarapu Gupta: on 3/17/17 at 10:13am UTC, wrote Nice essay Promise, Your ideas and thinking are excellent for eg… ...

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TOPIC: The Mind Beyond the Math by Mama V Promise [refresh]
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Author Mama V Promise wrote on Mar. 13, 2017 @ 22:44 GMT
Essay Abstract

If all is Mind, then mathematical laws could constitute some or all of the very foundation of the phenomenal world. Mathematical laws would then not be mindless at all, but would be the substratum of physical phenomena, expressing unmistakable intentionality in every fractal/holographic, chaotic instance of itself. First we’ll make a case for why all is Mind. Second, we’ll integrate ancient with recent inquiry. Third, we’ll consider what Mind is expressing so a retroductive proposition I call the Enselfification Principle, which has a certain mathematical contour to it. Last, we’ll briefly consider both personal and theoretical remedies for this condition.

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Mama V Promise is an Inquiring Mind living in Santa Cruz, CA. In 2010 she wrote and self-published *The Deepest Dynamic: A Neurofractal Paradigm of Mind, Consciousness, the Human Brain, Evolution/Development, Gender Asymmetry, Gaia, and the Multiverse.* She has a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art, and works occasionally as a technical writer, substitute teacher and street performer.

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Joe Fisher wrote on Mar. 16, 2017 @ 15:45 GMT
Dear Mama V Promise,

Please excuse me for I have no intention of disparaging in any way any part of your essay.

I merely wish to point out that “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955) Physicist & Nobel Laureate.

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

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 perhaps comment on its merit.

Joe Fisher, Realist

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Satyavarapu Naga Parameswara Gupta wrote on Mar. 17, 2017 @ 10:13 GMT
Nice essay Promise,

Your ideas and thinking are excellent for eg…

“1. Over the ages, scholars have tried to classify metaphysical models into spiritually monistic, materially monistic, or dualistic categories...these being mutually exclusive of each other.

2. The earliest formal philosophies were spiritually monistic, starting with Advaita Vedanta from India, whose...

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Michael Alexeevich Popov replied on Mar. 26, 2017 @ 12:02 GMT
Dear Mama,

Kant's synthetic a priori judgments ( theorems, axioms, lemma, physical numerical constants, etc ) or " mindless mathematical laws" are observer independent, nevertheless, they have transcendental idealistic existence. Following Kant, such sort of a priori judgments must be product of some MetaLife which existed always. Idealism is always Idealism, however, some details of its formulation are very important.

When physicists suggest the first particle of the Universe existence, they assume that there must exist special mathematical rules deduced from some metamathematical a priori theorem of some MetaLife. Thus, in any case materialism cannot be foundation for any physics. In 1930s K. Godel and E. Schrodinger expressed the same idea.

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