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by Cleric K
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Criticism
Replies: 622
Views: 5215

Re: Criticism

That is definitely true and I'm doing the same - I adopt worldviews that I resonate with for deeper reasons that have nothing to do with philosophy. Yet, I do not want to fool myself into believing that such view is true just because I resonate with it, because the reasons I resonate might be only ...
by Cleric K
Thu Nov 25, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 148
Views: 1323

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

And once again as serendipity would have it, Cleric might just as well have offered his 'Jerobeam Fenderson - Nuclear Black Noise (oscilloscope / lissajous music)' post in the Patterns and Meaning in Music thread. :) :D I'll leave it here as to show what music should not be like :) But joke aside, ...
by Cleric K
Thu Nov 25, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 148
Views: 1323

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

The insight to the existential aspects that they realized is felt very different from the mundane discursive thoughts and ideas that we usually have. That is why the Buddhists call it a "no-mind" experience. But in fact it is the same high-order Intuition (that you have been talking about...
by Cleric K
Thu Nov 25, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 148
Views: 1323

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

So, this closes the divide between the "things" and our ideas about them and explains why we are in principle able to comprehend the reality by thinking. It is simply because the reality and the meanings we comprehend about it is the same thing. When exercising comprehension, we simply &q...
by Cleric K
Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 148
Views: 1323

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

What I wrote above is probably one of the most overall and general picture of things that can be given - no convoluted thinking required. Ah! Now I am reminded of my youngest son's girlfriend's experience a few years ago. She got her degree in a provincial university and then went to Cambridge to d...
by Cleric K
Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 148
Views: 1323

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

Cleric, I agree with that. But the point is: such wholistic perspective form the standpoint of the Spirit necessarily integrates both Mystic and SS perspectives, the existential dimensions/aspects and the dimension of Idea/meanings. It can not be otherwise. But along our individual paths we can app...
by Cleric K
Wed Nov 24, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 148
Views: 1323

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

Eugene, when I read Cleric once, I half understand him. When I read him twice, I don't understand him at all. I dare not read him three times, because the spell will then be complete and I will be in the wizard's thrall. So if you can translate, I'd be happy to read what you have to say. That's fun...
by Cleric K
Wed Nov 24, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 148
Views: 1323

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

The SS approaches it form a different angle. It realizes that all the perceived phenomena are essentially a product of volitional Thinking activity at Large. There is no essential difference between sense perceptions and ideas, they are all of the same essence of the Idea. So essentially, all the c...
by Cleric K
Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 148
Views: 1323

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

My comment: you are definitely right when talking about implicit and explicit order and our participation etc. However, the "implicit order" is not what I meant by "formless". I'm approaching it from my experience of being immersed in non-dual practices. In these practices the &...
by Cleric K
Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 148
Views: 1323

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

I suppose that this once again implicates BK's take on idealism. At the very least BK is endeavouring to overcome the materialist subject/object segregated divide. If anything, for BK it's really more an apparency of a relational subject><object feedback-loop dynamic, which is the very driver of id...