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1000
The first hypothesis of applied intelligence is as follows: 'The applied intelligence capacity of mankind develops progressively and exponentially.'


1001
The second hypothesis of applied intelligence is as follows: 'Applied intelligence has the capacity to change forms of mass and to thereby release the energy of mass from a potential enmassed-state to a free kinetic-state.'


1002
The third hypothesis of applied intelligence is as follows: 'By releasing energy, applied intelligence has an entropic or randomising effect, both physically and socially.'


1003
The fourth hypothesis of applied intelligence is as follows: 'Applied intelligence progressively converts energy from time-space mode to singularity mode.'


1004
The fifth hypothesis of applied intelligence is as follows: 'Applied intelligence is inversely related to race remainder-time: As the applied intelligence capacity of the race increases exponentially, so the remainder-time of the race decreases exponentially.'


1005
Time is a function of the unknown.


1006
As human knowledge increases, remainder-time decreases: When all is known, the future ceases to exist.


1007
As human knowledge increases, energy randomises and then singularizes ... that is, it transmutes to singularity.


1008
Over our evolutionary past, from countless percepts, we have selected and constructed memorable shapes, seeking always whole patterns (gestalts).


1009
It is probable that most of the gestalts commonly used are gene-sets, and that we are born with the faculty of ordering and interpreting percepts as our forebears have done.


1010
It is probable that we are seeing a 'for humans only film' ... a very ingenious film, to be sure, where percept-triggers automatically select film sections from the racial gene film-bank.


1011
It is probable that we are stuck with gene-set perceptions and, further, that we are unable to discern what, of our perceptions, is gene-set and what is original to us, and what is a mixture of both.


1012
As our knowledge of our perception and thought processes has developed, we have been progressively rendering our gene-sets ineffective. That, which we thought was ordered, is now perceived or thought to be chaotic. When we reach full knowledge, we will have unprogrammed all our gene-set order and replaced it with the programming of our new universes.


1013
Instead of looking at a 'white-hole' engulfment, or a scientist's nuclear binding force release, we are looking at self-realisation in terms of gene-set de-programming. In any case, the 2020 scenario is most probably correct, timewise.


1014
The conservatives among us are in favour of retaining the old programmes, while the dadaists are busy ignoring them and the anarchists are busy destroying them and the creative people are busy replacing them.


1015
The symmetries and constancies of laws of nature pertain to the ways in which we perceive and conceive ... and not to anything other than perception and conception. The laws of nature may be said to be laws of perception, but we cannot claim that they are laws of anything else.


1016
Creative intelligence will be recognised, increasingly, as a powerful universal force which is superior even to the nuclear binding force.


1017
Heretofore, what we have perceived is what we have needed to perceive in order to survive and multiply as a physical organic species.


1018
Now that we no longer need to survive and multiply, physically as a species, we are now changing and widening our perceptions to include many perceptions which are spiritually survival-oriented but physically even anti-survival-oriented.


1019
We have finished with the human experiment: It has served its purpose and run its course. We are now aware of ourselves as spiritual beings and beings of creative intelligence, and we no longer need bodies which limit our awareness and action.


1020
Thought, that is creative intelligence, is sublimated conflict: It is intelligent means of releasing quality from mass.


1021
Perceptions subserve survival: All of our perceptions are such as to optimise our survival stance.


1022
Thought uses cohesion. Concepts, propositions, models, gestalts, paradigms, thought-patterns and percepts ... all involve cohesion and order. As, with increasing entropy, mass loses cohesion and order, thought gains cohesion and order ... but greater inputs of will are needed to control the greater proliferation of thoughts.


1023
Interference, of any kind, which seeks to achieve improvements by controlling events, will prove to be ineffective. Results of such interference may appear to be effective in the short-term but, in the long-term, they will be seen to be a waste of effort and resources.


1024
Interferentials will continue, as societal autonomic reactions, long after their effectiveness has ceased: In other words, they will be 'dead but they won't lie down'. (Note: 'Interferentials' includes such functions as those of politicians, strategists, planners, militarists, police, authoritarians, economists, judges, managers, applied scientists, engineers, builders, and so on ... that is, all the 'fix-it', 'improve it', 'punish it', 'eliminate it', 'build it', .,augment it', 'prolong it', 'direct it' and 'guide it' functions.)


1025
Where the desire for order is a major motivation, the entropic imperative tends to be ignored, and thinking runs counter to the universal trend towards randomisation. In such cases, thinking may be said to be internally sheared. It works against itself and renders itself inoperative or ineffective. Sheared thinking may be likened to the state of mind of a helmsman who is told to steer north and south at the same time. The thinker may not be consciously aware of the universal randomising force, but it is there nevertheless.


1026
Sheared thinking results in confusion, frustration and failure. Ensuing courses of action tend to be of the short-term, 'bandaid' type and to be characterised by inefficiency and waste of resources. This kind of thinking will be common until society, generally, realises that entropy is a natural force, and that common sense requires that it be accepted as such.


