When one see that all systems are systems of mutually defining entities then one can see all entities rely upon all other entities for its definition, that is, all thing are defined by what it is not. By being so we can see the more things that something is not the more definite its definition … Continue reading No inherent meaning and meaningfulness
There are three elements that make up meaning - the referent ("things"), the reference (signified, concept or thought) and symbol (signifier). Together they work as a system of mutually defining entities. However, each element is in-itself a system of mutually defining entities as well, and must be studied and understood as such. They are in … Continue reading Three elements of meaning
Saussure, in conceiving what language is, said that (as summarised by David Crystal) it is a system of mutually defining entities. Language is but one such system. When the entirety of the reality is taken to be closed, it is system as well. But it is a completely different story whether we label every single … Continue reading Systems of mutually defining entities
There are things or physical objects. They can be seen, heard, smelled, tasted and touched. That is, these things can be known by the five senses. … …Concept and word form are distinct from the physical objects The concepts (representation) motivated by a physical object in two people (that is, two people seeing the same … Continue reading Concepts are not the things they represent
There are things or physical objects. They can be seen, heard, smelled, tasted and touched. That is, these things can be known by the five senses. …Objects and communicable meaning All that is necessary to know is that the concept (representation) and word form (signifier) are distinct the very object that motivates them. And by … Continue reading Concept and word form are distinct from the physical objects
There are things or physical objects. They can be seen, heard, smelled, tasted and touched. That is, these things can be known by the five senses. The smallest and simplest object is the atom and not the sub-atomic particle. Sub-atomic particles are like letters of a language. While the the word 'cat' have a meaning … Continue reading Objects and communicable meaning
Exactly what a ten year old would want to order - a kid’s meal. Just because your body has become thirty-five year old’s body does not mean your mind will become a thirty-five year old mind if you had been in a coma. She has had ten years of experience while her body has continued … Continue reading What would a ten year old order for a meal if she have been a coma for twenty-five years?
There is a show on television right now about a girl who woke up from a twenty-five year coma. Essentially, she went from being a ten year old in a ten year old’s body to being a ten year old in a thirty-five year old’s body in what is to her a night’s sleep. This … Continue reading Philosophy of the coma
There is no accounting for reason in the world. People do whatever they want and they call it reasonable, and then they look to others and they say ……Be your own judge I’m not sure why I did not get all these posts you made. I just saw them now I think. Or some of … Continue reading Be your own
I merely describe the truth of its objectivity. My agenda Is concerned with real individuals. Not imaginary phenomena; And you don’t see your conventional philosophy as inherently myopic and promoting of problem.Be your own judge I am concerned with real individuals as well. So how am I promoting the problem with conventional philosophy? Is Derrida … Continue reading Myopic
This is why I am a counselor. Because the discipline of philosophy is filled with self righteous authoritarian figures thinking they are being so kind and open minded.Be your own judge I don’t see how being a counsellor equates to kindness and open mindedness. Are all counsellors kind? So me not being a counsellor equates … Continue reading Counselling=kindness and open-mindedness?
You have an oppressors mind bent upon colonialization of the world that you think you’re so concerned with, but of which you keep yourself utterly apart from for the sake of asserting your authority.Be your own judge Where do you infer that from? Completely baffles me.
The philosophy I’m putting forth has no center of self in it at all, and yet it totally does.Be your own judge I am saying the same thing.
The way the philosophy that you’re putting forth is authoritarian, self-centered, and blind.Be your own judge You misread me.
Supposed someone said, “This house was built in 1874”. Is this a neutral statement or description?