we percieve things according to our experience. we commonly see
characteristics by opposition, by polarity. this is the functioning of
consciousness. the mother/father distinction is our fundemental model for
throughout the world, we have 'creation myths'/cosmologies *based on our
consciouness*... yin/yang ; earth mother/sky father ; matter/idea[spirit]...
these are about the origin of our consciousness, rather than that of the
Unless of course you're from a culture, and/or have an innate mondset, that
instead perceives things in triplicities - mother/father/child,
earth/sky/sea, day/night/twilight-dawn, etc. - and/or other, more complex
geometries. The world is not an either-or place - it isn't black-or-white,
and it is even beyond greyscale - it's full-blown multicolor.
So don't say "we" - maybe you live in a black-or-white world, and maybe
even most people (a.k.a. "the fat belly of the bell curve") do, but not all
of us do.
The problem is that the circles (very loosely, "light in the dark and the
dark in the light") are most often eliminated from the representation.
I am *positive* there's a reference in there that's (contraction for "that
has" <g!>) gone right past me (at about Mach 2)... Can I blame senility or
do I actually have to pass 50 as opposed to being on the verge of it...?
((...I know - I prob. ought to have let the post go, but I get really tired
of the "either-or" cultural mindset...IMO it's one of the main contributors
to most problems.))
Yer either furry assed or yer a Guinness.
Aye, I'm a big non-fan of the "single political axis" people. Worse the "Oh,
you are for gay marriage so you must be for abortion and against big
corporations and for government healthcare and..."
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