1027
Sheared thinking is flawed thinking. As the entropic imperative is an implicit proposition of all sound reasoning, sheared thinking is fallacious. Any thinking which involves order is suspect. As the processes of logic are themselves ordered, they are also suspect.


1028
As entropic trends render much of our thinking ineffective, people will become more pragmatic and more intuitive in future. Also, reasoning will become more instrumentalist and scientific methods will give greater emphasis to instrumentalism.


1029
Entropy randomises all material forms but it has no effect on the mind itself or on thought per se. Mental phenomena are transfinite and, although they may affect time-space expressions, they are not themselves of time-space. Entropy randomises all timespace expressions but has no effect upon non-time-space categories, such as the mentation categories.


1030
Although most people want more peace, less crime, more civil obedience, less disorder, better government, less unemployment, better profits, better education, better health, longer life, and so on, the law of entropy is working counter to such desires. In short, people want less chaos, but they are inevitably going to get more chaos. The rub is that 99 out of 100 don't even know what entropy is, and 999 out of 1000 don't know what is entailed in social entropy.


1031
Just as the law of gravity is an assumed premiss of valid reasoning, the law of entropy is (or should be) an assumed premiss. That thinkers are unaware of this, creates the 'sheared thinking' phenomenon. It doesn't matter how brilliant people are, if they do not factor the law of entropy into their thinking on order/control/ cohesion topics, their thinking will be fallacious, erroneous, incompetent and a downright liability.


1032
The thought 'what should we do?' becomes a flawed thought, if the question envisages some return to order. A more practical thought is 'what will we do?', for we are being swept up into an ever-growing vortex of chaos. In future, we will rely more and more on our feelings and instincts, and less and less upon abstract reasoning. We will respond and act intuitively ... and we will ponder, scheme and plan less, for such will be unproductive.


1033
What then may we improve? We may improve the qualities of love, caring, compassion, understanding, wisdom, spirituality, faith, belief, mercy, benevolence, charity, beatitude, nobility, grace, integrity, tolerance, kindness and humanity.


1034
Observation and thought assist intuition and instinct in the gaining of absolute awareness and self-realisation.


1035
It is only in intuitive oneness-awareness that human realisation is adequate to perfection.


1036
He/she, who is self-realised as the Absolute, has absolute powers ... that is, Absolute will and Absolute means.


1037
The time-space dimension permits of apparent inadequacies to perfection, whereas transfinity does not. It is only in time-space that imperfections are apparent.


1038
When an attainer is one with the Absolute in self-awareness, time-space no longer operates as a limitation to him/her: All is qualitative and perfect ... and each moment/locus becomes eternity.


1039
Time and space are integrally related: To speak of an eternal moment, is also to speak of an eternal locus in space ... that is, one speaks of an eternal moment-locus.


1040
Each moment-locus is both a signature of the Absolute and a means of complete access to the Absolute.


1041
As energy comes closer to singularity, there is less and less tendency for negentropic reactions to occur. For example, in black-hole conversion activity, the first contact of incoming mass with the horizon results in violent explosion/repulsion, but successive contacts become progressively less violent. As the incoming energy-mass progressively converts to singularity, the negentropic tensing/gathering reaction progressively abates. So it is also that, as we approach the year of dispersal, negentropic reactions to randomisation will progressively decrease.


1042
As randomisation gathers pace, the more conservative sections of society will react strongly, that we must have more order and that we must carry out a long list of actions in order to control and improve things. But, as time goes on, there will be increasing realisation that randomisation has become an uncontrollable and overwhelming 'torrent', and all sections of society will be forced to accept finally that it is so.


1043
As we develop in pragmatism and curiosity, science and scientists will wane in influence. Increasingly, we will ask whether science has been more destructive than constructive. On the one hand, population has been increased but, on the other hand, the environment has been largely destroyed. Science and technology have delivered unemployment, along with the automation ... and lethal radiation, along with nucleonics. General awareness of these realities will downgrade the influence of science and scientists.


1044
Increasingly, people's democracy movements will use satyagraha strategies (Gandhi strategies) to assert their democratic rights. There will be a more general awareness that, when authoritarian governments are denied opposition and are denied obedience, their aggression turns inwardly against themselves and they self-destruct.


1045
Knowledge of the future acts like a magnet, attracting choices and events to an inevitable outcome.


1046
All choices, of courses of action, are essential in the determination of inevitable outcomes: Inevitability is a function of choice.


1047
It is extremely difficult to compose statements which are precise, clear and unambiguous. Most statements lend themselves not to one interpretation but to many.


1048
Perceptions are subjective and interpretations are subjective ... and independently existing realities are doubtful and unproven. One's subjectivity is only challenged by other subjectivities: Subjectivity is universal.


