PHILOSOPHY OF HAPPINESS

 

 A THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL EXAMINATION BY MARTIN JANELLO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VII. KNOWLEDGE

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LIVE KNOWING LIFE

PHILOSOPHICAL QUOTES & POEMS

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We have much yet to know and many long ways to go. Existing knowledge ≠ access ≠ acquisition ≠ application ≠ harmonious use of knowledge.

 

 

 

The challenge for humanity’s advancement in the current informational whirlwind is separating kernels of substance from chaff.

 

 

 

if all you knew were darkness

you would not miss light

nor would you miss air as an aquatic

just like before you were born

 

 

 

Lacking clarity in the expression of concepts sets forth an overwhelming presumption that clarity was missing in their cognition as well.

 

 

 

stroke of genius

playfully

stumbling across

what was already there

 

 

 

That we keep believing in a better world despite being serially disabused hints at an intrepid inner knowledge we should bring to light.

 

 

 

The sole reason we acknowledge something as logical is having witnessed or been told that events habitually work in certain fashions.

 

 

 

People who won’t investigate are or become simpletons. They depend on information packaged by elites to whom deep knowledge is reserved.

 

 

 

Genius speaks through simplicity, and striking ideas become obvious once conceived. But what does this say about human intelligence?

 

 

 

In settings of boundless information sharing possibilities we also share an increasingly essential responsibility to refrain from information pollution.

 

 

 

many willfully limit their horizon

afraid to venture beyond

and persecute or ridicule those who do

 

 

 

The most annoying human weakness is refusal to acknowledge, much less seek, evidence in contradiction of established or desired paradigms.

 

 

 

The bandwidth of human intelligence is narrow enough to be fathomable. It is also erratic. Smarts in some aspects can coexist with foolishness in others.

 

 

 

I cannot decide whether human existence would benefit or suffer if one could tap into other persons’ perceptions, thoughts, and feelings.

 

 

 

cold autumn sundays

they told us children to be sad

ask forgiveness remember dead

we wondered what their problem was

 

 

 

If we cannot comprehend or do something, we tend to rely on others who claim competence without demanding adequate advance proof and subsequent accountability.

 

 

 

are we too busy

focusing on what’s next

to weigh its importance

based on what was and is

 

 

 

thought once the world

was black and white

until color was invented

 

 

 

wanting to find out

and wanting to forget

irresolvable contradiction

 

 

 

If we look up-close into a person’s eyes, they become one. Yet we know we are not facing a cyclops. A lesson in the importance of perspective.

 

 

 

We are told and tell ourselves to believe because essential premises of human existence cannot be known. Yet sensory, rational, and emotional facilities increasingly prove this false.

 

 

 

Asking about the beginning of everything creates a paradox since it endlessly begs the question what came before to cause it.

 

 

 

Time is a phenomenon arising from the existence and movement of mass and underlying vibrations. Causation may be limited to these references.

 

 

 

Quantum physics demonstrate that we suffer limits in understanding causation. Breaking these may answer questions about origin and destiny.

 

 

 

The puzzlingly illogical occurrences of quantum physics teach us that our comprehension of reality’s nature is significantly underdeveloped.

 

 

 

As we delve deeper into the nature of nature, our mental grasp weakens together with a dimming of our senses and technological extensions.

 

 

 

Following matter into its details, it dissolves into ever smaller particles and properties. Maybe properties are all there is, and no matter exists.

 

 

 

We know reality mostly on relatively high levels of particle interaction. We claim comprehension because we can name aggregations and observe them following laws, citing mere results.

 

 

 

We do not know the fundamental nature of physical phenomena.

 

 

 

with night flights

past known galaxies

she proved there was no end

just reconnection

we can’t understand

 

 

 

Nonlocal quantum correlations prove time and space are phenomena of the second and third dimensions that reflect an imperfect view of reality.

 

 

 

Our physical and mental captivity in our limited reality does not currently permit us to understand its apparent existence in a setting transcending its basic tenets of time and space.

 

 

 

A deeper, nonlocal and nontemporal nature of the universe has enormous import for our traditional inquiries.

 

 

 

Without separation by distance or time, all exists not at one point and time, but without locality or time. Physical discreteness is an illusion.

 

 

 

Absent physical discreteness does not imply a lack of logic, whose nature is nonlocal and nontemporal. We thus exist in a reality constituted by logic.

 

 

 

We will have to get used to the idea that potential and executed realities are the same without beginning or end. Only our experiences are finite.

 

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© 2013-2018 BY MARTIN JANELLO

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