User:Jon Awbrey

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a poem by a collectively unconscious amigo:
The spirit of inquiry comes from the heart.
Where it lives there's no need to force it.
Where it's dead there's no way to argue it
into being -- it demands an external shock
or an internal quake, a sense of anharmony
to kick-start it back to the realm of life.
But don't underestimate the persistence of
a static status quo to insulate its static
atmospherics from all hope of resuscitance,
by all the available routines of authority,
parochial isolation, not to say xenophobia.

here are a couple of what e calls
"principles of attribution" (poa's),
"rules of engagement" (roe's), or
"truth in labeling laws" (till's)
that e sent me to estow here so
that e & i can emull them over.
 1.  When we say that "P originated the Q-theory of R", the phrase Q
     should be one that P actually used, characteristically and as
     a matter of principle, to describe P's theory of R.
 2.  When we want to report the fact that the source S describes
     P's theory of R as a T-theory of R, then we should say that
     "S describes P's theory of R as a T-theory of R".
nb.  for those who don't know em as well as i do,
     e* = sum_[k>=0] e^k = e^0 + e^1 + e^2 + e^3 + ...
     i hope that was interesting and/or useful to y'all.

Exercise For The Most Illustrious Reader.
Assign the Three Clarities (Three Purities)
to Charles Sanders Peirce's Three Categories.
Celestial Worthy of Primordial Beginning (CWOPB)
Celestial Worthy of Numinous Treasure (CWONT)
Celestial Worthy of the Way and Its Virtue (CWOTT)
Source:  Art Institute Chicago (ARTIC)
Extra Creditory Karmic Indulgence (ECKI)
Just call me glazed stoneware ---
and set me out to craze a bit ...

also sprach 0*