1049
The most fundamental property of any infinite set is that it can be matched, one-to-one, with a proper subset of itself.


1050
Formal logic deals only with one kind of correctness, the deductive kind.


1051
The correctness of an argument does not consist in its having true premisses, or a true conclusion, or both. Many incorrect arguments have true premisses and a true conclusion.


1052
An inference-schema is valid when all its instances avoid the offending combination of true premisses with an untrue conclusion.


1053
The truth of premisses cannot be tested by logical means, save in the exceptional case where they are logical truths or logical falsehoods.


1054
Fallacies are not false propositions but incorrect arguments (non sequiturs) which seem to be correct; and fallacy is not falsity but incorrectness.


1055
Great theorems possess the three characteristics of economy, inevitability, and unexpectedness.


1056
Not only irrational numbers but all numbers are creations of the human mind.


1057
From an absolute viewpoint, all things are absolute ... that is, any number or any concept is in one-one correspondence with any other number or any other concept, and the whole. Finity and enumerability, alike, are subset-concepts of the Absolute (i.e. Of all existence and of all things conceivable).


1058
We think-see; we think as we see; seeing is a thinking process. As we think, we create what we think. As we see, we think and create what we see.


1059
We select to see what we will and need to see: We create what we will and need. Will and need are very closely related: We need what we will to need. We think-see what we will to see.


1060
There is a kind of arrogance in ascribing naivete to the great minds of previous generations.


1061
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.


1062
If an idea presents itself to us, we must not reject it simply because it does not agree with the logical deductions of a reigning theory.


1063
If an hypothesis is advanced that brings into direct sequence of cause and effect all the phenomena of human history, we must accept it, and if we accept it, we must teach it.


1064
Laws, techniques and beliefs by rote ... these are obstacles to the free, creative mind.


1065
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of the imagination.


1066
We are advised what to do and what not to do, and we should be wise enough to listen to others ... and bold enough to ignore them.


1067
The cause of a problem is often prior solutions.


1068
Nothing is so firmly believed as what we least know.


1069
Conflict and friction are generative. It has been said that one can start a fire just by rubbing two dry theories together.


1070
The memory banks of an intelligent, learned and relatively unbiased person may be perceived as a propositional network: Why do we need a written propositional network? The advantages of a written network include:


1071
The distinguishing feature of the mathematical mind is not logical but aesthetic: This aesthetic sense is innate ... one is born with this faculty.


1072
Many nuclear and other activities of scientists are now seen as a threat to the survival of the human race.


1073
The high costs of some scientific projects are now seen to be obscene, in a world where each dollar spent may be perceived as withholding the gift of life from an underprivileged child.


1074
The obeisance of the majority to 'science', as a fount of truth and authority, is declining.


1075
Many people now realise that a scientific viewpoint is not the only admissible viewpoint ... and, further, that it is not possible to prove the truth of the observations and laws of science.


1076
Intuitively we realise that, as science discovers more about our deteriorating material environment, it will probably make it deteriorate faster.


1077
All that is thought and said and done may be perceived as variations on the one Absolute theme. Tautology pervades all thought and language ... and actions are like gesturings in front of a mirror. But, this is not the whole truth.


1078
Lacking the need for wage-earning labour, the processes of automation do not generate the consumer purchasing power needed to sell the outputs of automation.


1079
Automation is like an industrial AIDS, for whereas AIDS prevents people from using what they must use to stay alive (i.e. Immune systems), automation prevents people from earning what they must earn to stay alive.


1080
We are one race ... one human race which sickens with AIDS and automation ... and this is symptomatic of the metamorphosis, from material-physical state to mental-spiritual state.


1081
As material life wanes, empirical science wanes also: As qualitative life waxes, philosophy and religion wax also.


1082
Every person's reality is absolutely and equally real. The reality of a person, who is perceived to be mentally deranged, is as real as that of a person who is perceived to be mentally underanged.


1083
To be aware is to create: To create is to be aware.


1084
To be aware is to create what we are aware of.


1085
We are awareness beings.


1086
Our awareness-being has characteristics of a living organism.


1087
Our awareness is intuitive and ideative.


1088
To be aware is to grow in awareness.


1089
Awareness is self-generative.


1090
Growth of awareness is perceived as time.


1091
Growth is time: Self-generation is time.


1092
Of and within awareness are all the qualities it becomes aware of.


1093
Awareness is qualitative and grows by becoming increasingly aware of qualities.


1094
All qualities are functions of awareness and integral with awareness.


1095
What are qualities? Qualities are the characteristics of existence which we become aware of ... that is, any and all characteristics.


1096
To become aware of pathos is to create pathos.


1097
As we become more aware, we create more qualities: As we become aware of qualities, we create them.


1098
Creation is transfinite: What we are aware of now affects all creation ... past, present and future.


1099
This propositional network creates, as it explains and as it discovers.


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